Vice President, Commercial Data & Analytics

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Aug 15, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
This Vice President will establish the vision and strategy for Amgen's Commercial Data & Analytics capability and is accountable for delivering high-value insights that drive business strategy. This position will oversee core Commercial Data & Analytics (GCO D&A) capabilities including forecasting, research and analytics, and data science and will be responsible for building Amgen's Data & Analytics capabilities of the future. This position also will represent the Commercial organization's data and analytics needs and perspectives to the broader Amgen data/analytics community and will contribute to establishing and driving Amgen's overall data strategy.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Set and execute core data & analytics strategy for Commercial with input from key stakeholders across the business including senior leaders across geographies and functions
  • Liaise with senior leadership to influence and inform the use of data & analytics to answer the highest-value strategic business questions across the Commercial organization
  • Primary point of contact for senior leaders across the business for GCO D&A activities
  • Drive maximum value from advanced analytics including sourcing and prioritizing across innovative projects and obtaining project sponsorship from Commercial leaders
  • Provide thought leadership that will align data & analytics to the business and expand the organization's thinking on what is possible with data
  • Ensure quality of data & analytics deliverables
  • Focus teams on delivering insights that inform business strategy, drive efficiency and productivity
  • Manage allocation of data & analytics resources
  • Ensure resources are flexed in accordance with business needs
  • Build data & analytics as a differentiated capability for Amgen including: implement new initiatives and tools, attract and develop industry-leading data & analytics talent and establish clear career paths within GCO D&A and across the broader Commercial and D&A communities

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree and 8 years of experience in Commercial biopharma OR
  • Master's degree and 12 years of experience in Commercial biopharma OR
  • Bachelor's degree and 14 years of experience in Commercial biopharma AND
  • 8 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, brands, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of demonstrated senior leadership experience in core areas of Commercial data & analytics i.e. forecasting, commercial analytics, market research, and/or competitive intelligence
  • Executive presence by which one can quickly establish credibility with and influence C-level staff
  • Leadership experience building and developing high performing teams, delivering results and shaping the future of the Commercial organization
  • Business acumen that lends itself to understanding the markets, brands and broader context of the Commercial organization
  • Thought-leader with an ambitious vision for the innovation and use of data & analytics
  • Partners with business leaders to shape Commercial strategy
  • Manages senior stakeholders, prioritizes across multiple responsibilities and allocates resources to drive maximum impact
  • Collaborates with leaders cross functionally to create value for the business
  • Thinks strategically about issues impacting an entire portfolio of therapeutics across geographies and stages of development
  • Discovers new areas of opportunity that can add value and be captured with advanced analytics
  • Develops innovative analytics projects throughout their life cycle from ideation through test-and-learn to operationalization and scale

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.