Marketing Director, Cardiovascular

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Aug 20, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is a values-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. Our Repatha® team is passionate about seizing the unique opportunity to bring the promise of biotechnology to millions of cardiovascular patients to make a difference in their lives. The Marketing Director will be part of a marketing team supporting Amgen's innovative cardiovascular product, Repatha. In this role, the Director will have a significant impact on the trajectory of the brand as well as the lives of millions of high-risk cardiovascular patients with a high unmet need. The Director is responsible for evaluating, recommending and driving the implementation of strategic options to ensure the long-term commercial success of Repatha/Omecamtiv Mecarbil. The Director will partner with, and influence, others as part of the overall mission to put the patient in the center of our efforts and will understand that everything Amgen marketing does is aimed to support colleagues that are closest to our patients and customers.

Key area of focus / responsibilities include:

o Repatha Oversight Committee

o Regional marketing strategy

o Key Business Questions

o Continuous assessment of brand/tactical execution

o Consistency in execution - brand hallmarks and messaging

o Emerging channels and innovation

o P&L Management

o Advocacy & Value Based Partnerships

o Leadership talking points

o Efficiency Steward

o Team culture and communication

o Strategic leadership of Strat Planner deliverables

Key partnerships:

The Director will partner with the Amgen teams that are closest to our patient / customer, and influence others by putting our patient at the center of everything we do. Representative partnerships include:

o Working closely and in strong partnership with colleagues on the marketing team by adopting a true cross-functional approach

o Serving as the interface with internal cross-functional teams / expert functions: Amgen Digital Health, Customer Experience, Value Based Partnerships, Patient Centricity, Market Research, Development, Regulatory, Competitive Intelligence and Operations

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 4 years of marketing experience


Master's degree and 6 years of marketing experience


Bachelor's degree and 8 years of marketing experience

Preferred Qualifications

o 10+ years of biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience with strong management skills

o Demonstrated track record of strong commercial strategic planning and execution; successful

product launch experience

o Experience in a Strategic Regional or Global function

o Relevant therapeutic area experience (sales, marketing and/or payer experience)

o Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively across the matrix

o Strong leadership skills, including ability to influence teams with diverse backgrounds

o Excellent written, analytical and verbal communication skills

o Demonstrated ability to analyze a business problem and develop an appropriate strategy

o Strong business judgment and emotional intelligence

o Act as a role model for others in line with Amgen values

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients - we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

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.