Sales Planning Sr Manager (OCT)

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Sep 08, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is a values-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. Within our Global Commercial Operations (GCO), we provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and verve that marked our early days as a biotechnology pioneer. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this:

This role is responsible for the development, coordination and measurement of strategic sales programs which impact the effectiveness of the Organized Customer Team sales organization, including development and deployment, communications, POA execution, productivity activity, BU and USV&A integration.

This role will serve as the chief of staff for the Organized Customer Team, assuming lead on sales meetings, Leadership Team Meetings, liaison activities with SPO, Marketing, SPC and RAV teams.
  • This role will:
    • Leverage selling and sales management practices.
    • Successfully manage multiple projects at once.
    • Think strategically and translate ideas into results.
    • Leverage exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Utilize a working knowledge of the payer landscape and dynamics.
    • Work effectively across the portfolio and across organizations.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree & 2 years of sales &/or marketing operations experience


Master's degree & 4 years of sales &/or marketing operations experience


Bachelor's degree or & 6 years of sales &/or marketing operations experience


Associate's degree & 10 years of sales &/or marketing operations experience


High school diploma / GED & 12 years of sales &/or marketing operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:

- 7 years of marketing/sales experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.

- 2 years of OCT field experience or Account Management experience

- 2 years of management experience

- Experience developing and implementing strategic sales programs and some account management and performance management.

- Successful collaboration with other departments including executive management, marketing, value and access, policy, legal/regulatory, compliance, finance, sales operations, medical affairs, corporate accounts, contracts, product development and research.

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.