Marketing Senior Manager, US Oncology, Thoracic Early Asset Promotions, Companion Diagnostics (CDx)

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Sep 10, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen has a diverse and rapidly advancing oncology portfolio. A new position, the Sr. Marketing Manager, Companion Diagnostics (CDx), has been created to support the development and commercial launch of the companion diagnostic for Amgen's KRAS G12C small molecule inhibitor. This will be a critical role within the AMG510 US brand team, with significant impact on the ultimate success of the KRAS G12C program.

Reporting to the Executive Director Brand Lead, the candidate will ensure timely, high-quality in-market companion diagnostics solutions to enable optimal treatment throughout the patient journey.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Partner with Global Marketing to prepare the US commercial organization for the launch of the companion diagnostic
  • Assess and identify potential barriers to testing and develop tactical options to remove/minimize those barriers
  • Develop companion diagnostics marketing materials for field force
  • Partner with Global Marketing Director CDx to define and develop the diagnostic microjourney to ensure the diagnostic strategy aligns with optimal patient identification
  • Monitor the diagnostic testing competitive environment and market trends
  • Cultivate and build relationships with internal and external key stakeholders, customers, and professional laboratory and medical organizations
  • Serve as a source of diagnostic knowledge for the team through active engagement with external partners, pathology labs, etc.
  • Domestic travel required (approximately 20-25%)

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


Master's degree and 4 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


Associate's Degree and 10 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization

Preferred Qualifications
  • 4+ years of biotech/pharmaceutical and/or Companion Diagnostics (CDx) diagnostic marketing experience
  • Launch experience of oncology diagnostics - including anatomical or molecular diagnostic products
  • Proven experience with a broad base of external customers, including patients, payers, and HCPs (especially pathologists)
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate commercial and competitive implications of complex technical/clinical/regulatory data
  • Ability to work confidently in a cross-functional team and build effective internal partnerships
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to influence teams with diverse backgrounds
  • Strong competitive mindset, including the ability to champion ideas, make decisions, and focus on results
  • Excellent written, analytical, and oral communication skills
  • Strong business judgment and emotional intelligence
  • Strong commercial acumen and strategic thinking, analytical and scientific literacy, superior cross-functional collaboration skills, the ability to operate globally and locally, highly effective influencing skills, and a strong understanding of both diagnostic and drug development/commercialization

About Amgen and Oncology/Hematology

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential 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.

For nearly four decades, Amgen has been at the forefront of providing the oncology and hematology communities with novel therapies that have changed patients' lives. We have 10 marketed oncology medicines available today, and we are building upon our solid oncology foundation and long-term commitment to patients by developing a whole new class of novel molecules. We need top talent to ensure these molecules become medicines and realize their potential for helping patients.

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.

At Amgen, contributions are recognized - and strong performance is rewarded. Regularly recognized as a "Best Place to Work," we enable staff to chart their own career paths based on their unique talents by offering challenging assignments, active career development, coaching and individual rewards.

Join our team as we enter an era of oncology drug development that will usher in new wave of advances that promise to transform cancer care!

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.