Senior Manager Inflammation - Global Training & Development (Medical)

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Oct 18, 2019
Administration, Training
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen's Global Learning and Performance Group is looking for a Senior Manager Inflammation - Global Training & Development (Medical) for our Thousand Oaks, CA headquarters campus. Candidates with prior Amgen experience may be considered for remote locations.

We have world-class cross-functional staff across the globe including sales and marketing, regional medical liaisons, oncology nurse specialists and customer account teams to ensure our discoveries go from bench to bedside.

Reporting to the Director, Global Learning & Performance R&D, Global Therapeutic Knowledge (GTK), the Senior Manager will be responsible for designing, developing, managing, and implementing high quality training curricula and programs for the Global Medical staff (Medical Science Liaisons (MSL), Global Medical Communications, Global Medical Writing and Medical Directors). The position will focus on training and performance needs for Otezla and relevant disease states including psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, liaising with the MSL, Med Comm and Medical partners globally to drive the training strategy, enable high performing medical staff, develop therapeutic training and curriculum activities, and lead new hire training. The candidate will work closely with internal (e.g., Global Medical, Global Medical Communications, Medical Science Liaisons) and external groups (e.g., suppliers, opinion leaders) to develop and execute these training programs. Some travel may be required-usually 20%.

Basic qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of clinical and/or biotech/pharmaceutical experience


Master's degree and 4 years of clinical and/or biotech/pharmaceutical experience


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of clinical and/or biotech/pharmaceutical experience


Associates degree and 10 years of clinical and/or biotech/pharmaceutical experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of clinical and/or biotech/pharmaceutical experience

Preferred qualifications:
  • A professional degree of Pharm.D., PhD, or MD with 5 or more years of biotech/pharmaceutical and or clinical experience
  • Understanding of training methodology and design
  • Experience in Inflammation therapeutic areas (Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis)
  • Excellent technical writing, oral, presentation, and project management skills and the ability to search, critically analyze, and summarize scientific literature.
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process and knowledge of the legal and regulatory guidelines affecting promotion of prescription products.
  • Ability to interface cross-functionally in a dynamic, matrixed environment.

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.