Amgen

Project Manager - Process Development

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Posted
Sep 05, 2020
Ref
R-103650
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to greatly improve people's quality of life. Advancing science and helping patients - these dual passions are ingrained in our culture. They drive our work, our values, and everything we do at Amgen. Our global staff's mission is to serve patients, and our dedication to science makes Amgen a place where we can make a positive difference in people's lives while pursuing a challenging and exciting career. To foster a setting in which all staff may excel, we support a variety of growth opportunities-from training and education to growing current job responsibilities.

Amgen is searching for a Project Manager in our Global Operations Planning & CMC Integration team. This role will be based on our main corporate campus in California and will report to our Research Operations Sr Mgr. Our Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for integrating Process Development (PD) activities by developing and maintaining project schedules for Amgen pipeline projects. In addition, the Project Manager will partner with Process Development functional leads to identify key results and will ensure cross functional alignment and accountability.

Responsibilities include:
  • Work with technical and/or Product Delivery teams crafting project timeline that align with PD prioritization.
  • Assist PD in driving decision making using DAI principles
  • Ensure participation in functional and cross functional management reviews
  • Establish and run collaboration and team sites (e.g. Sharepoint)
  • Track delivery and create repositories for all PD results (Tech Reports)
  • Partner with Business Analysis and Performance to report product metrics
  • Facilitate and incorporate lessons learned, standard methodologies, etc.
  • Support Business Process improvements, including alignment with CMCX
  • Produce project reporting including appropriate risk analysis


Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate Degree

Or

Master's Degree & 3 years of Project Management or Operations experience

Or

Bachelor's Degree & 5 years of Project Management or Operations experience

Or

Associate's degree & 10 years of Project Management or Operations experience

Or

High school diploma/GED & 12 years of Project Management or Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of experience in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology or other Healthcare-related field
  • Direct CMC experience
  • Experience in an environment requiring one to foster collaboration and work effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal and communication experience with the ability to effectively interface across all levels of the organization
  • Experience utilizing critical thinking and problem resolving skills to achieve results
  • Experience applying standard Project Management tools, and practices
  • Experience with MS Project, Excel and SharePoint


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.