Marketing Senior Manager, HCP, Heart Failure

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Sep 06, 2020
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 Global Commercial Operations, 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!

The US Marketing Senior Manager will support efforts underway to maximize the value of omecamtiv mecarbil, a novel, selective cardiac myosin activator for heart failure being developed by Amgen in partnership with Cytokinetics. The Senior Manager will oversee the execution of both personal and non-personal promotional programs and tactics targeted to Cardiology and hospital-based audiences that highlight the impact and consequences of heart failure and potential benefits of omecamtiv mecarbil. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced marketer to play a critical role in a first-in-class launch.

Responsibilities include:
  • Developing strategy, tactics and critical success factors relative to HCP customer segments and settings of care
  • Developing promotional campaign, messages, programs and sales tools
  • Coordinating the work of multiple external vendors and internal departments including marketing, market research, legal, regulatory, medical affairs, segment marketing, corporate compliance, consumer marketing and IS
  • Leading projects through the legal, regulatory, and medical review process
  • Leading program budgets and developing metrics to ensure success of the promotional programs
  • Engaging often with sales colleagues and the global marketing team to ensure creation and flawless roll out of high impact, high value marketing tools that lay the foundation for launch
  • Partner with sales training to ensure effective, memorable, world class training on promotional tools and programs, including supporting the planning and execution of an impactful launch meeting.
  • Coordinate and drive market research planning supporting promotional efforts

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
  • MBA in marketing, healthcare management, or related subject area
  • 2+ years of experience in developing, executing, and measuring campaigns for specialty products or experience promoting statins
  • Record of growing responsibility within sales and marketing
  • Experience in Cardiology or other specialty markets (clinical acumen is key to the success of this role)
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and the ability to think strategically and solve problems
  • Ability to collaborate and work cross-functionally to drive business results in a heavily matrixed, fast-paced environment
  • Strong leadership and ability to drive influence across partners to set direction, align work efforts, and ensure flawless execution
  • Experience working closely with field sales organizations to implement marketing programs with measurable business impact
  • Outstanding project management skills and experience managing multiple vendors and agency partners
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities
  • Strong understanding of legal and regulatory environment in pharmaceutical promotions, pharma industry guidelines, and other compliance-related issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience developing and executing clinical marketing programs
  • Demonstrated track record of flexibility to adapt to evolving market dynamics

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.