Amgen

Senior Associate Clinical Contracts & Budgets

Employer
Amgen
Location
Los Angeles, CA, US
Posted
Sep 24, 2020
Ref
R-104439
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

The US Senior Associate Clinical Contracts & Budgets (SCBA) team manages all site-related contract and budget negotiations within the country. The team supports contracting for a diverse range of studies from early development to late stage trials and investigator-sponsored collaborations. Strong communication skills, relationship management and a keen drive for cross-functional collaboration are a must for members of this team. This position is based at our Thousand Oaks campus or could be a US remote worker.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage end to end process for clinical site contracts and clinical trial related consulting agreements (including contracts, amendments and termination letters preparation, negotiation, escalation, translation, distribution, signature, archiving).
  • Support site-related questions regarding invoice preparation with respect to submission of invoices in Amgen Payment System
  • Support resolution of contract issues
  • Support contracting with local Global Study Operations (GSO) vendors
  • Maintain contract tracking in appropriate systems
  • Identify opportunities and best practices with local and regional partners that will contribute to overall operational effectiveness
  • Ensure payments are made in accordance with contracts
  • Maintain payment data tracking in appropriate systems
  • Responsible for providing information for entry into systems


Key Competencies
  • Attention to detail
  • Negotiation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Relationship management
  • Time management & prioritization
  • Flexibility
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of common software packages (e.g. Office 365 esp. Excel, SAP)
  • Data analysis and presentation skills
  • Problem solver


Basic Qualifications
  • Master's degree OR
  • Bachelor's degree & 2 years of clinical contracting experience OR
  • Associates degree & 6 years of clinical contracting experience OR
  • High school diploma / GED & 8 years of clinical contracting experience


Preferred Qualifications
  • BA/BS/BSc in Finance or Accounting
  • 5 years' work experience in clinical research experience obtained working on clinical trials in a biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO company
  • Knowledge of contracting processes in the US


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.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, as well as work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen!

Amgen provides a comprehensive Total Rewards Program designed to enhance the long term financial, physical, and overall well-being of our staff and their families. We offer competitive compensation, long term incentive opportunities, generous paid time off, 401k, medical, dental and vision just to name a few.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen champions 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.