Global Asset Lead Medical Director - Oncology (Imlygic)

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Oct 16, 2020
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Accountable for development and execution of the global medical affairs strategy for the Imlygic Global Medical Affairs Team (GMAT) with the objective of maximizing Amgen's value proposition.

  • Developing the global medical strategy for Imlygic and early asset strategies for solid tumor disease states (melanoma) through deep understanding of medical practice to maximize access and reimbursement
  • Leading global medical affairs strategies for the Imlygic GMAT
  • Developing and leading execution of global medical affairs strategy, including external stakeholder management, communication, evidence generation, and medical education
  • Developing and leading execution of a global medical communication strategy, including clinical narrative framework, scientific platform, core content, congresses, and publications
  • Developing global external stakeholder engagement strategy to strengthen understanding of the unmet need and medical value of Imlygic to appropriate patients
  • Facilitating the build-up of Amgen's reputation as a science-based and patient focused reliable partner
  • Partnering on evidence generation and ensuring key regional/local needs are addressed
  • Developing and leading execution of medical educational strategy
  • Providing medical insights and advice

Basic Qualifications

MD/DO degree from an accredited medical school OR PhD OR PharmD


2 years of Medical Affairs experience in Hematology-Oncology

Preferred Qualifications
  • MD plus accredited fellowship in Oncology, board certified or board eligible
  • Clinical and disease knowledge base in solid tumor expertise (melanoma, breast or ovarian)
  • 4+ years Hematology or Oncology Medical Affairs experience in the biopharmaceutical industry (biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO) that includes collaborations with integrated delivery networks, accountable care organizations, and/or payers
  • 2+ years of clinical research experience and/or basic science combined with clinical teaching and patient care activities
  • Familiarity with global regulatory organizations, guidelines, and practices
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and global regulations and guidelines
  • History of solving problems while exhibiting superior judgment and a balanced, realistic understanding of issues
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle, and commercialization processes, including but not limited to, clinical operations, commercial, regulatory, and medical affairs

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.



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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.

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