Marketing Senior Manager, Access Marketing, Oncology

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Nov 20, 2020
Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Within Global Commercial Operations, we have the capabilities, resources, and strength of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit that marked our early days as a biotechnology pioneer. We are committed to promoting and maintaining an inclusive, high-performing culture and encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments and ongoing career development!

As a member of the US Value & Access team, the Access Marketing Senior Manager reports into the Oncology V&A Marketing Director and is responsible for developing access tools and resources to strengthen the OPAL Oncology franchise (Neulasta®, Neulasta® Onpro, MVASI®, KANJINTI®). The final responsibilities of the role will be determined based on the experience of the winning candidate and the needs of the team.

Examples of the Senior Manager responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Design, develop, and execute Access Marketing resources to support the Neulasta & Biosimilar franchise (i.e. iCVAs, brochures, flashcards, websites, field communications)
  • Develop Access story flow for Oncology semester meetings
  • Partner with training department on needs for New Hire Training in addition to contributing the access POV on other ad hoc training
  • Work with internal and external partners to provide guidance to budgeting process and to report on performance to budget
  • Work cross functionally with multiple groups including the brand marketing, medical communications, market research, sales operations, and sales training teams
  • Works with internal partners to ensure all programs meet Amgen legal, regulatory, and compliance standards
  • Provide direction to external partners and evaluate their work as it relates to the objective of the project and alignment with brand strategy
  • Contribute to the development of the brand strategy and ensure that all tactical development aligns to that strategy
  • Partnering with the product brand team(s) to ensure coordination for messaging and tools
  • Serving as an adviser to the field on matters/issues on payers or access support services
  • Develop strong relationships with field staff at all levels

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
  • 3 or more years working closely with marketing, compliance, healthcare company or related experience
  • Confidence in working with various levels of staff
  • Self-starter, ability to work under limited supervision and coordinate multiple projects in a detail oriented environment
  • Experience leading or being a part of a cross-functional project team
  • Experience working with key internal or external partners, establishing, communicating and leading teams to timelines and project targets
  • Experience critically evaluating process and establishing creative solutions
  • Advanced skills and familiarity with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Utilization of Project Management tools, methodologies, and practices
  • Strong project management skills, lead and run projects from concept to completion in a matrix and, at times, ambiguous environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly and successfully present information
  • Quick learner, proactive, takes initiative, goal oriented and results driven
  • Strong interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, active listening, and relationship management skills
  • Ability to influence others while fostering a value-based environment of high performance and fairness
  • Demonstrates creativity and foresight in anticipating and solving complex project issues

We understand that to sustain, grow and deliver for patients - we will 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.