Scientific Publications Planning Senior Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Feb 23, 2021
Administration, General
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

If you feel like you're part of something bigger, it's because you are. At Amgen our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together-researching, manufacturing and delivering ever-better products that read over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Scientific Publications Planning Senior Manager


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will provide strategic leadership and expertise in publication planning and execution within the Neuroscience Therapeutic Area (TA).
  • Driving the development of a Global Product Publication Plan through the translation of medical strategy, insights and objectives
  • Partnering with cross-functional areas including Research and Development (R&D), Global Health Economics (GHE), Center for Observational Research (CFOR), Discovery Research, Legal, Regulatory, and Commercial, as well as a business partner, to execute the Publication Plan
  • Aligning with key partners (e.g. clinical development, global medical affairs) to develop product communication strategy for publications and key tier 1 congresses
  • Collaborating closely with internal and external partners, including writers, business partners, and vendors, to execute impactful publications that align with the teams' strategy and communication objectives.
  • Engaging and collaborating with external authors, investigators, and congresses to discuss and plan publication content
  • Managing effective external relationships with business partners
  • Managing publication development timelines and content development of abstracts, posters, oral presentations, and manuscripts
  • Ensuring compliance with Amgen publication policy and external publication guidelines
  • Managing oversight of outsourcing budget and vendors who assist with analyses and publication content development


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Pub Planning professional we seek is a [type of person] with these qualifications.
  • Managing or mentoring of staff
  • Supporting the management and prioritization of publication budgets and allocation of writing resources
  • Contributing to development of cross-functional deliverables (eg, serves as a key partner to the Medical Lead in the development of the Product Medical Plan)
  • Leading or participating in critical functional or cross-functional initiatives and workstreams

Basic Qualifications
  • Doctorate degree & 2 years of directly related experience OR
  • Master's degree & 6 years of directly related experience OR
  • Bachelor's degree & 8 years of directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD, MD, PharmD, with 4+ years of Clinical Development/Medical Affairs/Regulatory experience in the biopharmaceutical sector, specifically publications or medical communications
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), writing, presentations, interpersonal, organizational, time management, and project management/planning skills
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic input to senior leadership and influence decision making, particularly on topics regarding publication planning, data dissemination, and data disclosure requirements
  • Demonstrated record of executing strategically and tactically in a highly matrixed environment working with cross-functional, dynamic teams
  • Clear understanding of current publication environment, ICMJE, GPP3, and other global guidelines related to publications, scientific data communication, and transparency standards
  • Ability to foster collaborative relationships with relevant stakeholder groups to enable development of robust and executable publication plans
  • Experience in publication planning


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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 a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an 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.