Medical Director - US Medical Affairs Lead - Genitourinary Pipeline

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Apr 23, 2021
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 reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Medical Director - US Medical Affairs Lead - Genitourinary Pipeline


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will develop and execute US Medical Affairs strategy for Amgen's pipeline portfolio of assets in Genitourinary diseases, including evidence generation, communication, and global external engagement.
  • Gather clinical insights and translate them into impactful strategies
  • Facilitate scientific engagement across a broad range of partners to strengthen external understanding of the unmet need and medical value of Amgen's pipeline portfolio of assets in GU and other related diseases
  • Serve as a core member of the Evidence Generation Team, partner with US Development Leads on evidence generation activities, and ensure the Evidence Generation Plan addresses key regional/local needs.
  • Support Investigator Sponsored Studies (ISS), and approve competitive grants, if applicable
  • Provide strategic direction for study design and execution for US Medical Affairs studies
  • Represent medical perspective on Product Team and other teams, as necessary
  • Enable access to medicines through clear understanding and education of treatment value in partnership with cross-functional partners
  • Align with Global and execute strategy for medical communications and related activities, e.g., product narrative, scientific platform, core content, publications, medical education, and congresses
  • Develop US medical strategic plan and ensure consistent execution of outputs through the US Medical Affairs Teams (USMT)
  • Contribute to Amgen's US Safety and US Benefit/Risk profile of a molecule and ensure communication of the implications to external partners
  • Facilitate and continue to build Amgen's role as a science-based, patient-focused partner
  • Contribute to Advisory Board development and execution
  • Contribute to US Value Dossier
  • Determine resource and budget allocation necessary to deliver on US medical strategy

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a Scientific Leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

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

2 or more years of medical affairs experiences and/or clinical research experience and/or basic science research in Hematology-Oncology

Preferred Qualifications
  • MD plus accredited fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, board certified or board eligible
  • 5+ years Medical Affairs experience in the biopharmaceutical industry (biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO) that includes collaborations with integrated delivery networks, accountable care organizations, and/or payers
  • Clinical and disease knowledge base in Genitourinary diseases
  • 2+ years of clinical research experience and/or basic science combined with clinical instructing and patient care activities
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement and interactions (e.g., OLs, advocacy groups, payers)
  • Familiarity with global regulatory organizations, guidelines, and practices
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and global regulations and guidelines
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle, and commercialization processes, including but not limited to, clinical operations, commercial, regulatory, and medical affairs
  • History of solving problems while exhibiting sound scientific/medical judgment and a balanced, realistic understanding of issues
  • In-depth understanding of scientific method and clinical applications based on medical, scientific, and practical rationale
  • Success working with matrixed cross-functional teams


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.

We provide the opportunities, resources and rewards of a global enterprise, with the verve of an early biotechnology pioneer.

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, 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.