Amgen

Global Product General Manager (GPGM)

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Ref
R-116540
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

At Amgen, every challenge is an opportunity. And every opportunity brings the potential to change lives. Our shared missionto serve patientshas driven our status as one of the worlds preeminent biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Leverage your high-level expertise to lead and forge partnerships that advance the biotechnical and biopharmaceutical science that can turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses.

Global Product General Manager (GPGM), Oncology

Live

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will have a significant impact on a product or set of products, at all stages of the product lifecycle. The GPGM is responsible for developing and delivering product strategy and for providing exceptional cross-functional team leadership. Success in this critical role will provide the opportunity for significant professional growth. The GPGM will be provided direct access to and coaching from Amgens most senior executives.

The primary responsibility of this position is to serve as the single leader for the cross-functional Product Team with accountability for the Oncology product strategy and leadership throughout the Oncology products lifecycle.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver an integrated product strategy, which considers near and long-term broad, cross-functional impacts and region and country perspectives
  • Ensure strategy and assumptions are executable
  • Develop and articulate strategic options to make the best trade-off decisions for Amgen, global value and risk profile
  • Responsibility for Product Team performance management by setting and communicating goals that align with a compelling vision
  • Articulate and take risks with advice of team utilizing the Amgen decision making framework for product decisions, accurately assess risk related to program decisions
  • Set metrics to measure performance, including planned vs. actual budgets, forecasts, timelines and deliverables
  • Deliver proactive program communications to functions, countries and regions, escalate issues and communicate decisions to all cross-functional team members and stakeholders
  • Generate high quality, focused communication of program needs and recommendations to executive management, responsibility for identifying what decisions are at the product, portfolio, functional, or regional levels

Win

What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree & 6 years of Drug Commercialization related experience OR
  • Masters degree & 10 years of Drug Commercialization related experience OR
  • Bachelors degree & 12 years of Drug Commercialization experience AND
  • 6 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cross-functional collaboration, through influencing and developed leadership skills
  • Operated across multiple geographies
  • Synthesized different points of view to make sound and objective decisions
  • Experience navigating a highly matrixed environment
  • Understanding of end-to-end drug commercialization and deep knowledge of Oncology market
  • Experience with formulating integrated, cross-functional strategies
  • Communication skills, including executive presence and presentation skills
  • Ability to lead with courage, can comfortably confront and work through conflict, and is not afraid to make tough decisions and take quick action
  • Delivered results through effective team and peer leadership

Thrive

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.

  • Clear and disciplined strategic vision for the future that leverages superior-quality products, operational excellence and top-shelf-talent
  • 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

Amgens Commitment to Our Staff

At Amgen, our mission is serving patients. Our staff are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of science to transform medicine and turn the tide on serious illnesses. Central to achieving this mission is our people-first philosophy. We recruit the best talent, build an environment that facilitates career growth, and provide staff with the opportunity to make significant contributions for patients and our business.

Consistent with our core leadership value of Develops the Best Team, we are seeking leaders that prioritize the development of talent. As a manager, your priority and primary role is to accelerate the performance and development of your team. We expect managers to exemplify strong leadership and champion self-awareness and career development Ways that you will display your leadership acumen in this role include:

  • Mentoring, coaching, and developing staff to build highly-skilled, diverse, and inclusive teams
  • Fostering a positive and respectful work environment that encourages staff retention and motivates individuals to work toward common goals and priorities
  • Ensuring that staff understand how their efforts and contributions make a meaningful impact to the business
  • Growing core skills and capabilities among staff, particularly in learning agility, problem solving, strategic and creative thinking, flexibility, resilience, effective communication, prioritization, delivery of results, and continuous improvement
  • Making accurate evaluations of your team's skills and competencies and providing timely and respectful feedback, including direct delivery of difficult messages
  • Developing an understanding of your team's career objectives and serve as a thought-partner in their career development plans
  • Assisting staff with preparing for roles of growing responsibility and identifying new opportunities that expand their skills and align with their overall career objectives
  • Resolving critical gaps in the organizations internal capabilities and skillsets, including strategic external recruiting
  • Identifying diverse, qualified successors for key positions
  • Ensuring that direct reports who also lead people consistently demonstrate these same behaviors with their staff

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients we must 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.

MEANINGFUL IMPACT. To serve patients. We are all deeply committed to our mission: to serve patients. And we all have opportunities to contribute to that mission in meaningful ways. This creates a powerful sense of shared purpose.

INNOVATIVE: Stretch yourself at the cutting edge. Youre poised to have a high impact in the new Bio century, Amgen offers our people interesting and challenging work.

REPUTATION. Be behind world-renowned products and services. With our industry reputation and strong product pipeline, you can take pride in working at Amgen.

COLLABORATIVE. Work alongside the best. Be part of our highly talented, hard-working teams. Their spirit is what fuels our success.

REWARDING. Get a fair share in success. Everyones contribution is recognized and strong performance is rewarded.

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

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 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 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.