Medical Writing Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Aug 03, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Medical Writing Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for developing publications in support of Amgens Biosimilars portfolio. The Manager will work closely with external authors and key internal stakeholders to develop high-quality, scientifically rigorous manuscripts and review articles for peer-reviewed scientific journals, as well as abstracts and presentations for scientific congresses.

Additional responsibilities may include the following:
  • Attending congresses and writing meeting summaries
  • Preparing or editing documents for internal use or for submission to external, regulatory bodies
  • Providing strategic input to publication teams and congress planning team
  • Overseeing the work of publication vendors; contributing to internal, process improvement initiatives.

This role provides an exceptional opportunity to be an integral member of a dynamic team that communicates the results of Amgen's research to the scientific community and embraces Amgen's aspiration to be the world's best human therapeutics company.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree OR
  • Masters degree and 3 years of publication development experience OR
  • Bachelors degree and 5 years of publication development experience OR
  • Associates degree and 10 years of publication development experience OR
  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of publication development experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree
  • One year of publication development experience in a biopharmaceutical setting
  • Experience preparing clinical manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed medical journals as well as abstracts, posters, and slide decks for presentation at scientific congresses
  • Knowledge of hematology and/or oncology and inflammation therapeutic areas
  • Experience working in a matrix team setting
  • Experience collaborating with clinical investigator-authors
  • Exceptional analytical, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Apply project management skills to advance numerous projects simultaneously and to deliver high-quality documents rapidly
  • Lead and/or facilitate effective team meetings
  • Proficient in word processing, including touch-typing, and pertinent software (eg, Microsoft Office, EndNote, Adobe Illustrator)
  • Knowledgeable about publication guidelines and best practices


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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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.

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.