Supplier Performance Management Senior Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Sep 16, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Supplier Performance Management (SPM) Senior Manager

The Supplier Performance Management (SPM) Senior Manager role within Global Development Operations (GDO) supports Amgen sponsored clinical trials with a focus on key programs. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will provide leadership, give to supplier related strategy and drive delivery of program priorities. They will also support our study teams and key partners to optimize clinical trial execution with our suppliers.

We support our clinical trials around the world. Come join an exceptional team that delivers for our study teams and our patients!


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will Lead strategy and oversight of suppliers for designated programs

  • Partner with key stakeholders to proactively secure high-quality suppliers in time frame needed
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key cross functional leaders to understand and translate business objectives and priorities
  • Liaise with governance leads to establish appropriate oversight of Amgen program portfolio with suppliers
  • Lead the development and implementation of program level standards and processes with suppliers as needed
  • Support study startup and conduct with suppliers potentially including activities such as sourcing and scope of work development
  • Partner with program leads to align across program execution
  • Establish communication plans both internally and externally
  • Develop performance measures to support oversight and provide visibility to senior management
  • Give to continuous improvement
  • Collaborates with compliance to support audits/inspections and inspection readiness.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Dynamic professional we seek is a Go-getter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree & 2 years of directly related experience


Masters degree & 6 years of directly related experience


Bachelors degree & 8 years of directly related experience


Associates degree & 10 years of directly related experience


High school diploma / GED & 12 years of directly related experience


2 years of direct managerial and/or leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications

BS/BA/BSc in the sciences or RN

9 years work experience in life sciences or medically related field, including 6 years of biopharmaceutical clinical research experience (clinical research experience obtained working on clinical trials at a biotech, pharmaceutical, CRO or technical services supplier)

Experience at, or oversight of, clinical research vendors (CROs, central labs, imaging vendors, etc)

Technologist or work experience in relevant area (e.g., imaging, laboratory, device technology) and their application to clinical trials

Work experience in monitoring, quality control and auditing practices

Management experience of direct reports, including management level


Technical knowledge of the assigned area of focus including techniques and technologies

Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

FDA regulations and guidelines, including 21 CFR Part 11

Project management skills

QA processes


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
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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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.