Medical Communications Manager - Inflammation

Thousand Oaks, CA
Oct 01, 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 Communications Manager - Inflammation


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for communicating scientific information on Amgen marketed products and disease states within the Inflammation therapeutic area to the healthcare community, enabling informed decision making for efficient patient care and access to Amgen products, through the development of Global/US scientific and medical communication resources including but not limited to slide decks, clinical/scientific FAQs and medical information letters for Amgens Inflammation portfolio. This position offers an opportunity to work in a matrix environment with global and US cross-functional partners, that are passionate about supporting Amgens scientific programs.

  • Contribute to development of Global Core Content (GCC) deliverables based on annual GCC plan & timelines
  • Appropriately utilize system of record (i.e., VOLT) for GCC collaboration, review, and approval steps
  • Ensure accuracy of scientific content
  • Support regional counterparts by serving as a point of contact for specific deliverables/projects
  • Develop US scientific resources and/or regionalize GCC for Medical Science Liaison (MSL) resources
  • Understand US regulatory landscape and apply expertise to development of scientific resources
  • Monitor and analyze medical insights to inform development of scientific content
  • Drive and/or support strategy and scientific content development for scientific meetings, including congress deliverables, disease state education programs and developing/adapting scientific content for digital platforms
  • Drive and/or support strategy and scientific content development for advisory boards
  • Reviewing promotional and educational materials for scientific accuracy
  • Develop and maintain Medical Information standard response documents related to Amgen Inflammation
  • Support responses to global and US complex Medical Information case escalations
  • Analyze medical literature to inform medical strategies and tactics
  • Effectively manage use of vendors for content development and manage project-associated budgets
  • Some travel may be required approximately 10-20%.


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 collaborator with these qualifications.

Basic Requirements
  • Doctorate degree Or
  • Masters degree and 3 years of clinical, academic or industry experience Or
  • Bachelors degree and 5 years of clinical, academic or industry experience Or
  • Associates degree and 10 years of clinical, academic or industry experience Or
  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of clinical, academic or industry experience

Preferred Requirements
  • PharmD, PhD, MD, or DO with one or more years of experience in clinical research, patient care, Medical/Scientific Affairs, and/or basic research (Other doctorate degrees may be considered)
  • Prior experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development within the biopharmaceutical industry, and/or clinical or research experience in the area of Inflammation
  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process and knowledge of the regulatory and legal guidelines affecting promotion of prescription products
  • Aptitude in writing and presenting on scientific and clinical data
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational, time management, and project planning skills with strong ability for self-direction
  • Demonstrated track record in a matrix environment with limited supervision
  • The ability to work in teams and interface in a dynamic environment across corporate functions
  • Understanding of disease landscape and clinical data to enable critical analysis of scientific literature and communicate implications cross-functionally
  • Prior experience of successfully managing consultants and vendors
  • Strong computer and database skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products


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.

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