Medical Communications Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jan 09, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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

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 inline and pipeline products within the leukemia therapeutic area to the healthcare community, enabling informed decision making for efficient patient care and access to Amgen products, through the development of scientific and medical communication resources including but not limited to slide decks, clinical/scientific FAQs and medical information letters for Amgens hematology-oncology portfolio.

  • Develop Scientific platform that will serve as a foundation for all communications for the disease state and/or product.
  • Develop de novo scientific content and/or regionalize global medical communications resources for Medical Science Liaisons
  • Monitor and analyze medical insights to inform development of scientific and medical resources
  • Drive and/or support strategy and scientific content development for advisory boards, scientific meetings, including execution of congress deliverables, disease state education programs and developing/adapting scientific content for online resources
  • Review promotional and educational materials for scientific accuracy as part of the Material Approval and Compliance (MAC) process
  • Develop disease state resources that educate on topics relevant to the therapeutic area
  • Develop standard response documents, performing intake of adverse events and product complaint reports related to Amgen hematology-oncology products
  • Respond to escalations from the US call center to help address external customer questions regarding Amgen products and pipeline molecules relevant to the therapeutic area
  • Analyze medical literature to inform medical strategies and tactics
  • Understand US regulatory landscape and apply expertise to development of scientific resources
  • Manage project-associated budgets and vendors
  • Some travel may be required approximately 10-20%.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The collaborative professional we seek is a partner with these qualifications.

Basic Requirements

  • Doctorate degree Or
  • Masters degree & 3 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience Or
  • Bachelors degree & 5 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

Preferred Requirements

  • PharmD, PhD, MD, or DO with one or more years of relevant 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 areas of Hematology-Oncology
  • 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 scientific and clinical data
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational, time management, and project planning skills with strong ability for self-direction
  • Consistent track record of strategic execution 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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