Supplier Governance Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jan 17, 2022
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.

Supplier Governance Mgr

The Supplier Governance (SG) Manager role within Global Development Operations (GDO) supports Amgen sponsored clinical trials globally. In this vital role, reporting to the Sr. Manager of R&D Supplier Governance, you will ensure appropriate governance and oversight of suppliers, support programs and study teams, collaborate with senior management, and partner with internal stakeholders and suppliers for process improvement.

We support our clinical trials around the world. Come join an outstanding team that delivers for our study teams and our patients! Potentially up to 20% travel domestic and/or international.


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be

  • Facilitating and performing supplier governance meetings and operating reviews
  • Developing effective partnerships with suppliers
  • Measuring and reporting supplier performance
  • Supporting business functions with selection and development of new suppliers by
  • Identifying business needs at Amgen for new suppliers with functional input
  • Supporting final decision on selection of suppliers
  • Ensuring quality oversight of suppliers through
  • Chairing and running supplier governance meetings
  • Working with suppliers and internal customers (typically up to Director level) to identify, lead, raise and resolve issues related to supplier performance
  • Measuring supplier performance and reporting performance feedback to internal partners and supplier
  • Financial oversight of suppliers across portfolio of work
  • Ensuring quality oversight of R&D SG led purchase orders (POs) through
  • Identifying functional standard methodologies and process improvements and coordinate their development and implementation for suppliers by
  • Communicating and standardizing best practices across supplier types
  • Ensuring adherence to best practices by Amgen functional areas
  • Collaborating closely with functional areas to ensure internal business needs are being met.


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
  • Masters degree & 3 years of Business Professionals / Exec related experience
  • Bachelors degree & 5 years of Business Professionals / Exec related experience
  • Associates degree & 10 years of Business Professionals / Exec related experience
  • High school diploma / GED & 12 years of Business Professionals / Exec related experience
  • Previous direct managerial and/or leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • BA/BS/BSc in the sciences or RN
  • 7 years work experience in life sciences or medically related field, including 4 years of biopharmaceutical clinical trial experience (clinical research experience obtained working on clinical trials at a biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO company)
  • Experience at, or oversight of, technical suppliers (imaging, equipment, eCOA/IRT, device suppliers, etc.)
  • Experience working in a global, matrix organization
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), FDA regulations and guidelines, and international regulatory requirements/guidelines
  • Project management/project planning experience
  • Proficiency in anticipating and resolving problems
  • Experience writing and communicating clearly on scientific and clinical issues
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, supervisory skills
  • Professional collaboration and leadership skills


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.

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