Director, Commercial Insights

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jan 18, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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.

Director, Commercial Insights


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! In this vital role the Director of Commercial Insights will support the Inflammation business unit (INBU) and will have responsibilities for leading the team conducting insight-generating analytics in support of the US and Global commercial teams, including oversight responsibilities for analytics on Enbrel, Otezla, & Avsola (within Inflammation). Additionally, this Director will lead insight generation and analytics across a range of pre-launch Inflammation assets in development within Amgen Global marketing.

This leader will act as the key point of contact between the INBU General Manager, the Global Marketing leads and the Commercial Data & Analytics (CD&A) insight generating functions, translating business needs into analytical plans for primary market research, secondary data analytics and competitive intelligence. Acting as an INBU portfolio-focused internal consultant, you will synthesize analytics and develop an integrated performance management plan to drive business performance and efficiency. You are a champion of performance driven strategy, objective, evidence-based decision making, and effective and efficient analytics on commercial activity for Amgen brands. The INBU Commercial Insights lead will be tasked with driving innovation and building business analytics and intelligence capabilities that give Amgen a driven advantage.

The Director of Commercial Insights for INBU reports to the CD&A Commercial Insights General Medicine Executive Director.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 4 years of analytics and/or commercial operations experience


Masters degree and 8 years of analytics and/or commercial operations experience


Bachelors degree and 9 years of analytics and/or commercial operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 4 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

    Technical Expertise: Demonstrated ability to translate business questions and needs into impactful research plans and synthesize multiple data sources to answer business questions
  • Prior technical experience creating or handling performance metrics
  • Innovation: Demonstrated ability to identify and implement new methodologies and data sources to enhance Amgen analytics capabilities
  • Managerial experience is preferred
  • Strong Business Acumen: understands both the markets, brands and broader context (internal and external) of the business. Can translate market research insights and findings into realistic, meaningful recommendations.
  • Executive presence: can quickly establish credibility with and influence ED/VP level staff
  • Strong leadership with a demonstrated ability to build and develop high performing teams, deliver results, and shape the future
  • Strong communication skills: capable of presenting complicated and controversial findings to commercial leadership
  • Therapeutic area experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills with ability to explain complex concepts clearly to a variety of audiences, including senior management
  • Ability to work collaboratively in team-based environment
  • Skill in handling multiple responsibilities, priorities, tasks and projects simultaneously

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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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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided 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 accommodation.

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.