Senior Manager Information Systems-Technical Program Manager Global Covid Operations-Remote Location

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jan 23, 2022
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.

Senior Manager Information Systems - Technical Program Manager - Global Covid Operations

This role can be 100% remote location.

COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work. This position will play a critical role in the organization, responsible for leading and supporting the technologies that we have put or will put in place as preventive measures related to COVID-19.

This is an ideal job for someone who is passionate about making an impact in the healthcare industry.


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be expected to lead the efforts to integrate and sustain multiple projects globally.

The ideal candidate will be working closely with Initiative Steering Committees (ISC), business users and customers to drive these projects and executive communications.

As a Senior Manager you will:

  • Own strategy planning, implementing, and sustaining the projects

  • Represent Digital Technology and Innovation in Covid 19 ISCs and other ISCs

  • Manage the product backlog and prioritization based on changing requirements and evolving needs

  • Coordinate all stages of product creation including design and development

  • Maintain vendor management, working closely with business users and partners.

  • Act as a partner concern point for all issues arising from the technologies that has been placed as preventive measure related to COVID.

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with peer organizations, partners, and vendors

  • Work with customers and business partners to understand the needs and deliver on their highest priority features and requirements incrementally

  • Manage budgets, investment life cycle management needs and resource planning

WinWhat we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience


Masters degree and 6 of Information Systems experience


Bachelors degree and 8 years of information systems experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Systems experience


2 plus years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep technological background of delivering enterprise solutions

  • Experience with Salesforce and MuleSoft

  • Ability to think strategically about technology and recommend solutions that align with business strategy and achieve the greatest business impact

  • Strong leadership, project management, and promoting new strategies to drive organizational change

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to set the context and present on complex subjects to senior management in a clear and concise manner

  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Ability to align multiple partners towards a desired outcome. Operates as an effective facilitator and capable of driving discussions in meeting or workshop settings.

  • Work with IS architects to ensure that all requirements meet objectives and solutions are aligned with strategy

  • Experience working with system integrators and software vendors including evaluation, selection, and ensuring accountability for performance


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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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.