Corporate Affairs Manager, General Medicine

Thousand Oaks, CA
May 25, 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.

Manager, Corporate Affairs General Medicine


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will play a meaningful role in delivering against Amgens commitment to transform the lives of patients and keep them at the center of everything we do.

The role will support and deliver communications for the U.S. and global corporate affairs strategy across Amgens Cardiovascular, Bone and Neuroscience brands through impactful communications across internal and external audiences.

This role reports to the General Medicine Corporate Affairs lead/head.

  • Support and implement the GenMed Corporate Affairs strategy Across three brands
  • Support a coordinated approach to achievements, news flow and activity planning to effectively improve opportunities and prepare against issues.
  • Effectively develop and creatively use internal and external communications channels, including traditional and social media, working with Amgens Enterprise teams (e.g. Internal Communications, Media Relations, Social Media and Content teams) as appropriate.
  • Support issues preparedness and crisis management to protect brand and company reputation.
  • Work closely with Legal, Regulatory and Medical on the review and approval of multiple materials/assets through e-Approve and MAC.
  • Effectively work with agency to support clear objectives, critical metrics, continued drive for excellence and innovation in support of the GenMed franchise.

What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 2 years of communications experience


Bachelors degree and 4 years of communications experience


Associates degree and 10 years of communications experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of communications experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • More than 5 years in a corporate and/or consultant communications environment.
  • Strong, knowledge of the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry or health care
  • Experience and demonstrated skills in managing and delivering communications strategies and plans in a complex organization.
  • Ability to operate and collaborate effectively on large cross-functional teams.
  • Experience in social and digital media, media relations and issues management.
  • Excellent written, spoken, and interpersonal communication skills, with attention to detail.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, to adapt to change and move projects forward quickly.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and planning skills.
  • Collaboratively works well with a diverse group of people
  • Resourceful self-starter with demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit, enthusiasm and creativity.
  • Ability to combine strategic thinking with hands on delivery.

Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also 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.

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, Puerto Rico and Canada 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.