Manager- Global Buying Transformation

Thousand Oaks, CA
May 26, 2022
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

What you will do

Amgen is seeking a Manager, Global Buying Transformation, to support an ambition to transform finance capabilities. This roll will support development and execution of analytics and a work plan, including interdependencies, to deliver a streamlined Global Buying process as an enabler for continuous information flow for Finance and for the business.

In this role you will support a broader vision of establishing predictive real-time sensing capability, and will partner with workstream leads and other teams supporting a broader capability build. This is an exciting opportunity to help establish a next generation finance processes. The primary objective of this role is to support the Global Buying Transformation Director and Senior Manager to enable continuous accounting close by leveraging process simplification, redesign, and automation best practices.

The location of this role is flexible but is likely to require frequent interactions with the teams based in California and Florida.


Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Support Director and Senior Manager, Global Buying Transformation on the journey to transform Global Buying at Amgen

  • Develop and deliver data analytics to enable continuous assessment and prioritization of process improvement opportunities

  • Collaborate with DTI and Automation on translating business requirements

  • Develop and manage the overarching project plan with sufficient detail to execute on it

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The passionate professional we seek is curious by nature, organizationally and data savvy, and genuine interest in Finance, Accounting, Procurement, Data Analytics and/or emerging digital technologies. You will also possess the following qualifications:

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree


  • Masters degree and 2 of finance, accounting or similar experience


  • Bachelors degree and4 years of of finance, accounting or similar experience


  • Associates degree and 10 years of of finance, accounting or similar experience


  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of finance, accounting or similar experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of source to pay systems and processes, including control requirements

  • Hands on experience with data analytics and familiarity with procurement master data and systems; automation experience is a plus

  • Strong business partnership skills and understanding of core business activities

  • Comfortable with ambiguity; flexible, innovative, and solution-oriented mindset

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, 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.