Human Resource Development Senior Manager (US - Remote)

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jun 17, 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 together, researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

Human Resource Development Senior Manager


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world. In this vital role you will reporting to the Director, Talent Management and Development, the Human Resource Development Senior Manager we seek will be a learning and organizational development professional who helps internal clients assess organizational capabilities and align their structure, strategy, processes, and culture to achieve Amgens business goals. In this capacity, the Senior Manager will:

Talent Management
  • Act as central point of contact with HR Business Partners (BP) and other stakeholders to help address team and leader effectiveness opportunities
  • Contribute to the evolution of robust, scalable, global Talent Management practices

Team & Leader Effectiveness
  • Work with HR BPs to conduct needs analyses that identify performance opportunities and diagnose solutions to improve organizational, team, and leader effectiveness
  • Identify when team and/or leader assessments are advisable and support assessment interpretation
  • Enhance the scalability of our Team & Leader Effectiveness practice by:
  • Promoting the use of existing programs, platforms, and resources
  • Coaching HR BPs and conducting train-the-trainer sessions to enable them to own their client solutions
  • Partner with HR BPs and business clients to identify and onboard external consultants who can deliver solutions aligned with Talent best practices
  • For business-essential opportunities, work with the HR BP to design and facilitate highly targeted team and leader interventions

Learning & Performance
  • Be knowledgeable about and leverage the full range of programs, platforms, and performance support offerings the Talent team offers in order to address learning concerns and enhance individual and team performance
  • When learning needs are identified, work with the client to curate a solution from existing resources or support development of new offerings by partnering with internal resources or external partners
  • Contribute to the evolution and continuous improvement of Learning for Growth -- our global personal and professional development program

Talent Management & Development Team Member
  • Evaluate the efficiency and impact of Talent programs and Team & Leader Effectiveness interventions
  • Contribute to analysis aimed at ensuring our Talent Team is addressing the most important business needs and identifying opportunities to create scalable solutions
  • Communicate to Team, Talent, HR, and cross-functional Learning & Performance stakeholders to ensure best practices are identified and shared


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our special contributions to serve patients. The Human Resource Development professional we seek is focused and savvy with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Human Resource Development or Organizational Development experience


Masters degree and 4 years of Human Resource Development or Organizational Development experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of Human Resource Development or Organizational Development experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Human Resource Development or Organizational Development experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Human Resource Development or Organizational Development experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a Center of Excellence (i.e., Talent Management, Organizational Development, Learning & Development)
  • Experience in performance consulting and needs analysis
  • Knowledge of organizational behavior, group dynamics, planning, change management, and organization design
  • Able to translate theory into business terms and concepts into concrete, achievable actions
  • Collaborative work style with ability to solicit input, influence without authority, and support decision making
  • Self-directed and willing to take informed risks
  • Experience using change management methodologies/models to implement organization change initiatives
  • Interpersonal skills and experience working with leaders, identifying needs, developing action plans, identifying deliverables, and presenting results/recommendations
  • Project planning and management skills, plus ability to manage multiple workstreams simultaneously
  • Knowledge of adult learning methodologies, instructional design, and curriculum development
  • Experience using ADDIES design model, Agile, or other design and development methodologies in the creation of learning solutions
  • Knowledge of integrated talent systems/platforms


What you can expect of us

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.

  • 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, 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.