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Senior Executive Assistant

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
Aug 2, 2022

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Administration, Clerical
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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Relocation is not offered for this role


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.

Sr. Executive Assistant


What you will do

As a key member of the Commercial Data & Analytics (CD&A) team, the Senior Executive Assistant (SEA) will be primarily responsible for complex administrative support activities supporting the VP and Executive Directors/Directors for CD&A. CD&A is a broad organization with a singular vision to develop Data & Analytics capabilities across GCO, support a cultural shift towards expanded use of advanced analytics, and drive prioritization of high value work. This role will work closely with the other Administrative Coordinators and Executive Assistants within GCO.

The EAs administrative work assignments will be complex in nature requiring absolute discretion and confidentiality, as well as considerable tact, judgment, creativity, and initiative in resolving issues. The EA must also be able to manage multiple priorities in a continually changing environment.

  • Proactively manage the executives calendar with a focus on efficient time utilization and time conflict management, ensuring that the VP and organization are appropriately represented at all forums
  • Coordinate arrangements for and execute key tasks to effectively manage a variety of key business meetings while maintaining a keen awareness of and sensitivity to global time zones
  • Schedule, coordinate, and track events reflected on VPs engagement plan, including All Staff meetings and special events
  • Execute and coordinate certain special projects such as team schedules, team building, and onboarding needs
  • Coordinate domestic travel arrangements amidst dynamic business requirements
  • Answer questions/furnish information to keep the executive's time free of minor detail work, including screening certain meeting requests
  • Timely preparation and processing of expense reports


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Administrative professional we seek is a go-getter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree


Associate's degree & 4 years of administrative experience


High School diploma/GED & 6 years of administrative experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent Amgen Experience (past 2-5 years)
  • Ability to project a highly professional image consistent with dealing with senior Amgen executives
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally with Senior Executive Assistants and Administrative Coordinators who support key business partners and operational activities
  • Executive assistant experience in calendar management, domestic/international travel
  • Ability to work with digital media such as SharePoint, iPad, BOX, Teams, etc. to ensure that VP has required pre-read and briefing material in a convenient format
  • Exceptional communication skills (oral and written)
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility amidst rapidly changing meeting and travel requirements
  • Self-starter who can function autonomously
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and manage several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent Microsoft suite skills and knowledge of most Amgen systems
  • Prepare meeting agendas and PowerPoint presentations for staff meetings as needed
  • Positive, can-do attitude and team-centric approach
  • A strategic thinker who likes to think ahead and anticipate solutions to logistical issues
  • Ability to prioritize projects of greater urgency and importance under pressure
  • Calm under pressure


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • 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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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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.


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Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
United States
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