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Human Resources Director (Thousand Oaks CA - Hybrid FLEX)

Thousand Oaks, CA
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Aug 3, 2022

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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.

Human Resources Director


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world. In this vital role Amgen is seeking a versatile, high potential HR professional to join our Human Resources team as lead HR Business Partner for Amgens Global Commercial teams (Global Marketing & Capabilities; Biosimilars Business Unit; and Global Government Affairs headquartered in Washington DC), reporting directly to the Vice President, Human Resources for Amgens Global Commercial Organization and managing one HR Business Partner Manager. This Director level role will lead strategic HR support for all of Amgens centralized commercial capabilities, supporting two Senior Vice Presidents and 11 Vice Presidents spread around the Globe.


In this role, the HRBP Director will use their business acumen and broad HR consulting skills to help Amgens senior commercial executive team achieve key business objectives that span across the commercial organization.

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to commercial leaders guiding the framing and execution of our most broad and business-critical people-related initiatives.

  • Combine business and people insights to coach and guide executive clients in strategic capability builds.

  • Provide insights and recommendations to Amgens Commercial Leadership Team concerning specific strategic projects.

  • Stay current on leading talent trends and deliver practical and insightful thought leadership to the business, while also sharing knowledge and best practices with Amgens global HR organization.

This position will be located at Amgens headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA but will operate in a hybrid flex work environment (i.e., expected to work in office only ~3-5 days per month).


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Human Resources professional we seek is an experienced leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 4 years Human Resources experience


Masters degree and 7 years of Human Resources experience


Bachelors degree and 9 years of Human Resources experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or Master's degree with emphasis in such areas as organizational development, management, human resources development, or physical sciences and Biotechnology industry knowledge

  • 10+ years of progressively complex/strategic HR experience, including organization effectiveness, staff relations, compensation, staff development and recruitment

  • Demonstrated ability to understand business needs and develop strategic and practical solutions to tangible business challenges, sound knowledge of applicable employment laws, regulations, and business practices related to the field of Human Resources

  • Enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment

  • Strong internal and external customer service focus

  • The ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously - orientated on results

  • Bias for action, strong work ethic, and desire to achieve excellence

  • Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, consulting, and project management skills

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to interact with and influence all levels of management, and executives

  • Ability to partner well with other HR and business functions

  • Long term global mobility


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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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.
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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