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Senior Manager Engineering Projects - Capital Project Portfolio Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
Aug 9, 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, engineering, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Senior Manager Engineering Projects-Capital Project Portfolio Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world.

In this vital role you will be responsible for a team of internal and external engineering project management, construction, and industry trade partners to deliver a portfolio of capital projects at the Amgen Thousand Oaks Campus. May serve as the project manager for business-critical projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing safety culture and demonstrating safety by example

  • Selecting and retaining high performing project management and execution professionals

  • Determining project objectives, consistent with company priorities and policies

  • Supporting project teams through design, procurement, construction, and Commissioning & Qualification

  • Preparing project funding documents with scope, cash flow, schedule, and deliverables

  • Leading contract partner evaluation and selection process

  • Reviewing and approving cost estimates and establishing check and balance system.

  • Integrating complete team into planning and design reviews for projects

  • Establishes policies for major projects, interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to company-wide policies.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Senior Manager professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of Engineering and/or Project Management experience OR Masters degree and 6 years of Engineering and/or Project Management experience OR Bachelors degree and 8 years of Engineering and/or Project Management experience OR Associates degree and 10 years of Engineering and/or Project Management experience OR High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Engineering and/or Project Management experience

  • 2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the application of project management skills and concepts with an understanding of related engineering subject areas

  • Leadership experience with a team with varied strengths of technical engineering and facilities management with an organization in the Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology industries

  • Demonstrate practical resourcefulness with the ability to problem solve using practical solutions

  • Possesses interpersonal skills to work with technical scientific and management internal user groups

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and conflicting priorities across a broad range of facilities and engineering subject areas

  • Excellent people skills featuring a demonstrated supervisory style that fits within the Amgen culture and values

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Ability to tactfully negotiate and positively influence peers and executive leadership

  • Effective oral, visual and written communication skills with the ability to listen effectively

  • Resilience and flexibility with the ability to react to changes quickly, and the ability to apply knowledge to new problems and new contexts


What you can expect of us

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.

  • 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

Apply now 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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