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Observational Research Sr Manager

Los Angeles, CA
Start date
Sep 15, 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.

Observational Research Senior Manager


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for leading research activities for a product within the cardiovascular therapeutic area. The CfOR Senior Manager is recognized as a strong scientific contributor, and is able to work with cross-functional teams to plan RWE activities that support the product strategy and enhance the companys mission. Preferably, CfOR Senior Managers will be located on the Amgen corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA, but remote working opportunities may also be available.

Key activities will include:

  • Designing and executing studies to support evidence generation such as identifying appropriate patient populations, assessing disease burden and resource utilization, obtaining product registrations and label-expansions, meeting post-marketing requirements/commitments and product differentiation.
  • Being a first or contributing author for papers in peer-reviewed journals, abstracts for scientific congresses and internal reports.
  • Finding opportunities to substitute for and/or complement interventional studies to reduce time and cost of drug development.
  • Influencing cross-functional partners in the utilization and timing of non-interventional research to answer high-priority strategic business questions.
  • Demonstrating real-world data and CfOR analytic approaches to inform high-value business decisions for multiple partners.
  • Tracking business and functional priorities and aligning resources for those priorities.
  • Contributing to the mission of the CfOR including progressing innovative epidemiological methods and analytical capabilities to support the CfORs leadership role within Amgen and the industry.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of related research and scientific experience Or
  • Master's degree and 6 years of related research and scientific experience Or
  • Bachelor's degree and 8 years of related research and scientific experience Or
  • Associate's degree and 10 years of related research and scientific experience Or
  • High School diploma / GED and 12 years of related research and scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Epidemiology or other subject with high observational research content.
  • Experience in the design, implementation and analysis of observation research studies within Pharmaceutical and/or Public Health settings.
  • Experience in research to support drug development.
  • Experience working with secondary data systems including administrative claims, EMR and registries.
  • Experience in observational research project planning and management.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and leading multi-disciplinary teams.


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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