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CDnA - Insights Sr. Manager (Oncology)

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
Sep 30, 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.

CDnA - Insights Sr. Manager (Oncology)


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. For nearly four decades, Amgen has been at the forefront of providing the oncology and hematology communities with novel therapies that have changed patients lives. Our portfolio, as a whole, ranks above industry average in terms of the number of first-in-class medicines we have brought to market, with two-thirds of our medicines gaining this distinction versus the industry average of one-third.

The CDnA - Insights Sr. Manager (Oncology) will work directly with early oncology pipeline teams supporting multiple products and assets across Amgens Oncology Business Unit (OBU).

This individual will lead insight generation activities by integrating primary market research (qualitative and quantitative) with secondary data analytics and other creative approaches as necessary. The role reports to the Director for Commercial Insights, Solid Tumors.

Key job responsibilities include:

  • Leverages deep scientific or biopharma understanding to define relevant business problems and address through data and analytics approaches/projects

  • Identifies key business questions that need to be addressed to meet changing business needs

  • Consistently engage in thought leadership to craft commercial strategy

  • Influences leadership to incorporate key findings, insights and intelligence into program strategy

  • Prioritize research resources to impact critical business issues and decisions

  • Turn unstructured business issues/requests into appropriate action plans and projects that result in high quality, meaningful and impactful deliverables

  • Plan, design and conduct key strategic and highly sophisticated market research programs and translate the findings into strategic and tactical recommendations that help drive brand success

  • Synthesize and integrate various data, research and analyses into impactful insights

  • Ensuring that analyses and summaries of results are shared in the form of compelling stories that deepen customer understanding

  • Stays current with data and analytics techniques and capabilities; and lead implementation of new methodologies and best practices

  • Consider alternative methodologies to collect the voice of customer, being open to emerging innovative methods without immediately jumping to standard methods

  • Develop and nurture positive relationships with the oncology cross-functional marketing team to appropriately define the business problems/business questions

  • Identify, evaluate, and manage relationships with best-in-class insights vendors

  • Ensure that both routine and ad-hoc projects are in compliance with all Amgen SOPs and meet service-level expectations for quality, timeliness, and budget

  • Some travel required


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The [vital attribute] professional we seek is a [type of person] with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of market research and/or analytics experience


Masters degree and 4 years of market research and/or analytics experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of market research and/or analytics experience


Associates degree and 10 years of market research and/or analytics experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of market research and/or analytics experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience in oncology via prior project work, disease area knowledge, marketing/sales experience, etc.

  • Strong understanding of the latest developments and trends in the oncology space, key competitive dynamics and unmet medical needs

  • Experience in insights generation for the biopharmaceutical (or other healthcare) industries

  • Prior experience in strategy/management consulting in the biopharma industry preferably through a lead role

  • Demonstrated track record of thinking strategically, analyzing data to support key business decisions through thoughtful insights and recommendations

  • Ability to work collaboratively in team-based environment

  • Understanding of at least one key insights function - market research, forecasting, and/or analytics


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

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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One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
United States
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