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2023 Commercial (Marketing) Leadership Program (CLP)\xe2\x80\xaf

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
Sep 30, 2022
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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.


2023 Commercial (Marketing) Leadership Program (CLP)


What you will do


Lets do this. Lets change the world. The Amgen Commercial Leadership Program (CLP) is a career opportunity for candidates interested in continuing their professional growth after graduation and embarking on their journey towards becoming a leader at Amgen. This 3-year program includes three 12-month rotations across our Commercial (sales and marketing) organization.

Potential teams you may join:

  • Field Sales
  • U.S. or Regional Marketing
  • Global Pipeline Planning and Marketing
  • Value and Access
  • Market Research
  • Strategic Planning

Potential experiences you will engage in:



  • Working together with field-based Amgen colleagues to sell one or more of Amgens products to primary care, cardiology, nephrology, oncology, rheumatology, or dermatology customers
  • Create and implement business plans for customers in your assigned territory through tactics such as lunch-and-learns, dinner programs, and congress/exhibit booths
  • Gain a critical understanding of customer needs and access implications while practicing delivery of impactful messages


  • Complete strategic brand priorities by developing, executing, and measuring tactics within a given channel (HCP Promotion, Multichannel, Direct-to-Consumer, etc.)
  • Plan the launch of a new product, indication, dose and/or diagnostic
  • Synthesize data and analytical insights into strategic brand recommendations

Value & Access

  • Supporting payer engagement strategy and pricing decisions by developing models and running strategic scenarios
  • Developing and rolling out an engagement strategy with key payers and other relevant partners to improve patient access to Amgen products
  • Ensuring the quality of Amgens payer/provider contracts and discounting activities through above-brand strategic initiatives

CLP benefits:

  • Broad exposure across Amgens Global Commercial Operations organization, including VP/SVPs
  • Accelerated career development in global commercial organization through breadth of experiences
  • Executive level coach assigned to support each participants unique career journey and growth, including mentorship in identifying optimal rotation experiences
  • Active partnership in identifying and determining your rotation experiences
  • Virtual-first way of working with opportunities to be fully remote or partially onsite
  • An inclusive, tight-knit, and champion mind-set community
  • Highly regarded flagship program, running 25+ years strong!


What we expect of you


We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a collaborative team-player with these qualifications.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in final year of an MBA program
  • Scheduled to graduate no later than summer 2023
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in current program


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of work experience
  • Biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or health care industry experience
  • Sales and/or marketing experience
  • International work experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact well with all levels of management
  • Substantial leadership experience and skills
  • Ability to work successfully in a team and matrix environment
  • The ability to effectively operate independently and in ambiguous situations, across functional lines, and with both internal and external customers and/or stakeholders
  • Solid analytical, quantitative, organizational and project management skills
  • Demonstrated personal initiative, self-motivation, flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to deliver results within aggressive timelines and amidst challenging priorities
  • Receptivity to regular coaching and feedback from management and peers
  • Geographic flexibility to accommodate evolving corporate needs, goals, and objectives
  • The location of sales rotation assignments will be based on a combination of company needs at the time of hire and staff interest, which requires that the candidate be geographically flexible for this assignment. Daily travel to locations such as doctors offices, clinics and hospitals is also required during sales rotations.
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally


Some of the vast rewards of working here


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.

  • 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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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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