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Senior Manager Scientific Communications

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
May 10, 2023

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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.

    Senior Manager - Scientific Communications - Cardiovascular


    What you will do

    Lets do this. Lets change the world. In collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders across the Cardiovascular Therapeutic Area and aligned with product strategy, the Senior Manager Scientific Communications is accountable for a broad scope of responsibilities, including:

  • Development/oversight of high-quality strategic plans

  • Delivery of innovative scientific and medical content (DSE/digital/MSL materials/FAQs/Medical Information Letters) tailored to specific audiences in the US and globally via impactful formats and relevant channels

  • Publication-related deliverables (manuscripts/abstracts/posters/enhanced content)

  • Addressing Medical Information inquiries/escalations

  • Creation of payer-related content, timely support for compendia

  • Support outside of US educational events and scientific congresses (booth content/symposia)

  • Maintaining strong partnerships with Medical Strategy & Operations in support of standardization of processes, optimizing systems, and furthering continuous improvement and innovation, including use of digital and multi-channel approaches, as well as definition of impactful of KPIs.

  • Drive the development of a holistic scientific communication plan that shifts based on changes in the disease area and treatment landscape and in-depth awareness of insights across local affiliates and cross-functional partners Further responsibilities may include

  • Overseeing the work of vendors and potential training and/or supervision of junior staff

  • Win

    What we expect of you

    We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The highly proficient professional we seek is a go-getter with these qualifications.

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree & 2 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience OR

  • Masters degree & 6 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience OR

  • Bachelors degree & 8 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience OR

  • Associates degree & 10 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience OR

  • High school diploma / GED & 12 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • MD, PharmD, PhD, or DO with 4 or more years of expertise in clinical research, patient care, Clinical Development, Medical/Scientific Affairs, and/or basic research (other doctorate degrees may be considered)

  • Prior experience in Medical/Scientific Affairs or Clinical Development within the biopharmaceutical industry, and/or clinical or research in the therapeutic area

  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process and knowledge of the regulatory and legal guidelines affecting promotion of prescription products

  • Experience in publication planning, publications guidelines and transparency standards (e.g., ICMJE, current Good Publication Practice (GPP) Guidelines GPP)

  • Understanding of disease area and landscape and clinical data to enable critical analysis of scientific literature and communicate implications cross-functionally

  • Prior experience of optimally managing consultants and vendors

  • Strong computer and database skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products

  • Thrive

    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.

    The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $146,740-167,412.

    In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

  • Apply now for a career that defies imagination

    Objects in your future are closer than they appear. 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 cancers, 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.


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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