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Learning, Program Management, & Organizational Development, Senior Manager

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Nov 17, 2023

Job Details


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.

Learning, Program Management, & Organizational Development, Senior Manager


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this vital role you will report to the Director, Talent Management and Development, the Senior Manager will be a learning and organizational development professional who helps internal clients assess organizational capabilities and align their structure, strategy, processes, and culture to achieve Amgens business goals. In this capacity, the Senior Manager will:

Talent Management
  • Act as central point of contact with HR Business Partners (BP) and other stakeholders to help address team and leader effectiveness gaps and opportunities and steer clients to the owners of relevant Talent practice areas

  • Contribute to the evolution of robust, scalable, global Talent Management practices

Team & Leader Effectiveness

Work with HR BPs to conduct needs analyses that identify performance opportunities and diagnose solutions to improve organizational, team, and leader effectiveness

Identify when team and/or leader assessments are advisable and support assessment interpretation

Improve the scalability of our Team & Leader Effectiveness practice by:

  • Promoting the use of existing programs, platforms, and resources

  • Coaching HR BPs and conducting train-the-trainer sessions to allow them to own their client solutions.

  • Partner with HR BPs and business clients to identify and onboard external consultants who can deliver solutions aligned with Talent best practices.

For business-essential opportunities, work with the HR Business Partners to design and facilitate highly targeted team and leader interventions.

Learning & Performance
  • Be knowledgeable about and leverage the full range of programs, platforms, and performance support offerings the Talent team offers in order to address learning concerns and improve individual and team performance
  • When learning needs are identified, work with the client to curate a solution from existing resources or support development of new offerings by partnering with internal resources (e.g. GLS) or external partners (e.g. HF)
  • Contribute to the evolution and continuous improvement of L4G globally

Talent Management & Development Team Member
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and impact of Talent programs and Team & Leader Effectiveness interventions
  • Contribute to analysis aimed at ensuring our Talent Team is addressing the most important business needs and finding opportunities to build scalable solutions
  • Communicate to Team, Talent, HR, and cross-functional Learning & Performance stakeholders to ensure best practices are identified and shared

Anticipated travel 5%


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Learning and Performance professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree & 2 years of Human Resources and/or Learning & Performance experience


Masters degree & 4 years of Human Resources and/or Learning & Performance experience


Bachelors degree & 6 years of Human Resources and/or Learning & Performance experience


Associates degree & 10 years of Human Resources and/or Learning & Performance experience


High school diploma / GED & 12 years of Human Resources and/or Learning & Performance experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a Center of Excellence (i.e., Talent Management, Organizational Development, Learning & Development)

  • Experience in performance consulting and needs analysis

  • Knowledge of organizational behavior, group dynamics, strategic planning, change management, and organization design

  • Able to translate theory into business terms and concepts into concrete, achievable actions

  • Collaborative work style with ability to solicit input, influence without authority, and support decision making

  • Self-directed and willing to take informed risks

  • Experience using change management methodologies/models to implement organization change initiatives

  • Interpersonal skills and experience working with leaders, identifying needs, developing action plans, identifying deliverables, and presenting results/recommendations

  • Project planning and management skills, plus ability to manage multiple workstreams simultaneously

  • Knowledge of adult learning methodologies, instructional design, and curriculum development

  • Experience using ADDIES, Agile, or other design and development methodologies in the creation of learning solutions

  • Knowledge of integrated talent systems/platforms


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.

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.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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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