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At Amgen, every challenge is an opportunity. And every opportunity brings the potential to change lives. Our shared missionto serve patientshas driven our status as one of the worlds preeminent biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Leverage your high-level expertise to lead and forge partnerships that advance the biotechnical and biopharmaceutical science that can turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses.
Executive Medical Director, Global Development
What you will do
Lets do this. Lets change the world. As an Executive Medical Director, you will play an important role in planning and execution for all aspects of clinical drug development across Amgens clinical programs.
This Executive Medical Director within Clinical Development will be involved with the full scope of the rare disease clinical drug development activities from discovery research through first in human, POC and Phase 3 or Phase 4 studies. They will serve as the principal representative for global development within the rare disease therapeutic area to a range of audiences, including executive leadership, development partners, and global regulatory agencies.
This role will include global development leadership of one or more assets within the portfolio and require people management activities. The position must work closely with all members of the cross-functional product team to apply full clinical knowledge to successfully advance clinical programs, as well as the overall product strategy. The Executive Medical Director will report into the Vice President, Clinical Development (Rare Diseases).
This position is currently located in the Deerfield, Illinois office, but alternative locations will be considered for the right candidate.
Provide adequate oversight and mentoring of R&D personnel to design clinical development plans and protocols spanning all phases of development per indication in collaboration with product team members, key opinion leaders (KOLs) and CROs that are aligned with the target product profile
Provide adequate oversight in the development of the primary and secondary endpoints for efficacy and safety as well as contribute to the biostatistics analysis plan, and clinical study reports (CSRs) along with biostatistics and other R&D colleagues
Drive clinical development components in the writing and data interpretation of CSRs and oversee filing and registration activities
Review, interpret and present clinical data to internal and external stakeholders
Provide adequate oversight and mentoring of clinical development colleagues in co-authoring and reviewing clinical sections of regulatory documents
Lead the evidence generation strategy as well as contribute to content of individual publications, abstracts, and presentations
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of scientific and clinical published literature
Interact with KOLs to assure implementation of latest clinical thinking and guidelines into the integrated product development plan
Serve as medical and technical resource for clinical issues raised by internal and external collaborators, investigators, and consultants
Provide input/review study start up documentations, e.g., CRF design
Attend and provide clinical support for investigator and steering committee meetings
Participate in due diligence and business development activities as needed
Always operate within Compliance Guidelines
Provide medical monitoring oversight for clinical trials as required
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Executive Medical Director we seek is an experienced leader with the following qualifications. They will also embody the Amgen leadership attributes which are:
Inspire: Create a connected, inclusive, and inspiring work environment that empowers talent to thrive
Accelerate: Enable speed that matches the urgency of patient needs by encouraging progress over perfection
Integrate: Connect the dots to amplify the collective power of Amgen to drive results for patients, staff, and shareholders
Adapt: Lead through change by adapting to an ever-changing environment and defining a clear course of action to deliver results
MD or DO from an accredited medical school AND
Five (5) years of industry or academic research AND
Six (6) years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources
MD, PhD, MBBS plus accredited residency in relevant sub-specialty, board certified or equivalent
Ten (10) or more years in biopharmaceutical sponsored clinical research is desirable
Biopharmaceutical experience as a medical monitor and clinical lead across therapeutic areas is desirable
Solid understanding of relevant areas such as biostatistics, regulatory, clinical pharmacology, pre-clinical toxicology approaches
Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), FDA regulations and guidelines, and applicable international regulatory requirements
Ability to effectively present ideas and document complex medical/clinical concepts in both written and oral communication
Ability to analyze and interpret complex datasets
Exercises initiative in meeting goals and drives innovation in projects
What you can expect of us
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we 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 $306,229 - $373,641.
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
Amgens Commitment to Our Staff
At Amgen, our mission is serving patients. Our staff are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of science to transform medicine and turn the tide on serious illnesses. Central to achieving this mission is our people-first philosophy. We recruit the best talent, build an environment that facilitates career growth, and provide staff with the opportunity to make significant contributions for patients and our business.
We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.
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.