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Senior Program Manager

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Nov 29, 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 Program Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. The Medical organization is looking to add a Senior Program Manager to support the development and execution of Medical Strategy for the Global and US Medical Affairs Teams. This is a key role whose overarching objective is to drive the development of the strategic medical components of the Brand Plan in collaboration with the Medical Affairs Lead.

In this vital role, you will be ensuring that deliverables such as medical execution plans and insight collection are brought to completion. The Senior Project Manager has a cross-functional, collaborative role across many teams and partners, identifying metrics, progress, and concerns and then facilitating resolution as needed.

  • Drive the coordination and integration of insights in partnership with the Medical Affairs Lead to inform product strategy for global and local teams

  • Be the key point of communication to ensure the medical execution of the Brand Plan including goal development and regular tracking

  • Drive the establishment and process for the Annual Strategic Brand Plan and ensure alignment between global and local medical leads for large and emerging markets

  • Understand CMZ framework and ensure integration with WPTs through close partnership with the EGT and IBT SPMs

  • Drive decision-making within the Medical Affairs Team

  • Identifying key deliverables for each function and their inter-dependencies

  • Implementing standard methodologies and ensuring cross-functional alignment and accountability

  • Identifying project issues or resource gaps and facilitating resolution

  • Reinforcing accurate decision-making according to Amgens Decision-Making Framework

  • Monitoring and communicating progress and adherence to timelines

  • Facilitating resource planning, financial and capacity assessments

  • Conducting risk management, contingency planning, and scenario planning using a variety of project management tools


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. What we seek in you as an experienced professional are these qualifications and skills:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of Project Management experience


  • Masters degree and 4 years of Project Management experience


  • Bachelors degree and 6 years of Project Management experience


  • Associate degree and 10 years of Project Management experience


  • High School diploma or GED and 12 years of Project Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5+ years experience in pharmaceutical or biotech project or program management

  • 8+ years of industry experience in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, or Healthcare field

  • Experience in a role requiring broad communication across multiple groups, levels, and interest groups with the responsibility of impacting change and results

  • Experience in tracking risks to project completion, including prioritizing, managing resolutions, and addressing partner concerns. Experience tracking projects in Excel, One Note, or another electronic dashboard-type tool


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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Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
United States

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