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Material Compliance Associate

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Feb 13, 2024

Job Details


Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Material Compliance Associate


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. Amgen is seeking a Material Compliance Associate at our Thousand Oaks, CA, campus. In this vital role, you will be responsible for assisting the Brand Marketers build and monitor their projects through the Material Approval and Compliance (MAC) review process. The MCA will quality check files submitted for review, collect live edits during compliance review and approval meetings, and edit submission documents within the electronic review system, Veeva. They will ensure all materials submitted adhere to Amgen MAC Standards and FDA requirements throughout the process.

  • Quality check submissions for review to ensure alignment with internal standards

  • Work with agencies and internal staff, including training on next steps and advising on process standards

  • Provide administrative support during review meetings, including gathering live edits on submission documents

  • Assist with Label updates

  • Periodically assist on a variety of MAC-related projects

  • Run Veeva reports and communicate outputs to cross-functional partners

  • Proofreading commercial and training materials produced by the Marketing teams

  • Revise documents electronically

Other skills
  • Actively listen to and capture comments from meeting stakeholders

  • Anticipate edits and work proactively to suggest solutions

  • Ability to champion collaboration, work effectively on cross-functional teams, and consistently deliver timely

  • Strong oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated time management and decision-making skills

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Quick learner, proactive, takes initiative

  • Able to distinguish an accurate balance between strategic and tactical thinking

  • Strong experience with Project Management tools, methodologies, and practices

  • Proven ability to manage in a highly fluid, interactive, matrix environment

  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat Pro), and Veeva PromoMats

  • Authoritative command of complexity and ambiguity, ability to see the big picture, ability to collect, digest, and assemble information to enable relevant business analysis and influence decision-making


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The [vital attribute] professional we seek is a [type of person] with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree


  • Associates degree and 4 years of Marketing Communications Project Management / Copy-Editing experience


  • High school diploma, or GED, and 6 years of Marketing Communications Project Management / Copy-Editing experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Project management experience in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Healthcare-related field or other regulated industries

  • Experience in leading the creation of marketing materials from concept to commercialization

  • Experience managing the approval process of marketing materials that are produced at high volumes.

  • Copy-Editing experience including excellent typing and spelling skills

  • Able to proofread materials using Adobe Acrobat Professional


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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