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CDnA - Associate Director, Marketing Investment Optimization

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Feb 18, 2024

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.

CDnA - Associate Director, Marketing Investment Optimization


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role Amgens Decision Sciences team of Commercial Data and Analytics (CD&A) department is looking for analytics lead who possesses excellent communication skills, has the ability to engage with and influence senior team members, and is able to translate analytical outputs into important recommendations for these business partners.

  • Partner with cross functional teams on projects and/or programs to systematically derive insights that ultimately drive substantial business value for Amgen and our patients.
  • Coordinate building of high-performance algorithms, prototypes, predictive models and proof of concepts using Python or R.
  • Identify business needs, propose and complete analytical approaches.
  • Be able to effectively communicate analysis ideas, progress and results to leadership and business partners.
  • Accountable for measurement of spend effectiveness and for recommendations on optimization of future spend across brands, tactics, channels, and audience types.
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Media, Finance and other CD&A teams to help build marketing budgets and monitor spending to ensure cost-effectiveness and improve return on investment.
  • Work closely with marketing and finance teams to analyze the financial impact of marketing initiatives.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is an analytical with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of data science and/or analytics experience


Masters degree and 4 years of data science and/or analytics experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of data science and/or analytics experience


Associates degree and 10 years of data science and/or analytics experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of data science and/or analytics experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent organization/planning skills and talent for simultaneously managing multiple large and complex projects.
  • Ability to collaborate and influence collaborators, business partners and IS resources to drive analytic projects end-to-end.
  • A proven track record of interpreting and communicating analytical insights to non-technical & technical partners and stakeholders using clear and concise language.
  • Technical proficiency with strong logical, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Passion for learning and staying on top of current developments in advanced analytics.
  • Marketing Mix and/or Multi Touch Attribution experience.
  • Expertise in using analytic tools such as Excel, R, SQL, Python, Tableau.
  • Experience with the application of statistical estimation techniques and/or optimization techniques.
  • Expertise in pharmaceutical data sets, such as prescriber-plan data, patient-level data, transactional claims, EMR/EHR data, SPP Hub data, media data, etc.
  • Experience working with large datasets, experience working with distributed computing tools (Databricks, PySpark).


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 $152,838.00 - $181,535.00.

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.

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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Thousand Oaks
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