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Manager, Portfolio Investment Optimization

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Mar 2, 2024

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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.

Manager, Portfolio Investment Optimization


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role of Manager, Investment and Optimization will focus not only on understanding customer needs, market trends, and competitive landscape but also on making data-driven investment decisions, collaborating with the cross-functional teams (Sales, Marketing, Value & Access, Media, Forecasting, Finance etc.), to optimize marketing spend and drive maximum return on investment (value). This position will innovate and drive notable business impact using sophisticated analytics techniques to help Amgen with its mission to serve patients by helping them get the therapies they need.

  • Collaborate with Marketing, Media, Finance and other CD&A teams to understand brand strategy, competitive landscape, and financial goals to help create marketing budgets and monitor spending to ensure cost-effectiveness and improve return on investment.
  • Help design metrics to track performance of spend across in-person, digital, and media channels and attribute impact across the same.
  • Assess historic channel/tactic performance (return on investment, mROI, impactable sales etc.) and provide recommendations on effective and efficient future spend across brands, tactics, channels, and audience types.
  • Partner with cross functional teams on projects and/or programs with strive to systematically derive insights that ultimately drive substantial business value for Amgen and our patients.
  • Able to effectively communicate analysis ideas, progress and recommendations to leadership and business partners.

What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 2 years of applied statistics/data science and/or analytics experience


Bachelors degree and 4 years of applied statistics/data science and/or analytics experience


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


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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise in using analytic tools such as Excel, R, SQL, Python, Tableau
  • Experience interpreting and communicating analytical insights to nontechnical & technical partners and collaborators using clear and concise language.
  • Experience with the application of statistical estimation techniques and/or optimization techniques.
  • Strong logical, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • 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 (e.g. 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.

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
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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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