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Scientific Communications Sr Manager, Ultra Rare Medicines/Rare Pipeline - Rare Disease

, Illinois
Start date
Apr 11, 2024

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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.

Scientific Communications Sr Manager, Ultra Rare Medicines/Rare Pipeline - Rare Disease


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will collaboration with cross-functional partners for the Ultra Rare Medicines/Rare Pipeline and aligned with product strategy, the Scientific Communications Sr Manager, Ultra Rare Medicines/Rare Pipeline - Rare Disease is accountable for a broad scope of responsibilities, including:

  • Developing and handling high-quality strategic plans and innovative scientific and medical content (including publications, global medical content [GMC], payer-relevant content, compendia, OUS educational events, congress support) to communicate Amgen science in alignment with product strategy for Global and US
  • Understand sources of inputs across functions and local affiliates incorporating insights to drive/influence the development of a value and impactful Scientific Communication Plan
  • Developing publication plan and publication-related results (manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and enhanced content)
  • Ensuring compliance with publication SOPs, GPP, ICMJE standards
  • Aiding medical strategies through scientific expertise and defining appropriate, relevant, and innovative channels for delivery of medical and scientific content to reach target audiences
  • Addressing Medical Information inquiries/critical issues
  • Maintaining positive relationships with Medical Strategy & Operations in support of standardization of processes, optimizing systems, and furthering continuous improvement and innovation, including use of digital and multi-channel approaches, as well as definition of impactful of important metrics
  • Supervising the work of vendors and potential training and/or supervision of junior staff

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The highly proficient professional we seek is a go-getter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree & 2 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience
  • Masters degree & 6 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience
  • Bachelors degree & 8 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience
  • Associates degree & 10 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience
  • High school diploma / GED & 12 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MD, PharmD, PhD, or DO highly preferred
  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process and knowledge of the regulatory and legal guidelines affecting promotion of prescription products
  • Experience in publication planning, publications guidelines and visibility standards (e.g., ICMJE, current Good Publication Practice Guidelines [GPP])
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of disease area and landscape and clinical data to enable critical analysis of scientific literature and communicate implications cross-functionally
  • Prior experience of effectively leading consultants and vendors
  • Strong computer and database skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products

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 expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is $146,984.00 to $179,944.00. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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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