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Global Launch Excellence

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
May 9, 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.



What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. This positions primary focus is on key strategic projects that support the development of core marketing capabilities at Amgen that supports the Marketing Capabilities Team within the GMAC (Global Marketing and Access Capabilities) organization. This position partners with marketing leaders, local Leadership Teams and cross functional business partners to launch strong brands and maximize the value of every brand and indication.

Amgen recognizes the critical role marketers play in the ability of our brands to deliver outsized impact in the market. As such, we are on a long-term journey to invest in and advance the role of marketing and marketers across Amgen. This role will report to the Director of Marketing Excellence and will play a critical role in building marketing capabilities to drive commercial impact at launch and beyond.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Refine, pressure test and pilot Amgens playbook to Launch Excellence and embed it into the organization through training and rollout.
  • Act as a trusted launch partner, supporting brand leads and cross-functionals at key decision points, from early commercialization to launch.
  • Provide long-term launch planning support by providing portfolio view of upcoming launches and identifying partnership opportunities.
  • Curate institutional knowledge around Launch Excellence, continually capturing launch lessons and establishing best practices.
  • Act as a beacon of change for our marketing organization.
Additional Responsibilities and Duties Include:
  • Strong brand management / marketing acumen and preferable to have experience launching and growing at least one pharma brand.
  • Strong strategic thinker and collaborator, with the ability to challenge the status quo.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional partners, influence without authority and drive clarity in a highly ambiguous environment.
  • Stellar storyteller, with strong verbal and written communication skills including ability to present cross-functionally.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Launch Excellence professional we seek is dynamic, goal oriented and results driven with these qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


Masters degree and 4 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


Bachelors degree and 6 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


Associates Degree and 10 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 8+ years marketing experience, preferably across industries
  • Global commercial experience, with experience launching and growing at least one brand in the biotech/pharma industry preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in Build Brand Foundations, Deliver Relevant Differentiation, Execute with Excellence and Make Strategic Choices competencies.
  • Strong marketing competence with experience building and growing brands

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 posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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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