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Biostatistics Senior Manager, Biosimilars

Employer
Amgen
Location
Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
May 20, 2024

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Discipline
Science/R&D, Biostatistics
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

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.

Biostatistics Senior Manager, Biosimilars

Live

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role, you will independently lead a single large product and/or more complex studies and/or projects, ensure that all statistical aspects of documentation of clinical activities meet required standards and are statistically correct, influence and contribute to the development strategy, and defend statistics.

Responsibilities:
  • Implements, oversees, and supports standards, technical quality, and consistent approaches in strategy, study design, and statistical analysis.

  • Plans and implements statistical contributions to protocols, randomization specifications, Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs), Table, Listing, and Graph (TLG) shells, Submission Data File (SDF) specifications, other key-study-related documentation, protocol deviations, Flash Memos, Clinical Study Reports (CSRs), and other communications in close partnership with CROs in a full-service CRO model.

  • Provides statistical inputs to clinical publications, Clinical Summary of Safety (CSSs), Clinical Summary of Efficacy (CSEs), Clinical Overviews (COs), and regulatory documents.

  • Oversees statistical work performed by CROs in a full-service CRO model.

  • Performs statistical analysis of multiple studies or projects and subsequent exploratory analyses, and makes sound conclusions and recommendations.

  • Represents the Biostatistics function and participates in multidisciplinary project team meetings; collaborates closely with other functional team members; incorporates knowledge of cross-functional areas to inform and provide sound statistical guidance to teams (e.g., provides support and input in case report form design and data collection).

  • Proactively anticipates and communicates resource and quality issues that may impact deliverables or timelines within functional areas as well as cross-functionally.

  • Is familiar with statistical policy and strategy at Amgen; has a working knowledge of theoretical and applied statistics, regulatory guidelines, and industry practice on biosimilar development.

  • Stays abreast of the latest developments in the field of statistics in drug development and contributes to scientific advances by publishing applied research in scientific journals and books and communicating statistical methodology at internal or external scientific meetings.

  • Participates in the review of CRO policies, SOPs, and other controlled document development, and in the development and review of Amgen-CROs process maps; contributes to process improvement and operational efficiency.

  • Adheres to all Amgen policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and other standards applicable to biosimilar development.

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The Biostatistics Senior Manager we seek is technically adept with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of biostatistics experience OR

  • Masters degree and 6 years of biostatistics experience OR

  • Bachelors degree and 8 years of biostatistics experience OR

  • Associates degree and 10 years of biostatistics experience OR

  • High school diploma or GED and 12 years of biostatistics experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in statistics, biostatistics, or another subject with high statistical content and 8 years of post-graduate statistical experience in the pharmaceutical industry or medical research

Or

  • Doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics, or another subject with high statistical content and 5 years of post-graduate statistical experience in the pharmaceutical industry or medical research

  • Knowledge or experience of biosimilars development, non-inferiority, or equivalence trials

  • Statistical contributions to regulatory submissions

  • Experience in statistical methodologies related to adaptive designs (e.g., group sequential design, adaptations to treatment arm selection design, Bayesian adaptive design) and/or combined phase 1/2 or phase 2/3 design

  • Independent leadership of the design, analysis, and reporting of at least 1 complex or multiple less complex studies or projects within the Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Public Health setting in Industry, Government, or Academia

  • Demonstrated ability to provide sound strategic and statistical input on study or research design to meet project needs and regulatory and scientific requirements

  • Demonstrated ability in communicating results and defending statistical findings, study design, and analysis. This could be to internal audiences (study or product team) or at external meetings such as investigator meetings, steering committee meetings, ad board meetings, or regulatory meetings

  • Demonstrated ability to work within a global team and with CRO partners to ensure operational excellence and efficiencies

  • Demonstrated effective communication skills (written and oral)

Thrive

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!

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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.

Company

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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Phone
805-447-1000
Location
Corporate Headquarters
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Thousand Oaks
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91320-1799
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