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Scientific Communications Manager, Uplizna - Rare Disease

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
May 22, 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.

Scientific Communications Manager, Uplizna-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 Uplizna and aligned with product strategy, the Scientific Communications Manager is accountable for a broad scope of responsibilities, including :

  • Medical review of promotional materials as a member of the Material Approval and Compliance Committee
  • Contribute to development of Uplizna Global Medical Content (GMC) deliverables based on Scientific Communication Plan & timeline; Collaborate with subject matter experts, Sci Comm Sr Managers/Directors, Global Medical Affairs Lead and vendors on content development
  • Core scientific and medical content (e.g., disease state education/digital/medical science liaison materials/FAQs/Medical Information Letters)
  • Content for scientific meetings
  • Payer-related content
  • Partner with MedInfo to respond to inquiries and conduct literature surveillance
  • Maintain strong working relationships with cross-functional partners on the extended team

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
  • Masters degree and 2 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience
  • Bachelors degree and 4 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience
  • Associates degree and 8 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience
  • High school diploma / GED and 10 years of Medical/Scientific Affairs experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • PharmD, PhD, MD, or DO with 1 or more years of relevant experience in clinical research, patient care, Medical/Scientific Affairs, and/or basic research
  • Prior experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development within the biopharmaceutical industry, and/or clinical or research experience
  • Understanding of current publication environment, good publication practices, and other global guidelines related to publications, scientific data communication, and transparency standards
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process and knowledge of the regulatory and legal guidelines affecting promotion of prescription products
  • Demonstrated track record of strategic execution in a matrix environment with limited supervision
  • Experience leading vendors
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, and project planning skills
  • Ability to lead and/or facilitate effective team meetings
  • 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.

This role is paid hourly. The expected annualized salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is $112,714.00 to $137,841.00. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

In addition to the annualized hourly 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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