Global Scientific Communications Manager
Thousand Oaks , California
February 03, 2017
The successful candidate will be responsible for communicating scientific information on Amgen oncology products within the Oncology TA to the global healthcare community, enabling informed decision making for optimal patient care and access to Amgen products. Reporting to the Director of Global Scientific Communications, the Manager's responsibilities will include execution of initiatives such as writing standard response documents, performing intake of adverse events and product complaint reports related to Amgen products communicating disease state and product information to internal and external customers, performing literature surveillance and analysis, reviewing field-based promotional and educational materials for scientific accuracy, providing support for key scientific congresses including creation of Scientific Affairs booths, the development and management of scientific platforms, scientific advisory boards, and resources for Regional Medical Liaisons, and management of project-associated budgets. This position offers an opportunity to work in a matrix environment on global cross-functional teams that are focused on supporting Amgen's innovative scientific programs. Approximately 10% travel
Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree
Master's degree and 3 years of clinical experience
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of clinical experience
Associate's degree and 10 years of clinical experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of clinical experience
Preferred Requirements:
PharmD, PhD, MD, or DO with 1+ years of relevant experience in clinical research, patient care, Clinical Development, Medical/Scientific Affairs, and/or basic research (Other doctorate degrees may be considered)
Prior experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development within the biopharmaceutical industry, and/or clinical or research experience in the areas of Oncology
An understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process and knowledge of the regulatory and legal guidelines affecting promotion of prescription products
Aptitude in writing and presenting on scientific and clinical data
Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational, time management, and project planning skills
Demonstrated track record of strategic execution in a matrix environment
The ability to work in teams and interface in a dynamic environment across corporate functions
Understanding of disease landscape and clinical data to enable critical analysis of scientific literature and communicate implications cross-functionally
Prior experience of successfully managing consultants and vendors
Strong computer and database skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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