Human Resources Sr Mgr–HR Business Partner for US Commercial Business

  • Company: Amgen
  • Posted: January 12, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-25576
Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.
Amgen is searching for a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) for its US Commercial Business organization within Global Commercial Operations.
Amgen's US Commercial Business delivers ~$17.5B in annual revenues and is in the midst of new product launches in an increasingly competitive environment. This HRBP will be the strategic HR partner to the Oncology Business Unit (OBU) as well as the US Value & Access (USV&A) organizations. The OBU consists of ~650 staff in Thousand Oaks as well as in the field. USV&A consists of ~225 staff in Thousand Oaks as well as in the field. This position provides the opportunity to develop solutions to a variety of complex HR challenges in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. This HRBP will use developed HR consulting skills to help their business clients achieve key business objectives and increase the effectiveness of their organization. They will coach clients on a variety of HR and business-related issues to effect change in the organization. Additional responsibilities include overseeing, in partnership with the relevant HR centers of expertise, leadership development, talent management, compensation strategies, engagement and retention, and ongoing organizational design/optimization efforts. In addition to developing and retaining top internal talent, the HRBP also will play an important role in partnering with Amgen's staffing organization to identify and attract top external talent to key leadership roles.
Amgen is in the midst of an unprecedented number of global filings and product launches for both innovative and biosimilar medicines, and is navigating an increasingly complex and dynamic landscape from a reimbursement and competitive perspective. This role is truly an exciting opportunity to help shape the company's future.
This position will be located at Amgen's corporate headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA.
Basic Qualifications
Doctorate degree & 2 years Human Resources experience OR
Master's degree & 4 years of Human Resources experience OR
Bachelor's degree or & 6 years of Human Resources experience OR
Associate's degree & 10 years of Human Resources experience OR
High school diploma / GED & 12 years of Human Resources experience
Preferred Qualifications
MBA or Master's degree with emphasis in such areas as organizational development, management, human resources development, physical sciences or equivalent and Biotechnology industry knowledge.
8+ years of progressively complex/strategic HR experience, including organization effectiveness, staff relations, compensation, staff development and recruitment.
Demonstrated ability to understand business needs and develop strategic and practical solutions to tangible business challenges, sound knowledge of applicable employment laws, regulations, and business practices related to the field of Human Resources.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities, adapt to ever changing demands, and an intellectual curiosity and ability to understand the business.
Strong analytical, problem solving, consulting, and project management skills.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to interact with and influence all levels of management, and executives.
Ability to partner well with other HR and business functions.
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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