Observational Research Mgr
Location:
Thousand Oaks , California
Posted:
February 07, 2017
Reference:
R-30356
The Observational Research Manager will conducts epidemiologic research to support Level 1 - Level 3 forecasts for pipeline products and forecasts for potential in-licensing products
•Make significant contributions to the scientific direction of a product and/or specific projects
•Demonstrates creativity and independent thought in applying technical solutions to derivation of epidemiologic inputs to product forecasts
•Role within the Data & Analytic Center (DAC) of the Center for Observational Research (CfOR)
•Recognized as a scientific contributor
•First or contributing author on internal reports that enhance the company's mission
•Contributes to or leads papers for submission to peer reviewed journals
•Conducting research to the highest standards of the profession
•Aligning research with global and/or regional product team strategies
•Participating in initiatives to improve processes/capabilities within CfOR
Key Activities
•Responsible for conducting high-quality research to support development of addressable population forecasts
•Defends the methods, data sources, and inputs into addressable population forecasts
•Explains differences in disease state epidemiology and treatment landscapes across key countries
•Develops deep understanding of commercial product strategy to help shape patient research and analysis
•Helps shape scenarios around evolving treatment landscapes in the market
•Contributes to 'lessons learned' discussions post-product launch
•Promotes epidemiologic awareness within Global Marketing (Global Marketing Lead, Forecasting Director, Forecasting Manager)
•Promotes understanding within CfOR of commercial implications to R&D activities
•Communicates significant scientific information to a variety of audiences
•Contributes to a CfOR therapeutic area
•Sets annual product-specific and personal goals
•Provides input into CfOR department meetings
Basic Qualifications
Doctorate Degree
OR
Master's Degree and 3 years of Scientific experience
OR
Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of Scientific experience
Preferred Qualifications
Doctorate in epidemiology or other subject with high observational research
Analysis of epidemiology studies within pharmaceutical or biotechnology setting
Expertise with advanced spreadsheets and modelling software
3+ years' experience
Understanding of drug development (Pre-clinical, Early Development, and/or Clinical Development)
Project planning and management
Communication of scientific information (written and oral)
Regional project experience
Epidemiology methodology and applications within Drug Development
Drug development process and operations
Epidemiological databases
Forecasting processes
Technical expertise in data analysis and modeling
Oral and written communication/presentation skills
Team work
Project leadership
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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