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Director, Strategic Planning Operations, Oncology

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-112103
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US


If you feel like you're part of something bigger, it's because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together-researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will work closely with the US VP of Oncology Sales and Marketing on setting and ensuring effective implementation of the strategy for the Oncology portfolio. Critical elements of the role will be ensuring strong cross-functional partnership across all key partners and driving a collaborative culture of continuous learning.


  • Develop deep understanding of the Oncology portfolio to identify key opportunities and risks at the brand and portfolio level and support communication of key elements to appropriate partners
  • Collaborate with VP Oncology Sales and Marketing in business unit strategy development and drive execution through cross-functional partnerships
  • Collaborate extensively with the SPO for Hematology to ensure tight alignment
  • Liaise with key stakeholders on business development opportunities
  • Engage with Global marketing team to ensure best One-Team approach when appropriate

Financial performance

  • Work closely with OBU Finance and Brand Leads on revenue planning
  • Support effective communication of financial results within the organization
  • Lead management of business unit OPEX, including advising on budget allocation tradeoffs within the Oncology portfolio

Team and culture

  • Support Oncology Leadership Team including meeting content and cadence to ensure progress against goals, improve team skill set, share key findings, and to maintain awareness of the external environment
  • Partner with VP Oncology Sales and Marketing to facilitate engagement initiatives to champion culture and purpose across the business (including broad engagement throughout sales and marketing teams)
  • Recognize opportunities and define and implement solutions that improve the efficiency of the Oncology sales and marketing team
  • Liaise with US Healthcare Compliance on business unit activity and track progress


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 4 years of sales management and/or marketing experience


Master's degree and 7 years of sales management and/or marketing experience


Bachelor's degree and 9 years of sales management and/or marketing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of successful sales and marketing experience executing
  • Strategic planning and analytical experience
  • Outstanding project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to drive cross-functional partnerships, execution, and results
  • Strong business analysis skill and financial acuity
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Examples of exemplary team leadership and achieving goals through others
  • Strong communication and matrix leadership skills including key partnership with Finance, US Value & Access, Commercial Data and Analytics, Global Marketing, Medical and external partners
  • Understanding of the US payer environment including the ability to factor government and commercial payer insights into strategic and operational brand plans


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.


Equal Opportunity Statement

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 a 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 an accommodation.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.

Posted: 2021-02-04 Expires: 2021-03-08

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