Amgen Commercial Strategy and Analytics Director - Cardiovascular Engagement Lead in Thousand Oaks, California

The Commercial Strategy and Analytics (CS&A) Cardiovascular Engagement Lead leads a team of 5-7 cross-functional analytics professionals to drive business performance and inform strategy for Amgen's cardiovascular franchise, including Repatha and Corlanor. As the leader of CS&A engagement team, the Engagement Lead is a trusted, indispensable advisor to the Repatha Executive Director. He or she is a relentless champion of insights-driven strategy, objective, evidence-based decision making, and effective and efficient commercial activity. The Engagement Lead will also sit on the leadership team for US CS&A and be responsible for driving innovation and building business analytics and intelligence capabilities that give Amgen a competitive advantage.

The Engagement Lead reports to the CS&A Business Unit Lead for BCBU.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all US CS&A activities supporting Repatha, including forecasting, primary market research, competitive intelligence and marketing analytics (national and sub-national)

  • Develop productive relationships with the Repatha commercial leadership to define CS&A objectives, budgets, and work plans.

  • Lead a cross functional team of BAI staff (primary research, competitive intelligence, forecasting and analytics) to produce proactive, actionable customer and market insights

  • Participate and advise in the forecasting process and regular business reviews for the cardiovascular franchise and be able to clearly articulate insights and recommendations to executive leadership

  • Be a strong 'devil's advocate', even with senior commercial staff

  • Foster a culture of high performance, teamwork, and innovation

  • Drive strategic and innovative approaches to key business questions

  • Manage relationships with external vendors and consultants to enable effective and efficient project execution

  • Develop productive relationships with cross-functional partners, such as Global BAI, Sales Ops, Global Strategic Sourcing, and Compliance

  • Limited Travel Required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree and 4 years of analytics, consulting, and/or strategic marketing experience


  • Master's degree and 7 years of analytics, consulting, and/or strategic marketing experience


  • Bachelor's degree and 9 years of analytics, consulting, and/or strategic marketing experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Executive level written and oral communications ability

  • Strong analytical acumen, with experience developing forecasts and strategic plans

  • Experience leading and coaching teams

  • Understanding of primary market research methods

  • High capacity and the ability to manage many disparate projects and effectively coordinate with multiple stakeholders

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.