Amgen Director of Global Program Management in Thousand Oaks, California
Amgen is seeking a Director of Global Program Management based in our global headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA and reporting to the Executive Director of Program Management.
The Director of Global Program Management is a globally-oriented role based in Strategy, Commercialization & Innovation (SCI) which has internal, external and regional interactions.
Responsibilities of the Director of Global Program Management include:
Actively contributes to the development and execution of global program strategy
Leads development and management of integrated project plans and timelines, risk management plans, communication plans and contract books
Drives alignment between program strategies and plans
Leads cross-functional resource, financial and capacity assessments
Drives adherence to the Amgen commercialization and governance processes
Leads Product Team (PT) effectiveness initiatives in partnership with Global Program Management (GPGM)
Ensures effective partnerships/ alliances through driving delivery of Amgen's obligations per the agreement
Applies best practice strategic project management to Amgen's global commercialization process
Ensures adequate transparency to program risks
Drives team adherence to the DAI framework by being the independent voice on the PT
Manages and coaches program management staff to ensure effective work package teams
Key Activities of the Director of Global Program Management include:
Contributes to and drives the development and execution of high-quality, realistic, cross-functional, Global Product Strategies (GPS)
Leads development and management of the Integrated Project Plan as the single source of project and program information
Manages and drives the development of all cross-functional PT commercialization deliverables
Actively contributes to the development of content for governance meetings
Escalates program and PT issues and risks to GPGM
Proactively identifies barriers to team effectiveness and partner with the GPGM to drive the development and implementation of appropriate solutions.
Models good DAI behaviors and drive team adherence to the DAI framework.
Manages operational aspects of PT meetings and onboard and off-board PT members and GPMT staff
Conducts regular program level scenario planning and risk analysis according to DAI
Leads development and management of risk registers and drive the development of contingency and risk mitigation plans
Develops, manages, and communicates the program plan and ensure alignment with integrated project plans
Drives cross-functional alignment between project and program strategies and plans
Drives the development and execution of PT communication plans (internal/external)
Serves as the single point of contact for program information within the PT
Drive cross-functional resource, financial and capacity assessments
Manages project management staff
Leads GPMT to ensure efficient execution of project activities and resolution of issues
Doctorate degree and 4 years of Program Management and/or Project Management experience
Master's degree and 8 years of Program Management and/or Project Management experience
Bachelor's degree and 10 years of Program Management and/or Project Management experience
4 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources
5+ years' experience in managing and/or leading cross-functional drug development teams
Drug development knowledge with advanced understanding of other functions including, but not limited to: Research, Pre-clinical, Clinical Manufacturing and Operations, Commercial, Regulatory and Medical Affairs
Broad global experience within all phases of drug development
Cardiovascular therapeutic area experience
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.
Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
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.