Amgen Strategic Planning & Operations Director -- Global Product Strategy & Commercial Innovation in Thousand Oaks, California
The Strategic Planning & Operations Director for Global Product Strategy & Commercial Innovation (GPS&CI) is responsible for driving execution and performance for strategic imperatives, behavioral objectives and tactics. The Director is the leader and facilitator of cross-therapeutic area, cross-functional and cross-regional communication and alignment of key initiatives, such as driving innovation, commercialization, the Amgen operating model, capabilities evolution, prioritization and resource optimization as well as therapeutic area (TA) strategies.
The Director is also a key liaison with the regions on relevant pipeline assets and business development opportunities.
Administer the activities of Global Commercial Committee (GCC) including agendas (aligned with Portfolio Governance (PG)), best practices, follow up and metrics to assess performance (decision making, commercial alignment)
Administer the activities of the Commercial Licensing Committee (CLC) and work with Corporate Development to ensure alignment with External Landscape Review Meeting (ELRM) and Deal Review Committee (DRC)
Lead cross-functional and cross-regional Global Marketing strategic initiatives (innovation, capabilities evolution, prioritization and resource optimization, TA strategies, goal setting, launch planning, budgeting and portfolio management)
Partner with Development (Commercialization and R&D Compliance (CRDC)), Regulatory and Operations on planning and commercialization activities
Represent GPS&CI on cross-functional task forces and escalate key issues to SVP, GPS&CI and/or members of the Leadership team
Working with the SVP, manage the activities of the GPS&CI Leadership team, planning calendar, and key events throughout the year
Track and manage GPS&CI resources, including headcount, and budget, partnering with Finance & Human Resources
Represent GPS&CI on compliance committees and the implementation of SOPs and training
Lead a team responsible for the GPS&CI budget as well as GPS&CI compliance
Doctorate degree and 4 years of project management experience
Master's degree and 7 years of project management experience
Bachelor's degree and 9 years of project management experience
Project management experience in the commercial operations area within a biopharmaceutical company
Sales and/or marketing and/or consulting experience in the biopharmaceutical industry
Strong advocacy and communication skills
Strategic thinking, analytical and project management skills
Goal oriented and results driven
Ability to lead and manage projects from concept to completion
Quick learner, proactive, takes initiative
Strong interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, active listening, and relationship management skills
Interface effectively with all levels, including senior management
Ability to influence others while fostering a value-based environment of high performance and fairness
Ability to understand, plan, and navigate in a matrix and, at times, ambiguous environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly and effectively present information
Demonstrates creativity and foresight in anticipating and solving complex project issues
Awareness and ability to navigate and conform to Commercialization and Corporate Governance processes
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential 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.