Amgen Country Medical Affairs Lead (CMAL) - Cardiovascular in Tokyo, Japan


  • To maximize Amgen's value propositions through first-class medical and scientific expertise with key scientific customers as a representative of CV MA team

  • To develop and implement medical affairs plan with cross functional collaboration by managing CV MA team

Job Description ‚Äč

As a Single Point of Contact for CV MA team, CMAL is responsible for

  • Development and execution of medical affairs plan and activity tracking in CV Therapeutic Area(TA) that includes but not limited to:

Evidence generation plan

Scientific engagement plan (SEP)

Scientific event plan

  • Management of cross-functional team members

  • Ensures conduct of team activity in line with compliance regulations

  • Active contribution to product/TA strategy and internal projects

Basic Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (e.g. PhD, MD) preferred or strong demonstration of equivalent combination of relevant educational and professional training

  • Medical or scientific education or experience from similar positions

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in industry or research institute in relevant TA such as internal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, etc.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Medical affairs or R&D

  • Experienced in team/people management

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to clearly and effectively present information

  • Proficient in written and spoken English

  • Proven scientific expertise in relevant TA, related products, disease state, and educated on latest discoveries

  • Knows medical affairs business processes

  • Has thorough understanding of health care system and decision-making

  • Extensive knowledge of clinical research, drug safety, legal and compliance environment, and patient benefits

  • Leadership skill

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a similar role

  • Experience in clinical trial management or basic research for drug development

  • Established relevant customer networks

  • Ability to drive decision making

  • Experience in matrix organization management

  • Experience in leading cross-functional team