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Global Competitive Intelligence & Strategy, Senior Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-111584
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US

For nearly four decades, Amgen has been at the forefront of providing the oncology and hematology communities with novel therapies that have changed patients' lives. Our portfolio, as a whole, ranks above industry average in terms of the number of first-in-class medicines we have brought to market, with two-thirds of our medicines gaining this distinction versus the industry average of one-third. We have pioneered five first-in-class oncology and hematology medicines.

The Competitive Intelligence Senior Manager, Hematology (AML, ALL, and MM) will lead intelligence gathering activities using for the disease area, strategy and knowledge (DASK) and early pipeline teams with multiple assets across Amgen's Oncology Business Unit (OBU). This critical role will report directly to the Director for Commercial Insights, Hematology.

This person will:
  • Be a strategic thought partner to key stakeholders across disease area, brand, corporate, and other cross-functional teams supporting Amgen's OBU.
  • Be proactive and keep pushing the envelope on Amgen's thinking.
  • Synthesize information from multiple sources to develop strategic insights and point of view on key competitive developments, implications to Amgen and actions Amgen must take.
  • Work in a highly cross functional manner and manage changing priorities across several key customers.
  • Develop productive relationships with Global and Regional teams to define business problems and develop integrated analysis plans based on best practice methodologies.
  • Apply structured problem solving to collect, analyze and report CI, incorporating primary and secondary data sources to generate actionable insights.
  • Articulate and educate customers on the relevant impact of changing market dynamics to their business from a CI perspective.
  • Organize and facilitate strategic exercises & competitive simulations to generate competitive insights and company plans.
  • Coordinate and facilitate CI collection efforts at major medical conferences/congresses.
  • Manage a network of primary data sources, including vendors and Amgen employees, to enable effective project execution.
  • Assess the reliability of CI research findings, maintaining high standards for accuracy, relevance, and quality in deliverables at all times and communicate level of evidence to stakeholders.
  • Present on a regular basis in-depth analyses and summaries of results, interpreting and communicating results with recommendations to key stakeholders.
  • Work to grow competitive intelligence/strategy to support other functions in the organization.
  • Abide by and strictly enforce Amgen's CI Legal and Ethical Guidelines with internal stakeholders and agencies.
  • Some travel (15-20%) required.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of biopharma consulting AND/OR competitive intelligence experience


Master's degree and 4 years of biopharma consulting AND/OR competitive intelligence experience


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of biopharma consulting AND/OR competitive intelligence experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of biopharma consulting AND/OR competitive intelligence experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of biopharma consulting AND/OR competitive intelligence experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree with a focus on life sciences and business
  • Experience with previous Competitive intelligence role through agency and/or industry experience
  • Relevant experience in oncology via prior project work, disease area knowledge, marketing/sales experience, etc.
  • Prior experience in strategy/management consulting in the biopharma industry preferably through a lead role
  • Prior experience as an equity research analyst within the biopharma industry
  • Proven track record of influencing key business decisions through thoughtful insights and recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and analyze data to support key business decisions
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills-able to explain complex concepts clearly to a variety of audiences
  • Proven project management skills-able to manage multiple, simultaneous projects and data sources
  • Demonstrated analytical skills-understands the advantages and limits of different analytical approaches and studies
  • Ability to work collaboratively in team-based environment
  • Strong understanding of the latest developments and trends in the oncology space, key competitive dynamics and unmet medical needs
  • Understanding of at least one other functional area in BAI (market research, forecasting, marketing analysis)
  • Experience in insights generation for the biopharmaceutical (or other healthcare) industries

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.

Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.
  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A 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-with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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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.

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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: 2021-01-29 Expires: 2021-03-02

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