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Business Development External R&D Senior Manager

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    114879073
Amgen

Job ID: R-86525
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360
Additional Location: US - California - South San Francisco

The mission of Amgen's External Research and Development (ER&D) group within Business Development is to maximize Amgen's ability to deliver life changing therapies through rigorous identification and assessment of external innovation. Amgen is currently searching for a highly motivated and scientifically curious person to join our External R&D group as Senior Manager.

The External R&D group actively supports Amgen's growing pipeline and strategic goals by identifying and assessing opportunities from all external sources, including universities, venture/investment firms, small start-up companies, and other large pharma. The Senior Manager is responsible for the global search efforts to support the Therapeutic Area's strategic objectives as well as managing the technical due diligence to ensure a detailed understanding of the potential and the risks of each opportunity. For opportunities of high interest, this person will partner with a Transaction lead to execute bespoke agreements that maximize the value of the opportunity, including venture investments, licensing, collaborations, and acquisitions. This is an attractive opportunity for someone with sound scientific knowledge and drug development experience who enjoys a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. It is a highly-visible role that offers a chance to make significant contributions towards Amgen's goals and improve patient care.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify, prioritize, and evaluate innovative therapeutic opportunities from preclinical through commercial stage
  • Actively source opportunities via internal and external networking, attending scientific sessions, monitoring of pipelines, news, and other sources such as KOLs, VCs, and industry leaders
  • Guide and manage evaluations with cross-functional teams, including R&D, Commercial, CMC/manufacturing, Legal, IP, and others
  • Provide recommendations and guidance, and ensure robust and efficient decision-making processes
  • Work closely with other Business Development functions to ensure appropriate deal structures and valuations are achieved
  • Ensure detailed record keeping
  • Support the generation of therapeutic area (TAs) strategies in conjunction with the TAs
  • Reach out externally and internally to share Amgen's Business Development vision
  • Prepare and present clear communications for senior management


Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Business Development and/or drug development industry experience

Or

Master's degree and 4 years of Business Development and/or drug development industry experience

Or

Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Business Development and/or drug development industry experience

Or

Associate's degree and 10 years of Business Development and/or drug development industry experience

Or

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Business Development and/or drug development industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree in a scientific discipline
  • 3+ years of experience in biotech/pharma business development and/or drug development with strong technical R&D experience
  • Strong scientific, organizational, communication, and project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a record of key accomplishments
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Effective communication skills pertaining to scientific and business development
  • ability to foresee and solve problems, and prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to interface effectively with all-levels of staff across differing functional expertise within the organization, including Commercial, Legal, CMC, and Finance.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and build relationships
  • Professional attitude with strong decision-making skills and ability to work calmly in a high intensity and dynamic environment
  • Aptitude for working independently as well as coordinating and guiding a large cross functional team
  • Strong collaboration, organization, scientific, and strategic skills, as well as the ability to prepare and present clear communications for senior management


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.

Join Us

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.

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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-86525<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><b>Additional Location: </b>US - California - South San Francisco<br/><br/>The mission of Amgen's External Research and Development (ER&D) group within Business Development is to maximize Amgen's ability to deliver life changing therapies through rigorous identification and assessment of external innovation. Amgen is currently searching for a highly motivated and scientifically curious person to join our External R&D group as Senior Manager.<br><br>The External R&D group actively supports Amgen's growing pipeline and strategic goals by identifying and assessing opportunities from all external sources, including universities, venture/investment firms, small start-up companies, and other large pharma. The Senior Manager is responsible for the global search efforts to support the Therapeutic Area's strategic objectives as well as managing the technical due diligence to ensure a detailed understanding of the potential and the risks of each opportunity. For opportunities of high interest, this person will partner with a Transaction lead to execute bespoke agreements that maximize the value of the opportunity, including venture investments, licensing, collaborations, and acquisitions. This is an attractive opportunity for someone with sound scientific knowledge and drug development experience who enjoys a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. It is a highly-visible role that offers a chance to make significant contributions towards Amgen's goals and improve patient care.<br><br><b>Responsibilities include:</b><br><br><ul><li>Identify, prioritize, and evaluate innovative therapeutic opportunities from preclinical through commercial stage</li><li>Actively source opportunities via internal and external networking, attending scientific sessions, monitoring of pipelines, news, and other sources such as KOLs, VCs, and industry leaders</li><li>Guide and manage evaluations with cross-functional teams, including R&D, Commercial, CMC/manufacturing, Legal, IP, and others</li><li>Provide recommendations and guidance, and ensure robust and efficient decision-making processes</li><li>Work closely with other Business Development functions to ensure appropriate deal structures and valuations are achieved</li><li>Ensure detailed record keeping</li><li>Support the generation of therapeutic area (TAs) strategies in conjunction with the TAs</li><li>Reach out externally and internally to share Amgen's Business Development vision</li><li>Prepare and present clear communications for senior management</li></ul><br><br><b><b>Basic Qualifications:</b></b><br><br>Doctorate degree and 2 years of Business Development and/or drug development industry experience<br><br>Or<br><br>Master's degree and 4 years of Business Development and/or drug development industry experience<br><br>Or<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Business Development and/or drug development industry experience<br><br>Or<br><br>Associate's degree and 10 years of Business Development and/or drug development industry experience<br><br>Or<br><br>High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Business Development and/or drug development industry experience<br><br><b><b>Preferred Qualifications:</b></b><br><br><ul><li>Doctorate degree in a scientific discipline</li><li>3+ years of experience in biotech/pharma business development and/or drug development with strong technical R&D experience</li><li>Strong scientific, organizational, communication, and project management skills</li><li>Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a record of key accomplishments</li><li>Excellent presentation skills</li><li>Effective communication skills pertaining to scientific and business development</li><li>ability to foresee and solve problems, and prioritize and meet deadlines</li><li>Ability to interface effectively with all-levels of staff across differing functional expertise within the organization, including Commercial, Legal, CMC, and Finance.</li><li>Demonstrated ability to create and build relationships</li><li>Professional attitude with strong decision-making skills and ability to work calmly in a high intensity and dynamic environment</li><li>Aptitude for working independently as well as coordinating and guiding a large cross functional team</li><li>Strong collaboration, organization, scientific, and strategic skills, as well as the ability to prepare and present clear communications for senior management</li></ul><br><br>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.<br><br>Join Us <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/E5deXLiDV2YWHY5bsXman"> <p>PI114879073</p>

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