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Director, Enterprise Data Strategy & Analytics

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-105480
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

We are looking for a Director, Enterprise Data Strategy & Analytics to join the Amgen team.

This role will be responsible for day-to-day completion of strategic data projects. Some of these projects are data governance, integration into existing functions and workflows and mentoring senior leaders and staff. The Director will perform a financial and strategic analysis of new data projects they build which will be reconciled against the existing portfolio. This role reports into Digital Health and Innovation but has an enterprise-level technology responsibility to help various partners identify challenges and potential data, analytics and technology solutions to improve the value of Amgen's medicines to patients and to the healthcare system.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute data and analytics projects aligned with Amgen's vision and strategies that use data to drive notable value for patients
  • Be a trusted thought partner and provide mentorship and recommendations on how data can be demonstrated to answer questions and solve problems
  • Drive a Data Culture at Amgen, including hiring and onboarding, initial and ongoing training, harmonized data governance and management, policy generation and enforcement, and monitoring and reporting of relevant performance metrics, etc
  • Execute a harmonized data acquisition process, including frameworks for business case assumptions, prioritizing value with regards to strategy, risks, etc. as well as multi-functional decision-making processes
  • Assist in driving data process change at the senior leadership level; includes assisting with developing training materials and facilitating training sessions
  • Meet regularly with domain specialists to develop a deep understanding of the business and business needs as it pertains to data efficiency and scaling methods
  • Anticipate data needs across the organization and sit with other functional leads to both answer critical strategic questions, problem solve and support all data complexities
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of industry standard methodologies, technologies, architectures and emerging technologies -- along with their potential application to existing or future offerings
  • Develop operational metrics and report to management quarterly on key initiatives and process improvements

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 4 years of Technology, Strategy and/or Innovation experience


Master's degree and 8 years of Technology, Strategy and/or Innovation experience


Bachelor's degree and 10 years of Technology, Strategy and/or Innovation experience


4 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

We seek a candidate who has a passion for and a deep knowledge of healthcare data, platform analytics, data strategy, and product and engineering connection points driving Amgen's portfolio-level view of key technologies in support of its medicines. The candidate would also have previous experience to support and fulfill the strategic objectives of a highly multi-functional organization.
  • Strong capabilities in project management and problem solving, with a deep understanding of the technology and biopharma sectors
  • Broad familiarity across functions, including regulatory, marketing, discovery and development
  • Knowledge of analytics approaches in biopharma including descriptive and predictive analytics as well as primary research approaches in competitive intelligence, quantitative and qualitative market research
  • Thinks strategically about issues impacting an entire portfolio of therapeutics across geographies and various stages of development
  • Views issues from multiple perspectives, is willing to compromise to achieve objectives, and is adept at resolving conflicts
  • Ability to translate complex data insights into meaningful business recommendations
  • Oral, written and presentation skills to explain complex concepts and controversial findings clearly to a variety of audiences, including senior management
  • Experience managing multiple senior partners, prioritizing across a multitude of responsibilities and allocating resources to drive impact
  • Self-starter with a desire to grow personally and professionally

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses 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.



Posted: 2020-10-08 Expires: 2020-11-08

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