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Senior Manager, R&D Operations

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    117802118
Amgen

Job ID: R-92461
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Amgen's Research and Development (R&D) Business Operations organization addresses complex business challenges with exceptional people, tools and processes. The team delivers on key initiatives and provides tactical support to ensure R&D scientists and staff receive the goods and services they require, strong analytic support for spend and management of external partners through robust supplier oversight and governance programs.

The Senior Manager, R&D Business Operations supports the Development Organization including Medical, Therapeutic Areas and the Centers for Observational Research and Design and Analysis. As a leader, they guide a team committed to exceeding productivity and operational goals on a global basis. The Senior Manager will assist in developing supplier and expense management strategies, ensure efficient execution of these strategies and find opportunities to align, improve and re-design processes and tools. In addition, they will participate or lead R&D-wide strategic initiatives to improve operational efficiency and enable the organizational vision to be achieved. As a creative problem solver who can deliver meaningful results, this role will focus on:
  • Leading a team of supplier performance managers.
  • Developing strong collaborative relationships with internal partners to support and proactively respond to business needs.
  • Advocating for internal partners through engaging with global corporate functions to remove barriers and develop solutions to evolving business needs.
  • Developing outstanding supplier performance management and supplier governance strategies to ensure smooth execution of contracted deliverables.
  • Partnering with Supplier Governance to explore alignments in supplier oversight and find innovative solutions that elevate the strategic values of supplier relationships.
  • Collaborating with Global Strategic Sourcing to support R&D wide sourcing and productivity initiatives.
  • Establishing fit for purpose expense management strategies to support planning, tracking and reporting.
  • Partnering with Finance to ensure holistic expense management and provide insights.
  • Ensuring adherence to corporate procurement guidelines and coordinating end to end source to pay processes.


Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/supplier management experience

OR

Master's degree and 6 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/supplier management experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 8 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/supplier management experience

OR

Associate's degree and 10 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/supplier management experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/supplier management experience

AND

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

Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree in biology, life sciences, health, medical or clinical sciences along with additional education in finance or business.
  • Strong background in mid- and late-stage drug development that includes familiarity with multiple therapeutic areas, regulatory operations, observational studies, biostatistics and medical operations.
  • Experienced "integrator" role across multiple organizations, teams and processes with proven ability to advance strategic imperatives.
  • Familiarity with clinical development compliance requirements such as GCP, GPVP and ICH.
  • Familiarity with procurement compliance requirements (Sunshine Act, SOX, HCC).
  • Familiarity with multiple sourcing models (Fee-for-service, dedicated resource, functional service provider).
  • Finance and budget management experience including cost analysis and reporting.
  • Proven ability as people leader who can translate strategies into actionable goals and cultivate a team sense of purpose.
  • Proven experience as a change agent and managing through organizational transformation.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, critical thinking and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to develop collaborative internal and external relationships and navigating matrixed organizations.
  • Being able to adapt work and communication styles to meet organization needs.
  • Strong planning and project management skills with the demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple high priority projects.
  • Experience with analytics software (Microsoft Access, SPSS, Spotfire, Tableau, Smartsheet), document management applications, portfolio planning tools and financial systems (Planisware, Veeva, SAP).


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-92461<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/>Amgen's Research and Development (R&D) Business Operations organization addresses complex business challenges with exceptional people, tools and processes. The team delivers on key initiatives and provides tactical support to ensure R&D scientists and staff receive the goods and services they require, strong analytic support for spend and management of external partners through robust supplier oversight and governance programs.<br><br>The Senior Manager, R&D Business Operations supports the Development Organization including Medical, Therapeutic Areas and the Centers for Observational Research and Design and Analysis. As a leader, they guide a team committed to exceeding productivity and operational goals on a global basis. The Senior Manager will assist in developing supplier and expense management strategies, ensure efficient execution of these strategies and find opportunities to align, improve and re-design processes and tools. In addition, they will participate or lead R&D-wide strategic initiatives to improve operational efficiency and enable the organizational vision to be achieved. As a creative problem solver who can deliver meaningful results, this role will focus on:<br><ul><li>Leading a team of supplier performance managers.</li><li>Developing strong collaborative relationships with internal partners to support and proactively respond to business needs.</li><li>Advocating for internal partners through engaging with global corporate functions to remove barriers and develop solutions to evolving business needs.</li><li>Developing outstanding supplier performance management and supplier governance strategies to ensure smooth execution of contracted deliverables.</li><li>Partnering with Supplier Governance to explore alignments in supplier oversight and find innovative solutions that elevate the strategic values of supplier relationships.</li><li>Collaborating with Global Strategic Sourcing to support R&D wide sourcing and productivity initiatives.</li><li>Establishing fit for purpose expense management strategies to support planning, tracking and reporting.</li><li>Partnering with Finance to ensure holistic expense management and provide insights.</li><li>Ensuring adherence to corporate procurement guidelines and coordinating end to end source to pay processes.</li></ul><br><br><b> Basic Qualifications </b><br><br>Doctorate degree and 2 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/supplier management experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Master's degree and 6 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/supplier management experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 8 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/supplier management experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Associate's degree and 10 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/supplier management experience<br><br>OR<br><br>High school diploma / GED and 12 years of biotech/pharma-related business operations/supplier management experience<br><br>AND<br><br>2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources<br><br><b> Preferred Qualifications </b><br><ul><li>Degree in biology, life sciences, health, medical or clinical sciences along with additional education in finance or business.</li><li>Strong background in mid- and late-stage drug development that includes familiarity with multiple therapeutic areas, regulatory operations, observational studies, biostatistics and medical operations.</li><li>Experienced "integrator" role across multiple organizations, teams and processes with proven ability to advance strategic imperatives.</li><li>Familiarity with clinical development compliance requirements such as GCP, GPVP and ICH.</li><li>Familiarity with procurement compliance requirements (Sunshine Act, SOX, HCC).</li><li>Familiarity with multiple sourcing models (Fee-for-service, dedicated resource, functional service provider).</li><li>Finance and budget management experience including cost analysis and reporting.</li><li>Proven ability as people leader who can translate strategies into actionable goals and cultivate a team sense of purpose.</li><li>Proven experience as a change agent and managing through organizational transformation.</li><li>Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, critical thinking and verbal/written communication skills.</li><li>Proven ability to develop collaborative internal and external relationships and navigating matrixed organizations.</li><li>Being able to adapt work and communication styles to meet organization needs.</li><li>Strong planning and project management skills with the demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple high priority projects.</li><li>Experience with analytics software (Microsoft Access, SPSS, Spotfire, Tableau, Smartsheet), document management applications, portfolio planning tools and financial systems (Planisware, Veeva, SAP).</li></ul><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/p7oVQ7TD6bN1c2o5fdJ64"> <p>PI117802118</p>

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Posted: 2020-02-05 Expires: 2020-03-07

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