Manager - Alliance Management

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Job Title: Manager, Alliance Management

Company: Amgen

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA; remote work opportunity will be considered for the ideal candidate

Position Description:

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will report directly to the Director of Alliance Management. The Manager will be a cross-functional leader with experience in life sciences and drug development and is able to build new value through the effective leadership and management of strategic partnerships.

Responsibilities:

Manages a portfolio of collaborations at all stages of their lifecycle (assets in collaboration with industry partners may include drug candidates in discovery/development, and/or co-diagnostics or platform technologies) Identifies, understands, and ensures mechanisms are in place to manage differences between Amgen and partner (e.g., partnership strategy, operating model, processes, relative program prioritization, risk tolerance, norms, etc.)

Ensures effectiveness and efficiency of partnership governance

Ensures the Amgen team understands and is planning for partnership obligations including contractual commitments and key partnership deliverables

Ensures Amgen decision making is advised by contract terms with partner, partner’s point of view, and any events that could alter partnership value

Identifies and drives resolution of key partnership risks and issues Establishes credibility, trust, and respect throughout Amgen and with our partners

Uses cross-functional knowledge, eye for business and drug development experience to engage with scientific and business leaders across Amgen Serves as the owner of certain Alliance Management business processes and systems to improve our capabilities and drive efficiencies

Required Experience:

Preferred Experience:

Experience managing or working on partnerships with pharmaceutical and/or biotechnology organizations

Experience working in a drug development environment with the knowledge and ability to work with technical experts

Experience with solution-oriented negotiations and creative problem solving

Experience interpreting and applying contractual terms to manage a business relationship

Quick learner who takes initiative to proactively drive projects and work from conception to completion with excellent people, listening and communication skills, including oral and written

Qualifications:

Master’s degree and 2 years of Business Development and/or Program or Partnership Management experience

Or

Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Business Development and/or Program or Partnership Management experience

Or

Associate degree and 8 years of Business Development and/or Program or Partnership Management experience

Or High school diploma / GED and 10 years of Business Development and/or Program or Partnership Management experience

To formally apply for the role, please visit the Amgen careers website and apply to Job Requisition ID# R-150020. If you'd like to have an informal conversation first, feel free to contact the hiring manger, Jessica Hayden via email: jhayden@amgen.com

www.Amgen.com