Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Thousand Oaks


The Observational Research Sr Mgr is responsible for reviewing, guiding and conducting high-quality research to support development of addressable population forecasts.Defends the methods, data sources, and inputs into addressable population forecasts. Explains differences in disease state epidemiology and treatment landscapes across key countries.Develops deep understanding of commercial product strategy to help shape patient research and analysis. Helps shape scenarios around evolving treatment landscapes in the marketContributes to ‘lessons learned’ discussions post-product launch. Promotes epidemiologic awareness within Global, US and Regional Marketing teams (Marketing Leads, Business Analysis & Insights, Forecasting Directors and Managers). Promotes understanding within CfOR of commercial implications to R&D activities. Communicates significant scientific information to a variety of audiences. Manages team of forecast epidemiologists. Provides scientific direction for observational research led by team to support Level 1 – Level 3 forecasts for pipeline products. Leads specific observational research projects in support of in-line product forecasts/long-range plan in the US region, and contributes to forecasts developed for other regions. Makes significant contributions to the CfOR’s Data & Analytics Center processes and real-world data platform. Contributes to strategy for real-world data acquisitions, and collaborations/partnerships
Key Activities Include

•Contributes to a CfOR TA•Contributes to CfOR’s Data & Analytics Center processes, real-world data platform, and budget planning•Sets annual product-specific and personal goals•Provides input into CfOR department meetings

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Scientific experience


Master’s degree and 6 years of Scientific experience


Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of Scientific experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of Scientific experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in Epidemiology or other subject with high observational research content

3+ years experience with Medical or Doctoral degree

Experience in the design, execution, and analysis of observation research studies within Pharmaceutical or Public Health setting

Experience in research to support drug development

Experience in observational research project planning and management

Experience communicating observational research information (written and oral)

Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams

Managerial experience

In our mission to serve patients, speed is absolutely critical. We’re rapidly expanding our hiring initiatives and are excited to unite with the most passionate and brilliant scientific minds who want to join our team – working toward our mission of advancing high potential programs for cancer patients around the world.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission – to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

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.

About the company

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.

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.

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