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Safety Statistician, Senior Manager

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
May 31, 2024

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If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

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What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. Amgens Center for Design and Analysis Organization has a new opportunity for a Safety Statistician, Senior Manager to provide independent statistical expertise on safety assessment activities in support of FDA safety reporting requirements. In this vital role, you will independently lead the statistical activities related to the assessment of aggregate safety data for multiple studies/products. You will be part of a cross-functional team, which will provide clinical and statistical judgment to evaluate the totality of the information related to specific adverse events (including different indications, patient populations, study designs, dosing schedules, follow-up durations). You will ensure that all statistical aspects of documentation pertaining to clinical activities meet required standards and are statistically accurate, influence and contribute to the process development and defend statistical approaches internally and externally. As a Safety Statistician, Senior Manager, you will

  • Represents the Biostatistics function and participates in multidisciplinary project team meetings; collaborates closely with other functional team members; incorporates knowledge of cross-functional areas to inform and provide sound statistical guidance to teams in aggregate safety assessment and reporting.
  • Provides statistical expertise on aggregate safety assessment and reporting activities supporting the FDA/IND final rule.
  • Authors and provides statistical leadership on aggregated safety analysis plans (AP) across multiple studies/products.
  • Performs aggregate safety statistical analyses of multiple studies/projects and subsequent exploratory analyses and makes sound conclusions and recommendations.
  • Implements, oversees and supports standards, technical quality and consistent approaches in strategy, statistical analysis for safety assessment.
  • Anticipates and communicates resource and quality issues that may impact deliverables or timelines within functional area as well as cross-functionally.
  • Be familiar with statistical policy and strategy at Amgen; having working knowledge of theoretical and applied statistics and of regulatory guidelines.
  • Stays abreast of latest developments in the field of statistics in drug development (innovative trial design), notably in the field of aggregate safety assessment and reporting.
  • Adheres to all Amgen Policies, Standard operation procedures (SOPs).

Responsibilities may include:

  • Provide statistical expertise to Centralized Statistical Monitoring and Quality Tolerance Limit projects
  • Plans and executes statistical contributions to protocols, Flash Memos, and Clinical Study Reports (CSRs).
  • Provides statistical inputs to clinical publications, Clinical Summary of Safety (CSSs), Clinical Summary of Efficacy (CSEs), Clinical Overviews (COs), and regulatory documents.
  • Oversees statistical work performed by study statisticians.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The statistical professional we seek is a strong with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree and 2 years ofexperience OR

  • Masters degree and 4 years of experience OR

  • Bachelors degree and 6 years ofexperience OR

  • Associates degree and 10 years ofexperience OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Technically strong with hands on experience of various design and statistical analysis
  • Clinical trial experience
  • Any safety assessment experience and/or experience of application of Bayesian methodology in clinical trials environment is a plus
  • Experience working effectively in a globally dispersed team environment with cross-cultural partners
  • Proficiency in developing or supervising the development of data visualization tools and data analysis applications using eg. R/Shiny is highly desirable

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Amgen does not have an application deadline for this position; we will continue accepting applications until we receive a sufficient number or select a candidate for the position

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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