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Global Marketing Director, Oncology

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
Jun 1, 2024

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Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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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.

Global Marketing Director, OncologyLive

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! In this vital role the Global Marketing Director has a significant impact in driving strategy & execution on products at all stages of the product lifecycle. For a New Molecular Entity, the Global Marketing Director is responsible for maximizing the value of the asset within key indications, providing commercial guidance and vision, developing global launch strategies, anticipating lifecycle management opportunities to enhance the customer experience and competitive position, and optimizing the impact of marketing budgets.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing commercial insight and guidance for the lead indication as well as expansion into other solid tumors. Providing commercial leadership to the development organization, you will be responsible for ensuring that this compound is developed with the future market in mind and in-parallel to the lead indication.

This role will also ensure that the insights and market learnings are successfully applied into the commercial strategy.

It will also involve working closely with Amgens integrated brand team and brand working group selected local countries to integrate local market insights. In addition to the above responsibilities, this role will support broad critical initiatives pertaining to the portfolio such as diagnostics and biomarker capabilities, tumor-level patient insights, patient centric development, journeys and preferences, and lifecycle management planning.

This position will report to the Global Marketing Lead.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Working with the Global Marketing Lead to gather deep insights into the customer, marketplace, competitors, and business drivers and develop a gold standard commercial strategy designed to optimize the future value of a key indications for a Fastlane peri-launch asset

  • Key contributor to relevant Insights and Brand teams and global marketing activities for assigned brands. Ensure that all portal decisions are supported by a robust commercial assessment including but not limited to an understanding of portfolio fit and organizational impact.

  • Ensure all marketing deliverables for assigned brands are on time and of expected quality in alignment with Amgens processes and requirements. These include contributions to Global Product Strategy, competitive insights, patient-centric deliverables, robust Target Product Profiles, Forecasts, and strategies to enhance program value including LCM.

  • Communicate commercial vision for disease-state and assigned brand.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 4 years of marketing experience


Masters degree and 7 years of marketing experience


Bachelors degree and 9 years of marketing experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • An MBA, coupled with a life sciences background

  • 8+ years of experience and a track record of success in a series of commercial roles of increasing scope, scale and complexity, with leading companies in the biopharmaceutical industry

  • A best-in-class marketer with experience developing and implementing innovative global marketing and commercial strategies for pipeline products, successfully launching therapeutic products and repositioning products to maximize commercial value. Prior experience launching multiple products in diverse therapeutic areas

  • A solid foundation in strategic marketing

  • Demonstrated experience in generating and applying market insights

  • Strong experience in oncology therapeutic area, and solid tumor immuno-oncology. Keen understanding of the science, market trends, and future opportunities and hurdles

  • Strong experience in beyond the molecule value drivers such as patient services

  • Prior experience in commercial positions with global responsibilities. Experience living and working outside the United States. Possesses an understanding of broad, global market dynamics and the cultural awareness and sensitivity to form relationships and work effectively with colleagues around the world.

  • Broad therapeutic area expertise. Has worked in diverse commercial roles supporting several different disease states, on products in various stages of the lifecycle, with a diverse set of customers in challenging and competitive markets. Experience supporting partnered assets/programs

  • Prior experience in a tactical, line marketing role, implementing marketing strategies in local markets. Solid understanding of global market access, pricing and reimbursement issues

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams in a matrix environment, managing global projects involving multiple functions and shared accountabilities

  • A scientifically curious mind


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.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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

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Application Deadline

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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