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CDnA - Global Insights Senior Manager, Oncology

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Jun 2, 2024

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Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
High School or equivalent
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.

CDnA - Global Insights Senior Manager, Oncology


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. For nearly four decades, Amgen has been at the forefront of providing the oncology and hematology communities with novel therapies that have changed patients lives. Our portfolio, as a whole, ranks above industry average in terms of the number of first-in-class medicines we have brought to market, with two-thirds of our medicines gaining this distinction versus the industry average of one-third.

The CDnA - Global Insights Sr. Manager (Oncology) will work directly with oncology teams supporting multiple products and assets across Amgens Oncology Business Unit (OBU).

This individual will lead insight generation activities by integrating primary market research (qualitative and quantitative) with secondary data analytics and other creative approaches as necessary. The role reports to the Director for Global Commercial Insights, Oncology.

Flexible Commuter role to Thousand Oaks, CA US Headquarter site. You will work on-site a minimum of 2 days a week.

  • Independently identifies and translates unstructured business issues/requests into action plans and projects that result in high quality deliverables that impact the business
  • Consistently engage in thought leadership to craft commercial strategy
  • Advocate an objective perspective to various functions, including Marketing, Global Value & Access, and Medical
  • Lead and facilitate internal cross-functional strategic discussions to develop hypothesis, identify key gaps, and create forward-action plans to inform product strategy
  • Support global brand planning process for in-line brands by leading situational assessments and informing strategic areas of focus through robust data and insights
  • Plan, design and conduct primary market research for multiple assets in various stages of product lifecycle to enable strategic decision making
  • Conduct ad hoc strategic secondary analytics to inform strategic decisions
  • Synthesize and Integrate insights from a variety of sources (market research, competitive intelligence, secondary data, performance tracking, thought-leader interactions) to address business needs
  • Clearly communicate ideas and insights via written or verbal presentation that helps deepen customer understanding and influences leadership to make decisions informed by insights
  • Identify, evaluate, and manage relationships with best-in-class insights vendors
  • Ensure that both routine and ad-hoc projects are in compliance with all Amgen SOPs and meet service-level expectations for quality, timeliness, and budget
  • Set priorities, develop and manage multiple projects and timelines simultaneously

What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of market research and/or analytics experience


Masters degree and 4 years of market research and/or analytics experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of market research and/or analytics experience


Associates degree and 10 years of market research and/or analytics experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of market research and/or analytics experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Relevant experience in oncology via prior project work, disease area knowledge, marketing/sales experience, etc.
  • Ability to extract, analyze, treat, and consolidate data from different sources in clear and concise formats with rigor and high level of accuracy
  • Strong understanding of the latest developments and trends in the oncology space, key competitive dynamics and unmet medical needs
  • Experience in insights generation for the biopharmaceutical (or other healthcare) industries including primary market research
  • Ability to think strategically to support key business decision
  • Demonstrated track record of thinking strategically, analyzing data to support key business decisions through thoughtful insights and recommendations
  • Ability to work collaboratively in team-based environment across different functional groups
  • Excellent presentation skills with ability to explain complex concepts and controversial findings clearly to a variety of audiences, including senior management
  • Skilled in prioritizing multiple responsibilities, priorities, tasks, and projects simultaneously
  • Experience with commonly used biopharmaceutical industry datasets and databases
  • Experience managing multiple collaborators, prioritizing across a multitude of responsibilities, and allocating bandwidth to drive maximum impact

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

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

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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