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Biostatistical Programming Senior Manager- US Remote

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
Jun 4, 2024

Job Details


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.

Biostatistical Programming Senior Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will ensure all statistical aspects pertaining to clinical activities meet required standards and are statistically accurate. The Biostatistical Programming Senior Manager (Product Lead Programmer) lead a group of Oncology and other therapeutic area products. This Senior Manager will be accountable and responsible for Global Statistical Programming study results and submission activities for the assigned product areas.

  • Accountable and responsible for Global Statistical Programming (GSP) study deliverables and submission activities for a group of Amgen products.

  • Set and drive forward the programming strategies such as functional standards and industry requirements for the assigned product areas globally.

  • Plan and monitor progress of projects and address issues accordingly.

  • Support GSP Functional Service Provider (FSP) relationship and oversight; Ensure the product goals can be met via the FSP staff.

  • Provide GSP product level input to developing and managing resource plans and budgets for GSP.

  • Efficiently and effectively monitor and utilize assigned staff at product level according to priorities.

  • Lead and/or participate in departmental process improvement initiatives and cross-functional working groups.

  • Assist in study and system audits and inspections by internal and external bodies.

  • Develop, review, and implement Policies, SOPs and other controlled documents affecting GSP globally.

  • Provide hands-on support to the assigned product areas as required.

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to staff.

  • Provide input into career development plans for all staff on assigned projects.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Biostatistical Programming Senior Manager we seek is a leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of statistical programming in Pharmaceutical industry experience OR Masters degree and 6 years of statistical programming in Pharmaceutical industry experience OR Bachelors degree and 8 years of statistical programming in Pharmaceutical industry experience OR Associates degree and 10 years of statistical programming in Pharmaceutical industry experience OR High school diploma / GED and 12 years of statistical programming in Pharmaceutical industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • In depth knowledge of SAS Graph, SAS STAT, SAS Macro and SQL

  • Advanced SAS analysis and reporting skills

  • Prior regulatory submission experience

  • Thorough understanding and experience with data quality and compliance checks

  • Experience in software development (e.g., gathering user requirements, creating technical specifications, developing code, creating, and driving test plans).

  • Familiar with R Programming language

  • Statistical programming experience in a clinical development environment

  • Experience working effectively in a globally dispersed team environment with cross-cultural partners

  • Ability to lead and manage programmers in the successful and timely completion of all programming activities for a study or multiple studies from end to end

  • Prior staff development leadership and project management experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively perform complex statistical programming and related tasks


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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