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Supplier Governance Senior Manager

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
Jun 6, 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.

Supplier Governance Senior Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will support Amgen sponsored clinical trials with a focus on key programs within Global Development Operations. You will provide leadership, contribute to supplier strategy and drive supplier delivery of program priorities. You will also support our study teams and key stakeholders to optimize clinical trial execution with our suppliers. We support our clinical trials around the world. Come join an exceptional team that delivers for our study teams and our patients!

Potentially up to 20% travel domestic and/or international.

  • Advise on supplier strategy and ensure appropriate supplier oversight for designated programs

  • Effectively partner with study management, medical, quality and other key stakeholders to proactively plan and execute supplier qualification to meet program needs

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key cross functional leaders to understand and translate business objectives and priorities

  • Liaise with governance leads to establish appropriate oversight of Amgen program portfolio with suppliers

  • Lead the development and implementation of program level standards and processes with suppliers as needed

  • Support study startup and conduct with suppliers potentially including activities such as sourcing and scope of work development

  • Partner with program leads to align across program execution

  • Ensure clear communication pathways (internal and external)

  • Develop metrics and tools to support oversight and provide visibility to senior management

  • Partner with supplier and Amgen to drive continuous improvement and innovation

  • Collaborate with R&D Quality on inspections readiness


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek will be a highly motivated individual with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of Clinical experience

  • Masters degree and 4 years of Clinical experience

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Clinical experience

  • Associate's degree and 10 years of Clinical experience

  • High school diploma/GED and 12 years of Clinical experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS/BA/BSc in the sciences or RN

  • 9 years of work experience in life sciences or medically related field, including 6 years of biopharmaceutical clinical research experience (clinical research experience obtained working on clinical trials at a biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO company)

  • Experience working with and/or oversight of clinical research suppliers (e.g. CROs, central labs, Imaging , eCOA, IRT, etc.)

  • Experience managing direct reports

  • Experience working in a global, matrix organization

  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), FDA regulations and guidelines, and international regulatory requirements/guidelines

  • Project management experience

  • Proficiency in proactive issue management

  • Experience writing and presenting clearly to Senior Management

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a diverse audience

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, supervisory skills

  • Professional collaboration and leadership skills


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

Apply now

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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