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Clinical Study Planning Manager - US Remote

Los Angeles, California
Start date
Jun 13, 2024

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Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Clinical Study Planning Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for driving cross functional planning and effective execution of studies through the development of realistic study timelines and objective communication of project status to improve global therapeutic value.

Key Responsibilities-

  • Own the development of and supervise the implementation of high-quality, realistic, cross-functional, global clinical trial timelines, from design through final study reporting, in Amgens planning systems within specified deadlines

  • Lead, implement and communicate changes per the Change Impact Assessment Review & Approval (CIARA) process or other mechanisms as appropriate

  • Ensure alignment of funding/investment of clinical studies within assigned programs to support operational planning by functions (i.e., via monthly RAP, annual LRP, quarterly LE, etc.)

  • Maintain accuracy of clinical study timeline information in Amgen data control systems (e.g., Planisware PPM), through conducting integrity checks and data issue resolution on a routine basis for assigned study timelines

  • Partner with Resource Forecasting Group staff to support optimized planning of resources and budget.

  • Communicate information on clinical trial status, changes, and issues to team members, and confirm acceptance of clinical study timelines with functional representatives ensuring alignment with key operational goals and timelines

  • Increase the efficiency of trial operations through the sharing of cross-program knowledge and identification of standard leading to standardization across the organization

  • Build scenario options in support of decision-making for operational or strategic direction

  • Participate in (or lead) process improvement initiatives as assigned


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. What we seek in you as an experienced professional, are these qualifications and skills:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree OR

  • Masters degree and 2 years of work experience in life science OR

  • Bachelors degree and 4 years of work experience in life science OR

  • Associates degree and 8 years of work experience in life science OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 10 years of work experience in life science

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Broad work experience in life sciences or medically related filed, including general biopharmaceutical clinical product development (clinical research or clinical operations experience acquired at a biotech, [pharmaceutical or CRO company)

  • Drug development knowledge with understanding of other functions, including Pre-Clinical, Clinical, Development Operations, and Regulatory

  • Project management tools and processes (e.g., MS Project, Planisware, PowerPoint)

  • Strong digital literacy, including word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications


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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