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Corporate Affairs Senior Manager - Oncology

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
Jun 13, 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.

Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs - Oncology


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this vital role Amgen is seeking a Senior Manager of Corporate Affairs to develop and deliver strategic global communications for Amgen's diverse Oncology portfolio. The Senior Manager will report directly to the Director of Oncology Communications.

This position can be based remotely in the US with a willingness to at times work PT hours based on company/client events and meetings.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for developing communication plans and materials that will drive awareness of data milestones, approvals, data publications and launches for priority assets in close partnership with the relevant Global/Regional Corporate Affairs colleagues (i.e., research & development, content strategy and media relations), and cross-functional business partners (i.e., Medical, Regulatory, Compliance, Legal, Advocacy, Value, Access and Policy).

  • Partner with global and regional colleagues to maximize communication opportunities and milestones.

  • Work in partnership with cross-functional business and corporate affairs partners to deliver high-impact, integrated communications plans

  • Engage with external stakeholders, including patients and healthcare professionals

  • Ensure Corporate Affairs resources are prioritized to deliver the greatest value

  • Share and adopt best practices from across the industry, Amgen regions and distributed teams

  • Effectively lead and deploy agency support through clear objectives, KPIs, continued drive for excellence and innovation in support of the oncology franchise


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek will meet these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs or Marketing


Masters degree and 4 years of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs or Marketing


Bachelors degree and 6 years of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs or Marketing

Associates degree and 10 years of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs or Marketing


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs or Marketing

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Biotechnology, pharmaceutical or healthcare public relations and corporate experience

  • Bachelors Degree in public relations, communications or journalism or the equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Extensive experience managing data and milestone communications

  • Strong oral and presentation skills; ability to negotiate and persuade

  • Outstanding writing skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and deal with rapidly changing priorities

  • Ability to interact with all levels of management and manage staff and vendors

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to productively navigate a challenging, matrixed and dynamic environment

  • Understands nuances and details of specific company positions or issues that could affect communications tactics

  • Independently judges risks and benefits from a communication perspective and makes a persuasive case for taking calculated risks in the organizations best interest

  • Shows organizational courage by tactfully challenging executives when providing communications counsel and feedback

  • Applies sound judgment and innovative thinking to resolve problems and maximize opportunities

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.

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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