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Sales Operations Senior Manager, Incentive Compensation Lead

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Jun 16, 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.

Sales Operations Senior Manager, Incentive Compensation Lead


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role the Incentive Compensation (IC) lead will be responsible for designing fair and accurate incentive plans and goals and implementing them in an effective manner. This role will act as a strategic partner with the business leadership and provide strong guidance and recommendations based on analytics to design fair and accurate incentive plans that align with corporate objectives in a legal and compliant manner, and to manage the systems and processes to administer these plans.

Flexible Commuter role to Thousand Oaks, CA, San Francisco, CA, OR Chicago, IL Amgen locations. You will work on-site a minimum of 2 days a week.

  • Work with IC Director, Sales Leadership and Vendor Partners to drive the creation of fair, accurate and motivating incentive plans, goals, awards and contests aligned with corporate objectives
  • Work with HR, Finance, Legal and Compliance (and other functions as needed) to continue to ensure that the IC plan and IC SOP is in accordance with all Amgen policies
  • Manage overall IC plan administration and payouts in a timely manner
  • Manage rollout of IC plans to field in accordance with IC SOP
  • Continue to monitor the health of the IC plan through the plan period through regular health check analyses
  • Make presentations related to the IC plans as needed to sales leadership at HQ as well as during field sales meetings as needed
  • Resolve field queries related around IC data and payouts as needed
  • Develop training materials for new field personnel

What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of finance, sales & marketing operations and/or data analytics experience


Masters degree and 4 years of finance, sales & marketing operations and/or data analytics experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of finance, sales & marketing operations and/or data analytics experience


Associates degree and 10 years of finance, sales & marketing operations and/or data analytics experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of finance, sales & marketing operations and/or data analytics experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience with IC Design and Administration, data management, business analysis, and solution design/development
  • 7+ years of experience solving business problems and analyzing data
  • 5+ years of experience working in Sales Operations or IC/Business Analytics/Intelligence within the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
  • Deep knowledge of Pharmaceutical data including IMS DDD, Xponent data, and charge back data
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with the capability to appropriately define issues, questions, and data; to comprehend qualitative and quantitative methods to perform accurate analysis
  • Proven experience, knowledge, and skills related to defining and optimizing reporting and analytical needs, deploying action plans, and determining future capabilities
  • Experience in being comfortable with engaging in strategic discussions about business decisions related to IC with leadership and in making leadership presentations
  • Expertise in Microsoft products Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

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 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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