Corporate Affairs Director, Oncology (US - Remote)
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of.
Corporate Affairs Director, Oncology
What you will do
Let’s do this! Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will lead Amgen’s innovative and diverse Oncology portfolio. The Director will be responsible for mobilizing a high-performing team of communicators while working cross-functionally to deliver integrated communications strategies that deliver for our marketed portfolio and set the stage for future launches. The Corporate Affairs Director will be instrumental in continuing to drive reputation for the Oncology business through stakeholder engagement and a robust digital strategy. The person successful in this role will have a passion for the Oncology patient journey and aptitude for translating scientific data for different audiences, along with ability to partner closely with Oncology leadership to deliver against priorities.
This position can sit remotely (US – Remote), but successful candidate must be willing to travel to Thousand Oaks, CA. This role will be US based and no relocation assistance will be provided.
In this role you will need to:
Expect the unexpected, advising Oncology colleagues on a wide range of daily communications challenges
Deliver high-impact, integrated communications plans that communicate, engage and amplify the Oncology story across bespoke channels and platforms to reach key stakeholders.
Inspire and lead a team of savvy communicators working on key Oncology products and molecules
Seek opportunities to learn, grow, and pilot new approaches and measure their impact
Demonstrate established experience working on both data and regulatory milestones including drug launches, as well as consumer-facing campaigns
Showcase comfort and flexibility pivoting based on new information, as well as issues management
Deliver as a trusted counselor to executive-level staff and poised, polished presenter
Be committed to quality and excellence
Takes initiative as a self-starter and team player
Exhibit excellent writing and interpersonal skills
Liaise gracefully with colleagues within Corporate Affairs including Advocacy and other functions such as Investor Relations, Medical Affairs, Legal, Regulatory, Government Affairs and Commercial
Energetic and supportive manager who advocates for staff growth
Oversee multiple PR agencies with clear direction, while measuring results and impact
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek has these qualifications.
Doctorate degree and 4 years of communications or public relations experience
Master’s degree and 7 years of communications or public relations experience
Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of communications or public relations experience
Fifteen years within communications or public relations
Deep understanding of the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry or health care
Experience in communications or public relations ideally having supported Oncology therapeutics
Demonstrated skills in developing, managing and delivering communications strategies and plans in a complex organization
Ability to operate effectively on large cross-functional teams and experience establishing two-way channels to open communication lines, create dialogue and ensure alignment
Meaningful experience in social and digital media, earned media relations, issues management and internal communications
Passion for the role, paired with strong written, spoken and interpersonal communication skills with attention to detail
Ability to productively navigate a challenging and dynamic environment and adapt to rapid changes
Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and planning skills
Collaboratively work with a diverse group of people and backgrounds
Self-starter with demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit, enthusiasm and creativity
Experience in creating and translating scientific and technical content for a broad range of audiences
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 annual salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $170,089 – $208,148.
In addition to the base salary, 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
for a career that defies imagination
In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.
If you’re seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you’ll find it at Amgen.
Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancers, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to 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.
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