Senior Manager Product Lifecyle Management Digital Technologies - US Remote



Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 6, 2023


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.

Senior Manager Information Systems (IS) – Product Lifecycle Management Digital Technologies


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world! In this vital role you will be responsible for comprehensive planning and delivery of Amgen’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) program.

This leader will be part of the Operations Digital Technology and Innovation (DTI) organization. In partnership with Operations and key enabling partners, you will shape and complete Amgen’s PLM strategy to advance impact and efficiency across Operations. You will stand up new PLM capabilities, attract and manage talent, and drive innovation.

As a Senior Manager IS, you will:

  • Strategize, plan, and implement various phases of PLM roadmap with a clear focus on eliminating manual workflows, streamlined process, and enabling Digital Tech Transfer using Dassault Systemes’ 3DX platform and integrating with key Amgen platforms.

  • Own technology decisions and recommendations. Collaborate with Operations and DTI team to drive excellence in PLM processes, systems, and performance aligned with organizational priorities

  • Drive establishment of the strategic enterprise data model for product information

  • Develop a World Class PLM Product team.

  • Partner with Operations team and build one-on-one relationships with key partners to achieve mutual goals and enable Amgen’s Tech Transfer strategy

  • Manage technology innovation investments and vendor partnerships to drive efficiencies and enable advanced digital capabilities

  • Oversee implementation partners, vendors, and contractors to enable successful outcomes


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The technology leader professional we seek is a high energy, self-motivated, change leader, who is comfortable working in a global, highly-matrixed environment with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience


Master’s degree and 6 years of Information Systems experience


Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of Information Systems experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Systems experience


2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Product Lifecycle Management practices in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries

  • Experience working with Dassault Systemes and hands on experience/knowledge of PLM platforms. Solid depth or breadth of expertise with offerings within the PLM solution landscape

  • Demonstrable ability to hire, train, mentor, and retain diverse talent globally. Experience leading distributed teams including external and offshore resources

  • Conceptual thinking and problem-solving skills with ability to navigate ambiguity, develop frameworks and distill complex information into concise and impactful messages/presentations

  • Experience directing solution design, business processes redesign and software implementation in a drug development clinical and commercialization environment

  • Solid project management, negotiation, planning, and organizational change skills

  • Understanding of FDA regulations governing computer system validation and operation in biotech manufacturing and laboratory areas

  • Experience in Agile Software Development Methods (e.g. Scrum), Scaled Agile or similar frameworks

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to set the context and present on complex subjects to senior management in clear and concise manner


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 base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $149,062 – 178,617.

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

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. 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.