Analytics Senior Manager



October 21, 2022

Job Description


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.

Commercial Business Development Forecasting and Analytics Senior Manager (US Remote)

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! In this vital role you will hold a key position within the Commercial BD group in Global Marketing, Access and Capabilities (GMAC). The Commercial Business Development (BD) Forecasting and Analytics Lead will work across all therapeutic areas to develop data-driven and insightful commercial analyses in support of external licensing and acquisition opportunities. The successful candidate will work in teams within an established matrix organization, including the Commercial Business Development team, Global Marketing Therapeutic Area (TA) Heads, Therapeutic Area Groups, Global Value & Access Leads, Product Teams, Business Units, Global Commercial Data and Analytics (CD&A), and the Corporate Business Development Team. The Sr. Manager will report to the Commercial Business Development Leader with informal connectivity to the CD&A forecasting group.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop, in a team setting, and communicate commercial assessments of external opportunities.

  • Conduct desk research to gain a strong understanding of the market and product opportunity.

  • Generate insights from available data and develop forecast inputs in collaboration with the Commercial BD Directors.

  • Collaborate with CD&A, Global Value & Access, Center for Observational Research, Clinical R&D, Global Regulatory Affairs & Safety, Finance and other functions to enhance forecast inputs.

  • Leverage internal forecast models OR develop forecast models for external opportunities across all therapeutic areas, appropriate for the stage of the deal and consistent with internal forecasting standards. Models should reflect an understanding of disease area, unmet need, market trends and evolution, asset profile, competitive landscape and lifecycle programs.

  • Ensure consistency of regional forecasts and planning assumptions across global forecasts.

  • Demonstrate clear understanding of modeling assumptions, triangulate assumptions with other data and relevant forecasting models, and communicate rationale for choices.

  • Developing appropriate summaries that communicate the forecast assumptions, revenue forecast, appropriate scenarios, OpEx and units forecast.

  • Follow Amgen record keeping requirements and archiving of documents for BD analyses

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The insightful professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of analytics and/or forecasting experience

Or Masters degree and 4 years of analytics and/or forecasting experience

Or Bachelors degree and 6 years of analytics and/or forecasting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (MS/MBA)

  • 5+ years of forecasting, market research, and business analytics or consulting experience in the biopharmaceutical or other healthcare industries

  • Strong knowledge of and experience with forecasting methodologies, especially patient-based modeling, marketing analysis, advanced spreadsheets, modeling software and reporting software

  • Experience working with secondary data sets and analytic methodologies to gain insights applicable to forecasting

  • Working knowledge of commercialization process/product development, global access and reimbursement policies, and competitive environment and potential impact on product development and commercialization strategy

  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills; able to explain complex concepts clearly to a variety of audiences including senior leadership teams

  • Excellent project management and problem-solving skills with ability to focus on key deliverables

  • Ability to work collaboratively in team-based environment

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically to support key business decisions

  • Ability to anticipate potential barriers and develop proactive contingency plans

  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and remain flexible during unexpected changes

  • Ability to be assertive and request guidance when needed and/or call out key issues to the Commercial BD Leader or TA head

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.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

Apply now 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.

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 cancer, 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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.