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Observational Research Programming Manager

Los Angeles, CA 90001
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Job ID: R-116878
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US


You've earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you've worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Observational Research Programming Manager


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will support the CfOR organization by setting goals with CfOR epidemiologists, laying out a strategy to deliver on those goals, and coordinating with a functional service provider-based team of contract statistical programmers to achieve the goals. In addition, the Manager is responsible for staying informed of evolving department needs and industry best practices, looking to identify innovative, impactful proposals to increase efficiency and support the organization's growth strategies.
  • Lead an FSP-based statistical programming team conducting ad hoc studies and analyses supporting Amgen's Oncology Pipeline products
  • Coordinate with functional leads to prioritize and manage workflow
  • Manage FSP-based statistical programming team to deliver on time and to specifications
  • Identify potential efficiency improvements and propose solutions
  • Collaborate with CfOR FSP liaison to ensure performance and quality standards from FSP-based statistical programming team
  • Ensure the analysis and presentation of biomedical data is accurate and complete
  • Adherence to Amgen policies, SOPs and other controlled documents
  • Write, test and validate software programs in Unix to produce analysis datasets and presentation output, to be included in reports for submission to regulatory agencies, publications and other communications
  • Efficiently manage project team resources and timelines
  • Review and approve key study-related documents produced by other functions, e.g. SAPs, CRF, Data Management Plan, etc.
  • Write, and/or review and approve programming plans
  • Write, and/or review and approve analysis dataset specifications
  • Represent the programming function and participate in multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of programming, CfOR, and Research and Development (R&D), test and validate department-, product- and protocol-level macros and utilities
  • Participate in the development and review of CfOR Policies, SOPs and other controlled documents
  • Participate in study and systems audits by Clinical Quality Assurance (CQA) and external bodies, and respond to audit questions and findings
  • Interview potential programming candidates
  • Actively participate in external professional organizations, conferences and/or meetings
  • Provide input to and participate in intra-departmental and CfOR meetings
  • Support and mentor junior programmers


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Life Sciences OR
  • Master's degree and 3 years of Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Life Sciences OR
  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Life sciences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or other subject with high statistical content
  • Vendor relationship management or related experience with functional service providers
  • Experience in a regulated environment


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A 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-with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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Equal Opportunity Statement

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 a 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 an accommodation.

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.



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