Global Partnership Supply Lead



Sales & Business Development
Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Career Category

Supply Chain

Job Description


You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Manager Supply Chain


What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world! As a member of the Global Partnership Supply Chain team, you will play a critical role in driving the commercial expansion and advancement of our pipeline by optimally handling the Operations and CMC aspects of our external collaborations and improving the strategic value of our partnerships.

  • Ensure efficient, timely and quality supply to Amgen’s partners in accordance with all contractual obligations.

  • Drive effective working relationships with Partner organizations, Product Delivery Teams (PDTs), Supply Chain Teams (SCTs), as well as other Operations and cross-functional teams.

  • Lead cross-functional teams within Amgen and Partner organizations in support of collaboration activities, such as clinical and commercial supply, CMC regulatory submissions, product launches, manufacturing tech transfers, and CMC scientific/technical data exchange.

  • Lead S&OP meeting series with partners, and coordinate with Amgen collaborators (commercial, finance, supply chain, etc.) on a strategic approach for performance management.

  • Manage partner forecasts, provide planning oversight, and implementation for Commercial products to ensure supply per negotiated manufacturing stage, in alignment with contractual obligations

  • Serve as the primary point-of-contact for one or more Operation’s alliances interfacing across functions including Legal, Quality, Alliance Management, Cost Accounting, and Tax to summarize and highlight challenges to executive management

  • Provide functional input into licensing, supply, and quality agreements as well as financial modeling

  • Find opportunities to increase the strategic value of partnerships and advocate for continuous improvement within the collaboration

  • Contribute to the Partnership Supply functional strategy, including the implementation of standard processes for managing collaborations and implementation of specific projects to drive organizational maturity

  • Provide Supply Chain advisement as a core member of one or more Product Delivery Teams (PDTs)


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is an individual with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree OR

  • Master’s degree and 2 years of experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of experience OR

  • Associate’s degree and 8 years of experience OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 10 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates cultural awareness & sensitivity

  • Attends professional conferences to maintain expertise

  • Understands and applies core end-to-end supply chain principles

  • Provides guidance to leadership for long-term strategy and objectives

  • Demonstrates Operational Excellence methodologies for continuous improvement

  • Considers financial implications of decisions and sets priorities to meet needs

  • Guides successful completion of cross-site, cross-functional programs

  • Displays fortitude and perseverance when receiving constructive feedback

  • Distills complex information into a logical, concise message for leadership

  • Communicates effectively with leadership on a prepared and ad hoc basis

  • Writes, reviews, and edits complex proposals for high-level decision-makers

  • Drives decision-making on supply chain issues affecting the department

  • Anticipates network problems and partners to develop practical solutions

  • Takes calculated risks with expected positive outcomes

  • Builds cross-functional teams using diverse capabilities of staff


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

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

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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.


Salary Range

105,457.00 USD - 134,661.00 USD