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Director – Global Regulatory and R&D Policy

Director – Global Regulatory and R&D Policy
Organization: Amgen
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 03/27/2024


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.

Global Regulatory and R&D Policy Director


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. Global Regulatory and R&D Policy engages regulators, industry and professional associations, and patient advocates externally and subject matter experts across Amgen to advance important policy issues aligned with Amgen’s goals and priorities. In this vital role you will lead the development and articulation of Amgen’s positions on regulatory policies that impact Amgen’s business. The scope of leadership responsibilities span policy topics and regions.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Engages on cross-functional teams to develop strategic/long-term plans for the development and implementation of policies.
  • Engages regulatory authorities, and industry and professional associations at the policy level.
  • Masters a range of regulatory, safety, and R&D policy topics as assigned. Leads the development and execution of strategic plans for each assigned policy area.
  • Ensures that Amgen’s regulatory, safety and R&D policy positions are successfully represented to inform policy development and implementation.
  • Fosters a reputation with regulators as being science-based, reliable and trustworthy by advocating sound for policies.
  • Leverages key relationships, internally and externally (e.g. FDA, EMA and national competent authorities, industry associations) to advance Amgen’s position related to regulatory and safety policy.
  • Provides internal stakeholders (e.g., Global Government Affairs, R&D, Commercial, Legal) with a strategic regulatory and safety policy perspective.
  • Assists and advises senior leadership in selecting issues, establishing priorities and developing and implementing regulatory policy advocacy plans.
  • Assists in creating the necessary infrastructure/processes for developing the regulatory policy function.
  • Ensures direct and dotted line staff are compliant with required training and SOPs, and conducts annual review of staff training records for direct line reports.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The [vital attribute] professional we seek is a [type of person] with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree and 4 years of related experience Or
  • Master’s degree and 7 years of related experience Or
  • Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of related experience


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 expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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.

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