Development Operations Senior Manager

Amgen Inc.



Singapore, Singapore


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Job Description


Amgen is one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies. For over 4 decades, Amgen has pioneered biotechnology breakthroughs, to bring state-of-the-art medicines from laboratory to the patient. Amgen has not only discovered and developed innovative human therapeutics, but has invested in cutting edge manufacturing capability and support services to deliver these exciting therapies to medical teams around the world. Japan and Asia Pacific (JAPAC) is the fastest growing region in Amgen. Now we are hiring a Development Operations Manager in Singapore.


What you will do

As the Development Operations Manager , you will be responsible for aligning and leading the country/hub in accordance with Amgen strategy and driving "One Amgen" approach whilst supporting local and global process improvement and transformational initiatives. The Development Operations Manager will be accountable locally for execution of local clinical trials, risk mitigation and quality management and the performance management of local staff and oversight of GSO-SM Functional Service Provider(s) (FSP)

Main Responsibilities:

  • Country/hub leader of Global Study Operations / Site Management (GSO-SM) organization that is accountable for timely, quality clinical study delivery. Actively partners with cross-functional stakeholders to support R&D strategy.
  • Review and approve Operational Projections, Baseline and Revised Enrolment Plans
  • Represent GSO-SM in internal and external stakeholder interactions & participate in external engagement activities (https://e.g. pharma associations, Consortiums)
  • Point for escalation for resolution of complex clinical study related issues & risks identified
  • Lead delivery of pipeline molecule programs & Ensure timely, quality communication to both functional / cross-functional teams to support clinical study execution
  • Proactively identify risks and develop risk mitigation strategies to ensure operational effectiveness
  • Support internal/affiliate and site audits and regulatory inspections & support local and global process improvement initiatives
  • Engage local cross-functional teams to maximize local support of clinical studies


What we expect of you


  • PhD/PharmD will be considered based on individuals’ profile
  • Experience at, or oversight of, clinical research vendors (CRO’s, central labs, imaging vendors, etc.)
  • Work experience in life sciences or medically related field, including biopharmaceutical clinical research experience (clinical research experience obtained working on clinical trials at a biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO company)
  • Previous management experience of direct reports, including management level staff
  • Strategic operational planning and cross-functional leadership
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of otherswork 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


Why you should apply for a job to Amgen Inc.:

  • 67% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 78% would recommend this company to other women

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work models that empower staff members to work where and when they are most productive

  • Award-winning PTO plan and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • With 11 Employee Resource Groups, 60 chapters & 11000 members everyone has opportunity to connect, network & foster a culture of belonging