About Amgen
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.


Nordic Senior Medical Advisor Immuno-oncology TILLSATT

We are now recruiting a new position, a Nordic Senior Medical Advisor Immuno-oncology to join the Medical Affairs team in the Nordics.

Amgen will launch two new promising products within oncology and haematology and will recruit a Nordic Senior Medical Advisor to the challenging and important task to pre-launch and launch these products. The products to be launched are Blinitumomab for Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and Cancer Immunotherapy Talimogene laherparepvec for Melanoma. You will find more info on http://www.amgen.com/science/pipe.html .

The Nordic Senior Medical Advisor will be supporting these two new immuno-oncology products that offer significant hope to patients suffering with grievous illness and represent something of a revolution in the approach to harnessing the body’s immune system to treat cancer.

Qualifications and Competencies

• Medical education or deep scientific expertise in oncology or haematology

• Minimum of 2 years in pharmaceutical industry, or proven industry collaboration in academia
• Experience in affiliate Medical Department or Clinical Development
• Experience with clinical study management and conduct
• Knowledge of commercialization and business practices
• Experience and knowledge within oncology and/or haematology is a merit

• Knowledge of pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle and commercialization process with advanced understanding of other functions; including, but not limited to, Clinical Operations, Commercial, Regulatory, and Medical Affairs
• Therapeutic area knowledge
• Network of customer contacts in therapeutic area
• Finance and budgeting experience

• Medical and scientific expertise
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Relating and networking
• Strong customer orientation; science-based
• Continuously expanding medical and scientific knowledge as well as market knowledge
• Strong clinical research knowledge (study design, study evaluation, medical writing skills, expert panel conduct, symposium and workshop management, KOL management)
• Ability to work in a cross-functional team (e.g., Commercial, Clin Development, EU teams, HE, Regulatory, Safety, etc.)
• Planning and organizing
• Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
• Role model for others in line with Amgen Values
• Demonstrates leadership skills
• Fluency in English, both oral and written communications

Opportunities with the role
To take on the challenging and exciting opportunity to launch and support two new immuno oncology products that offer significant hope to patients suffering with grievous illness and represent something of a revolution in the approach to harnessing the body’s immune system to treat cancer.
• Amgen is an exciting dynamic biotechnology company going through an unprecedented period of launch of new products and growth. The company focus is on medicines that make significant difference to patients’ lives and is led by in depth understanding of human genetics.
• This is a rare opportunity to take on a Nordic role, with potential to grow as newer products come through this business unit.

For further information about the Nordic Senior Medical Advisor position, please contact Jenny Ringh or Magnus Klingberg, Recruitment Consultants, PeakSearch.

Jenny: +46(0)8-545 00 100, Mobile: +46-(0)70-235 81 99
E-mail: jenny@peaksearch.se

Magnus: +46-(0)8-545 00 100, Mobile: +46- (0)70-678 09 92
E-mail: magnus.klingberg@peaksearch.se