Amgen Medical Communications Manager or Senior Manager - Inflammation in Mississauga, Ontario

Position: Medical Communications Manager or Sr Manager

Reports to: Senior Manager, Medical Communications

Grade Level: 5 or 6

Starting: December 2016

We currently have an opening for a permanent, head office based position for a Medical Communications Manager within the Inflammation Business Unit for Enbrel Rheumatology.

This position is Accountable:

Develop and execute against the Medical Communications strategic and tactical components of the brand plan.

Develop the strategic Medical Education plan and ensure effective implementation.

Key Responsibilities:

Maintain a thorough understanding of the therapeutic area and scientific data related to existing and emerging Amgen and competitor products in this therapeutic area

Strategic development and execution of the Medical Communications and Medical Education components of the brand plan in support of the commercialization strategy

Actively contribute to cross functional teams such as the Brand Team and Medical Affairs Team

Lead and/or support the development and execution of scientific advisory boards and speaker programs

Strategically plan and coordinate accredited continuing medical education and learning activities

Create, manage and execute the Canadian publication plan

Provide new hire and ongoing training for Regional Medical Liaisons and Scientific Biopharmaceutical Representatives and other groups as required

Plan and coordinate Scientific Affairs activities at key scientific congresses

Provide scientific expertise support of VA&P, Regulatory Affairs and other cross functional partners upon request

Manage vendors and consultants

Manage project budgets

Travel 15-20%

Basic Qualifications

BScPhm or MSc. in a scientific/health related discipline

2 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

PharmD, PhD, MD, DO with at least 2 years of relevant experience

Previous experience within Scientific Affairs

Clinical or scientific expertise in Rheumatology and/or Immunology

Ability to work in teams and interface in a dynamic environment across corporate functions

Ability to critically analyze the scientific literature, form logical opinions and problem solve

Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills

Experience with marketed and pipeline products and developing strategic and tactical plans


An understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process, and knowledge of the legal and regulatory guidelines affecting promotion of prescription products.

French bilingualism an asset

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