Clinical Trial Oversight Manager

US - California - Thousand Oaks - Field/Remote

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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.

Clinical Trial Oversight Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. You will be the single point of contact for FSP vendor(s) for resource and capacity management, portfolio planning and prioritization, including the identification, escalation and resolution of quality and delivery issues.

  • Performs sponsor oversight activities of SM-FSP, including staff performance (KPIs, report(s) metric analysis/review), to ensure quality and delivery of Amgen clinical trials.
  • Collaborates closely with SM-FSP Line Manager (FSP-LM) to ensure appropriate level of their staff oversight is deployed.
  • Supports SM-FSP staff onboarding and training
  • Point of escalation for all stakeholders to support resolution of issues eg quality, staff turnover and performance concerns
  • Works with SM-FSP vendor(s) to ensure timely and appropriate planning, resource and capacity management from study start up to close-out
  • Conducts on-site quality visits with CRAs where/when appropriate and supports the maintenance of Amgen investigator site relationships
  • Supports inspection readiness, local country and site level audits and regulatory inspections when applicable including CAPA resolution
  • Organizes and leads the Functional Management Team (FMT) Meetings and any other country-level project review meetings, if applicable.
  • Involved in local and global site management and cross-functional stakeholder collaboration
  • Actively participates in role forums including local and global functional and cross-functional initiatives


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree OR
  • Master’s degree & 3 years of clinical experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree & 5 years of clinical experience OR
  • Associate’s degree & 10 years of clinical experience OR
  • High school diploma / GED & 12 years of clinical experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS/BSc in the sciences or RN
  • 7 years’ work experience in life science or medically related field
  • 4 years’ experience working in clinical site management (working on clinical trials at a biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO company)
  • Solid understanding of the Functional Service Provider Operational Model
  • Knowledge of or work experience with a biopharmaceutical GRDCA or QC department


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

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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

119,270.00 USD - 143,217.00 USD Apply