Business Development Associate - Digital Health and Innovation
AmgenUs - california - thousand oaksUpdate time: November 24,2021
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Business Development

Job Description


You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Business Development Associate - Digital Health and Innovation


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for digital/tech market sensing/prospecting and will help drive strategic opportunities in the digital health/data and analytics space. Amgen is seeking a Business Development Associate to join the Digital Health & Innovation (DH&I) organization. The Associate will report to the Digital Strategy & BD Lead.

The Business Development Associate will be responsible for maintaining insight into the digital/technology ecosystem and will support the leads in the development and delivery of market sensing/competitive intelligence and prospecting efforts in the digital health/technology space. The Incumbent will also support driving the team’s internal and external engagement strategies.

The Associate may also be involved in engaging with external corporate entities to source, evaluate and negotiate agreements to access innovative technologies in support of Amgen’s overall Digital Health & Innovation strategy..

  • Maintain insight into the digital health ecosystem and the landscape of digital technology, to inform DH&I strategy development and engagement planning and to identify key trends and opportunities to shape enterprise digital strategy
  • Support the development of thought leadership and strategic perspectives on emerging digital technologies and data science
  • Conduct outreach and evaluation of new and novel prospective companies to identify opportunities for engagement
  • Manage and continuously improve the internal processes that support the Strategy, Business Development, and Market Intelligence capabilities of the team
  • Support the development and delivery of tech Market Intelligence Reports- ensuring DH&I and partners are kept abreast of key technology headlines/news and its impact to the business and healthcare ecosystem at large
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with key internal and external partners, including cross functional Amgen teams as well as digital health ecosystem to understand their needs
  • Consult with relevant internal partners to gather customer insights and needs
  • Drive successful and timely completion of cross-functional deliverables
  • Drive effective decision making within the team, including communication of decisions to appropriate partners


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The business development professional we seek is an associate with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree


Associate’s degree and 4 years of Healthcare Technology experience


High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Healthcare Technology experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2+ years of experience in biotech/pharma/technology business development and/or drug development
  • Experience in working at or with Digital Start ups and/or Digital Health technology companies with experience in a BD or partnership, consulting or deal-making role
  • A passion for digital health and technology with the ability to identify and hone in on opportunities that will drive business impact
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • McKinsey/Bain or BCG consulting experience if applicable in areas of Digital Delivery
  • Experience with relationship management and executive level advisory role(s)
  • Biotech or Pharma experience in an integrated technology environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to set the context and present on complex subjects to senior management in a clear and concise manner
  • High ability to deal with complexity and ambiguity, ability to see the big picture, ability to collect, digest and assemble information to enable relevant business analyses and facilitate decision-making
  • Experience with Venture Capital


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A 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—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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