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Senior Associate of Strategic Planning & Operations

Company: Amgen
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.Senior Associate of Strategic Planning and OperationsLiveWhat you will doLets do this. Lets change the world. In this dynamic role you will work with the organization to track and analyze key operational data and lead business analysis projects, including developing real-time visual management tools using Tableau, Smart Sheets, and Alteryx type programs. Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for staying advised of standard methodologies, technologies, and tools; will provide innovative, impactful ideas to optimize processes to support the organizations growth strategies.
  • Collect and analyze data on budgets, resource forecasting and headcount tracking to enable efficient decision making and planning.
  • Budget development, management, tracking and PO/invoice resolution using Alteryx and Tableau
  • Track monthly headcount input and output of the DST organization and sites using Alteryx and Tableau
  • Project portfolio and resource allocation/capacity using Alteryx and Tableau
  • Identify, scope, track and implement continual improvement/ efficiency efforts using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Provide regular reports and presentations that clearly summarize analytical business data results and implications/recommendations to key partners and leadership team to inform decision making
  • Work with internal and external partners to develop and implement mitigation plans, when needed, to reach department goals and critical achievements
  • Turn unstructured business issues/requests into appropriate action plans and projects that result in high quality, significant and concrete deliverables
  • Deploy best in class project management on departmental initiativesWinWhat we expect of youWe are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.Basic Qualifications:
    • Masters degree OR Bachelors degree and 2 years of project management, data science and/or business experience OR Associates degree and 6 years of project management, data science and/or business experience OR High school diploma / GED and 8 years of project management, data science and/or business experiencePreferred Qualifications:
      • Masters Degree in Computer Science, Business or Engineering
      • Ability to think and act strategically to support key business decisions
      • Excellent organizational skills and an outstanding attention to detail
      • Strong analytical skillsability to translate disparate and sometimes ambiguous data sets into useful insights and recommendations
      • Experience in project planning, implementation, monitoring, completion and follow-up. Experience with lean and six sigma methodology, tools and projects
      • Strong oral, written and presentation skills with ability to explain complex concepts clearly to a variety of audiences
      • Proficient facilitation, negotiation, problem-solving, change management skills and ability to apply operational excellence methodologies.
      • Proficiency in Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word; as well as proficiency in business intelligence and predictive modeling tools, such as Tableau, Smart Sheets, and Alteryx. Ability to develop visual data analysis reports and tools to drive decision making
      • Outstanding ability to work in a self-directed manner while balancing a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and competing demands
      • Project a positive, can do attitude and eagerly contribute to all initiatives as needed and requested
      • Experience and understanding of the biotech/pharmaceutical industryThriveSome of the vast rewards of working hereAs 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.
        • 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 Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on GlassdoorApply nowfor a career that defies imaginationObjects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.Join UsIf you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to 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.Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.

Keywords: Amgen, Cambridge , Senior Associate of Strategic Planning & Operations, Accounting, Auditing , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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