Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Strong foundation in Biological experience (4+ years of experience)
Data Entry (1-2 years of experience)
Project management skills
time management skills
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Receiving and responding to external companies and inquiries. Creating database folders for new projects and ensuring database is accurate and current. Triaging external potential projects with Business Development colleagues to prioritize opportunities. Manage and create algorithms for metrics.
Point of contact for staff requiring training on the use of the database and troubleshooting.
Candidate will use scientific knowledge and skills to assist the External R&D (prospectors) in prescreening, accessing and processing licensing opportunities from external companies and other sources. In addition, the candidate will also be responsible for coordinating and leading projects for the Licensing team.
Daily responsibilities include:
Receiving, acknowledging to external company, entering information and tracking the status of each opportunity in the LT database
Applying scientific knowledge to assess and characterize incoming product and technology licensing opportunities and then direct to the appropriate prospector
Adding value by generating, summarizing and analyzing additional data from external sources as required to help ERD make data based decisions
Coordinating input and feedback from Amgen staff in other functions, including research, legal and finance, as needed
Ensuring appropriate follow-up with outside companies and institutions in coordination with team members
Conducting database searches to help generate therapeutic landscapes
Generating departmental reports/metrics
Supporting Prospectors with generating, assembling, and entering into LT database the internal opportunity review agenda, documents (xLET) and meeting minutes Support IS database replacement project and external portal page
open inbox transition process
Partnering with ERD staff to enhance business processes and identify areas for process improvement and standardization
B.S. in Science, Healthcare, Biological Science or equivalent combination of relevant educational and professional experience. M.S. preferred, MBA an asset. Experience: Typically 2 to 5 years in a Medical/Scientific Research or Development environment including on-line research experience Typically 2 to 5 years pharmaceutical/biotechnology or healthcare experience Proficiency with information retrieval from Internet, business, clinical, scientific, and healthcare resources essential.
Skills and Competencies:
Strong scientific knowledge/academic background
Advanced scientific data analysis and interpretation skills for decision-making and problem solving -Strong interpersonal and communication skills a must including oral, written and listening
Strong customer focus and service oriented
Project management skills and proficiency in databases utilization, data entry, Windows and MS Office to include PowerPoint
Ability to search and retrieve information from specialized proprietary databases, Internet and other external information sources
Ability to work effectively both in teams and individually
MS or PhD in Science area biological science
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"