R-126484 Director Global Capital Project Portfolio (Open)

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If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. 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. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Director Global Capital Project Portfolio

What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will lead a highly skilled and tenured team in Amgen’s Global Headquarters to provide Amgen with the facilities and capabilities it needs to serve our future patients around the globe. This includes management of a diverse portfolio of capital projects spanning GMP production facilities, Research and Development laboratories, and executive office and collaboration areas.

As a member of the Global Capital projects leadership team of an industry leader, you will participate in continual innovation for the delivery of capital projects while learning from our external partners and peers around the world.


Key Responsibilities:
Manages the capital project portfolio team of experienced project professionals:
define project scope, forms project teams, ensures safe execution, develops project strategy, master schedule and spending schedule.
portfolios which include complex projects supporting the engineering, construction and start up activities for various facilities ranging from administration to laboratories (Biology, Process Development, Quality, Chemistry) cGMP manufacturing, utility plants, warehouse and distribution centers.
provide day-to-day management and leadership including mentoring, staff development and work prioritization for your reports.
provide input into department objectives and establishment of strategic direction within the Global Capital Project Management team.
Ensuring the health of the portfolio in the following areas:
Safe execution (being purposefully present on job site and leading by example).
Project objectives, and accurate interpretation Policies for major projects, interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to company-wide policies.
Project funding processes (governance approvals of scope, cash flow, schedule, and deliverables).
Motivated project teams.
Contractor evaluation and selection process.
Logistics system, including RFQ’s, bid selection materials management, invoice approval.
Inclusion and belonging for integrated team.
Governance, including progress vs. schedule vs. cost with appropriate teams and provide regular updates to client and management.
Total cost of ownership for capital projects.

What we expect of you

Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree and 4 years of Engineering and / or Capital projects delivery experience
Master’s degree and 8 years of Engineering and / or Capital projects delivery experience
Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of Engineering and / or Capital projects delivery experience
4 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The top tier Capital Project professional we seek is experienced with these qualifications:
Previous leadership experience with a diverse team of technical engineering and facilities management in the Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology industries.
Lean Construction or other continuous improvement methodology experience, applied to capital projects.
Understanding of Lifecycle Cost Analysis and Total Cost of Ownership.
Extensive experience in the application of project management skills and concepts with a critical understanding of related engineering disciplines.
Demonstrate practical ingenuity to problem solve using practical solutions.
Collaborative skills to partner with technical, scientific and management internal user groups.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and conflicting priorities across a broad range of facilities and engineering fields.
Excellent people skills featuring a proven management style that fits within the Amgen culture and values.
Interpersonal and facilitation skills vital to forge consensus among competing clients’ interests on critical and time-sensitive issues—important in ensuring that, within Amgen’s collaborative culture, projects are finished on time and on budget.
Uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of processes or procedures.
Strong analytical skills in both information and communication technologies.
Ability to tactfully negotiate and positively influence peers and executive leadership.
Effective verbal, visual and written communication skills with effective listening.
Resilience & flexibility with the ability to react to changes quickly and apply knowledge to new problems and new contexts.

What you can expect of us
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.
Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
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

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico 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.

Apply now
for a career that defies imagination
In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.


To apply for this job email your details to dmullenn@amgen.com


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