27 days old

Senior Counsel – U.S. Business Operations

Thousand Oaks, California
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
    Corporate Counsel
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Senior Counsel will be responsible for advising Amgen’s commercial operations on a wide variety of issues concerning the sale, and promotion of biopharmaceutical products in the United States, with specific focus on biosimilars. Additional responsibilities may include counseling on activities with the healthcare community conducted by Amgen’s medical affairs organization.

The primary responsibilities of this position will include:

Advising Amgen commercial operations on marketing, sales and product access strategies in the biosimilar space; pricing and contracting; helping clients navigate healthcare fraud and abuse regulations, FDA promotional regulations, antitrust and anticompetitive considerations and healthcare compliance requirements

Counseling commercial leadership on industry trends, including government enforcement actions relating to the promotion of biopharmaceutical products including biosimilar agents

Providing on-going training to commercial operations staff regarding legal and regulatory requirements for commercial activity in the biopharmaceutical industry

Analyzing, reviewing and approving promotional and educational materials


Basic Qualifications:


J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and four (4) years of experience practicing law


Preferred Qualifications:


8+ years of government, in-house or law firm experience advising and counseling clients


4+ years experience advising healthcare industry- related clients on complex legal and regulatory matters


3+ years experience in supporting commercial activities in the generic or biosimilar space


Understanding of sales, marketing and healthcare compliance laws and regulations outside the US


Direct responsibility for counseling and influencing clients and cross-functional stakeholders


Strong communication skills and a commitment to client service


Superior academic achievement


The successful candidate will excel at (1) effectively counseling and guiding clients through a competitive and complex marketplace, (2) delivering results in a dynamic and fast-pace environment, (3) adapting to multiple and changing needs of business clients and (4) working well in a team, as well as cross-functional settings.


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