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Corporate Counsel

Company name

Cytokinetics, Inc.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 24,2019

Valid Through

Sep 06,2019

Posted on

Mar 09,2019

Years of Experience

5-12 yrs required


South San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Counsel
The candidate provide legal advice and support across the company, although based on experience and prior job responsibilities will have primary responsibility to defined functional areas. This position will report to the General Counsel. Responsibilities: Developing a strong understanding of Company business needs to support Company's changing legal requirements and assist in designing and implementing Company policies and procedures to meet those requirements; Strong healthcare compliance background including review and approval for disease state education, pre- and post-approval communications, reprints, sponsorships and spokespersons, advertising and promotion, labelling, conference participation, and social media, DTC and website compliance; Drafts and negotiates regulatory terms and contracts on behalf of sponsors, applicants, application holders, and others, including clinical trial agreements, investigator-initiated study agreements, contract research organization (CRO) agreements, consulting agreements, quality agreements, safety data exchange/ pharmacovigilance agreements, and informed consent forms. Providing advice and counsel on the preparation of such agreements as well as the Company's rights and obligations under executed agreements; Counseling on appropriate relationships with healthcare professionals, patients, managed care entities, academic institutions, and government entities, including rebates, sponsorships, advisory committees, and education; Keeping apprised of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and apply them to areas of responsibility including global privacy (GDPR), FCPA and anti-bribery; Prior experience leading the development and implementation corporate compliance program, including development and implementation of relevant policies, procedures, training and auditing and monitoring programs would be beneficial. Should have J.D. degree, admission to practice in California desirable. Must have 5-12 years of IP experience as in-house counsel in a biotechnology or healthcare company or a combination of in-house and nationally recognized law firm specializing in biopharmaceutical law. Preference for a candidate with both in-house and leading law firm experience.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cytokinetics, Inc.
280 East Grand Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080

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