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Senior Counsel Us Business Operations

Company name

Amgen, Inc.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 13,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Thousand Oaks, CA
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Senior Counsel – U.S. Business Operations The candidate will be responsible for advising company ’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 company ’s medical affairs organization. Advising company 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.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and 4 years of experience practicing law Preferred experience: 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.

Additional info

Job ID: R-49841

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Amgen, Inc.
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-1799

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