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Counsel -- Global Commercial Operations US Value & Access

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    115883521
Amgen

Job ID: R-88752
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

The attorney in this Counsel position will be responsible for counseling Amgen's commercial Value and Access organization on a wide variety of legal and regulatory issues concerning complex contracting and pricing strategies of biopharmaceutical products in the United States.

The primary responsibilities of this position will include:
  • Advising and counseling on complex commercial transactions on price concession strategies and risk mitigation with members of the healthcare community (managed care organizations, hospitals, Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO) and distributors), with emphasis on the Anti-Kickback Statute and applicable antitrust laws
  • Drafting and negotiating discount agreements, supply agreements and/or value-based agreements with above mentioned entities to provide for strategic pricing of Amgen products
  • Advising key stakeholders on legal, regulatory and policy developments to ensure that legal support is adapted to a rapidly changing environment
  • Overseeing discount agreement interpretation and contract enforcement, advising and managing commercial dispute resolution, including providing support for audits
  • Supporting healthcare compliance related matters as they relate to implementation of discount agreements
  • Developing and providing ongoing training to commercial operations staff regarding legal and regulatory requirements for commercial activity and contract requirements in the biopharmaceutical industry
  • Helping Amgen shape external environment to improve patient access to its vital medicines
  • Coordinating legal support by contributing as a member of cross-functional team and interacting with business and law department colleagues on various matters


Basic Qualifications:

J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an accredited law school

Admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction

2 years of experience practicing law

Preferred Qualifications:

4+ years of corporate and/or law firm experience

Strong qualifications in transactional work in any industry, including structuring, advising and counseling on complex transactions and drafting, negotiating and interpreting complex contracts

Experience counseling clients on complex legal and regulatory considerations

Proven superior legal skills, including: excellent oral and written communication, legal analysis, drafting and negotiation skills and sound judgment

Ability to lead and influence others

Strong client service, business counseling and problem-solving focus

Ability to manage multi-dimensional projects in a fast-paced environment

Superior academic achievement

Experience in healthcare industry is a plus but not required, including counseling on:
  • Healthcare fraud and abuse matters
  • OIG compliance guidance and advisory opinions
  • DOJ settlements with pharmaceutical industry
  • Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement and contracting
  • Congressional hearings and inquiries


Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

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Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.

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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-88752<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/>The attorney in this Counsel position will be responsible for counseling Amgen's commercial Value and Access organization on a wide variety of legal and regulatory issues concerning complex contracting and pricing strategies of biopharmaceutical products in the United States.<br><br>The primary responsibilities of this position will include:<br><ul><li>Advising and counseling on complex commercial transactions on price concession strategies and risk mitigation with members of the healthcare community (managed care organizations, hospitals, Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO) and distributors), with emphasis on the Anti-Kickback Statute and applicable antitrust laws</li><li>Drafting and negotiating discount agreements, supply agreements and/or value-based agreements with above mentioned entities to provide for strategic pricing of Amgen products</li><li>Advising key stakeholders on legal, regulatory and policy developments to ensure that legal support is adapted to a rapidly changing environment</li><li>Overseeing discount agreement interpretation and contract enforcement, advising and managing commercial dispute resolution, including providing support for audits</li><li>Supporting healthcare compliance related matters as they relate to implementation of discount agreements</li><li>Developing and providing ongoing training to commercial operations staff regarding legal and regulatory requirements for commercial activity and contract requirements in the biopharmaceutical industry</li><li>Helping Amgen shape external environment to improve patient access to its vital medicines</li><li>Coordinating legal support by contributing as a member of cross-functional team and interacting with business and law department colleagues on various matters</li></ul><br><br><b>Basic Qualifications:</b><br><br>J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an accredited law school<br><br>Admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction<br><br>2 years of experience practicing law<br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications:</b><br><br>4+ years of corporate and/or law firm experience<br><br>Strong qualifications in transactional work in any industry, including structuring, advising and counseling on complex transactions and drafting, negotiating and interpreting complex contracts<br><br>Experience counseling clients on complex legal and regulatory considerations<br><br>Proven superior legal skills, including: excellent oral and written communication, legal analysis, drafting and negotiation skills and sound judgment<br><br>Ability to lead and influence others<br><br>Strong client service, business counseling and problem-solving focus<br><br>Ability to manage multi-dimensional projects in a fast-paced environment<br><br>Superior academic achievement<br><br>Experience in healthcare industry is a plus but not required, including counseling on:<br><ul><li>Healthcare fraud and abuse matters</li><li>OIG compliance guidance and advisory opinions</li><li>DOJ settlements with pharmaceutical industry</li><li>Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement and contracting</li><li>Congressional hearings and inquiries</li></ul><br><br>Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.<br><br>Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.<br><br>Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.<br><br>#LI-POST<br><br>Join Us <br> <br> If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen. <br> <br> Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses. <br> <br> As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients. <br> <br> 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.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/xW4mYgiz1yRyto6NuxWoB"> <p>PI115883521</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-28 Expires: 2019-12-29

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