The Senior Counsel will primarily be responsible for legal support of Amgen’s Global Development Organization, including Drug Delivery, Global Regulatory Affairs and Safety and other Research & Development functions. This individual will work directly with clients, providing strategic and practical legal counsel on a wide variety of drug and device development legal and regulatory issues. The successful candidate will work independently and in teams as a strategic partner to identify and advise on business and regulatory issues with important legal implications. He/she will interact with internal clients and Law Department colleagues in different countries and across departments.
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.
Amgen's outstanding compensation package features comprehensive benefits. To learn more about this opportunity and to apply, please visit us online at http://careers.amgen.com/ and search job #R-32314.
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.
J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and four (4) years of experience practicing law
6+ years of experience as an attorney in a large law firm, biopharmaceutical company, or in a major government agency practicing law related to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, device and/or healthcare.
Experience working with the FDA and the laws and regulations relating to the discovery, development, approval, sales and marketing of biotechnology/pharmaceutical/device products (including the federal and state anti-kickback laws and healthcare/fraud and abuse issues)
Experience with clinical and consultant contracts, and/or products liability
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to handle, prioritize and follow through on diverse issues on a timely basis; a self-starter; resourceful and able to participate in highly collaborative, cross-functional team-oriented environment
Ability to meet demanding deadlines; strong research and writing skills; ability to manage multi-dimensional projects in fast paced environment