This Senior Counsel role will primarily be responsible for legal support of Amgen's Global Development organization, including Drug Delivery, Global Regulatory Affairs and Safety and other R&D functions. The successful attorney candidate will work directly with clients, providing strategic and practical legal counsel on a wide variety of drug and device development legal and regulatory issues. He/she 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.
Basic Qualifications: 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
Preferred Qualifications: 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 & 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
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
Manage multi-dimensional projects in fast paced environment
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.
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, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.
At Amgen, contributions are recognized - and strong performance is rewarded. Regularly recognized as a "Best Place to Work," we enable staff to chart their own career paths based on their unique talents by offering challenging assignments, active career development, coaching and individual rewards.
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.
About Amgen Inc
At Amgen, we believe in a “biology first” approach. We use cutting-edge science and technology to study the subtlest biological mechanisms in search of therapies that will improve the lives of those who suffer from serious diseases. Amgen believes the cure for disease can be found inside each and every one of us.