1+ months

Senior Counsel -- Strategic Transactions

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    117244012
Amgen

Job ID: R-92023
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

This Senior Counsel will be part of a legal team that supports Amgen's Business Development group in a variety of life sciences transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, collaborations, and in-licenses and out-licenses involving biotech and pharmaceutical products and technology, while working closely with other Amgen functional groups (R&D, Finance, Operations, Commercial), and coordinating with various members of the Law Department. This position may also provide support for equity investments by Amgen's venture fund and ongoing alliances with Amgen's key partners.

Basic Qualifications


J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and four (4) years of experience practicing law

Preferred Qualifications


7+ years of law firm or in-house experience

Experience with a Fortune 500 corporation (preferably in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry), or a nationally recognized law firm

Significant licensing and/or M&A transactions experience, with a strong preference for biotech or pharmaceutical transactions experience

Excellent analytical and legal drafting skills

Strong interpersonal skills to interact directly with clients and colleagues at all levels and across different functions of the organization

Ability to handle, prioritize and follow through on a high volume of work

Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter, to develop and implement strategic solutions and to participate in a highly collaborative, team-oriented 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.

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.

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.

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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-92023<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/>This Senior Counsel will be part of a legal team that supports Amgen's Business Development group in a variety of life sciences transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, collaborations, and in-licenses and out-licenses involving biotech and pharmaceutical products and technology, while working closely with other Amgen functional groups (R&D, Finance, Operations, Commercial), and coordinating with various members of the Law Department. This position may also provide support for equity investments by Amgen's venture fund and ongoing alliances with Amgen's key partners.<br><br><b>Basic Qualifications<br></b><br><br> J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and four (4) years of experience practicing law <br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications<br></b><br><br>7+ years of law firm or in-house experience<br><br>Experience with a Fortune 500 corporation (preferably in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry), or a nationally recognized law firm<br><br>Significant licensing and/or M&A transactions experience, with a strong preference for biotech or pharmaceutical transactions experience<br><br>Excellent analytical and legal drafting skills<br><br>Strong interpersonal skills to interact directly with clients and colleagues at all levels and across different functions of the organization<br><br>Ability to handle, prioritize and follow through on a high volume of work<br><br>Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter, to develop and implement strategic solutions and to participate in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment<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>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.<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/p7oMN1tDlxbZi2o5fdJ64"> <p>PI117244012</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-18 Expires: 2020-02-18

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