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Senior Director Legal Generalist I

Date: Jul 6, 2019

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the worlds largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the worlds largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and weve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Commercial Brand Attorney with 8+ years of relevant pharmaceutical industry experience.  Experience must be with branded pharmaceutical products, preferably some experience with oncology products.  This position will primarily provide legal support for products within Teva’s Oncology business unit and other products as assigned.  The Attorney will be primarily responsible for providing both strategic and legal advice regarding the commercialization of the Company’s branded pharmaceutical products.  The attorney will also be responsible for drafting, negotiating, reviewing and interpreting a broad range of agreements in support of Teva’s North America specialty operations. This position is based in Parsippany, New Jersey and reports to the Associate General Counsel, North America Specialty.

 

The Attorney will provide legal support to a wide range of departments, including sales, marketing, medical affairs, regulatory and compliance.  The Attorney is expected to participate in cross-functional meetings and serve as the legal representative on various product-related committees. The Attorney must have strong interpersonal communication skills, drafting and negotiation skills, be able to multi-task and prioritize assignments, and be willing to assist on additional matters outside of their primary responsibilities. 

 

Additional responsibilities:

 

Ensure client operations comply with applicable laws, regulations and company policies, including without limitation, FDA, OIG, CMS, Sunshine Act, anti-kickback, fraud and abuse, anti-bribery, antitrust, privacy and product liability laws, rules, regulations and guidance.  

 

Draft, negotiate, review and interpret a broad range of standard and non-standard commercial agreements associated with the North America business, including agreements with healthcare professionals, vendors, licensors, consultants and speakers as well as other types of agreements supporting the business.

 

Analyze advisory board proposals, speaker programs, patient assistance programs, and medical education initiatives for FCPA, fraud and abuse, FDA and other regulatory compliance.

 

Advise Medical Affairs, Medical Information, HEOR and Scientific Information teams on department activities.

 

Review and advise on media relations materials including press releases, standby statements and other company communications.

 

Ensure that interactions with healthcare professionals and patients comply with applicable legal requirements and company policies.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Good standing in the bar of New Jersey
  • 8+ years of relevant pharmaceutical experience. 

Function

Legal & IP

Sub Function

Legal

Reports To

Sr. Director, Legal Generalist II

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.


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