Senior Counsel, Market Access and Commercial Operations

  • EMD
  • $102,040.00 - 186,680.00 / Year *
  • 96 E Bridge St, Westbrook, ME 04092
  • Full-Time



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This is a generalist position reporting to the Associate General Counsel for Market Access and Commercial Operations. The Senior Commercial Counsel will support the following functions: Market Access (including the Trade/Supply Chain group), Finance, Procurement, Government Affairs, Business Excellence (Intelligence and Analytics), Information Technology, Real Estate and other company-wide functions as assigned. The Senior Commercial Counsel will work directly with the Vice President, General Counsel on special legal projects as assigned and represent the Legal Department on inter-departmental project teams.. Provide comprehensive legal support to Market Access, including drafting and review of pharmacy benefit manager agreements, payor agreements, specialty pharmacy agreements, wholesaler agreements, specialty distribution agreements, government contracts and advice regarding the risks associated with such contracting.. Manage the review and negotiation of commercial contracting in support of the other commercial functions listed above, including master services agreements, consulting agreements, licensing agreements, subscription agreements, agreements relating to real estate matters and other agreements relating to the operation of a pharmaceutical company in the US.. Responsible for all matters related to healthcare professional contracting in support of Market Access, including advisory boards and any other healthcare professional consulting arrangements.. Manage risks through counseling and practical application of EMD Serono policies and procedures to Market Access and commercial operations... Provide advice regarding interactions with pharmacy benefit managers, payors, specialty pharmacies and other stakeholders in the market access space, including data privacy matters.. Develop and monitor implementation of policies and procedures for Market Access.. Develop and deliver training on legal matters to Market Access and other commercial operations stakeholders.. Communicate with global legal colleagues to provide consistent advice and share knowledge of global projects, actively participate in Legal Department projects, and assist the General Counsel on both U.S. and non-U.S. legal matters, as assigned.. Who you are:. J.D. and bar admission required with minimum of 7-10 years' experience.. Experience in a top-tier law firm strongly preferred.. Pharmaceutical industry experience strongly preferred, either as external counsel, internal counsel, or at a government agency.. Experience with government investigations preferred, but not required.. Working knowledge of relevant areas of healthcare law, including fraud and abuse, advertising and promotion, privacy, and transparency laws.. Enthusiastic, energetic, self-starter.. Able to work independently.. Able to build collaborative working relationships and influence cross-functionally.. Excellent communication skills.. Attention to detail and ability to work simultaneously on multiple priorities.. EMD is the North America name of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany. We are a global pharma and chemical company. In the United States we are ...
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