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20 Dec 2020

Full-Time Senior Counsel – Immunology US

UCB Bioscience – Posted by UCBdenise Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Job Description

To strengthen our Legal Team, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Sr Counsel – Immunology.  Our US HQ is located in Atlanta, GA, but this role can be a remote position.

As Senior Counsel, you will provide day-to-day legal support to the U.S. Immunology Patient Value Unit and its U.S. portfolio.  This role will provide legal support to all elements of the cross-functional teams responsible for launch and commercialization of U.S. Immunology brands and services. Responsibilities include but are not limited to providing legal advice and guidance on FDA regulatory matters, including promotion and advertising regulation, as well as anti-kickback and fraud & abuse considerations.  You will also proactively counsel and provide strategic advice to the marketing and sales organization within UCB’s Immunology business.

You will contribute by: 

  • Proactively counseling and providing strategic advice to UCB’s U.S. Immunology business
  • Providing legal advice and guidance on FDA regulatory matters, including promotion and advertising regulation, as well as anti-kickback and fraud & abuse considerations
  • Preparing for new product launches
  • Managing a portfolio of complex matters within a sub-unit of the U.S. Immunology business
  • Negotiating and drafting documents for the U.S. Immunology business, including commercial agreements
  • Advising on key business initiatives in market research, real world evidence, and medical medication/scientific congresses

Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree from an accredited US law school
  • Member in good standing of a State Bar Association
  • 7-10 years of experience with a focus in pharmaceutical/healthcare law or another highly regulated industry; preferably at both a law firm and in house

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience providing counsel to the pharmaceutical, medical device, or life sciences industry
  • Ability to analyze complex legal issues and handle multiple, often complex projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated excellent teamwork, communication, and analytical skills
  • Ideally having demonstrated knowledge of FDA regulatory and anti-kickback laws as well as a working knowledge of PDMA and privacy law considerations
  • Ideally having demonstrated experience in commercial, healthcare, clinical, and/or pricing contracting
  • Experience with biologic products and/or HUB support services is also desired
  • If remote, willingness to travel periodically to our US HQ in Atlanta

Why you should apply
At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.

If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.


About Us

At UCB, we come together every day to work, laser-focused, on a simple question: How will this create value for people living with severe diseases? By putting patients at the heart of everything we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees worldwide operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases. We are looking for people with passion and empathy who develop a real understanding of patient’s needs and can deliver thoughtful solutions to decisionmakers across the heath care ecosystem.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website

How to Apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 63 days.

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