As the primary WC&BE (Worldwide Compliance & Business Ethics) and LAW representative within the Argentina affiliate, the focus of this position is handling healthcare compliance and legal matters associated with Amgen's operations in Argentina, including compliance of healthcare provider relationship anti-corruption and bribery laws.
and be responsible for identifying, triaging, coordinating, and leading compliance and legal related activities between Argentina and various corporate functions, and will also have responsibility for privacy / data protection issues.
Job Responsabilities + Provide the GM and other local Management Team members with strategic compliance and legal support and advice on such matters as new projects / initiatives, launch planning and activities, Tone at the Top initiatives, and annual goals and business plans.
Basic Qualifications + Law degree from recognized university. Qualification to practice law in Argentina + 5+ years of practice at a top law firm, corporate law department, or a combination of both + Experience as attorney working in a legal department of a multi-national company (healthcare sector experience preferred) + Contract drafting skills and knowledge of general commercial law (third parties, including distributors and wholesalers), labor law and dispute resolution + Experience of working in, or for, the pharmaceutical / biotechnology industry, some of that experience involving the implementation of compliance programs, policies and training and an understanding of pharmaceutical and other regulations, sales, marketing and medical practices, and industry codes of conduct (e.
g., The Argentine Medical Association Code of Ethics for the Health Team). + Native-level fluency in Spanish, and fluency in English required.
Preferred Qualifications + General understanding of privacy laws and intellectual property. + Management of outside counsel engagements and budgets.
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