ViiV (GSK) Senior Legal Counsel, Market Access

GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline

Legal
Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

ViiV Healthcare is a global specialty HIV company, the only one that is 100% focused on researching and delivering new medicines for people living with, and at risk of, HIV. ViiV is highly mission-driven in our unrelenting commitment to being a trusted partner for all people living with and affected by HIV. Our aim is to think, act, and connect differently through a focus on education on and treatment for HIV. We go to extraordinary lengths to deliver the sorts of breakthroughs, both in treatments, care solutions and communities, that really count. We go beyond the boundaries of medicine by taking a holistic approach to HIV through developing and supporting sustainable community programs and improving access to care. We are fully committed to push through every challenge until HIV/AIDS is eradicated. ViiV has played a significant part in delivering breakthroughs that have turned HIV into a manageable health condition. We offer the largest portfolio of HIV medicines available anywhere, and we continue our work to cater for the widest possible range of needs in response to the HIV epidemic.

We are aware of how much is at stake for those affected by HIV and we show up every day 100% committed to the patients. Our work culture is fast-paced, diverse, inclusive, competitive, and caring. But ViiV isn’t just somewhere to work – it’s a place to belong, an invitation to bring your very best, and a team full of impact-driven team members who are hungry to make a difference.

While we have been improving lives of HIV patients for 30 years, this is an especially exciting time to be at ViiV, as we evaluate novel approaches to treatment and prevention that could further reduce the impact of HIV on individuals and communities.

ViiV Healthcare was created as a joint venture by Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline in November 2009 with both companies transferring their HIV assets to the new company. In 2012 Shionogi joined the company. 76.5% of the company is now owned by GlaxoSmithKline, 13.5% by Pfizer and 10% by Shionogi.

In this role, the Senior Counsel-Market Access, ViiV Healthcare will be accountable for (1) delivering clear guidance to stakeholders across the North America team regarding laws and regulations relevant to market access considerations; (2) partnering with other North America functional teams to deliver its business objectives in a compliant manner; and (3) working with senior legal, compliance and business leaders to build trust through influencing the right behaviors, driving the right accountability and fostering the right leadership. Please not that this role is based out of ViiV's US Headquarters' in Durham, NC & eligible for a relocation package within the US.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Serve as a legal representative for market access team initiatives.
  • Serve as the legal representative counselling policy and government affair teams on issues relevant to patients living with HIV.
  • Serve as the legal representative in evaluating proposed sales and marketing tactics to ensure compliance with FDA laws, regulations, and formal and informal guidance, industry codes (e.g. PhRMA Codes), other state and federal laws, regulations and guidance (e.g. HIPAA, CAN-SPAM, anti-kickback, antitrust, Lanham Act) and product liability laws.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • JD & 5 plus years of experience in pharmaceutical market access industry

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Prior experience counselling clients in the areas of anti-kickback and antitrust laws.
  • Prior experience counselling pharmaceutical product commercial teams.
  • Prior experience advising on the Inflation Reduction Act.
  • Prior experience with 340B entities.
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal skills supporting matrix teams to solve unanticipated problems.
  • Possess strong analytical skills to support teams delivering under tight timelines.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills to counsel senior leaders.

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Please visit GSK US Benefits Summary to learn more about the comprehensive benefits program ViiV offers US employees. All ViiV employees receive the same benefits options and plans as GSK employee.

Why Us?

At ViiV Healthcare, we will not rest until we leave no person living with HIV behind. Until the 39 million people living with HIV is down to zero, we will continue searching for new ways to limit the impact of HIV.

We are the only pharmaceutical company solely focused on combating, preventing, and ultimately eradicating HIV and AIDS. At ViiV Healthcare, we do things differently. Born out of a partnership between GSK and Pfizer in 2009, with Shionogi joining in 2012, we are determined to help end the HIV epidemic. We are guided by our mission to leave no person living with HIV behind and it is this mission that unites our employees located across the globe. We combine expertise in research, manufacturing, policy and more to push the boundaries of what people think is possible in HIV treatment and care. As a result of our connection with GSK, we are able to draw on their proud history and resources. This means that you would receive all the employee benefits offered by GSK.

Living our mission of leaving no person living with HIV behind means keeping inclusion and diversity at the heart of everything we do - from our breakthrough innovation, to our diverse portfolio of medicines as well as the work we do to partner with HIV communities. Having a diverse team and a truly inclusive culture where we’re all able to be ourselves and feel like we belong will make us an even stronger team, better able to perform as a business and deliver on our mission to leave no person living with HIV behind.

If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at ViiV, please contact the ViiV Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US).

ViiV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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