Overview: Reporting to the VP and Head of Legal, US, the newly created position of Assistant General Counsel (“Asst. GC”), U.S. Prescription Business Unit will be the first legal position in Galderma’s new Boston office in a hybrid (3 days in office) environment. The Asst. GC will play a central role in launching Galderma’s first-in-class specialty biologic product with multiple indications. The role will work closely with the Head of the US Prescription Business Unit, and partner closely with key stakeholders within the global and US cross functional teams.
Company: With a unique legacy in dermatology as well as decades of cutting-edge innovation, Galderma is a pure-play dermatology category leader present in approximately 90 countries, with global headquarters in Switzerland, US headquarters in Dallas-Fort Worth, and US Prescription Business Unit headquarters in Boston. The Company delivers an innovative, science-based portfolio of premium flagship brands and services that spans the full spectrum of the fast-growing dermatology market through Injectable Aesthetics, Dermo-cosmetics, and Therapeutic Dermatology. Since its founding in 1981, Galderma has dedicated its focus and passion to the human body’s largest organ – the skin – meeting individual consumer and patient needs with superior outcomes in partnership with healthcare professionals.
Experience: The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of legal experience, with at least 5 years advising commercial pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies in a fast-paced global environment, supporting innovative new product launches and general commercial support, advice & counseling. Focused expertise in the areas of commercial healthcare and regulatory law related to the development and commercialization of biopharmaceutical products is required. Experience supporting a product launch is strongly preferred. Experience advising on market access and reimbursement, including drafting, and negotiating agreements with private and public payers and PBM’s a strong plus. Experience with rare disease a plus.
Location/Relocation: Boston, MA with a hybrid environment (3 days in office). This is a national search and relocation is available.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package with base salary and annual target bonus.
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