Counsel, Contracts & Compliance Manager

Seattle, WA, United States
Feb 26, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Counsel, Contracts and Compliance Manager

This position provides legal counsel and support for the Company's operations relating to commercial compliance, legal contracts and other legal matters.

Responsibilities include: providing legal advice across business functions pertaining to a variety of contract, healthcare and compliance matters; drafting and negotiating contracts related to the Company's operations, including service agreements, consulting agreements, discount pricing agreements, and a variety of other agreements related to the Company's business; and assisting with and advising on the Company's healthcare law compliance programs.

Good things are happening at Omeros!

Come join our Omeros Legal Team!

Who is Omeros?

Omeros is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing small-molecule and protein therapeutics for large-market and orphan indications targeting inflammation, complement-mediated diseases, disorders of the central nervous system and immune-related diseases, including cancers. In addition to its commercial product OMIDRIA (phenylephrine and ketorolac intraocular solution) 1%/0.3%, Omeros has multiple phase 3 and phase 2 clinical-stage development programs focused on complement-mediated disorders and substance abuse. Omeros also has a diverse group of preclinical programs including GPR174, a novel target in immuno-oncology that modulates a new cancer immunity axis recently discovered by Omeros. Small-molecule inhibitors of GPR174 are part of Omeros' proprietary G proteincoupled receptor (GPCR) platform through

What are your job responsibilities?

  • Drafts, reviews and negotiates contracts for the Company's commercial activities, including service agreements, consulting agreements, pricing agreements, and government and payer contracts
  • Maintain registrations related to manufacturing and selling pharmaceutical products
  • Manage and ensure compliance with the Company's obligations to report under states' pricing transparency laws
  • Provides a variety of legal services supporting the Company's commercial activities
  • Assists with operation of the Company's healthcare law compliance program
  • Drafts healthcare compliance policies, procedures, and training
  • Assists with compliance auditing and monitoring, including data analysis
  • Conducts legal research related to federal and state laws pertaining to life science companies
What education and experience do you need?

  • Juris doctorate (JD Degree)
  • Relevant substantive legal experience in a law firm or in-house legal department (4 to 6+ years)
  • Strong background in the commercialization of pharmaceutical products in the US and globally, and laws, regulations, and industry standards impacting commercialization of pharmaceutical products
  • Admitted to practice law in at least one state required, with admission in Washington State preferred
  • Experience in the following areas:
    • Drafting and negotiating agreements
    • Relevant expertise and experience with relevant laws and regulations, particularly those pertaining to healthcare compliance
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Experience working with Commercial and Medical Affairs Departments in the life sciences industry
Behavioral Competencies Required:

  • The ability to work well with management, peers, and subordinates fostering an effective team spirit
  • The ability to analyze, negotiate and manage work
  • Polished skills in conflict resolution and problem solving
  • Integrity
  • May encounter prolonged periods of sitting
Physical Demands Required:

May encounter prolonged periods of sitting

If you have the experience, skills and knowledge we are seeking, we'd love to hear from you! This is an exciting opportunity for the right person!

Omeros is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.

It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation to anyone with a disability who needs assistance completing the job application process. If you need assistance, you can either send an e-mail to or contact Omeros, asking for Human Resources, at (206) 676-5000