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Managing Associate General Counsel - CarelonRx

Company: Elevance Health
Location: Concord
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Location(s): This is primarily a remote position. If located close to an Elevance Health office location, you may be required to go into the office up to three times per month. This position will serve as a Managing Associate General Counsel to CarelonRx, a pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) owned by Elevance Health. Responsible for directing the legal functions of assigned areas and managing a team of attorneys and contract managers who provide legal support for clients and growth. Additionally, this position is responsible for providing legal advice and recommendations for actions. Develops and executes initiatives and projects in response to clients overall objectives and needs. Focus of work is on large scale and/or high financial level projects with broad department and/or organizational impact and moderate level of risk. Works as a strategic partner and decision maker with more senior leaders. How You Will Make an Impact: Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide legal support in the PBM client contracting process and manage associated legal risks.
  • Develop responses and support for RFP activity and mitigate identified legal and business risks.
  • Accomplishes results through assigned legal staff. Develops assigned staff to ensure their individual effectiveness.
  • Provides guidance and leadership on more complex legal issues in which the analysis of situations and/or facts require an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
  • Serves as a resource for other attorneys and contract managers as well as business clients instructing and advising on technical and tactical issues.
  • Sets objectives for assigned legal team that align with the clients and the company's business strategy.
  • Provides concise and timely briefings to senior level business and upper-level legal management.
  • Manages the staffs work-load.
  • Applies knowledge of one or more legal specialties, including a strong handle on all aspects of pharmaceutical benefit management, addressing RFPs and negotiating complex client PBM Agreements, with sound business acumen and knowledge of the business goals and objectives as they relate to the legal matter at hand.
  • Determines overall methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate legal projects.
  • Contributes to overall results of IngenioRx.
  • Uses professional legal concepts and principles to contribute to development of company's concepts and principles and to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways.
  • May possess deep technical knowledge or broader scope of knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to effectively assess and mitigate risk on all legal initiatives and projects of assigned staff.
  • Reports to upper management any identified business exposure and associated risks as well as mitigation techniques being utilized.
  • Hires, trains, coaches, counsels and evaluates the performance of direct reports. Minimum Requirements:
    • Requires a JD, current license to practice law and minimum of 9 years specific PBM industry legal experience supporting complex client side, post licensure, experience in managing a staff, department budget and outside counsel; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experience:
      • Detailed oriented, client focused and able to work in a fast-paced environment. For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $184,400 to $331,920. Locations: California; Colorado; Nevada; Washington State; Jersey City, NJ; New York City, NY; Ithaca, NY and Westchester County, NY In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company. The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws . * The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Keywords: Elevance Health, Concord , Managing Associate General Counsel - CarelonRx, Legal , Concord, California

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