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Director, Federal Policy and Government Affairs

Company name

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

12-15 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Apr 04,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Health Care >> Health Care
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Director, Federal Policy and Government Affairs The candidate will work on strategic federal issues, including policy development, lobbying, and strategic external engagement. Develop policy strategies and initiatives that address key issues in the pharmaceutical and health care environment, including coverage and access to innovative medicines. Engage with external trade associations, academic institutions, think tanks, and other policy-oriented groups. Lobby Congress and Executive agencies on strategic imperatives. Support PAC and political operations. Initiate and conduct strategic analyses of health policy proposals and prioritize issues that influence our ability to operate effectively as an innovator company. Work closely with commercial units and key functions to assess effects of new policies or proposed changes in policy. Work with internal team to develop and steer our policy agenda and advance policy positions in the U.S., collaborate with internal stakeholders to establish strategic policy positions related to access to pipeline and marketed products, and ensure that recommendations align with business and scientific objectives. Inform and educate management and employees about external developments and develop external communications for use in policy conversations. Represent and establish our company as an industry leader in policy conversations with appropriate external venues; including trade associations, academic institutions, think tanks, and other policy-oriented organizations.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 12-15 years of relevant public or private sector experience; preferably health care industry. Should preferably have Master’s Degree or JD degree. Excellent verbal, analytical, written and interpersonal communication skills, particularly in interpreting and distilling complex information is needed. Excellent organizational and project management skills—demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple work streams and timelines simultaneously, build cross-functional teams consisting of a strong portfolio of skills and expertise is must.

Additional info

Ref: R1505496

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
655 15th Street NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005-5717

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