• McKesson - Pharmaceutical
  • $151,150.00 -151,150.00/year*
  • Plainville , CT
  • Government
  • Full-Time
  • 116 E Main St

States covered: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia Open to candidates located in state capitals in Northeast Region Current Need: Proven government affairs professional with ability to analyze a wide variety of healthcare and related business competitiveness policy issues who can also leverage an existing legislative and lobbying network within the region. Responsible for developing and executing legislative, public policy and political strategy in the region to advance broader organizational and business goals. This individual will be responsible for managing state government affairs across all business units, providing sound legislative and regulatory advice, engaging senior leadership in the region, and other activities as directed by the leader of the State Government Affairs function. Position Description: Responsibilities will include: - Planning and execution of government affairs strategy, programs, and activities to support Public Affairs department, state government affairs team, and company objectives - Analyzing, monitoring, and engaging on proposed legislation, regulations, and administrative actions in region - Understanding the intersection of McKessons businesses and public policy with the goal of effectively identifying legislative, regulatory, and political risks and/or opportunities, which will drive our government relations engagement - Developing and maintaining relationships with government representatives, regulators, industry groups, customers, thought leaders, and subject matter experts - Manage/engage with industry trade associations and national intergovernmental organizations - Managing and driving performance of the regions government affairs and political consultants - Developing political development objectives of the McKesson Employee Political Action Committee and company, as allowable in region - Supporting the advancement of stakeholder engagement programs, including employee engagement, key contacts, and strategic alliances - Assisting in the development of communications to support state government affairs function objectives and departmental communications needs - Representing the company in public policy discussions, presentations to customers and business units, association and industry meetings, political events, as well as legislative, regulatory and other public forums, as appropriate - Other duties and responsibilities as directed by Vice-President of State Government Affairs Minimum Requirements: Minimum of 8 years in government, government relations, or direct lobbying experience at the state level with increasing responsibilities and demonstrated superior communication skills. Corporate and healthcare industry experience a plus. Additional Knowledge and Skills: -Thorough understanding of government, legislative, regulatory and political processes -Exceptional writing and communication skills -Superb organizational skills; adept at juggling multiple responsibilities -A demonstrated ability to develop and execute advocacy programs -A creative and strategic thinker with leadership skills to effectively work with and influence diverse audiences at various management levels -A self-starter with an ability to work independently while collaborating closely with and remaining connected to a broader team -Results-oriented with excellent interpersonal skills and good judgment -Experience navigating complex business structures and successfully supporting and collaborating with business leadership -Understanding of the healthcare public policy environment preferred -Ability to reflect and demonstrate McKesson \\\"I CARE\\\" employee principles: integrity, customer-first, accountability, respect and excellence Education: Bachelor's degree in political science, communications, health, business or related field required. Graduate degree in a relevant field a plus. Travel: 30 - 50%, as needed throughout the region as well as travel outside the region for industry and intergovernmental affairs meetings.McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to *************************************. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through internal career site.Join us at McKesson!
Associated topics: emergency management, government affairs, media, public, public affairs, public records, public works, regulatory affairs, social media

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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