BostonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Boston jobs

Director, Field- Mountain Region, State Government Affairs

Company: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (US)
Location: Boston
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

The Associate Director, State Government Affairs Mountain territory - (WA, ID, MT, WY, ND, SD, NE, KS, NM) will be responsible for developing and implementing the companys state/regional government affairs and public policy strategy. This position will work closely with several functional areas, including communications, policy, medical affairs, and commercial, to lead the companys public policy efforts and advance our companys goals.

Key Responsibilities: Developing, coordinating, and leading the companys state/regional public policy efforts; Working collaboratively with communications, policy, medical affairs, and marketing departments to ensure that state public policy goals are aligned to meet company objectives and most effectively serve the needs of patients; Analyzing and monitoring legislation, regulations, and political activity relating to issues that may impact Vertex; Developing and maintaining high-level relationships with government officials, community leaders, advocacy groups, external organizations, and stakeholders to achieve Vertex goals; Collaborating with and facilitating advocacy coalitions for specific public policy goals, including rare disease awareness and cystic fibrosis policy issues; Developing as necessary written analyses, testimony and background materials in support of Vertex objectives; Leveraging pre-existing relationships as well as facilitating partnerships with additional community-based organizations and coalitions to reach public policy and company goals; In partnership with cross-functional partners, integrating Vertexs public relations objectives with the state/regional public policy strategy and identifying additional opportunities to increase rare disease awareness and disease burden awareness, especially around cystic fibrosis; Managing contract lobbyists and overseeing compliance with state laws for lobbyist registration, reporting and political contributions; Identifying and pursuing additional opportunities to advance our companys business objectives; Fulfilling other duties/projects as assigned; Exemplifying Vertexs core values in fulfilling these job duties.

Minimum Qualifications Minimum of seven to ten years current and relevant experience in state government affairs, state government or at a major trade association with significant direct lobbying experience; Demonstrated ability to build and sustain relationships with members of the legislature, administration and other government and community leaders; Significant knowledge of state legislative and regulatory systems; Demonstrated outstanding strategic planning, communication and presentation skills; Bachelors degree required (advanced degree preferred) in science, law, government or public policy; Pharmaceutical or healthcare sector experience strongly preferred; A high level of energy and passion toward patients, science and public health; Proven teamwork and collaboration skills, with a demonstrated ability to interact and influence all levels of business; Detail-oriented, self-initiating, well-organized and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and independently; Demonstrated ability to think outside the box and develop innovative solutions; Strong understanding of the legal and regulatory environment along with demonstrated integrity on the job; A desire to work in the corporate culture of a highly innovative company aimed at redefining health, and transforming lives with new medicines.

#LI-NP1

Keywords: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (US), Boston , Director, Field- Mountain Region, State Government Affairs, Government & Protective Services , Boston, Massachusetts

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Government & Protective Services Jobs


Lead Government Relations Advisor, State Government
Description: Do you want to be part of a team that encourages your growth, supports your ambitions and makes it a priority for you to reach your goals Is helping people part of who you are At MassMutual, we help (more...)
Company: MassMutual Wisconsin
Location: Springfield
Posted on: 09/20/2020

Director, Federal Government Affairs
Description: Job Description: Reporting to the Head of Federal Government Affairs, the Director of Government Affairs will play an integral role in developing and implementing coordinated federal advocacy strategies (more...)
Company: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (US)
Location: Boston
Posted on: 09/6/2020

RN / Holistic Nursing Job in Springfield, Massachusetts / Government
Description: I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence thats what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division (more...)
Company: Kindred at Home
Location: Springfield
Posted on: 08/23/2020


Director, Field- Mountain Region, State Government Affairs
Description: The Associate Director, State Government Affairs Mountain territory - WA, ID, MT, WY, ND, SD, NE, KS, NM will be responsible for developing and implementing the companys state/regional government affairs (more...)
Company: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (US)
Location: Boston
Posted on: 09/17/2020

RN / Holistic Nursing Job in Framingham, Massachusetts / Government
Description: I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence thats what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division (more...)
Company: Kindred at Home
Location: Framingham
Posted on: 09/8/2020

Lead, Government Programs Eligibility Specialist - Growing Healthcare Organization
Description: Lead, Government Programs Eligibility Specialist - Growing Healthcare OrganizationUS-MA-WorcesterJob ID: 6054Type: Full Time of Openings: 1Category: Medicare Medicaid ProgramsFallon Health - Corp HQOverviewAbout (more...)
Company: Fallon Community Health Plan
Location: Worcester
Posted on: 09/15/2020

Government Senior Associate
Description: RSM is looking for a dynamic Senior Associate to join our Government Assurance team in our Boston office. RSM US LLP has a great culture, providing work and family life balance and is able to schedule (more...)
Company: RSM
Location: Boston
Posted on: 09/11/2020

In House Counsel Jobs California - JDHuntr 34563 Associate Counsel Legislative, Government Relation
Description: In House Counsel Jobs California - JDHuntr 34563 Associate Counsel Legislative, Government Relations/Affairs, Hartford, CT To
Company: JDHuntr In-House Counsel Jobs
Location: Springfield
Posted on: 09/13/2020

Lead, Government Programs Eligibility Specialist - Growing Healthcare Organization
Description: Lead, Government Programs Eligibility Specialist - Growing Healthcare OrganizationUS-MA-WorcesterJob ID: 6054Type: Full Time of Openings: 1Category: Medicare Medicaid ProgramsFallon Health - Corp HQOverviewAbout (more...)
Company: Fallon Community Health Plan
Location: Worcester
Posted on: 09/9/2020

Director, Field- Mountain Region, State Government Affairs
Description: Job Description: The Associate Director, State Government Affairs Mountain territory - WA, ID, MT, WY, ND, SD, NE, KS, NM will be responsible for developing and implementing the company's state/regional (more...)
Company: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (US)
Location: Boston
Posted on: 09/11/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Massachusetts jobs by following @recnetMA on Twitter!

Boston RSS job feeds