Sunday, June 23, 2013

Director Federal Government Affairs -- Generic Pharmaceutical Association

Director Federal Government Affairs JOB SUMMARY The Director of Federal Government Affairs (Generic Pharmaceutical Association) will be responsible for managing a range of government relations initiatives and projects to promote the federal policy goals and objectives of the Association. The Director will work closely with departmental staff to implement the initiatives of GPhA’s government affairs program. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Lobby Congress and the Administration on behalf of GPhA on a range of federal policy issues; act as GPhA staff lead for assigned Congressional offices • Work with GPhA government affairs and policy staff to develop federal policy goals, strategic plans, and legislative strategy • Develop and maintain relationships and communication with Congressional staff and outside stakeholder organizations • Monitor, analyze, and respond to current and potential legislation and Congressional action related to the generic industry • Attend Congressional hearings and markups on issues that affect the generic industry • Serve on internal GPhA and generic industry task forces to develop GPhA policy and provide updates to member companies as assigned • Work with member companies and Congressional staff to organize Capitol Hill policy briefings • Attend and represent GPhA at various political and governmental events and meetings • Represent GPhA in coalitions • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned Education, Skills and Experience Requirements • Commitment to GPhA’s mission • Bachelor's degree in a related field • At least 3 years of health care experience in government or a government relations position, or 5 years Congressional or Administration experience • Experience in health care policy with a general knowledge and understanding of key health care issues; a basic understanding of the pharmaceutical sector • Strong written and oral communications • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a team 777 6th Street, NW • Suite 510 • Washington, DC 20001 • p: 202.249.7100 • f: 202.249.7105 • • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance, must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary This position is based in Washington D.C. Apply in writing to Kendra Janevski, Senior Director of Human Resources and Administration at Although electronic responses are highly preferred, resumes can also be sent to: Generic Pharmaceutical Association Attn: Human Resources 777 6th Street NW, Suite 510 Washington, DC 20001 The Association provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program. GPhA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GPhA – Improving Lives for Less®

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