Government Affairs Regional Director

  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Dec 11, 2018
Full time Government Affairs / Relations

Job Description

Would you like to join Fortune 7 CVS Health’s dynamic Government Affairs team? As a Government Affairs Regional Director, you will advocate on a broad portfolio of enterprise affecting issues, including, but not limited to healthcare, business issues, and tax policy. You will assist in the successful execution and management of state and local government affairs activities in several states. 

You will partner with different coalitions, clients and business partners on a variety of issues that impact the business at CVS Health. You will help oversee contract lobbyists in the states that you support.

This position can work remotely.

Required Qualifications
You have at least 8 years of experience including a combination of the following:
• Lobbying at the state level or federal level.
• Working with federal or state legislative and regulatory processes and politics.
• Negotiating and working in adversarial situations.
• Working in federal or state government 
You can travel over 50% of the time during peak legislative sessions.

Preferred Qualifications
• You have multi-state experience.
• You have experience working in the healthcare industry.
• You have an understanding of general business, pharmacy, retail, pharmacy benefit management or healthcare issues.
• You can handle several complex and difficult projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
• You demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills.
• You can manage contract lobbyists.
• You have the ability to develop and work with coalitions.

Bachelors degree required.

Business Overview
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAWand EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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