Director, Georgia Market Government Affairs

15 Dec, 2020


Director, Georgia Market Government Affairs

Atlanta, GA

Role and Responsibility:

§ Serve as an advocate for CareSource business priorities and Medicaid & Medicare managed care on a state level

§ Develop, implement and lead a strategic approach to advocacy efforts and coordinate, facilitate and advance business leadership priorities at the state level

§ Serve as primary liaison between CareSource and state elected officials, administration members and other key state organizations

§ Develop and implement an effective government affairs program in our strategic states to position CareSource and its health plans in a positive manner with key governmental stakeholders and to further its mission and strategic objectives

§ Collaborate with state trade associations on key policy issues and aligned advocacy objectives

§ Develop and implement strategic advocacy strategies in conjunction with the marketing and community services staff, to support and advance corporate strategic goals

§ Monitor and research emerging industry, policy and regulatory changes at state levels for analysis and integration into the corporate business development plan

§ Participate in the development of key partnerships with external agencies, associations and consumer advocacy coalitions and other external stakeholders

§ Lead/manage contract lobby resources in various states Participate in the development of the annual strategy for the corporate PAC to effectively support and protect issues critical to CareSource’ interests

§ Perform any other job related instructions as requested

Key Decision Rights:

Cross Functional Interactions:

VP, Enterprise Strategy; SVP, Market & Product Group; SVP, Business Integration & Care4U; VP, Business Integration
Education / Experience:

§ Bachelor’s degree in health/public policy, public administration, business administration or related field or equivalent work experience is required

§ Relevant master’s degree in health policy, public policy, public administration or other related discipline or equivalent work experience is preferred

§ Minimum of five (5) years of senior leadership experience in public sector/not-for-profit policy development and advocacy is required

§ Minimum of three (3) years planning and strategy development experience is required

§ Minimum three (3) years of experience with Medicaid & Medicare managed care and other public health care programs is required

Required Competencies / Knowledge / Skills:

§ Thorough understanding of legislative processes at local, state and federal levels and lobbying experience with a primary concentration in policy legislative issues

§ Strong working knowledge of Medicaid , Medicare and managed care laws, regulations and financing models

§ Intermediate proficiency level with Microsoft Office

§ Broad internet research skills

§ Technical writing skills

§ Excellent written and oral communications skills Legislative advocacy skills

§ Understanding of the public policy process

§ Strategic thinker with negotiation skills

§ Strong analytic, research and organizational skills

§ Knowledge and experience with publicly funded health care programs

Licensure / Certification:

§ Certified Healthcare Insurance Executive (CHIE) is preferred


Working Conditions:

§ General office environment; maybe required to stand/sit for long periods of time

May be required to travel locally and nationally; overnight travel maybe required

This job description is not all inclusive. CareSource reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. CareSource is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran status. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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Job posted: 2020-12-15