Washington, DC


Government Affairs team, which has responsibility for a wide range of issues.  This position will have primary responsibility for evaluating regulatory developments with the potential to impact the enterprise and/or the industry, with specific emphasis on issues affecting Cigna’s commercial business,  including pharmaceutical, tax, and delivery system developments.  The DRP will be part of a corporate public policy and advocacy operation that offers opportunities to work on policy and advocacy projects within Cigna and externally with trade associations, regulators, outside counsel, and others.

Major Duties:

  • Evaluate regulatory developments throughout the Executive Branch but with a particular focus on the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury, to identify any activity of interest to or with a potential impact on Cigna
  • Analyze and disseminate information regarding regulatory activity of interest to Cigna
  • Develop plans to respond to regulatory activities, including working with key business colleagues to develop internal and/or external comment letters, coordinating with other interested stakeholders, and contributing to the development and execution of corporate strategic and advocacy plans
  • Identify opportunities to influence the regulatory process both for Cigna and as part of a group of similarly situated stakeholders
  • Interact with external partners, including trade associations and outside counsel, to develop effective strategies to influence the regulatory process
  • Contribute to the development of internal policies, especially based on current and historical industry practices and regulations
  • Establish productive and collaborative relationships with key personnel at relevant regulatory agencies

This role will be based out of the DC office.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s or law degree preferred
  • Ten years’ experience in legislative or regulatory affairs and/or policy development in the health care or tax legislative, regulatory, or consulting environments
  • Strong analytic skills, including some quantitative skills
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, understand, and explain complex policy issues
  • Interest in learning about and working on policy issues for a large, multi-national insurer, including public and private health care programs
  • Experience working in a highly regulated industry and a deep appreciation for the impact of regulatory activity on business results
  • Proven, effective oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills necessary to interact with a variety of Cigna employees, clients, and regulators
  • Strong team player with the ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Keen judgment and ability to manage competing priorities
  • Professional presence and proven ability to instill confidence and earn credibility with internal and external audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to partner and leverage outside counsel and external resources


US Candidates Only: Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status. If you require a special accommodation, please visit our Careers website or contact us at


Primary Location

: United States-Washington


: Pub Affairs Govt Relations

Work at home opportunity (External):No


: Full-time


: Day Job

Employee Status

: Regular

Job Type

: Standard

Job Level

: Individual Contributor


: Yes, 25 % of the Time



Job Posted: March 26, 2017