Director, Public Policy & Regulatory Strategy

25 Apr, 2023


Director, Public Policy & Regulatory Strategy

Washington D.C./Philadelphia, PA

Director, Public Policy & Regulatory Strategy
Position reports to: Head, Public Policy

Location: Person must be commutable to our Washington, DC or Philadelphia, PA office 2-3 days a week. Work from home is allowed in a hybrid nature.

The Director, Public Policy & Regulatory Strategy is a key member of the US Public Policy team. The position will work closely with the Head, Public Policy, internal partners, and industry trade groups (PhRMA and BIO) to develop GSK’s policy strategy for Medicare, Medicaid, the Inflation Reduction Act, and other policy areas. The position will conduct in-depth policy analysis (legislation, regulation, and guidance), assess business impact, and help determine GSK’s policy strategy and thought leadership on patient access, innovation, vaccines, and other policy issues. The individual will work across the Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) team, market access, legal, commercial teams, and ViiV Healthcare (ViiV).

The position interacts with internal and external stakeholders to strategically analyze the impact of policies proposed by government agencies, develop GSK policy positions, external messaging, and inform stakeholders of current and evolving policy issues. This position will serve as an internal subject matter expert for Medicare Part D, Medicaid, the IRA, and other regulatory issues. Externally, this position engages and manages the relationships with PhRMA and BIO and engages with relevant staff within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

The areas of remit within the purview of the Director, Public Policy & Regulatory Strategy include, but are not limited to the following.
Leading multiple cross-functional teams to analyze, assess impact, and develop comment and response to legislation and regulations impacting patient access to medicines, vaccines, and health care with a focus on implications for the GSK and ViiV Healthcare products and pipeline assets.
Support GSK market access payer and other teams through targeted updates of policy changes in the Medicare Part D program.
Provides sound rationale and clarity to complex policy issues.
Educate internal stakeholders on evolving Medicare Part D, IRA, 340B, PBM, and other policy issues and developments.
Drives alignment on key issues and works proactively to develop strategies and solutions for emerging issues.
Maintain network of external consultants to monitor and assess evolving program and policy changes across stakeholders.
Participate in assigned trade association work groups to represent GSK’s interests, shape industry policy positions, and inform the internal stakeholders of policy issues and decisions.
Develop briefings and presentations for senior GSK leaders (US President, CEO, etc.).
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; advanced degree preferred.
Experience in and knowledge of Medicare Part D, Medicaid, and the IRA.
Demonstrated experience translating commercial and policy objectives into an aligned and actionable strategic plan.
Brings a collaborative mindset when working with various stakeholders.
Previous experience working with federal healthcare programs, commercial payers/providers, and managed care organizations.
Demonstrated analytical and independent problem-solving skills; ability to exercise sound, independent judgment; and drive collaborative decision-making
Preferred Qualifications:
Prior pharmaceutical industry experience or experience within government agencies (e.g., CMS) is preferred
Experience developing strategies and maintaining a strategic mindset with a focus on flawless execution of key projects to achieve business results
Self-starter with proactive approach, excellent time management and prioritization skills
Experience leading and managing several projects at a time
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
Experience presenting to, communicating with, and influencing senior management

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Job posted: 2023-04-25