Government Affairs Director

27 Jan, 2021


Government Affairs Director

Washington, DC
Job Description
The Director of Government Affairs will play a key role in advancing CVS Health’s federal advocacy agenda by developing Congressional outreach and campaign strategies. S/he will build and leverage Congressional relationships to strengthen the company’s reputation and promote the company’s long-term objections as a health care innovation company. S/he will have a deep understanding of the legislative and regulatory processes, relationships with Members of Congress and their staff, and particularly with the Energy and Commerce and HELP Committees. A successful candidate will have a track record of working collaboratively as part of a team, and the ability to nimbly respond in a fast-paced environment while juggling multiple issues and priorities. S/he will have an in-depth understanding of health care policy and partner closely with the internal policy teams to align priorities and maximize resources.The candidate will have the ability to develop legislative advocacy strategies to support the company’s advocacy/reputation agenda. S/he is responsible for identifying and developing relationships with key Members of Congress and Senators, along with their staff, to educate policy makers about key company initiatives and represent the company’s position before external audiences.

Required Qualifications
5 years Congressional and/or lobbying experience

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with the House Energy and Commerce and/or Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committees
Master’s degree

Bachelor’s Degree required

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.
We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.

Job posted: 2021-01-27