Manager, Regulatory Affairs

24 May, 2023


Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Academy Managed Care Pharmacy
Alexandria, VA

What We Are About:

AMCP is the professional association leading the way to help patients get the medications they need at a cost they can afford. AMCP’s diverse membership of pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and professionals in life sciences and biopharmaceutical companies leverage their specialized expertise in clinical evidence and economics to optimize medication benefit design and population health management and help patients access cost-effective and safe medications and other drug therapies. AMCP members improve the lives of nearly 300 million Americans served by private and public health plans, pharmacy benefit management firms, and emerging care models.

What This Job is About:

The Manager, Regulatory Affairs is responsible for assisting in analyzing, advancing, communicating, and advocating AMCP’s regulatory positions within federal and state government agencies, to AMCP members, and other key stakeholders. This includes analyzing regulations and agency guidance and drafting summaries for internal use and dissemination to AMCP members. This role focuses on assisting in evaluating regulatory issues related to managed care pharmacy, including, but not limited to, pharmacy payment and professional practice policies; brand and biologic medication issues; prescription drug coverage and benefit design; and state board of pharmacy issues. The Manager supports the work of AMCP member committees and the broader work of the AMCP GA Department by collaborating with staff on projects and events, such as legislative days and national meetings.

More specifically, key responsibilities include:

  • Monitors federal policy developments related to managed care pharmacy
  • Conducts analysis and supporting research
  • Drafts summaries, position statements, and other communications
  • Supports the preparation of informational and briefing materials on regulatory issues for AMCP’s leadership and for use in advocacy
  • Supports the preparation of communications for dissemination to AMCP’s members to inform them of regulatory developments and encourage their participation in outreach efforts
  • Assist the Director, Regulatory Affairs in evaluating regulatory developments and informs staff and members of relevant news and developments
  • Assist the Director, Regulatory Affairs in developing comment letters and other communications, including issue briefs and social media, that address regulatory issues of interest to managed care pharmacy
  • Maintains channels of communication and relationships on regulatory issues with other key pharmacy organizations and stakeholder organizations representing pharmacists, physicians, nurses, health plans, pharmacy benefit management companies, accountable care organizations, and integrated delivery networks, pharmaceutical companies, patient advocacy groups, and others as necessary
  • Presents on regulatory issues related to managed care pharmacy at AMCP national meetings and as part of AMCP’s webinar program
  • Participates as needed in AMCP committee meetings and state affiliate meetings
  • Supports on-site and virtual meetings, including managing technical needs and preparing meeting materials
  • Prepares background materials and meets with federal and state regulatory staff
  • Represents the AMCP GA department within AMCP workgroups
  • Represents AMCP within coalitions that support AMCP’s legislative and regulatory efforts, as needed
  • Supervises and mentors interns and externs, as requested
  • Answers member queries in relevant content areas
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Are About:

Your excitement and drive to serve AMCP members and improve the lives of patients across the country is your motivation.

You aspire to make a difference and possess the following skills and competencies.

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, government, or related field preferred. Minimum three years of professional experience in a regulatory environment with a focus on health care. Previous experience in health care policy, with an emphasis on managed care, preferred.
  • Experience with writing, researching, analyzing, and summarizing federal and/or state regulations.
  • Ability to recognize policy trends and summarize complex issues.
  • Intellectually curious with the ability and motivation to study, identify, grasp, and discuss complex health policy and managed care issues.
  • Capable of identifying larger policy trends
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required, including the ability to take raw information and translate it into easily understandable language for various audiences, as well as the ability to manage calls with members and lead committee meetings.
  • Ability to work effectively with association’s members, other volunteers, and external stakeholders to advance the mission and goals of the organization.
  • Detail-oriented and organized with effective time management
  • Proficient in standard office computer software (e.g., Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Zoom, etc.)
  • Effectively coordinates and administers tasks, projects, and activities to meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to advancing the organization’s desired culture, which focuses on collaboration, high performance, accountability, respect, and trust.
  • Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as necessary and travel up to 15 percent of work hours.
  • Commitment to advancing the organization’s desired culture, which focuses on collaboration, high performance, accountability, respect, and trust

What You Will Get Out of It:

  • Work with a staff that has a passion for our mission, believes in each other, and has some fun along the way
  • A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including:
    • 25 PTO days in your first year
    • 8 paid holidays plus a winter break December 25 – 31
    • Retirement employer match of 5% plus a Non-Elective Contribution (NEC) which is funded and determined annually by AMCP. NEC’s have ranged 3-4% over the last 3 years
    • 6 weeks of annual paid parental leave. Eligibility begins after 6 months of service
    • Hybrid work environment offering flexible work arrangements
    • Competitive medical, dental, vision plan offerings including a $1,000 employer contribution to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and a $2,000 contribution with any dependents on the plan
    • Group term and supplemental life insurances with AD&D plus employer-paid short- & long-term disability
    • Annual discretionary bonus
    • Employment referral bonus of $1,500
    • Employer-paid employee assistance program
    • Employer-paid professional development
    • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250
    • Employer-paid parking and pre-tax Metro SmartBenefits

Next Steps:

If you believe you’re a great fit for this role, follow the link below and apply on AMCP’s Career Page today!

AMCP Career Center

It is the policy of AMCP to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AMCP will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Job posted: 2023-05-24