Regional Lead – State Government Affairs

04 Sep, 2022


Regional Lead – State Government Affairs

Novo Nordisk
Sacramento, CA

The Regional Lead of State Government Affairs sits within the State Government Affairs Team. This individual is expected to participate comprehensively in Novo Nordisk’s state policy agenda, particularly strategic goals, resource recommendations, leveraging of the Novo Nordisk Political Action Committee, and optimizing consultants. This position will focus on strategic planning, communicating, advocating, and executing a proactive state government affairs goals that advance Novo Nordisk’s enterprise strategy as it relates to state legislation and policy. This position will also work strategically to defeat or mitigate actions by local state offices and organizations that could negatively affect our business or patients.

The Regional Lead is accountable for relationships with state level appointees within an Administration and state legislative policymakers. This position will proactively collaborate with internal partners on all aspects of federal, alliance and policy goals. This position serves as one of the company’s primary contacts/advocates responsible for developing strategic lobbying plans, as well as communicating and promoting the company’s positions directly to state and local officials.

Facilitates cross-functional internal stakeholder teams on SGA policy objectives. Responsible for the development, advocacy, communication and execution of key business and Triple Bottom Line priorities across multiple states within a region of approximately 10 states.

Collaborates, where appropriate, with Market Access Account Executives and Field Sales staff to implement state strategies that promote the Novo Nordisk brand and/or issues and/or relationships in the states within assigned region. Oversee activities of contract lobbyists in several states in the assigned region.

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Job posted: 2022-09-04