Senior Government Relations Director

13 Oct, 2021

Jobs

Senior Government Relations Director

Cleveland Clinic
Remote
Designs and works with Government Relations and organization leadership to implement plans to address proactively engage with federal health care issues, including, identified threats and opportunities, healthcare trends, federal legislation and/or regulation impacting organization business needs. Works collaboratively with multiple directors within the Government Relations Department to advance the Cleveland Clinic’s government relations objectives by examining legislative proposals at the Federal level. Develops and implements advocacy strategies. Reviews proposed and final government rules and regulations to identify areas that present potential impact to the Clinic.Preferred Candidate would reside in the Washington D.C. area.Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with multiple directors within the Government Relations Department to advance the organization’s government relations objectives.
  • Designs and works with Government Relations and organization leadership to implement plans to address identified threats and opportunities, healthcare trends, federal legislation and/or regulation impacting organization business needs.
  • Analyzes legislative proposals at the federal level of government.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with key Federal legislators and regulators.
  • Represent the organization at meetings with healthcare and professional associations and other stakeholders.
  • Develops advocacy strategies and materials.
  • Applies internally developed positions and policies to complex governmental, budgetary and regulatory issues.
  • Works collaboratively with Community Relations as required to prevent potential negative impacts to the Cleveland Clinic.
  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously, working within a team and also independently.
  • Reviews proposed and final government rules and regulations to identify areas that present potential impact to the Clinic.
  • Reports writing/status updates and internal/external stakeholder communication.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Identifies opportunities for Cleveland Clinic to engage and advise on health care policy.
  • Applies internally developed positions and policies to complex governmental and budgetary issues.
  • Works collaboratively with all internal stakeholders including Community Relations as required to prevent potential negative impacts to the Cleveland Clinic.
  • Leads engagement with external stakeholder and develops ongoing work streams

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.

Certifications:

  • None required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) and business acumen are required.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in government relations, including a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing teams, strategic management, and leading change in a complex setting.
  • Offset: A Master’s degree and a minimum of 8 years of progressive experience in government relations, including a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated management experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment.
  • Requires the ability to verbally communicate to multi-level individuals – employees and in the community.
  • Ability to lift and transport up to 25 pounds.
  • Good visual ability through normal or corrected vision.
  • Highly competitive and multi-tasking environment.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.

Job posted: 2021-10-13