Date Posted: 11/03/2023
Senior Manager, Government Affairs
Would you like to work in an international environment where you’ll make a difference every day? At Permobil, we’re looking for game-changers to join us as we innovate for individuals and develop the world’s most advanced assistive solutions.
At Permobil, the people who use our products come first. Our purpose is to create advanced assistive solutions that make the lives of adults and children living with disabilities more enriching. Our people are passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology to deliver innovations that improve lives. We are a sustainable and responsible business committed to continuous improvement, and our customers can trust us to provide market-leading solutions driven by insights-based clinical data.
Government Relations Strategy: Develop and implement a comprehensive government affairs strategy aligned with Permobil Americas’ business objectives and values.
Advocacy and Lobbying: Represent Permobil Americas to government officials, legislators, and regulatory agencies. Advocate for policies that support the mobility and healthcare needs of individuals with disabilities.
Legislative Monitoring: Monitor legislative and regulatory developments at the federal, state, and local levels that may impact Permobil Americas. Provide timely analysis and recommendations.
Policy Development: Contribute to the development of policy positions and proposals in collaboration with internal stakeholders.
Coalition Building: Build and maintain strategic relationships with key industry associations, advocacy groups, and other stakeholders to advance Permobil Americas’ interests.
Grassroots Engagement: Develop and implement grassroots advocacy campaigns to mobilize employees, customers, and partners in support of Permobil Americas’ policy goals.
Compliance: Ensure all government affairs activities comply with relevant laws and regulations.
Budget Management: Manage the budget for government affairs activities and initiatives.
Reporting and Communication: Regularly report on the status of government affairs initiatives to senior management. Keep internal stakeholders informed about relevant legislative and regulatory developments.
Bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
5+ years of experience in government affairs, public policy, or related roles.
Strong knowledge of the healthcare, disability, and mobility technology sectors.
Proven track record in government relations and advocacy, including successful engagement with government officials and regulatory agencies.
Excellent communication and public speaking skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Experience in developing and executing advocacy campaigns.
Strong project management skills.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local legislative processes.
Understanding of the Assistive Technology industry is a plus.
Why Permobil is a great next step for you!
You’ll make a difference. Every day
Everything we do leads to understanding and improving the lives of our users. Through our evidence-based innovation, we make a difference to people’s lives.
You’ll make your mark as part of our future
We collaborate with colleagues across borders to Innovate for Individuals. The impact you make personally could lead change around the world.
You’ll feel welcome from day one
We’re known for being great colleagues, who are collaborative, fun and at the cutting-edge. Everyone in the Permobil family cares as much as you do about making a positive difference.
You can have a lifestyle you love
You’re always close to nature, yet never far from civilization. We want everyone who works for us to have a lifestyle they love – at work and beyond.
Who you are
You are passionate, innovative, and ambitious. You want to make a difference for others and feel fulfilled when you can see the link between the work you do and positive improvements in the lives of others. You search out opportunities and are prepared to go off the beaten track to chase your dreams. You don’t follow the herd – you find new ways of working and go where you see potential to make your mark. You are a pioneer, a revolutionary, a game-changer and you are who we’re looking for.
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More about Permobil
Permobil founder Dr. Per Uddén believed that helping people achieve the greatest level of independence is a basic human right and, for over 50 years, Permobil has held fast to that belief. Permobil is a global leader in advanced rehabilitation technology, passionate about better understanding our users’ needs and improving their quality of life through state-of-the-art healthcare solutions. Today, those solutions include power wheelchairs, seating and positioning products, power assist, and manual wheelchairs.
Permobil is part of Patricia Industries, a subsidiary of Investor AB, and is headquartered in Sweden. Permobil has 1600 team members in more than 15 countries around the world. For more information regarding the company’s storied history and complete product line, visit permobil.com.