Senior Manager, Government Relations

10 May, 2022


Senior Manager, Government Relations

Washington, D.C.

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.


Advances the federal policy and regulatory strategy for McKesson’s specialty provider organization, including The US Oncology Network.  This position will be based in Washington, DC working in multiple business and public policy issue areas, including responsibility for Medicare reimbursement and regulations.  This individual will act as an organizational expert on legislation, policy research, analysis and forecasting.  Will serve as a designated Congressional point-of-contact and advocate for The US Oncology Network.


The Sr Manager of Federal Government Relations will be responsible for crafting, messaging and implementing federal legislative/regulatory strategies through leadership roles with allied associations and industry trade groups.  This role is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive plan to increase The US Oncology Network practice participation in the legislative process through site visits, policy briefings, townhall meetings and political events.  Shared responsibility for PAC operations/budget.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Leverages issue-area knowledge to co-lead the federal Government Relations team in the development of public policy positions and strategies.
  • Responsible for researching, analyzing and forecasting Network-specific implications of federal policy legislation and regulatory proposals.
  • Direct management of outside consultants and lobbyists through Network contract engagements.
  • Manages implementation of a grassroots program, including budget, focused on programs and activities deemed vital to the development and promotion of The US Oncology Network.
  • Develops, maintains and continuously strengthens relationships with allied industry organizations to assist in achieving public policy goals; serves as a liaison between MSH and industry groups.
  • Strengthens physician relationships with key government policymakers through participation in meetings and individual personal events to ensure effective advocacy.  This will consist of all necessary mobilization tactics to ensure that Network physicians are able to participate in meetings with relevant organizations and elected-officials.
  • Supports the preparation of formal testimony to committees of jurisdiction on issues impacting assigned policy and business areas.


Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of political, legislative, regulatory and related public affairs projects; excellent written and verbal communication skills


Business Experience:

  • At least 7-10 years’ experience in public affairs experience



  • Minimum 4-year degree in public policy, political science or related field






McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


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Job posted: 2022-05-10