Senior Policy Analyst, Government Relations

03 Jul, 2019


Senior Policy Analyst, Government Relations

Malvern, PA

Vanguard’s Government Relations team advocates for public policy that supports Vanguard’s core purpose to take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success. The Senior Policy Analyst will serve as the central point of contact for our comment letter process in the US and coordinate impact analysis of potential policy and regulatory actions across the globe. You will have the opportunity to join a new team built to improve the impact of our global advocacy efforts. Are you ready to make a difference?In this role you will:

  • Lead the comment letter process by engaging subject matter experts to establish a working team, approach, and communication plan.
  • Work with primary trade association partners to understand their approach and position on areas of focus.
  • Partner with subject matter experts across Vanguard to assess impacts of potential policy and regulatory actions (e.g., proposed Fund of Funds rule).
  • Develop content and collateral for meetings with policymakers.


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience required.
  • Five+ years of meaningful business experience with a registered investment adviser, registered investment company, broker/dealer, or mutual fund or experience in public policy or government relations including with a government agency.
  • Deep understanding and experience with SEC preferred.
  • Positive relationship management skills, including ability to get along with individuals at various levels internal and external to the company.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Shown project management skills.


Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.


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Job posted: 2019-07-03