Sr. AD, Government Affairs & Public Policy – Animal Health-2113542
Formulate, communicate, and externally advocate BI Animal Health’s position on public policy issues affected by the federal and state governments. Advance BI Animal Health policy positions with trade associations, legislative coalitions, advocacy groups and other stakeholders. Advocate for open access and mitigate business impediments in government animal health programs and the animal health system. The Senior Associate Director oversees Animal Health issues and is responsible for coordinating with Government Affairs and Public Policy colleagues, as well as the BI Corporation Political Action Committee.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies’ success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim’s high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Advocate and advance BI positions on public policy issues with targeted external advocacy and professional groups.
- Encourage external adoption of BI policy positions by BI trade associations to leverage their lobbying and influence to advance our priorities. Collaborate with trade associations to improve regulations and legislation and shape priorities.
- Align BI positions with influential national legislative coalitions. Seek opportunities to enhance our business, advance BI policy positions, bolster corporate reputation, and differentiate BI.
- Plan GAPP strategies and tactics to support BI business objectives with state and federal policy-makers and third parties. Execute tactics through outreach and collaboration with stakeholders based in Washington, D.C. and at the state level.
- Track and analyze effects of state and federal legislation and regulation on BI’s businesses.
- Develop strategies for key legislative and regulatory issues to mitigate risks and advance potential opportunities.
- Provide strategic policy and political guidance to OPUs and other departments to prepare for legislative and regulatory proposals and evaluate the impact on our business.
- Develop resources and materials to support analysis of proposals and positioning regarding BI policy positions.
- Bachelors degree from an accredited institution required.
- A minimum of six (6) years of combined experience in government affairs in private industry or consulting firm are required, plus four to six (4-6) years of project leadership experience.
- Experience working with influential groups in Washington, D.C., including trade associations and the advocacy community.
- Requires advanced knowledge of state and federal government affairs and public policy, including policy analysis and government relations.
- Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry and related public policy issues is required.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and changing legislation, regulations, and the impact to BI.
- Influencing and persuasion skills to successfully advocate our positions externally.
- Analytical skills to understand key components of legislation and the potential effect on BI and the industry.
- Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
- Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Click here for more information on the vaccine mandate and COVID-19.
Who We Are:
At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.
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Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person’s actual or perceived race, including natural hairstyles, hair texture and protective hairstyles; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.
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Job posted: 2021-10-25