Sr. Director, Government Affairs

05 Oct, 2021


Sr. Director, Government Affairs

Pacira BioSciences
New York City, NY/Boston, MA/Miami, FL/Raleigh, NC/Tampa, FL/Washington, DC/Chicago, IL/Minneapolis, MN/Nashville, TN/Phoenix, AZ/San Diego, CA/San Francisco, CA


About Pacira

Pacira BioSciences, Inc. is a leading provider of non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions dedicated to improving outcomes for health care practitioners and their patients. Our in-depth knowledge of non-opioid pain management, coupled with our passion for advancing patient care, drives our commitment to providing solutions that address unmet medical needs and improve clinical results.

Why work with us?

Rarely do you have an opportunity to do work that really matters. What drives us is our mission. What makes us successful are our people.  At Pacira, you are part of an inclusive culture that fosters collaboration, growth, and innovative thinking – a place where you can make an impact and help change the standard of care in non-opioid pain management. Be part of our movement, let’s pursue excellence together.

The purpose of this position is to represent Pacira to key Government entities. Primary function is to communicate value and gain access for sales and medical affairs teams within DOD/VA and other governmental agencies.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Director of National and Strategic Accounts will represent Pacira’s interests and build and manage relationships of high level influencers with the VA/DOD
  • Focus of position is utilizing relationships and intimate understanding of the assigned organizations to communicate value and improve access for all Pacira personnel. Paramount to success is identifying opportunities and obtaining resources needed toward the education of such customers and fostering consistent information dissemination throughout these organizations as well as Pacira.
  • Work closely with Sales, Marketing, HOVA and Medical Affairs to create business plans for product access, and sales and clinical support.
  • Develop contract impact models and negotiate agreements on behalf of Company with key organizations and work closely with Finance to do so.
  • Build collaborative relationships internally with sales, marketing, HOVA, medical affairs, finance, legal, regulatory, quality assurance and manufacturing departments.
  • Continuously monitor industry competition and consolidation amongst key industry hospital systems and chains, distribution, trade and payer organizations and assesses impact on products.
  • Continuously maintains a compliant environment.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Political Science, Health Policy, Finance, or related field from an accredited college or university. PharmD, MBA, MPH or JD from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience in the healthcare industry.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience including management government relationships.

EEO Statement

Pacira is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), veteran status, disability or genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

At Pacira we are committed to intentionally cultivating a culture of inclusion where all feel welcomed and valued for their background, perspectives, and experiences. We hold one another accountable to promote trust and transparency in support of our communities and collective purpose.

Job posted: 2021-10-05