VP-Government Affairs

24 Jul, 2020


VP-Government Affairs

Greenville Health Systems
Greenville, SC
Job Summary

The VP-Government Affairs directs an organization’s policies and objectives involving local, state, and federal government affairs. Maintains and nurtures the relationships with government, associated authorities and all committees, legislatively represents and protects organization interests. The position assists in the establishment of corporate strategies, policies and plans, which align with government laws, regulations and standards. Leads analysis of proposed legislative actions, determines the potential impact on the organization and develops appropriate responses. Additionally, the VP Government Affairs monitors legislative and regulatory activities, promotes company market position.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities
Job has direct and/or indirect supervision of employees that may include final budget authority, hire/termination/disciplinary authority, performance appraisal responsibility. Job will be considered a member of the management staff with direct reports..
Minimum Education

Bachelor’s Degree – Public relations, communication, journalism, business or related field

Minimum Experience

10 years – Experience working with South Carolina General Assembly essential; also consider experience in private lobbying. Law degree preferred, not required

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses
Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

Not applicable

In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

Not Applicable

Other Required Experience

Comprehensive understanding of legislative process, a thorough understanding of the healthcare industry and strong lobbying skills – Required

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Job posted: 2020-07-24