Director, State Reimbursement Policy, Government Affairs & Policy, Gilead Sciences Inc., Washin[...]
Company: National Conference of State Legislatures
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Director, State Reimbursement Policy, Government Affairs &
Policy, Gilead Sciences Inc., Washington, D.C., or Foster City,
Calif.Washington, D.C., or Foster City, Calif.The Director of State
Reimbursement Policy will facilitate the execution of state
government affairs policy priorities related to Gilead's pharmacy
dispensed products. This person will work collaboratively with the
State Government Affairs (SGA) team to help the state team develop
strategic positioning and messaging related to core policy
competencies in the areas of drug pricing, price transparency,
value, innovative payment models, reimbursement, coverage and key
therapeutic area policies, such as HIV, liver disease and COVID-19.
The position requires the integration of political, policy and
government affairs expertise to develop and execute effective,
- Partner with the SGA team to identify policy needs with a focus
on materials that would support the team's advocacy efforts.
- Develop materials and strategies to support the SGA team's
advocacy across therapeutic areas and cross-cutting issues. Work in
collaboration with other policy team members to ensure an aligned
- Attend SGA team meetings as needed and develop strong
relationships with the SGA team.
- Staff national trade association workgroups related to state
government policy, reflecting Gilead's perspective in those
discussions, and sharing the output from that discussion with the
SGA team and others as appropriate.
- Ensure a seamless flow of information between the SGA and
Policy team and ensure timely development and delivery of
high-quality state policy deliverables. Qualifications
- B.S. or B.A. degree and a minimum of 12 years of experience in
policy, government, government affairs or related, and a minimum of
10 years of relevant experience with an M.S./M.A. or MBA.
Experience in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry, public health,
or advocacy is preferred but not required.
- Excellent verbal, analytical, written and interpersonal
communications skills. This includes ability to draft advocacy
materials that distill complex issues for policy makers.
- Strong organizational and project management skills -
demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple work streams,
build/develop/execute through cross-functional teams consisting of
a strong portfolio of skills and expertise, and timelines
- Demonstrated ability to focus on top organizational priorities,
and rapidly respond to inquiries and requests from colleagues.
- Knowledge of government policies that impact the pharmaceutical
industry, as well as knowledge of how state governments make
decisions and what types of input can help shape those
- Strong understanding of how the Medicaid program works,
including Medicaid drug rebate calculation.
- Experience with state regulation of commercial health
- Flexibility and adaptability to changing requirements,
resourcefulness and creativity, and an ability to work
collaboratively in a fluid organizational environment.
- Bachelor's degree in related field such as public affairs,
health care policy, political science, public administration,
public policy, economics or related field required. Advance degree
- Be willing and able to travel domestically (25%).About the
OrganizationGilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that
discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in
areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance
the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases
worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, Calif., Gilead has
operations in North, South and Central America, Europe, Africa,
Asia and Australia. Gilead makes it a priority to increase access
to its medicines for people who can benefit from them, regardless
of where they live or their economic status.How to ApplyFollowing
extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business
implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead
has made the decision to require all U.S., Canada, Australia,
Singapore and Hong Kong employees and contractors to receive the
COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. "Full vaccination"
is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or
two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone
unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held
religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents
them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable
accommodation.For more information about equal employment
opportunity protections, please view the 'Know Your Rights'
poster.For jobs in the United States:As an equal opportunity
employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce.
Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be
made without discrimination based on race, color, religion,
national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or
mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender
identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related
characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable
federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable
accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment
Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of
1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application
process may contact email@example.com for assistance.
Keywords: National Conference of State Legislatures, Olympia , Director, State Reimbursement Policy, Government Affairs & Policy, Gilead Sciences Inc., Washin[...], Executive , Olympia, Washington
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