Director, Federal Government Affairs

Novocure

Posted on: July 10, 2024

Closing: August 09, 2024

Position Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • Government Relations Strategy
    • Develop and implement Novocure’s federal government affairs strategy, aligning it with the company’s objectives and long-term vision.
    • Monitor and analyze legislative and regulatory developments to identify opportunities and risks that may impact Novocure’s business.
  • Stakeholder Engagement
    • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key federal government stakeholders, including elected leaders and staff, committees, and regulatory agencies.
    • Advance Novocure’s interests and promote our mission through effective advocacy and engagement with policymakers.
    • Act as a primary point of contact for national civic, industry and/or policy associations and advance Novocure’s priorities through these groups.
    • Strategically coordinate Novocure leadership engagement with policymakers; prepare briefings for executive interaction with policymakers.
  • Political Action Committee (PAC) Management:
    • Oversee the management and operations of Novocure’s PAC, ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and reporting requirements.
    • Develop and execute strategies to support candidates who align with Novocure’s patient forward mission.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to raise funds for the PAC and effectively allocate resources to support initiatives.
  • Policy Analysis and Positioning
    • In collaboration with the Senior Director, Health Policy & Reimbursement, analyze proposed legislation, regulations, and policy initiatives to assess their potential impact on Novocure.
    • Develop and communicate Novocure’s positions on relevant policy issues, collaborating with internal stakeholders to ensure alignment.
    • Draft advocacy materials and position papers, internal and external communications.
  • Compliance and Reporting
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and reporting requirements related to federal government affairs activities, including PAC contributions and lobbying disclosures.
    • Ensure the preparation and submission of accurate and timely reports on Novocure’s lobbying activities and political contributions, and PAC operations.

QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in government, public policy, political science, economics, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 8-10 years of experience working in or with government, including Capitol Hill and CMS.
  • Deep understanding of the US healthcare system, policy landscape, and government processes and experience reading, interpreting, and analyzing legislation.
  • Proven track record of building and maintaining relationships with federal government stakeholders and effectively advocating for policy positions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to distill complex information into clear and persuasive messages tailored to specific audiences.
  • Experience managing and leading teams, with the ability to mentor and develop talent.
  • Ability to navigate a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to develop robust and innovative advocacy efforts with decision makers in Washington, DC. Ability to collaborate seamlessly with a highly matrixed team.
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, organization, and a commitment to ethical conduct.
  • Strong commitment to the Novocure mission

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.

ABOUT NOVOCURE:

Our vision

Patient-forward: aspiring to make a difference in cancer.

Our patient-forward mission

Together with our patients, we strive to extend survival in some of the most aggressive forms of cancer by developing and commercializing our innovative therapy.

Novocure

Posted on: July 10, 2024

Closing: August 09, 2024

Position Type: Full Time

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