Director, US State Government Affairs.
Company: Johnson & Johnson
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Director, US State
Government Affairs, to advocate at the state level, and as needed,
at the local level on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.,
our operating companies, and the patients we serve in the states of
Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. The successful candidate
must reside in one of those states.
Caring for the world, one person at a time, has inspired and united
the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace
research and science-bringing innovative ideas, products, and
services to advance the health and well-being of people.
With $82.6 billion in 2020 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's
most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care
products and a provider of related services for the consumer,
pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. More than 260 Johnson
& Johnson operating companies employ over 132,000 people, with
products touching the lives of over a billion people every day
throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch
the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help
make it happen.
Thriving on diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of
our employees, and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal
RESPONSIBILITIES/PRINCIPAL DUTIES (Essential Functions)
Responsibility for representing the entire Corporation, including
all Consumer, Medical Device, and Pharmaceutical sectors before
various administrative, regulatory, legislative, and executive
levels of state government, and in some instances, local
Establish and maintain interactive contact with executive,
legislative, administrative, and regulatory branches of state and
local government to implement strategic plans and deliver favorable
results for Johnson & Johnson, our patients, and customers.
Hold a thorough understanding of the political environment and
legislative and regulatory processes, including state budget
developments within the assigned states.
Draft and advance legislative and regulatory proposals.
Identify, analyze, and report to J&J business legislative and
regulatory issues, health care trends, and emerging issues that
could potentially impact the business and recommend and manage a
course of action.
In coordination with the appropriate internal business leaders and
partners, work to identify, establish, and affect policies that
promote favorable coverage, reimbursement, and access to our
products & services in government programs.
Participate in, contribute to, and lead where appropriate, internal
work streams dedicated to key issues or interests of the
Enterprise, Johnson & Johnson subsidiaries, or the Government
Affairs & Policy organization.
When assigned, assume leadership responsibilities on behalf of
J&J US State Affairs for key external stakeholder
organizations, and develop, drive, and deliver meaningful
engagements with measurable outcomes aligned with organizational
Implement J&J strategies and tactics to protect, promote, and
positively enhance an open business climate in the formulation of
legislation and regulations by state and local entities.
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with trade,
professional, and allied organizations, educational institutions,
organized labor, and other entities/individuals who influence
public policy at the state level.
Participate, serve, and assume leadership positions on
industry-related associations, steering committees, and networking
organizations to protect & promote J&J interests.
Maintain office complete with pertinent records, files, and
resource materials assuring proper business activities in
reporting, planning, and advising regarding state governmental
Adhere to J&J health care compliance requirements and all
applicable government lobbying laws.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent education
A minimum of 10 years of business-related experience
A minimum of 5 years of experience in government and/or the public
Exposure to public policy issues facing the states of Kansas,
Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma.
Background in drafting and advancing legislative and regulatory
Experience leading a team and being a team player in multiple
product/public policy disciplines
Proven ability to approach complex business issues with a
solution-oriented, strategic focus
Influencing skills and ability to communicate complex information
in a manner that is understandable to those with little or no
knowledge of the issue(s)
Demonstrated record of excellence in execution
Ability to process a significant amount of health product and
public/private health care system information and apply this
knowledge to the legislative and regulatory arena
Success in applying knowledge of facility infrastructure, tax,
economic development, and workforce public policy issues in the
legislative and regulatory arena
Self-starter with the ability to prioritize, excellent oral and
written communication skills.
This position will require 50% domestic travel, primarily in of
Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Occasional international
travel might occur.
Advanced degree such as Masters or JD
A degree with a focus in Business, Public Administration, Public
Policy, or Political Science
Health care industry knowledge, including major legislative &
regulatory trends, companies, payers, and markets
Prior experience as a lobbyist at the state or federal level is
Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected
veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis
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