0 suggestions are available, use up and down arrow to navigate them
What job do you want?

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Director - Policy and Research at PhRMA

Director - Policy and Research

PhRMA Washington, DC (Onsite) Full-Time
Overview: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) is seeking a Director for its Policy and Research team. This position will be focused on development of materials to support advocacy in policy areas related to creating a favorable environment for innovation as well as project management and lead coordination of unit activities related to key priorities. This position will work closely with colleagues in Federal Affairs, Advocacy and Strategic Alliances, Public Affairs, Scientific and Regulatory Advocacy and Law departments on assigned issue areas, including responding to media, congressional, member company, and departmental requests and interacting with external partners. Responsibilities/Qualifications: ResponsibilitiesDevelop compelling advocacy materials focused on demonstrating the impact of Medicare price setting in the Inflation Reduction Act, explaining the biomedical research ecosystem and demonstrating the value of medical biopharmaceutical advances to patients, and society. Draft, edit and update backgrounders, presentations, and talking points. Collaborate with colleagues in communications on media statements, infographics, blog posts and social media posts.Manage multiple research projects related to development of medicines, the impact of laws and regulations, intellectual property protection, and competition. Manage and track project milestones and completion to support priorities, and act as liaison to other departments as appropriate.Assess legislative proposals and agency regulation and guidance to assess implications for industry; collaborate with staff across departments on rapid response of high profile legislative or regulatory proposals Support department efforts to produce clear, concise, high impact PowerPoint presentations from drafting through editing and formatting. Proactively monitor key data trends, as well as research, policy, legal, and regulatory developments that impact the industry's ability to innovate.Perform other duties as assigned.Key Success Factors PhRMA seeks a proactive self-starter who is passionate about the biopharmaceutical industry, access to medicines, a champion for innovation in medicines and who has a strong desire to learn, grow and contribute to the health policy challenges we face today. Key success factors for this role include a strong team and collaborative focus with excellent analytic, quantitative, research, writing/editing, decision-making, communication, and interpersonal skills.RequirementsBachelor's degree in economics, political science, public health, public policy, or related field;6 + years relevant public policy experience,Excellent written and oral communication skills,Ability to distill and communicate complex issues to a variety of audiences,Ability to work independently in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment,Ability to respond to requests for data and talking points quickly and accurately,Strong organizational skills and ability to advance large projects,Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint skills,PhRMA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before entering a PhRMA office, unless an exemption applies. Proof of vaccination or eligibility for a religious or medical exemption on the first day of work is mandatory.Preferred Experience/Skills/AttributesPharmaceutical company, congressional/advocacy, and/or policy and science background;Advanced degree in law, economics, public policy, public health, or related fields,Understanding of HHS, Congress, and administration health policy process,Advocacy experience,Knowledge of pro-innovation, intellectual property, and regulatory policies,Strong negotiating skills/ability to influence and build consensus. About Us: Who We AreThe Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) represents the country's leading innovative biopharmaceutical research companies, which are devoted to discovering and developing medicines that enable patients to live longer, healthier and more productive lives. Since 2000, PhRMA member companies have invested more than $1.1 trillion in the search for new treatments and cures, including $102.3 billion in 2021 alone.Connect with PhRMAFor information on how innovative medicines save lives, please We OfferIn addition to a highly competitive salary, generous 401(k) employer contribution and a platform of extensive benefits, PhRMA is committed to the development and overall wellbeing of our team members. We offer traditional (medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, life, AD&D, LTD, STD, LTC) and enhanced benefits such as parental leave, health advocate service, back-up childcare, commuting and financial & estate planning benefits.PhRMA provides a fitness subsidy, on-site fitness facility,on-site flu shots, and an annual health fair. We are committed to the growth and development of our team members and offer many learning opportunities such as tuition reimbursement at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, industry on-site and off-site training, and other management/professional development programs. Corporate social responsibility is also important to us at PhRMA.Our team members participate in organization-wide community service activities and charitable athletic events.We are committed to supporting our family of professionals at PhRMA and strive to create programs that help our team members manage the challenges of balancing a fast-paced career with their own personal goals.Equal Opportunity EmployerPhRMA provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non- discrimination in employment.PDN-986228d8-3a2a-44b6-a142-369eff68f8e7

Recommended Skills

  • Administration
  • Analytical
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Child Care
  • Communication
  • Coordinating
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job:

Job ID: 056625726f8f

CareerBuilder TIP

For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.