Director State Government Affairs

  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Feb 20, 2019
Full time Director / VP / Pres. Government Affairs / Relations

Job Description

Director, State Government Affairs (West Region)

States covered: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming


Open to candidates based in Scottsdale, AZ or Dallas, TX

Current Need:

Proven government affairs professional with ability to analyze a wide variety of healthcare and related business competitiveness issues who can leverage an existing legislative and lobbying network within the region.  Responsible for developing and executing legislative, public policy and political strategy in the region to advance broader organizational and business goals. This individual will be responsible for managing state government affairs across all business units, providing sound legislative and regulatory advice, engaging senior leadership in the region, and other activities as directed by the leader of the State Government Affairs function.


Position Description:

Responsibilities will include:

-          Planning and execution of government affairs strategy, programs, and activities to support Public Affairs department, state government affairs team, and company objectives

-          Analyzing and monitoring proposed legislation, regulations, and administrative actions in region

-          Understanding the intersection of McKesson’s businesses and public policy with the goal of effectively identifying legislative, regulatory, and political risks and/or opportunities, which will drive our government relations engagement

-          Developing and maintaining relationships with government representatives, regulators, industry groups, customers, thought leaders, and subject matter experts

-          Manage/engage with industry trade associations and national intergovernmental organizations

-          Managing and driving performance of the region’s government affairs and political consultants

-          Developing political development objectives of the McKesson Employee Political Action Committee and company, as allowable in region

-          Supporting the advancement of stakeholder engagement programs, including employee engagement, key contacts, and strategic alliances

-          Assisting in the development of communications to support state function objectives and departmental communications needs

-          Representing the company in public policy discussions, presentations to customers and business units, association and industry meetings, political events, as well as legislative, regulatory and other public forums, as appropriate

-          Other duties and responsibilities as directed by the leader of the State Government Affairs function

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through internal career site.Join us at McKesson!

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