GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS MGR, SR

  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • May 01, 2019
Full time Government Affairs / Relations

Job Description

Administers the Federal Political Action Committee. Develops annual corporate political contribution plans. Ensures compliance with States and Federal law. Represents WCG at National forums.Department: Government RelationsLocation: Raleigh, NCReports To: Director Business DevelopmentEssential Functions:

  • Launch and manage WellCare's federal political action committee.
  • Develops (with input from state market leaders) annual state and corporate political contribution plans and ensures compliance checks/filings with state and federal contribution laws.
  • Manages oversight of the company's corporate political activities Policy and Procedure
  • Represents WellCare at national policy maker association meetings and forums (e.g. NAMD, NCSL, NGA, RGA, DGA)
  • Facilitates relationship building between national associations and potential customer and WellCare's market, government affairs staff and Business Development personnel.
  • Identifies and vets external lobbying firms in potential new markets in coordination with state government affairs director and manager.
  • Develops and manages an employee advocacy and grassroots strategy and program.
  • Research and analysis preview of elections.
  • Performs annual policy and procedure attestations.
  • Annual report to the Regulatory Compliance Committee (RCC).

Education: Bachelor's degree in business administration, political science, or related field is required.Experience: 7 years in a health care environment or related field. Preference to applicants with Medicaid or Medicare government or private/public sector, state legislative or regulatory, and/or experience with budgeting and contracts.Technical Skills/Requirements:Expert PowerPoint skills to create complex presentations is requiredAdvanced MS Office skills required including Word, Excel, Access and OutlookShare Point skills or training.

About us
Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) focuses primarily on providing government-sponsored managed care services to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, as well as individuals in the Health Insurance Marketplace. WellCare serves approximately 5.5 million members nationwide as of September 30, 2018. WellCare is a Fortune 500 company that employs nearly 12,000 associates across the country and was ranked a "World's Most Admired Company" in 2018 by Fortune magazine. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at www.wellcare.com. EOE: All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, childbirth or related medical condition or other legally protected basis protected by applicable federal or state law except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. Comprehensive Health Management, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V/SO.

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Wellcare