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Director, NEMA Government Relations

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) in Rosslyn, Virginia is seeking a Director, Government Relations.  The successful candidate will focus on energy policy, smart grid, energy infrastructure, and related electrical technology issues at the state and federal levels.  Involves working closely with association member executives to evaluate implications of legislative/regulatory initiatives, develop policy positions, and advocacy of positions. Activities include interacting with legislative/regulatory staff and elected officials; preparing position papers & comments, etc.; representing NEMA at hearings and consultations, industry events, and conferences; and developing and implementing strategies to achieve member objectives. 

Reports to NEMA Vice President, Government Relations

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 4 years policy/legislative/regulatory experience
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management skills - ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience managing group activities and working in a team environment
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite (PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Some travel required
  • BA/BS in related discipline
  • Solid knowledge of legislative & regulatory processes
  • Prior Hill or Regulatory experience a benefit

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy. We are conveniently located near the Rosslyn Metro station. Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11288741.  

Veterans are encouraged to apply.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Director of Policy

Position reports to Gail Rodriguez, Executive Director of MITA

Position responsibilities:

Lead Policy Strategy and Outreach

  • Analyze public policies that affect imaging and radiation therapy; develop and implement strategies to address payment, coverage, access and health care quality issues.
  • Surveil the policy environment; anticipate changes and consequences for diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy industries as laws are implemented including ACA, SGR, etc.
  • Lead outreach/lobbying of HHS agencies, Congress, and the Administration on reimbursement, coverage, and patient safety policy issues. Build strong, productive relationships with policymakers in the federal government and other stakeholders.
  • Build coalitions with physicians' organizations (ACR, ACC, etc.), patient advocacy groups (LCA, CCA, etc.), accreditors (IAC, Joint Commission, etc.), industry associations (AdvaMed, etc.), and professional societies (AAPM, ASRT, etc.).  Leverage alliances to support policy goals.
  • Review and strategically respond to proposed regulation and reports from CMS, USPSTF, FDA, GAO, AHRQ, PCORI, MedPAC, NQF, and others through commenting and meetings with key officials. 
  • Proactively develop public policies, white papers, etc. and propose policy alternatives to policymakers that support and demonstrate the value of diagnostic imaging.
  • Lead member teams (e.g., Reimbursement Committee) to execute CMS and private payer coverage initiatives
  • Participate in and lead other policy initiatives that support imaging and radiation therapy, build consensus on policy positions and strategies within and among MITA staff and industry members.

Direct Research

  • Lead research and evidence gathering to support policy priorities. 
  • Develop and outline research questions to demonstrate value to public and private payers, policymakers, etc., and to support positive coverage decisions; select and manage consultants when appropriate
  • Oversee funded research projects and vendor contracts (MGH, Harris Interactive, Milliman, etc.)
  • Lead the MITA Coverage and Research Committee's work to support positive coverage decisions, the demonstration of the economic value of imaging
  • Comment on reports and initiate dialogue with PCORI, AHRQ, USPSTF, etc. to promote appropriate methodological approaches to diagnostic services

Experience and qualifications:

  • BA/BS required, Masters/advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years senior experience in federal/national health policy, familiarity with both regulatory and legislative policymaking
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to communicate complex/technical information in a compelling manner including clinical and economic evidence
  • Exceptional management and strategic planning skills, ability to lead teams and maintain progress toward aggressive organizational goals
  • Strong time management skills, ability to juggle multiple projects and meet challenging deadlines
  • Experience in imaging and/or radiation therapy industries, conversant in policy issues facing these industries a plus
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office suite

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including 11 paid holidays, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy. We are conveniently located near the Rosslyn Metro. Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11287401.

Veterans are encouraged to apply.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Economist

Department: Business Information Services
Reports To: Deputy Chief Economist
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared Date: October 2014

Job Summary:

Major manufacturing trade association located in Arlington, VA, seeks an economist to contribute to forecasting and quantitative analysis projects for an in-house consulting group serving its corporate members.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze U.S. and global economic conditions in key product end-markets.
  • Contribute to the production of the association’s U.S. and global economic and industry outlooks.
  • Manage monthly survey of industry business conditions.
  • Assume responsibility for product specific forecasting projects.
  • Contribute economics and market analysis content for the association’s intelligence portal, magazine, blog, and other channels of distribution.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive database of economic and electroindustry indicators.
  • Provide economic/market data and information to NEMA members.

Essential Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong quantitative background, preferably with experience in econometric modelling of product demand.
  • Superior writing skills.
  • Experience with statistical and office productivity software (e.g.: EViews, Excel, Access)
  • Highly motivated self-starter able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in “big data” analysis a plus.

Education and Experience: 

  • Master’s degree in economics or related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in consulting, corporate, or trade association setting.

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy. We are conveniently located near the Rosslyn Metro station. Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11036691 or by fax to (703) 841-3398.

Veterans are encouraged to apply.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Director, Government Relations

Reports to Executive Director, Medical Imaging &Technology Alliance (MITA)

The Director of Government Relations leads MITA's federal advocacy efforts, developing and executing forward thinking strategies to support member policy objectives. The individual should possess creative thinking and strong analytical skills, as well as the ability to clearly articulate MITA's positions persuasively to policymakers. S/he will craft federal policy proposals to advance MITA's goals and generate support for positions among key stakeholders, building effective coalitions and supporting an active public relations effort.

The successful candidate is outcome-oriented, adept at balancing competing priorities, working in a fast-paced team environment, and building consensus solutions amongst a diverse membership group. 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with the Vice President, Government Relations of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
  • Identifying and cultivating Congressional champions; educating members of Congress and staff on key issues in imaging and radiation therapy
  • Assuring MITA positions are incorporated into any/all pending legislation and/or regulations in Congress and Executive Branch Agencies
  • Developing and implementing strategies to achieve member objectives and building member consensus and support
  • Building coalitions to advance industry relevant policy outcomes and enhancing MITA relevance across the government
  • Providing advice and support for MITA member advocacy efforts
  • Communicating political and policy developments to member executives and staff; leading weekly meetings among member company participants (e.g. WashReps)
  • Managing the contributions of outside political consultants to include twice-yearly quantified cost-benefit analysis of their work
  • Representing MITA and its members in active policy coalitions
  • Advising the association's public relations and advertising efforts related to government affairs
  • Advancing MITA regulatory positions to Congress, Agency and Administration officials; developing all Capitol Hill communications
  • Planning and managing visits to Capitol Hill for member executives, as well as patient fly-in

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, MS/MA preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience within health care policymaking or advocacy
  • Experience working for Congress or Administration preferred
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and a writing style that is clear, concise and persuasive
  • Keenest attention to detail and exceptional time management skills -- ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience managing group activities  working in a team environment
  • Highly ethical and hard working
  • Proficient with all Microsoft applications

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including  paid holidays, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy. We are conveniently located near the Rosslyn Metro station. Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10570421 or by fax to (703) 841-3314.

Veterans are encouraged to apply.

EOE/M/F/V/D