- 10 years of experience in a health/science policy role working within government, private sector, think tanks, public interest groups, or relevant industry associations.
- Experience in evaluating healthcare market mechanisms, private and public insurance, hospital providers and clinicians, and strategies (pharmacies, employers, consumers, medical device makers) for use in policy development or commercial initiatives.
- Advanced degree in policy, law, and/or health sciences, or equivalent practical experience.
- Experience collaborating with highly-skilled multidisciplinary teams, and a network of relevant contacts and relationships.
- Ability to lead and evaluate issues independently in a fast-paced environment with experience in successfully communicating and advocating policy proposals.
- Understanding of the US healthcare system (eg, public and private payers) and ability to understand health policy implications for business.
- Team player with a sense of humor and the ability to exercise good judgment in a rapidly changing and demanding environment.
- Excellent personal, analytical and communication skills and attention to detail.
About the job
As a member of Google’s Government Affairs and Public Policy team, you'll be part of a diverse global government affairs team, working across regions, product areas, and functions. You’ll combine creativity and intellectual excellence with the organizational skills to manage various campaigns, projects and initiatives. In this role, you’ll advocate for Google to bring external perspectives back into the company to inform our perception and direction. You're passionate about the opportunity to shape the future of how we use and build technology for everyone.
As the Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) Health Outreach Lead on the US Federal Affairs team, you will help lead Google's engagement with US federal government agencies, the Congress, industry associations, and additional stakeholders relating to health and opportunities for technology to improve health outcomes. Informed by various legislative and regulatory proposals and product plans, you will design and execute on outreach strategies for leadership and staff at federal agencies (HHS, ONC, CMS, FDA, CDC, etc), industry trade associations and advocacy groups. You will also analyze health policy impact on Google’s business, focusing on enabling market access for health products. You will coordinate with other members of the global Government Affairs and Public Policy team, business and product organizations, and key cross-functional partners to execute our policy strategy, develop our external narrative, and represent Google before external audiences.
Google Client Services, an entity within the Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) team, manages the company’s engagement with executive branch officials, legislators, regulators and third-parties in the formation of public policy in the United States. Working closely with Google leaders, GAPP seeks to identify key policy issues, listen carefully to others’ views and opinions, and distill and share the company’s perspectives with external stakeholders. While we focus on challenges affecting the Internet, our issue areas are increasingly broad and encompass areas where public policy, business, and technology intersect.
- Engage directly with policymakers, industry players, and key opinion formers to shape policy and dialogues on the impact of technology for health, considering potential opportunities as well as challenges.
- Track current and emerging actions of government agencies affecting the use of technology in health, informing cross-functional internal teams, and developing proactive policy strategies for government engagement.
- Design and execute strategic stakeholder engagement plans to promote our health policy priorities, build trust and improve health outcomes.
- Monitor priority policy and legislative initiatives, working closely with product policy, legal, and regulatory teams on Google filings and informing Google health regulatory compliance.
- Create opportunities for Google with key industry associations and broader stakeholder events with a healthcare focus.
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