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Manager of Regulatory Policy

Position Summary:

The Manager of Regulatory Policy at Biocom California’s Washington D.C office will oversee all regulatory matters under the leadership of the Senior Director of Federal Policy and Government Affairs and develop and implement Biocom California’s regulatory policy agenda. The primary focus of Biocom California’s regulatory work is with health regulatory agencies. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitor, identify, and analyze relevant regulatory issues and documents that impact Biocom California’s public policy and regulatory agenda.
  • Write summaries of relevant regulatory issues and documents.
  • Propose and create innovative approaches and solutions to increase engagement from Biocom California’s membership and generate consistent feedback on federal agencies’ rulemaking documents
  • Lead the drafting and submission of all regulatory comment letters.
  • Monitor and write summaries of congressional hearings featuring agency officials and industry representatives.
  • Assess current internal regulatory policy processes and work with the Senior Director of Federal Policy and Government Affairs to develop and implement plans to elevate Biocom California’s regulatory presence and effectiveness.
  • Manage Biocom California’s Regulatory Affairs Committee (RAC), including increasing committee membership recruitment and engagement, and enhancing content setting and programming for meetings.
  • Brief other Biocom California committees on relevant regulatory matters as directed.
  • Identify, develop, and maintain relationships with appropriate federal regulatory personnel, coalition partners, and patient advocacy groups.
  • Create content for and manage Biocom California’s regulatory and reimbursement newsletter.
  • Write regulatory updates for other Biocom California’s publications as directed, including the Biocom California Newsletter and Public Policy Newsletter, as well as Biocom California’s website and social media.
  • Organize virtual and in-person regulatory briefings or events to educate California members on federal regulatory issues.
  • Assist the Senior Director of Federal Policy and Government Affairs with the organization of high-level events in Washington DC.
  • Identify and attend relevant advisory committee meetings, federal agency meetings, coalition meetings, issue briefings, and events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required; Master’s degree in a relevant field a strong plus.
  • Minimum of six years of experience working in the health care or science sector for a federal agency, congressional committee, trade association, industry, law or consulting firm, research organization, or relevant entity.
  • Extensive knowledge of executive branch procedures and life science regulatory policies required.
  • Experience with the regulatory comment process required.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in research and analysis.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills, and strict attention to detail.
  • Ability to motivate the membership to participate and become engaged in public policy initiatives and committees.
  • Ability to interact professionally and independently with internal and external stakeholders and maintain good working relationships with others in a fast-paced, team environment.
  • Ability to operate with minimum supervision, take initiative, and produce results.
  • Proficient in communicating the mission of the association and its benefits to prospective members.
  • Must be available for some evening and early morning events and limited travel.

About Us:

Biocom California is the premier life science industry association representing more than 1,500 member companies throughout California. The association focuses on initiatives that positively influence the growth of the life science industry, including capital formation, public policy, workforce development, group purchasing, and scientific discovery and development.

At Biocom California, we believe that a diverse workforce strengthens us as an organization and helps us to achieve our mission to accelerate life science success. This belief is a pillar of our business and is critical to our success. Our goal is that Biocom California is the place for talented people to bring their authentic selves to work, to have a great career and to deeply, positively impact our members and the greater life science industry.

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to [email protected].