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Regulatory Policy Associate

Reports to: Director of Federal Policy & Government Affairs

Summary:
The Regulatory Policy Associate at Biocom’s Washington D.C office will assist the Director of Federal Policy and Government Affairs with all regulatory matters and help develop and implement Biocom’s regulatory policy agenda. The primary focus of Biocom’s regulatory work is with health regulatory agencies. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, identify, and analyze relevant regulatory issues and documents that impact Biocom’s public policy and regulatory agenda.
  • Write summaries of relevant regulatory issues and documents.
  • Engage with Biocom’s membership to get feedback on federal agencies’ rulemaking documents and draft and submit regulatory comment letters.
  • Monitor and write summaries of congressional hearings featuring agency officials and industry representatives.
  • Brief select Biocom committees on relevant regulatory matters as directed.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with appropriate federal regulatory personnel, coalition partners, and patient advocacy groups.
  • Attend relevant advisory committee meetings, federal agency meetings, coalition meetings, issue briefings, and events.
  • Create content for and manage Biocom’s regulatory affairs newsletter.
  • Write regulatory updates for other Biocom’s publications as directed, including the Biocommuniqué and Public Policy Newsletter, as well as Biocom’s website and social media.
  • Manage Biocom’s Regulatory Affairs Committee (RAC), including committee membership, content setting and programming for meetings.
  • Organize regulatory webinars and in-person events (post pandemic) to educate Biocom members on federal regulatory issues.
  • Assist the Director of Federal Policy and Government Affairs with the organization of high-level events in Washington DC (post pandemic).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required; Master’s degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Public Policy, or a related field a plus.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in the health care or science sector for a federal agency, legislative office, trade association, industry, law firm, research organization, or relevant entity.
  • General knowledge of executive branch procedures and policies required.
  • Knowledge of life science and regulatory policies and prior experience writing regulatory comment letters a strong plus.
  • Ability to interact professionally and independently with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in research and analysis, and strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to operate with minimum supervision, take initiative, and produce results.
  • Must be available for some evening and early morning events and limited travel (post pandemic).

About Us:
Biocom is the premier life science industry association representing more than 1,300 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.

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