The Oregon Health Authority is modernizing and expanding their health systems and currently has a fantastic opportunity for a Director of Government Relations to join an excellent team and work to improve and advance the Oregon Health Plan.
What you will do!
As the Director of Government Relations, you will be responsible for identifying, developing and advancing key policy initiatives at the state level both in the legislative arena through strong relationships with the legislative branch and within the Oregon Health Authority by actively supporting work to move policy changes through rule changes.
In this role, you will articulate this vision to staff, partners and stakeholders; gain support for the agency's agenda; and seek consensus on key priorities related to health systems services.
Additionally, you will manage the internal and external legislative strategy for the agency, and will serve as a senior policy advisor to the division director and the Governor's Office to research, analyze, and evaluate policy and program issues with statewide impact.
What's in it for you?
Collaboration in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year. If you are a Director of Government Relations, don't delay, apply today!
Six years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following:
a) development of program rules and policies,
b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans,
c) program evaluation, AND
d) budget preparation.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with internal and external stakeholders, business leaders or legislative staff.
• Demonstrated experience promoting and maintaining interpersonal relationships with public officials, local governments, or government regulators.
• Demonstrated experience in facilitation, negotiation and building consensus among diverse constituents and stakeholders with competing needs.
• Proven ability to build trust and effectively manage conflict.
• Strong listening skills and ability to ask critical questions.
• Ability to analyze complex issues and work with others to solve problems.
• Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.