Sr Analyst, Federal Government Affairs and Policy

  • Horizon Therapeutics
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Feb 14, 2020
Full time Government

Job Description

Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.


The Sr Analyst, Federal Government Affairs and Policy will be responsible for providing support to the Federal Government Affairs and Policy team in Washington, DC. The Sr Analyst will play an important role in driving the growth and operations of the Political Action Committee (PAC), performing research and analyses on key legislative priorities, and delivering work product for internal and external stakeholders. This individual reports to the Director, Federal Government Affairs and Policy and the position will be based in Washington, D.C. The individual will work closely with Horizon's Government and Public Affairs, Corporate Affairs, Legal, Communications, and other internal colleagues. General duties and responsibilities, as well as desired knowledge and skills of potential candidates, are described below.

Additional Position Information:

Reports to: Director, Federal Government Affairs and Policy

  • Assist Government Affairs team in monitoring and tracking key political initiatives and legislation
  • Develop, with the help of senior leadership of Government Affairs, plans for growing and operating the company's PAC
  • Draft and maintain PAC correspondence, newsletters and reports for internal and external use
  • Work with outside counsel to ensure PAC compliance with all laws and regulations
  • Organize and/or attend key internal and external meetings, including Congressional briefings, and prepare meeting summaries
  • Assemble and communicate weekly Congressional and Federal agency public meetings/hearings/mark-ups schedule
  • Perform research, conduct analyses, and prepare summaries, presentations or other requested work product outlining the implications of federal legislation, Administrative actions, or third party policy statements as needed
  • Daily office assistance to Government Affairs team, assisting with projects as needed, including powerpoint presentations
  • Other duties and responsibilities as needed

Education & Experience Requirements (minimum):
  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • Advanced degree in relevant area of study, e.g. JD, MPH, or health care administration or public policy is preferred
  • 2- 4 years of previous experience with fundraising, government affairs, legislative, and/or policy experience, including knowledge of political action committees.
Position Requirements:
  • Strong analytical (qualitative and quantitative) and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills and sound judgment
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
  • Experience working across multiple functions within an organization to advance team and corporate-level goals
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while balancing multiple internal and external deliverables
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new challenges
  • Must be a self-starter who is able to proactively monitor and react to issues of importance
  • Willingness to work in teams and coordinate closely with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain a regular, predictable, and timely attendance schedule in the office
  • Willingness to perform limited administrative tasks
Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

  • Manages Ambiguity
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Demonstrates Self-awareness
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Develops Talent
  • Drives Results
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Decision Quality
  • Courage
  • Collaboration
  • Instills Trust
Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.