Director, Government Relations

Navitus Health Solutions

Mission Statement:

Navitus Health Solutions LLC is a pharmacy benefit company committed to lowering drug costs, improving health, and providing superior customer service in a manner that instills trust and confidence.

Position Details

Director, Government Relations
Southwest Wisconsin
Madison, WI

We are seeking a talented individual for a Director of Government Relations who develops and implements strategic government relations agenda to identify and respond to opportunities and risks by managing lobbyists and/or internal staff, engaging with corporate strategy, and representing Navitus Health Solutions ("Navitus") with external stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the creation of policies and procedures, and position statements that promote and advance the business development goals of Navitus in the legislative, regulatory and procurement arenas. 
  • Responsible for independent analysis of the impact of health policy on Navitus business including the identification of opportunities and risks; and communicating those items to internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Participate in Corporate strategic planning sessions, when assigned. 
  • Responsible for participating in internal and external speaking engagements as needed. 
  • Act as a corporate liaison to industry groups and other stakeholders. 
  • Ensure effective use of corporate investments in industry associations. 
  • Responsible for leading and managing Government Relations related thought leadership initiatives. 
  • Build brand awareness and develop relationships with stakeholders through advocacy, lobbying efforts, conference participation, and other like activities. 
  • Assist the Business Units with business development sales efforts, especially with governmental entities, resulting in measurable revenue impact. 
  • Coordinate activities across states and between state and federal governments. 
  • Responsible for hiring, training and monitoring lobbyists as approved, when needed. 
  • Responsible for managing or mentoring internal GR staff, if applicable. 
  • Independently represents Navitus at events and conferences. 
  • Participate in proposal strategy and may lead proposal teams to include coordinating work effort, following through, and meeting deadlines. 
  • Responsible for planning and budgeting of the Government Relations program. 
  • Performs other related functions as assigned or required.


  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's Degree or advanced degree preferred.


  • 10 years Government Relations experience required to include research, presentation, written testimony and presentation experience required.
  • Experience in Health Care or Insurance Policy required.

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