Vice President, Policy & Advocacy

BridgeBio Remote - United States Regulatory Affairs

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About BridgeBio

BridgeBio is a biopharmaceutical company founded to discover, create, test, and deliver transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers. We bridge the gap between remarkable advancements in genetic science in academic institutions and the delivery of meaningful medicines to patients. Founded in 2015, the company has built a portfolio of 20+ drug development programs ranging from preclinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, precision oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pulmonology, and renal disease, with two approved drugs.

Our focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have U.S. offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. We also have international offices in Montreal, Canada, and Zurich, Switzerland, and are expanding across Europe.

To learn more about our story and company culture, visit us at https://bridgebio.com

Who You Are

We are seeking a driven, creative, collaborative, and highly respected individual who is passionate about public policy, government affairs, regulatory policy, helping patients, innovative science, biotechnology, and public health to serve as Vice President, Policy & Advocacy. The ideal individual for this role should have established relationships with federal officials, legislators, and regulators who make public policy decisions so that BridgeBio can have a voice in important policy discussions and decisions that impact drug development, innovation, and access to treatments.

This position will be a key member of the Policy & Advocacy team, a dynamic team that engages with all departments and business units in the company to address ongoing and emerging policy issues with key stakeholders. Specifically, this role will report to the Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer and involve engaging federal officials and, legislators, staff, and regulators to support BridgeBio’s public policy and legislative initiatives. The Vice President, Policy & Advocacy provides strategic expertise to advance BridgeBio’s efforts in government affairs, public policy, and regulatory policy. This strategic role requires a dynamic leader with a proven track record in policy and advocacy and strong relationships with key legislators and government officials. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and executing comprehensive advocacy strategies, ensuring alignment with the organization’s mission and goals.

Responsibilities

  • The Vice President, Policy & Advocacy will serve as a critical Policy & Advocacy team member with responsibility for relations and collaboration with federal legislators and regulators who make legislative, regulatory policy, and public policy decisions
  • The role will involve engaging federal legislators, staff, and regulators, in collaboration with colleagues, to develop, support, and advance BridgeBio’s public policy, regulatory, and legislative initiatives
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of a strategic plan for outreach, as well as maintenance of relationships with key federal officials and regulators
  • Support policy and advocacy needs for early-stage, late-stage, and product-launch efforts
  • Serve as a key advisor in recognizing and prioritizing issues of impact, developing and executing integrated advocacy activities, including full-scale campaigns, advising the company on political finance strategy that aligns with the bipartisan policy goals of the company
  • Work with relevant internal stakeholders (e.g. Commercial, Market Access, etc.) to help BridgeBio understand, react, and plan for an evolving legislative landscape, incorporating changes into business and corporate goals
  • Work with internal partners to identify allies and opportunities to partner with organizations that are aligned with BridgeBio’s public policy objectives

Advance BridgeBio’s legislative and public policy priorities

No matter your role at BridgeBio, successful team members are:

  • Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards
  • Entrepreneurial Operators, who drive toward practical solutions and have an ownership mindset
  • Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers
  • Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them
  • High-quality executors, who execute against goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in government affairs, public policy, regulatory policy, or related roles
  • Degree in Law, Political Science, Public Policy, or a related field; advanced degree preferred
  • Proven track record of successful policy advocacy and relationship-building with key legislators and government officials
  • Experience leading or supporting product launch activities from a policy perspective is preferred
  • Experience at the state and federal level is preferred
  • Strong understanding of legislative and regulatory processes
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities
  • Established top-tier relationships are critical 
  • Knowledge of health care system and key policies relevant to the biopharmaceutical sector
  • A track record of working collaboratively and within cross-functional teams
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • A passion for celebrating science and helping patients

What We Offer

  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate to hear directly from individuals living with the conditions we are seeking to impact throughout the year and learn how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first, think independently, be radically transparent, every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • An unyielding commitment to always putting patients first. Learn more about how we do this here
  • A de-centralized model that enables our program teams to focus on advancing science and helping patients. Our affiliate structure is designed to eliminate bureaucracy and put decision-making power in the hands of those closest to the science
  • A place where you own the vision – both for your program and your own career path
  • A collaborative, fast-paced, data-driven environment where we inspire ourselves and each other to always perform at the top of our game
  • Access to learning and development resources to help you get in the best professional shape of your life
  • Robust and market-competitive compensation & benefits package (Base, Performance Bonus, Equity, health, welfare & retirement programs)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Rapid career advancement for strong performers
  • Potential ability to work on multiple BridgeBio Pharma programs across multiple therapeutic areas over time 
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At BridgeBio, we strive to provide a market-competitive total rewards package, including base pay, an annual performance bonus, company equity, and generous health benefits. Below is the anticipated salary range for candidates for this role who will work in California. The final salary offered to a successful candidate will depend on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type, and length of experience within the industry, educational background, location of residence and performance during the interview process. BridgeBio is a multi-state employer, and this salary range may not reflect positions based in other states.
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$300,000$370,000 USD

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Vice President, Policy & Advocacy

BridgeBio Remote - United States Regulatory Affairs

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