Director – Government Affairs and Policy, India and South Asia

Job title: Director – Government Affairs and Policy, India and South Asia

Company: General Electric

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GE Healthcare

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Role Summary/Purpose

Support the India/South Asia GE Healthcare business leadership through the development and implementation of government affairs and policy initiatives. The position will report functionally to the Executive Global Government Affairs and Policy Leader and will be a member of the Global Government Affairs and Policy Team. The position will also report into the GE Healthcare India/South Asia CEO and the GE Global Government Organization Government Affairs Leader.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategies to protect and promote GE Healthcare through engagement with Indian Federal and State Government entities, including legislative, Administrative and regulatory bodies. •Work with GE Healthcare’s India/South Asia business leadership to ensure awareness of key issues and build GE Healthcare’s policy positions on those issues. •Identify opportunities and threats to GE Healthcare business and utilize the function to achieve commercial opportunity for the business and to protect against threats to reimbursement and product approval opportunities. •Shape emerging regulations and legislation to the benefit of GE Healthcare and its customers. •Support commercial and market development opportunities identified by the businesses in which government is an instrumental decision-maker or payer. •Work closely with GE Healthcare Public Affairs leaders to identify and deliver opportunities to position GE as a thought leader, in the field of health care technology and innovation. •Lead and drive functional initiatives within the Government Affairs and Policy function, liaising with business and functional leaders in India/South Asia. •Engage and lead within key India/South Asia health care trade associations to ensure GE Healthcare’s leadership on key industry issues and initiatives. •Develop GE Healthcare India/South Asia political strategy (relationship engagement) and represent GE Healthcare at presented or created opportunities •Work with GE Healthcare India/South Asia grassroots on employee engagement and grassroots activities.


Bachelor’s degree and advanced business, technical, or law degreeMinimum 7 + years experience in government or government affairs field. •Deep understanding of the India Federal/State health care systems. •Experience interacting with Indian government officials within the health care space. •Demonstrated understanding of government policy development and decision-making processes, including ability to identify and have access to key policy makers. •Demonstrated orientation towards business growth and experience in connecting policy and business outcomes. •Substantive understanding of key healthcare policy and business issues. •Strong interpersonal skills and ability to advise GE business leaders. •Proven team leader with high degree of personal initiative. •Strong public speaking and written communication skills.

Desired Characteristics

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute comprehensive strategies to lead and shape complex legislative or regulatory policy matters Successful experience working on global government affairs and industry-related issues, ideally in senior leadership roles in both government and the private sector. •Demonstrated strategic thinking, including proven ability to prioritize, balance, and meet conflicting demands from multiple business entities in a fast-paced environment. •Commitment to conducting GE’s business affairs with the highest integrity, including strict adherence to applicable laws and GE’s values, which often go beyond legal compliance. Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

About Us

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

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Location: Gurgaon, Haryana

Job date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 04:42:25 GMT

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