Senior Policy Advisor, Regulatory Affairs, Office of the General Counsel

May 10, 2019|Washington, DC, US
Job Requisition #124280

Vanguard is a leading provider of financial products and services to individual and institutional investors worldwide. In addition, Vanguard is an employer of choice that continually invests in the growth, development and success of its employees over the course of their Vanguard careers. Known for its strong ethical business practices and client focus, Vanguard fosters a creative, team-oriented and intellectually challenging environment that rewards and recognizes its employees for providing business-focused solutions, with a strong emphasis on collaboration, client service and relationship management.

We are seeking a highly skilled individual for the role of Senior Policy Advisor to join the Government Relations team located in our Washington, D.C. office. This position will be responsible for a broad portfolio of matters and will serve as a senior ambassador interacting with U.S regulators and policymakers and representing Vanguard on policy and industry positions. The role also includes the production of applicable regulatory analysis, background briefs, talking points and other reports or materials as needed.

In this role, you will

  • Guide the development of strategies and tactics to advance Vanguard’s public policy agenda
  • Cultivate trusted relationships with key U.S. policymakers and regulatory bodies
  • Serve as a vocal ambassador for policy positions and regulatory subject matter expert
  • Utilize proactive and persuasive engagement with trade associations to convey Vanguard positions and influence trade association agendas and action plans
  • Work effectively with government relations consultants, consulting firms and other applicable coalitions
  • Develop and maintain internal relationships and effectively communicate policy and regulatory developments affecting various businesses and other key internal stakeholders

What it takes

  • Minimum 8 years public policy professional experience in the financial services industry
  • Excellent undergraduate and law school (J.D.) or graduate degree (M.P.P.) academic credentials
  • Demonstrated ability to influence senior management and impact decision-making
  • Demonstrated track record of providing business-focused solutions that combine excellent judgment, creativity, risk-taking, and technical expertise
  • Shares Vanguard’s values, including unmatched ethical standards, teamwork, client service, work ethic and positive attitude
May 10, 2019|Washington, DC, US
Job Requisition #124280

Vanguard is a leading provider of financial products and services to individual and institutional investors worldwide. In addition, Vanguard is an employer of choice that continually invests in the growth, development and success of its employees over the course of their Vanguard careers. Known for its strong ethical business practices and client focus, Vanguard fosters a creative, team-oriented and intellectually challenging environment that rewards and recognizes its employees for providing business-focused solutions, with a strong emphasis on collaboration, client service and relationship management.

We are seeking a highly skilled individual for the role of Senior Policy Advisor to join the Government Relations team located in our Washington, D.C. office. This position will be responsible for a broad portfolio of matters and will serve as a senior ambassador interacting with U.S regulators and policymakers and representing Vanguard on policy and industry positions. The role also includes the production of applicable regulatory analysis, background briefs, talking points and other reports or materials as needed.

In this role, you will

  • Guide the development of strategies and tactics to advance Vanguard’s public policy agenda
  • Cultivate trusted relationships with key U.S. policymakers and regulatory bodies
  • Serve as a vocal ambassador for policy positions and regulatory subject matter expert
  • Utilize proactive and persuasive engagement with trade associations to convey Vanguard positions and influence trade association agendas and action plans
  • Work effectively with government relations consultants, consulting firms and other applicable coalitions
  • Develop and maintain internal relationships and effectively communicate policy and regulatory developments affecting various businesses and other key internal stakeholders

What it takes

  • Minimum 8 years public policy professional experience in the financial services industry
  • Excellent undergraduate and law school (J.D.) or graduate degree (M.P.P.) academic credentials
  • Demonstrated ability to influence senior management and impact decision-making
  • Demonstrated track record of providing business-focused solutions that combine excellent judgment, creativity, risk-taking, and technical expertise
  • Shares Vanguard’s values, including unmatched ethical standards, teamwork, client service, work ethic and positive attitude

Our commitment to equal employment opportunity

Vanguard is an equal opportunity employer. Vanguard is committed to providing all crew members a working environment that is free from discrimination, prejudice and bias. Through this Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy, Vanguard reaffirms its commitment to equal employment opportunity for all applicants and crew members without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status. In addition, Vanguard prohibits discrimination based on genetic information, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Vanguard. Please inform careers@vanguard.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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