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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Stakeholder Engagement Manager in Rockville, Maryland

Stakeholder Engagement Manager

Stakeholder/Volunteer Engagement

Rockville, MD



Summary of the Position

Stakeholder Engagement Manager is a strategic and implementing position within the USP Convention engagement approach. S/he will lead engagement sectors, collaborate with colleagues across the organization helping to build a connected Convention Membership community through meaningful content and tactics that grow engagement and provide value to Members and to USP’s public health mission.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Serves as a sector staff lead within the Convention Membership, building an engaged and connected community of stakeholders.

  • Collaborates with colleagues and stakeholders to incorporate the right perspectives, knowledge and expertise into planning and implementation of engagement activities.

  • Conceptualizes and implements engagement activities that include but are not limited to curating content, facilitating multi-stakeholder dialog, leading the development of co-created content, and planning in-person and virtual events.

  • Captures insights on Convention Membership and apply learnings to engagement approach and tactics.

  • Measures success of Convention Member engagement by setting objectives, identifying KPIs, tracking progress and adjusting appropriately.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.

  • Eight (8) years of experience in a relevant trade association or in public affairs role in industry or consulting.

  • Three (3) years of experience in strategic external relationship management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated application of engagement best practices in the health and science space.

  • Able to successfully manage multiple projects at once while maintaining focus on outcomes.

  • Agility – comfortable with change, adapting to new processes, objectives or tactics.

  • Curiosity – desire to grow understanding of issues, of Convention Membership.

  • Well-honed organizational, interpersonal, communication, negotiation, writing, and listening skills.

  • Strength in collaboration and ability to influence and inspire in a matrixed organization.

Supervisory Responsibilities


USP offers an impressive benefits package , including:

  • Generous paid time off – 13 paid holidays, 10 sick days and 15 vacation days per year to start

  • An annual 401(k) contribution, beginning after 1 year of service, of 10% of pay (base and bonus) every pay period that vests immediately

  • Comprehensive individual and family healthcare plans with affordable premiums and low annual deductibles ($250/individual or $500/family)

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries.

Being a part of USP means belonging to a diverse culture made up of more than 1,000 talented professionals working together at five international locations. We share our expertise in science, IT, human resources, quality assurance, communications, administrative management, and more...all to support an overall mission dedicated to making a difference by providing standards and programs that help improve the quality of medicines, dietary supplements, and foods worldwide.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

Job Category Stakeholder/Volunteer Engagement