senior policy analyst resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Talented Senior Policy Analyst with background completing in-depth reviews under tight timelines to evaluate current, pending and proposed changes. Well-versed in authoring reports and developing recommendations to benefit various sectors. Over 26 years of experience in policy management.

  • Crafting responses
  • Writing white papers
  • Policy compliance understanding
  • Legislative tracking techniques
  • Opinion editorials
  • Documentation abilities
  • Prior authorization processing
  • Excellent administrative abilities
  • Reporting skills
Work History
03/2017 to 11/2022
Senior Policy Analyst Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma Talihina, OK,
  • Identified, evaluated and developed solutions to remove roadblocks to change.
  • Recommended updates to current legislation, regulations and policies.
  • Helped conceive and oversee grassroots support or opposition for proposed changes.
  • Drafted and presented reports outlining policy actions.
  • Checked documentation for accuracy and validity on updated systems.
  • Reviewed outstanding requests and redirected workloads to complete projects on time.
  • Prepared insurance claim forms or related documents and reviewed for completeness.
  • Modified, updated and processed existing policies.
  • Processed and recorded new policies and claims.
  • Determined appropriateness of payers to protect organization and minimize risk.
  • Carried out administrative tasks by communicating with clients, distributing mail, and scanning documents.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of basic medical terminology to better understand services and procedures.
  • Generated, posted and attached information to claim files.
  • Coordinated with contracting department to resolve payer issues.
  • Increased fundraising by 10%.
01/2013 to 02/2017
Political Reseacher CIFAR City, STATE,
  • Addressed strategic issues of public policy.
  • Cultivated interpersonal skills by building positive relationships with others.
  • Researched and tracked legislation.
  • Developed strong communication and organizational skills through working on group projects.
  • Paid attention to detail while completing assignments.
  • Provided professional services and support in dynamic work environment.
  • Gained extensive knowledge in data entry, analysis and reporting.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced environment.
  • Organized and detail-oriented with strong work ethic.
  • Used strong analytical and problem-solving skills to develop effective solutions for challenging situations.
  • Gained strong leadership skills by managing projects from start to finish.
  • Managed and directed 5 teams of surveyors and researchers.
07/2007 to 07/2012
Linguist/Editor OSC City, STATE,
  • Provided general linguistic support for military operations to interpret meetings, conferences and interviews.
  • Taking responsibility for translating high-profile figures, such as Ben Laden and Qaddafi.
  • Dealing with intelligence value items related to terrorist activities and military operations.
  • Trained and managed 40-50 linguists per team.
  • Performed document exploitation by scanning, researching and analyzing foreign documents for key information.
  • Interpreted conversations, interviews, conferences and interviews using methods to preserve original intent.
  • Researched foreign and domestic websites.
  • Carefully noted eye contact, stress responses and other features while speaking to individuals to assess potential threats.
  • Translated and reviewed foreign language documents and identified and extracted information.
  • Handled electronic equipment designed to intercept foreign transmissions or broadcasts.
  • Reviewed work of other linguists for accuracy of content and quality of written expression.
  • Assessed needs of local area residents and imparted information through presentations and written documents to improve conditions and relations.
  • Analyzed complex data related to talent development and human behavioral learning.
  • Delivered well-written reports to share information and analysis collected from experiments.
  • Briefed supervisor regularly to strengthen awareness of project activities, help teams meet deadlines and coordinate strategies for dealing with unforeseen challenges.
07/1997 to 07/2007
Political Researcher Al-Ahram Center For Strategic Studies City, STATE,
  • Offered strategic recommendations for updates to institutional programs and policies, factoring in current political climate and trends
  • Delivered political subject matter expertise to government representatives and civic officials
  • Criticized and commented on political issues in public media forums to highlight policies and sway opinion
  • Created comprehensive political, legislative and regulatory goals, strategies and plans
  • Attended legislative and regulatory hearings to report information
  • Developed and maintained strong working relationships with industry lobbyists, elected officials, regulators and government staff to advocate effectively for legislative and regulatory policy goals
  • Advanced organization's legislative and political agenda through advocacy initiatives
  • Analyzed policy to review selected operations, programs and practices using data-driven approach to identify areas of concern and devise improvements
  • Identified, researched and tracked legislative issues relevant to current public issues
  • Drafted articles, letters, reports and technical documents on policy and public affairs issues for publication
  • Reviewed legislative and regulatory documents, analyzed implications and shared findings
  • Organized and planned meetings with high-level political appointees and elected officials
  • Gained strong leadership skills by managing projects from start to finish
  • Managed time efficiently in order to complete all tasks within deadlines
  • Demonstrated creativity and resourcefulness through development of innovative solutions
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service
  • Demonstrated creativity and resourcefulness through development of innovative solutions
  • Trained and managed 70 newcomers, managed 6 teams of researchers to cover regional and international issues, and edited 18 publications
Expected in 10/2022 to to
Bachelor of Arts: French Language And Literature
Carleton University - Ottawa, ON, Canada,
Expected in 11/2016 to to
Master of Arts: Political Science
Carleton University - Ottawa, ON
Expected in 09/2003 to to
Diploma: Linguistics
Ain-Shams University - Cairo, Egypt,
Expected in 03/2003 to to
Diploma: Preliminary Course To Join Diplomatic Corps
Cairo University - Cairo, Egypt,
Expected in 07/1997 to to
Bachelor of Arts: English Language And Literature
Mansoura University - Mansoura, Egypt,

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School Attended

  • Carleton University
  • Carleton University
  • Ain-Shams University
  • Cairo University
  • Mansoura University

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  • Senior Policy Analyst
  • Political Reseacher
  • Linguist/Editor
  • Political Researcher


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  • Master of Arts
  • Diploma
  • Diploma
  • Bachelor of Arts

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