Associate, Diagnostics

Clinton Health Access Initiative
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Job Description: Overview
Founded in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems around the world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other illnesses. Based on the premise that business oriented strategy can facilitate solutions to global health challenges, CHAI acts as a catalyst to mobilize new resources and optimize the impact of these resources to save lives, via improved organization of commodity markets and more effective local management. By working in association with governments and other NGO partners, CHAI is focused on large scale impact and, to date, CHAI has secured lower pricing agreements for treatment options in more than 70 countries. In addition, CHAI\’s teams are working side-by-side with over 30 governments to tackle many of the largest barriers to effective treatment and care.

Global Markets Team
The Global Markets Team (GMT) works to address supply-side barriers to access and foster the development of healthy marketplaces. We play a leading role in managing relationships with pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies to implement strategies that unlock the revenue potential of emerging markets while meeting public health needs. Together with internal and external stakeholders, we support the development of policies and agreements that expand and accelerate access to lifesaving commodities while meeting commercial goals.

Position Details
The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is currently seeking an Associate to join our Global Markets Team (GMT). Associates on the GMT typically have significant private sector experience, working at leading pharmaceutical, consulting, or investment banking firms. These individuals join CHAI because of their passion to make a transformative impact in global health. The Associate will translate their private sector expertise and skills to tackle the most pressing global health issues and act as a catalyst for positive change. The Associate will play a supporting role in the design and execution of strategies that improve and shape global health commodity markets. The Associate will develop expertise in a therapeutic area and engage at all stages of the project lifecycle from strategy development to execution. As part of this, the Associate will engage a range of stakeholders internally and externally and develop analytical models and frameworks to guide project implementation.

News about CHAI’s recent work on access:

CHAI Press Release, September 2014

CHAI Press Release, April 2015

CHAI Press Release, July 2015

CHAI Press Release, December 2015

CHAI Press Release, April 2016

The Global Markets Team is currently seeking an Associate to contribute to our supply-side initiatives related to diagnostics for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and other disease areas. Diagnostics are critical technologies that support disease identification and patient monitoring. The HIV/HCV Diagnostics Associate will work closely with country teams and the Global Laboratory Services team, as well as suppliers and other external stakeholders, to identify opportunities to improve access to treatment and health outcomes through the provision of innovative and lower-cost diagnostic technologies.

-Lead development of market intelligence across HIV and HCV diagnostics, as well as other disease areas for use in supplier negotiations and external partner engagement
-Develop comprehensive knowledge of the diagnostics sector to serve as conduit of essential, relevant market information to CHAI country teams and external organizations
-Collaborate with internal stakeholders across country and global teams to identify supply-side opportunities based on market intelligence findings
-Develop frameworks, presentations, and analyses in support of implementation of supply-side initiatives for CHAI country teams and Ministries of Health
-Identify innovative, action-oriented solutions to supply-side diagnostics challenges
-Support development of analysis and presentations for engagement with diagnostics manufacturers
-Other responsibilities as requested by manager or based on evolving opportunities

-Bachelor’s degree and at least two years’ work experience (candidates with experience at leading private companies pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, consulting, and/or investment banking are preferred)
-Very strong analytical, problem solving, and quantitative modeling skill
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare compelling presentations
-High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
-Entrepreneurial mindset, including ability to work independently, self-motivate, and propose and implement new initiatives
-Ability to think strategically, handle ambiguity, and work in a fast-paced, limited structure, multicultural environment
-Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information
-Detail-oriented with strong organization skills
-Available for at least 25% travel

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