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United States of America: Associate, New Market Opportunities Team

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Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 15 Jul 2017

Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira C. Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (“CHAI”) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems and expanding access to care and treatment in the developing world. CHAI's solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to lifesaving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment programs. Since its inception, CHAI's programs have helped more than 11.8 million people in more than 70 countries have access to CHAI-negotiated prices for HIV/AIDS medicines, saving the global health community billions of dollars. For more information, please visit:

The New Market Opportunities Team (NMOT) within CHAI's Access group is one charged with the identification of strategically aligned donors and funding to CHAI's Access group; the translation of fact-based insights into initiatives that deliver practical, transformational solutions to important health issues; and measuring Access' development impact. Through identifying new opportunities, and the appropriate market interventions, CHAI may ultimately be able to help save more lives by ensuring greater access to testing and treatment.

As an Associate on CHAI's New Market Opportunities team, you will assist with the evaluation of new funding opportunities for CHAI's Access to Medicines group and provide support with the development of the investment case to potential donors as well as the reporting on impact achieved. You will also be expected to develop project work plans, analyze market opportunities in the context of diagnostic studies, collect and synthesize data from internal and external sources, communicate findings in a clear and compelling manner to senior stakeholders - both inside and external to CHAI, and build effective working relationships with CHAI colleagues and other stakeholders.

You should function independently and flexibly and have a deep personal commitment to producing the highest quality results. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, tenacity, independence, humility, and work ethic.

  • Identify, conceptualize and evaluate new funding opportunities for CHAI programs with investment case development, market research, market landscape assessments and stakeholder coordination.
  • Support the development impact evaluation of CHAI's Access group with the development of a new value-for-money (VFM) framework that enables a holistic evaluation of impact achieved and comparability across programs.
  • Assist with periodical donor review meetings and support stakeholder coordination.
  • Analyze the development impact potential for companies and/or health focused organizations that provide transformative solutions to critical health needs in CHAI partner countries;
  • Assist the NMOT team in the completion of commodity or market analyses on behalf of existing CHAI programs or donors.
  • Document best practices around fundraising, impact evaluation, health program financing and donor reporting to build on existing CHAI and donor knowledge.
  • Other responsibilities as needed by supervisor

Key skills required for this job include: 1) strong, analytical problem solving; 2) a high level of numerical comfort/competence; 3) robust project management skills; 4) excellent written and oral communication skills; and 5) strong interpersonal skills.

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in a fast paced, results-oriented work environment
  • A Bachelor's degree in Bio-Medical sciences, Business, Finance, Engineering, Economics, or other related disciplines
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong quantitative skills, including significant experience working in excel on modeling
  • Strong interpersonal / influencing skills
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to prepare compelling presentations
  • Ability to multi-task and to be effective in high-pressure situations
  • Ability to work independently on complex projects and proactively manage projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel internationally


  • A Master's degree in Bio-Medical sciences, Business, Finance, Engineering, Economics, or other related disciplines
  • Experience in business development
  • Experience working in management consulting, healthcare consulting, investment banking or investment funds context
  • Experience working and living in a developing country
  • Experience working remotely


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