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Senior Analyst, Global Markets Team at Clinton Health Access Initiative

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Employer: Clinton Health Access Initiative

Expires: 05/01/2020

OverviewThe Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: Overview of GMT: CHAI’s Global Markets Team (GMT) is responsible for envisioning, executing, and monitoring market shaping interventions aimed at improving the efficiency of health commodity markets for lower income countries. These interventions range from traditional policy-led and grant-financed initiatives such as pooled procurement, coordinated ordering, strategic demand forecasting, and regulatory harmonization to more innovative credit enhancement mechanisms such as volume guarantees (VGs), R&D incentives, and working capital facilities. GMT collaborates closely with internal and external stakeholders to assess the potential public health impact of proposed market-shaping interventions. GMT also plays a leading role within CHAI in terms of managing relationships with branded and generic pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies. Please see the following press release for an example of the types of agreements CHAI helps negotiate: Overview of Role: CHAI has an ongoing collaboration with the UK-based social finance company, MedAccess, to pursue investments that improve access and affordability for life-saving health commodities. The Senior Analyst will play a supporting role in day-to-day pipeline development activities, including: 1) working across CHAI to develop and maintain a list of early-stage investment opportunities, 2) producing scoping memos and concept notes as requested by MedAccess and other partners, and 3) pitching deal ideas to CHAI and MedAccess leadership and supporting on subsequent due diligence work. For this position, we are seeking a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding analytical capabilities, problem-solving skills, and communication abilities. The Senior Analyst must be comfortable synthesizing large amounts of quantitative and qualitative information into cogent recommendations. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, humility, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.  Preference for this person to be based in USA on East Coast.ResponsibilitiesSupport CHAI country and program teams in evaluating the potential for various market shaping interventions, including MedAccess investments, using proprietary market shaping frameworksLeverage CHAI internal resources and desk research to generate list of early-stage pipeline ideas; consolidate ideas into single Excel database to be maintained across the duration of the projectProduce high quality scoping memos and concept notes that succinctly describe the investment case for each opportunity advanced within the pipelineDevelop and maintain relationships with CHAI program and country team representatives as a source of market shaping ideas, feedback, and expertiseDevelop analysis, reports, presentations and other communication materials to support discussions with MedAccess, suppliers, donors, and other external stakeholdersQualificationsBachelor’s degree and 2+ years analytical or business experience in the private sectorAbility to think strategically, handle ambiguity, and work in a fast-paced, multicultural environmentExcellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare compelling presentations and written reportsStrong analytical, problem-solving, and quantitative modeling skillsAbility to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and drive forward work independentlyAvailable for 25% international travelEnglish language fluency, both written and verbalAdvantages:Experience in corporate finance, equity research, investment banking, or sales and tradingExperience working in developing countries or working on global health issues (e.g. HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and/or maternal and child health programs)Experience working remotely with a decentralized team