• Associate, Process Chemistry Team

    United States
    Full Time
    Program (Division)
    Research & Development - Process Chemistry Team
  • Overview

    The 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: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org


    The Process Chemistry Team (PCT) is responsible for developing methods to reduce the cost of manufacturing medicines of interest to the developing World.  PCT has a laboratory where they work to optimize the process chemistry used for these medicines.  In addition, PCT works directly with pharmaceutical manufacturers in the US, Europe, Asia and Africa and with manufacturers making pharmaceutical intermediates and raw materials to ensure that high quality, low cost inputs are used to make these medicines.  PCT works across many programs at CHAI, including HIV, Family Planning, Cancer, Essential Medicines, TB and New Products.


    Summary of Position:


    The Associate will be a critical contributor to CHAI’s PCT team. S/He will provide analytical, strategic, and communication support with a focus on monitoring supply chain trends for medicines and their inputs based on market intelligence and import/export data.   The position will require minimal travel. 


    We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, advanced analytical ability, and communication skills. The candidate must be self-driven, adaptable and have a high level of comfort with ambiguity. They will be expected to function independently and flexibly, with minimal oversight. They must be self-assured, a fast learner, resilient, and a strong team player. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.


    • Monitoring supply chain trends in terms of prices, supply and demand based on market intelligence and import/export databases
    • Summarize results of monitoring
    • Contribute to the planning and execution of high-impact projects
    • Provide research and analytical support
    • Support evaluation and documentation of results and impact from CHAI's work
    • Perform other tasks as necessary


    • Excellent problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills 
    • Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously 
    • Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to build professional relationships with key stakeholders
    • Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information 
    • Ability to react quickly to ad-hoc requests while managing an existing workload
    • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and particularly with Excel. Must have extensive experience with advanced Excel formulas and pivot tables and be able to use them to organize, review, and analyze large quantities of data. 
    • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of work experience


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