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Market Dynamics Officer, Market Dynamics

PATH

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka, Zambia posted 25/05/2021.

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PATH

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by
bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and
investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise
in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other
specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs,
devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health
systems worldwide.

PATH’s Market Dynamics program is currently recruiting for an officer that is
keen to work on PATH’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the
officer will support the Medical Device Portfolio within the Market Dynamics
Program in growing its work increasing safe access to oxygen therapy. The
portfolio is launching a new project as part of the global response to the
COVID-19 pandemic. The project will expand on previous PATH work in
respiratory care with the aim to increase access to oxygen and equipment in
low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The officer to be hired will work
within PATH’s Technology, Analytics, and Market Introduction Division at PATH.
S/he will work with Market Dynamics team members to define problems, conduct
analyses, and apply findings to address market failures that restrict access
to life-saving products and interventions.

The Market Dynamics Officer will serve as the technical lead for the
organization’s market dynamics contributions to ensuring oxygen and other
equipment as countries prepare to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Market
Dynamics Officer will be a key contributor to our program’s work on increasing
access to key medical devices and will work closely with a strong team of
internal and external collaborators.

The Market Dynamics team uses data to co-generate policies that increase the
availability of health products and services. A strong candidate will have a
robust understanding of health systems, public policy, economics, and be able
to collect, analyze and understand data. This project will involve close
collaboration with high level government stakeholders, donors, development
banks, firms, and multilateral health organizations such as the WHO. The work
is extremely fast paced and requires a dedicated individual with a can-do
attitude.

Responsibilities:

> Support primary market research and market landscape projects for other global health products (respiratory care equipment and oxygen) to understand the public and private market dynamics for these products in low- and middle- income countries.
> Develop and implement market intervention strategies for target markets in global health to inform decisions of governments, donors, and other stakeholders.
> Develop an asset system alongside government to track new equipment procured for the COVID-19 pandemic. Link this system to an ordering system.
> Manage data collection as needed to inform policy decisions for the COVID-19 response. Data will be collected from health facilities and administrative sources. Clean data and produce visualizations, summary statistics, and reports.
> Engage suppliers of medical equipment, negotiate contracts, and understand constraints industry is facing.
> Engage donors and financiers including development banks to develop plans that alleviate constraints of suppliers.
> Develop and maintain a strong network of experts in PATH and externally.

Required Experience

> Master’s Degree in Public Policy, Economics, Public Health, or equivalent advanced degree
> Minimum five years in market analysis, management consulting or other relevant private and public sector experience.
> Experience engaging with both public and private sector partners preferred.
> Knowledge of health systems, medical devices, and/or diagnostics, especially in developing countries or emerging markets a plus.
> Direct experience working in low- or middle-income countries a plus.
> Experience working with health systems as an implementer, researcher, policy professional or business person.
> Experience with medical devices is a plus.
> Solid technical knowledge of market analytics including:
> Building, implementing and analyzing market research studies and quantitative models to inform global or developing country decision-making, e.g., demand forecasts and impact models.
> Analysis of product development and introduction scenarios to chart pathways for new product introduction.
> Ability to identify key trends from complex and ambiguous datasets.
> Ability to synthesize project findings and translate into programmatic and policy recommendations.
> Ability to use statistical software such as R or Stata.
> Strong understanding of the WHO and country-led procurement of health products
> Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain close and effective relationships with partnering organizations at local, national, and international levels.
> Demonstrated experience in project planning/management and balancing multiple projects and priorities.
> Proven effectiveness working in a team-based environment, but capable also of working independently.
> Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
> Demonstrated ability to multi-task and thrive in fast-paced, high-pressure situations.
> Ability and willingness to travel internationally up to approximately 20% of the time.
> Intermediate French proficiency preferred.

_Must have legal authorization to work in Zambia._

_PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is
valued._

_PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be
considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age,
national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology,
military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
applicable federal, state, or local law._

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