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William Davidson Institute

William Davidson Institute

William Davidson Institute

Business knowledge for emerging economies.

Professional

Location:
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Posted:
10 Jul 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:
Pay will be commensurate with relevant work experience; pay and benefits will be discussed with the candidates during an interview.  Relocation expenses will not be covered.

Employer tags:
Industry:
Education
Health
Esc Factor:
Social Impact

Research Associate - Global Health Supply Chains

Help improve access to healthcare in developing countries.

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
Pay will be commensurate with relevant work experience; pay and benefits will be discussed with the candidates during an interview.  Relocation expenses will not be covered.

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Social Impact
Function:
Research
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The ideal candidate for this position will be a highly motivated individual with strong analytical ability, a strong commitment to excellence and some knowledge of supply chain management, preferably in developing country public sector programs. The position involves some international and domestic travel.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze and map supply chains for public health products in different countries and identify opportunities for efficiency improvement
  • Develop strong working relationships with different in-country and global stakeholders in the medicines and health product supply chain.
  • Work with WDI healthcare research director, other team members, and external faWilliamculty advisors to develop tools for analyzing the costs of distributing public health products in government run programs.
  • Implement and coordinate the collection of field data in partnership with WDI’s global and in-country partner organizations.
  • Work with WDI healthcare research director, other team members, and external faculty advisors to develop a repository of knowledge on supply chains for public health products in developing countries.
  • Contribute intellectually to the development and growth of the healthcare research initiative at WDI.
  • Perform other related research and project management tasks as needed.

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in business administration, public policy, supply chain management, public health, or a related field;
  • 2+ years full-time work experience in supply chain management (commercial sector or public sector) is preferred. Exceptional candidates with strong internship and/or part-time work experience in this field will also be considered;
  • Outstanding analytical skills;
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with different stakeholders and achieve success in a multi-stakeholder environment;
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Strong team and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and on a team;
  • Proactive and highly motivated professional who will grow with expansion of responsibilities;
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure, multicultural environment;
  • Excellent verbal and superior written communication skills;
NOTE: The physical demands of this position include reading, writing, operating office equipment, conducting phone and in-person interviews, and the ability to travel internationally on short notice, multiple times per year.
 
WORKING & ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

This full time position is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Multiple international trips each year may be required to countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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