Market Access Africa (MAA) is an African-led healthcare agency seeking to create pathbreaking solutions to catalyse access to health innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa. We are a small team of seasoned global health and life sciences experts with deep strategic, policy, commercial and implementation experience, bound by a common vision and commitment to equitable and affordable access to health products and innovations. Our partners include commercial companies, development agencies, and public organizations including Ministries of Health and intergovernmental agencies.
Market Access Africa is inviting talented individuals to participate in its Young Professionals Program that aims develop and build the future generation of African healthcare leaders who are passionate about access to health innovation. The program aims to bring together a diverse pool of Africans from universities across the world to work across our four practice areas – Product Commercialization, Public Affairs, Healthcare Delivery, and Health System Enablers.
Africa is focused on the development of its pharmaceutical industry as part of building more robust and sustainable national health systems, and contributing to improvement in responsiveness to local needs and broadening overall economic activity through synergies and linkages between industrial and health system investments.
We are looking for a resourceful and highly inquisitive Industrial Development/Biopharmaceuticals manufacturing young professional to be an integral part of our team of experts and practitioners. In this role, you will work with consultants across our four practice areas to deliver synthesized, actionable facts and data insights which contribute towards a more global view of product development and commercialization.
The biopharmaceutical field broadly covers drugs or medicines for human or animal use, medical devices, diagnostics, radiopharmaceuticals, nutriceuticals. The stakeholder universe also includes health regulatory authorities, academia and research centres, clinical investigator sites and contract research organisations (CROs).
Additionally in biopharmaceutics, there are multiple points of origin that can yield different approaches, perspectives, and objectives. These include the following; manufacturing capacity and skills, trade integration, scientific cooperation, R&D, engineering, supply chain management, quality assurance and regulatory affairs, commercialization (market access, sales and marketing), information and operational technology (IT/OT).
Candidates who are resident in Botswana will have a significant advantage. Market Access Africa’s Young Professionals Program offers a moderate stipend. The duration of the program is 6 months.
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