How would you describe your job in 2-3 lines?
Working with the CEO of Clinton Foundation in India to develop and scale-up key health initiatives.
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Varies a lot....I spent a few months working on nutrition and diarrhea-related projects, where I was interacting with pharmaceutical & nutrition companies, government health officials, and other organisations in the Indian healthcare development space.
What are the main positives and negatives to your job?
Trying to solve some really interesting and hard problems. Great interactions with other people in the space
What qualifications and skills are needed to be great at this job?
Good degree. Couple of years work experience in business-related role
In what ways has the reality of your job differed from your prior expectations?
Much more entrepreneurial than I was expecting. The projects and fluid and not very well-defined, which allows for much more scope for you to push the areas which you think are most important
What advice would you give to candidates applying for a similar role at this company
Role was based in India, so salary differential
What hours do you actually work, on average? 10amto 7pm.
Really up to you how hard you want to push. Everyone's quite driven.
With the benefit of hindsight, would you choose to do this job again?