PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global health through innovation. We take an entrepreneurial approach to developing and delivering high-impact, low-cost solutions, from lifesaving treatments, vaccines and devices to collaborative programs with communities. Through our work in more than 70 countries, PATH and our partners empower people to achieve their full potential.
Protection Options for Women (POW) is a product development partnership (PDP) between PATH and the Shanghai Dahua Medical Apparatus Company (“Dahua”), the manufacturer of the Woman’s Condom. POW will promote sexual and reproductive health, including HIV prevention, by expanding access to the Woman’s Condom. Activities include developing the market in China and South Africa, including achieving international regulatory clearance, building evidence of effectiveness, and creating and sustaining advocacy initiatives to raise awareness of and demand for the Woman’s Condom. POW is employing a total market approach, combining the skills and capacities of the public and private sectors, social marketing groups, and nongovernmental organizations to promote, distribute, and program the Woman’s Condom to increase levels of use among target groups.
The Commercialization Officer will be responsible for creating innovative market test strategies, developing new opportunities for market introduction, and managing relationships with POW partners in South Africa. The Commercialization Officer will be based in the PATH South Africa office and would work remotely as part of the POW team based in Seattle.
Note: To be considered for this position, applicants must have the legal authority to work and currently reside in South Africa. Relocation and work permits will not be provided.
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