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International Partnership for Microbicides Reviews

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  1. "Great mission, high caliber staff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Partnership for Microbicides full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nonprofit biotech company working on drugs that prevent HIV infection

    Cons

    Unrealistic management expectations, too much control and not enough optimizing outside resources. Too much reinventing the wheel.

    Advice to Management

    Scientists do not make good managers


  2. "Great Mission"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at International Partnership for Microbicides full-time

    Pros

    Mission, colleagues, benefits (health, retirement and time off)

    Cons

    Perhaps more diversity in donor funding.

  3. "Great to work in the field of HIV prevention"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD

    Pros

    IPM has a compelling mission!

    Cons

    It's a small organization with not a lot of room for growth


  4. "Clinician"

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    Current Employee - Clinician
    Current Employee - Clinician
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at International Partnership for Microbicides full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The most valuable aspect of working at Match was the access to some really smart people from different professional backgrounds.

    Cons

    Work-life balance is an issue.

    Advice to Management

    Nurture talent and help proven talented employees by creating opportunities for advancement.


  5. "Complet Autocratic Management System with little implementation of structure. Could be a highly succesful venture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at International Partnership for Microbicides full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Mission of this company is worth working for; Specialised field; If managed correctly, great opportunity to develop technical skills and contribute.

    Cons

    Very bad /poor management structure, especially in Paarl, which cost the company a lot of employees. Bad politics between upper management.


  6. "Great company/mission"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great mission to find HIV prevention for women in developing countries

    Cons

    Unrealistic timelines proposed by unqualified people that constanly change with no updates to the affected personnel.