[Jobs roundup] If healthcare is your calling, these openings at healthtech startup Practo may interest you

Founded in 2007, healthtech startup Practo now has a presence in over 20 countries. If healthcare interests you, these openings might excite you.

Healthtech is a game-changer and has changed the way healthcare is provided in India.

Reports suggest that the Indian healthcare market is one of the country’s fastest-growing sectors. According to the India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), India’s healthcare industry is expected to reach $372 billion by 2022.

The healthcare industry is growing rapidly in terms of quality and revenue, and startups are leading the charge. The innovative startups changing India’s healthcare landscape include Practo, DocsApp, Innovaccer, MyUpchar, Niramai, mfine, and more. The coronavirus pandemic has helped startups make deeper inroads, and ready for further growth.

One such startup is Bengaluru-based online healthcare startup Practo.

Practo Founders : Shashank ND and Abhinav Lal

Founded by Shashank ND and Abhinav Lal in 2007, Practo is a platform where patients can instantly connect with doctors, book appointments, and get the prescribed medicines delivered. It is one of the earliest digital healthcare platforms and started operations with its B2B product – Practo Ray. The platform soon expanded to online consultation, medicine delivery, and hospital management systems. In late 2018, the startup also ventured into medical insurance services. 

Today, Practo is present in over 20 countries. The platform has seen 18 crore patients availing the service every year, and has over one lakh doctors and 70,000 partner clinics and hospitals. 

If you like to work with this startup, here are few job openings for you:

Assistant Manager/ Manager- Finance

Experience needed: Not specified

Practo is looking for someone who can lead the consumer business revenue team and can be responsible for month0end PG reconciliation, merchant settlements, setting up processes to meet the set SLAs, and support on automation projects. Key responsibilities include revenue reporting under which they will have to look after monthly closure of books in terms of revenue accounting, billing, accruals, provisions etc. and analyse revenues and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis. Apart from this, they also need to prepare schedules for internal and statuary audit.

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Content Writer

Experience needed: 5-6 years

For a content writer role in Practo, the candidate should be familiar with Practo's products and services, and its target audience. They will be required to work with marketing managers to understand their briefs and also work directly with the creative team to  develop creative ideas and concepts. The idea is to write crisp and compelling content/copy for emails, ads, banners, blogs, product descriptions, and other marketing assets, for external and internal communication. It is the responsibility of the content writer to make sure that the final work is grammatically sound and free from typos.

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Creative Director- Video

Experience needed: 7 years

The healthtech startup is looking for a creative director who can effortlessly manage these complexities and work towards driving a compelling narrative of Practo's mission, its products, and the impact it creates in people's lives, internally and externally. As a creative director, the candidate will work alongside Practo's marketing team to create compelling video content for platforms like YouTube. They will be responsible for building the overall video content strategy, work with content creators, create guidelines, review scripts - basically, oversee all parts of the conceptualisation and production.

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Software Engineer- UI Developer

Experience needed: 2+ years

The key responsibilities of a UI developer at Practo include developing new responsive user-interfaces using React.js and optimising UI for faster page loads. They will also be responsible for developing modular UI that are easily pluggable into existing systems as well as translating designs and wireframes into high-quality code. The candidate is required to optimise components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers, and build reusable components and front-end libraries for future use.

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Head- Digital and Performance Marketing

Experience needed: 8+ years

Practo is seeking a cutting-edge digital marketing leader who can create and own the digital marketing strategy across Practo's consumer and B2B products across the board. The candidate must own the profit and loss for digital marketing across businesses and grow this fast with positive unit economics. They will be responsible for communicating and managing relationships with key stakeholders across business heads and key executives and in ensuring accurate tracking and reporting across all key metrics. An ideal candidate should have hands-on, deep domain expertise across all channels of digital marketing and should be able to build and lead a fantastic digital marketing team for Practo.

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