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Senior VP, Cardiovascular Health

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Senior Vice President, Cardiovascular Health will oversee implementation of the Resolve to Save Lives Cardiovascular Health Initiative with a focus on large-scale hypertension management, global elimination of trans fat, and effective interventions to reduce sodium consumption.

About us

Vital Strategies, headquartered in New York City, is an international public health organization. Our programs strengthen public health systems and address the world’s leading causes of illness, injury and death. We currently work in 73 countries, supporting data-driven decision making, advancing evidence-based public health policies and programs and mounting strategic communication campaigns. Our programs are concentrated in low- and middle-income countries and cities in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific.

Resolve to Save Lives is a global health initiative that aims to save millions of lives by reducing preventable deaths from cardiovascular disease and to prevent infectious disease epidemics. Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL) is housed within Vital Strategies. Since September 2017, Resolve to Save Lives has worked closely with low- and middle-income country governments, the World Health Organization, academic and other civil society partners to build capacity for and implement a core package of interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease.

Vital Strategies offers highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Vital welcomes and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. As such, our commitment is to promote equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment.

Overall Role

S/he will lead a small New York City-based team and staff and consultants working in more than 10 countries. Responsibilities include strategic and thought leadership, partnership and implementation strategy development, program evaluation and learning, staff management, and representation. Resolve’s cardiovascular health programming and surveillance is being supported in India, China, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Turkey and the PAHO region in partnership with national organizations. The SVP, Cardiovascular Health is expected to travel internationally approximately 30% of the time.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Resolve to Save Lives President and CEO, the Senior Vice President, Cardiovascular Health (CVH) shall have responsibilities such as but not limited to the following:

Required Qualifications

How to apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter, including your salary requirements, to Applications will be received until the position is filled. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Vital Strategies is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.