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​Finance Director

Posted: November 2, 2020

Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Stategies

Vital Strategies is a US-based international public health organization working in more than 70 countries to address important and challenging health issues. We develop and oversee programs in low and middle-income countries to strengthen public health systems and address leading causes of morbidity and mortality, providing expertise in project implementation and management, strategic communications, epidemiology and surveillance, and other core public health capacities.

Resolve to Save Lives is a global health initiative of Vital Strategies that aims to save millions of lives by reducing preventable deaths from cardiovascular disease and by preventing and responding to infectious disease epidemics. Since September 2017, the Resolve to Save Lives Cardiovascular and Prevent Epidemics teams have been working closely with governments, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, academic and other partners in low- and middle-income countries to strengthen national capacity to prevent, detect and respond to epidemic threats and improve cardiovascular health. For more information about us, visit: https://www.resolvetosavelives.org/, https://preventepidemics.org/ and https://linkscommunity.org/.

Overall role:

The Finance Director will direct and oversee the financial activities of Resolve to Save Lives’ $300 million global public health portfolio, with an annual budget of ~ $45 million, which recently doubled to $90 million. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, Resolve to Save Lives, the Finance Director will provide day-to-day management as well as high-level planning support and supervision of staff in the initiative’s fast-growing Finance unit. This is a full-time position based in New York City.

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To apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to: Finance Director. Applicants must be authorized to work in the US. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.