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We see a world where every person is protected by a strong public health system.  To fulfill our vision, we continue to grow our programmatic and operational expertise globally, securing critical skills that are needed to create a world-class public health organization.

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Vital Strategies is a global public health organization with more than 400 employees and consultants around the world: at our headquarters in New York City, in our offices in Paris, Singapore, Dar es Salaam, New Delhi and São Paolo and in the countries where we are working to strengthen health systems. Our diverse staff represents more than 37 nationalities, critical to our approach of partnering experts from multiple fields with governments and local leadership to drive progress. We pride ourselves on our world-class team with a culture of professionalism, collaboration and dedication. We also accept applications for internships and work-study projects with our New York City office.

Openings at Vital Strategies

Policy, Advocacy and Communication

Communication Intern

Vital Strategies is seeking qualified candidates for the consultancy position of Communication Intern in its India office to support its communication program in India. Applicants must possess a valid work permit to work in India.

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Policy, Advocacy and Communication

Special Assistant, Policy, Advocacy and Communication

Vital Strategies is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Special Assistant with Vital Strategies’ Policy, Advocacy and Communication (PAC) division. This position is ideal for someone who wants a public health career but is willing to do important organizational and administrative work as part of their career growth. We have a smart and dedicated team at Vital Strategies. And we are committed to promoting people from within.

Closing Date: August 26, 2018

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Resolve to Save Lives

Program Officer, LINKS

Resolve to Save Lives is seeking a Program Officer to support the establishment of and oversee an online platform for knowledge sharing, networking and dissemination and implementation of high-impact strategies to reduce cardiovascular disease through hypertension control, sodium reduction, and the elimination of artificial trans-fat.

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Resolve to Save Lives

Senior Technical Officer, Prevent Epidemics

The Senior Technical Officer will be responsible for providing technical leadership for program planning and implementation across a number of countries engaged by the Resolve to Prevent Epidemics initiative.

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Resolve To Save Lives

Director, Hypertension

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of the Cardiovascular Health Initiative, the Director, Hypertension will oversee implementation of the Resolve to Save Lives Cardiovascular Health Initiative with a focus on large-scale hypertension management efforts.

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Resolve to Save Lives

Program Officer, Sodium and Surveillance

The Program Officer, Sodium and Surveillance will support implementation of the Resolve to Save Lives cardiovascular health (CVH) initiative, with a focus on surveillance and reducing sodium consumption. S/he will be part of a small New York City-based team.

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Resolve to Save Lives

Program Assistant, Cardiovascular Health Initiative

Resolve to Save Lives is seeking a Program Assistant to support our Cardiovascular Health team in their global efforts to drastically scale up the treatment of hypertension, reduce sodium intake and eliminate artificial trans fats from the food supply.

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Legal

Compliance Officer

This position reports to the In-house Legal Counsel and will be an integral part of the Legal Department, a team known for its excellent customer service, attention to detail, and rapid response times. The selected candidate will be expected to have or develop a high level of expertise on compliance matters related to the organization. Financial compliance issues (including tax law) and USAID and U.S. government compliance related to Vital Strategies’ research division are outside the scope of this position.

Closing Date: August 18, 2018

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Research

Finance and Administrative Assistant - Research Division

Vital Strategies is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Finance and Administrative Assistant – Research Division (RD). This is a full-time position based in New York City. Applicants must have a valid work permit to work in New York City.

Closing Date: August 10, 2018

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Policy, Advocacy and Communication

PR and Communication Manager

The candidate will be responsible for supporting the PR team in the execution of activities around the world that advance health and opportunity for all people. The PR and Communications Manager will work with a world-class team of communication experts with a culture of supportive teamwork, rigorous evaluation, innovation and good humor.

Closing Date: August 10, 2018

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Human Resources

Vice President, Human Resources

The Vice President, Human Resources, as a senior leader in the organization, will partner with divisional leaders to help them achieve their strategic goals through the recruitment, retention and management of a global workforce. The Vice President has organization-wide responsibility for ensuring that Vital Strategies supports, promotes and protects a talented, diverse and highly-skilled staff of over 150 employees, 140 consultants and 120 consultants embedded in government ministries working in over 60 countries around the world.

Closing Date: August 17, 2018

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Enterprise Resource Planning

ERP Administrator

The ERP Administrator is responsible for administering, supporting, configuring, updating, and developing the Vital Strategies NetSuite ERP and its various integrated applications. The individual interfaces directly with Vital Strategies staff as well as third party vendors, consultants, and service providers.

Closing Date: August 19, 2018

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Tobacco Control

Head of Grants Program - Tobacco Control

This position will be involved in the tobacco control work of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). This program is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and is designed to implement best practices of tobacco control policies at the global level. The position will be based in the Vital Strategies offices in New York City. Applicants must have a valid work permit to work in New York City.

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Tobacco Control

Deputy Director of Tobacco Control (A)

This position will be involved in the tobacco control work of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). This program is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and is designed to implement best practices of tobacco control policies at the global level.

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Tobacco Control

Deputy Director of Tobacco Control (B)

This position will be involved in the tobacco control work of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). This program is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and is designed to implement best practices of tobacco control policies at the global level.

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Tobacco Control

Program Coordinator

This position will be involved in the tobacco control work of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). This program is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and is designed to implement best practices of tobacco control policies at the global level. The position will be based in the Vital Strategies offices in New York City. Applicants must have a valid work permit to work in New York City.

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Tobacco Control

Program Associate

This position will be involved in the tobacco control work of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). This program is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and is designed to implement best practices of tobacco control policies at the global level. The position will be based in the Vital Strategies offices in New York City. Applicants must have a valid work permit to work in New York City.

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Policy, Advocacy and Communication

Policy, Advocacy and Communication Interns

The successful candidate will support data collection, reconciliation, analysis, reporting, writing and administration related to the initiatives of the Policy, Advocacy and Communication team.

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Office of the President

Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer

The Executive Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative and office management support services for our CFO. He/ she will be responsible for organizing the CFO’s calendar, managing all the Finance and Audit (governance) committee meetings, communicating with senior level staff and Board Members, taking minutes during finance meetings, and managing multiple projects and requests at the same time. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and take pride in solving problems. He/she will be able to anticipate situations that require action, and exhibit poise and maturity in dealing with sensitive information.

Closing Date: July 31, 2018

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Affiliate Organization International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

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