Vital Strategies is a US-based international public health organization working in more than 70 countries to strengthen public health systems and address leading causes of morbidity and mortality.
Resolve to Save Lives is an initiative of Vital Strategies with a mission to prevent 100 million deaths from heart disease and to make the world safer from epidemics. We are led by Dr Tom Frieden, former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Resolve to Save Lives is transitioning to an independent public health organization to maximize its global impact with speed, simplicity, and scale. Read more about our work at resolvetosavelives.org.
We believe our programs are strengthened when they are developed and supported by individuals with diverse life experiences, whose understanding of social and cultural issues can help make our work and workforce more inclusive. We encourage people of all racial, economic, social, cultural, sexual orientation, and gender expressions to apply.
Resolve to Save Lives seeks qualified candidates for the position of Vice President of Global Operations. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the VP of Global Operations will be responsible for planning and overseeing operations in all locations of Resolve’s activities. The VP of Global Operations will build critical resource management processes to support the implementation of program goals while ensuring compliance with Resolve policies and procedures, donor requirements, and global best practices. They are responsible for ensuring the establishment of Resolve to Save Lives country offices with a focus on high-quality support services at each location and compliance with local legislation. This involves supporting the COO in identifying, managing, and mitigating organizational risks including the health, safety and security of staff. This full-time position is currently remote. The incumbent will be expected to convene routinely for team meetings in NYC beginning in January 2022 and up to 30% of time may be spent traveling between locations internationally, at mutually agreed times.