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 in government, advancing evidence-based public health policies and mounting strategic communication campaigns. Vital Strategies’ priorities are driven by the greatest potential to improve and save lives. They include non-communicable disease prevention, cardiovascular health promotion, tobacco control, road safety, obesity prevention, epidemic prevention, environmental health, vital statistics systems building and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis treatment research. Our programs are concentrated in low- and middle-income countries and cities in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. Please visit our website at www.vitalstrategies.org to find out more about our work.
Vital Strategies is seeking to add expertise in drug strategy, with specific focus on overdose prevention. This work is based in the United States.
Vital Strategies is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Technical Advisor for the Overdose Prevention Program. Vital Strategies is funding projects and providing technical assistance tailored to the overdose epidemic on the ground in specific U.S. states. We are assisting local partners in reforming policy, innovating programs, and mobilizing communities at the neighborhood, municipal, county and state levels. Our work is expanding to include additional states, and we are hiring staff to manage that expansion.
The Senior Technical Advisor will lead program planning and implementation activities related to technical interventions for reducing overdose deaths in specific states. The position is based in New York City. The salary range for this role is $105,600-$123,200 and offers will be based on candidate experience and internal equity.
Duties and Responsibilities:
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Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Individual may be required to occasionally move between partner offices in the New York City area. In addition, up to 30% of time in domestic travel may be required to attend meetings.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume via the Vital Strategies Career page on our website. The closing date for applications is August 20, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application link: https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=VITASTRA&cws=37&rid=399
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…