Senior Advisor, Hypertension Control
Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL) is a global not-for-profit organization 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. Since 2017, Resolve to Save Lives has partnered with low- and middle-income country governments, multi-lateral agencies, academic and other civil society partners, and communities to build capacity for and support implementation of enabling policies and effective programs to treat and control hypertension, reduce sodium intake, eliminate artificial trans fat, and strengthen systems for epidemic prevention. To find out more about our work, visit: https://www.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 applications from and provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Resolve to Save Lives complies with all applicable US EEO laws.
The Senior Advisor, Hypertension Control will support implementation of the Resolve to Save Lives cardiovascular health (CVH) initiative, with a focus on hypertension control. Their overall responsibility will be to advance implementation of effective hypertension treatment programs in countries through advocacy, engagement with government, providing program implementation support, project and partner management related to hypertension control, and oversight and evaluation of program implementation in selected project countries. Hypertension control programming is being supported in India, China, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, and the PAHO Latin America & Caribbean region, with likely expansion to additional countries in Asia and Africa within a few years. The Senior Advisor, Hypertension Control will be expected to travel internationally 25-33% of the time.
The Senior Advisor will work under the guidance of and report to the Director, Global Hypertension Control Program and, over time, may supervise junior team members. In addition to communicating regularly with country implementing partners and managing country programs, the Senior Advisor will be the first point of contact with specific RTSL CVH partners and government agency leaders and technically and logistically support implementation of the hypertension control program’s country portfolio.
This full-time position is remote. The incumbent will be expected to convene periodically for in-person team meetings and to work during US East Coast core working hours. The salary range for this role in the US is $110,000 to $128,000; outside the US, salaries are set according to national labor rates for the international NGO sector.
Core Responsibilities and Duties:
The Senior Advisor, Hypertension Control will undertake duties such as but not limited to the following:
Required skills & abilities:
Resolve to Save Lives requires all employees regardless of location or job function to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster. Resolve to Save Lives complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.
Senior Advisor, Hypertension Control
Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL) is a global not-for-profit organization with a mission to prevent 100 million deaths from heart disease and to make the world safer from epidemics. We are led by Dr…
Resolve to Save Lives offers excellent benefits. In the US, this includes health, dental, vision and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability coverage, the support of an Employee Assistance Program, a 403(b)retirement plan, a professional development fund, generous vacation, personal health leave, parental/adoption leave, and much more. We also offer full flexibility to work remotely with no requirement to work from an office.
Resolve to Save Lives offers excellent benefits. In the US, this includes health, dental, vision and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability coverage, the support of an…