Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?
Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!
This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.
This is a full time, benefits eligible, grant funded opportunity. Current funding will expire June 2024.
The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Global Director, Periodic Table of Food Initiative (PTFI) in our Healthcare Business Solutions department! This position can be remote/home office based.
Food is at the center of the world’s most urgent challenges and largest opportunities. The Periodic Table of Food Initiative (PTFI) is a revolutionary enabling platform that aims to catalogue the chemical diversity of food using latest mass spectrometry and omics technologies. It will accelerate the evidence base and revolutionize contributions of food diversity to human health. PTFI takes a global multi-sectoral collaborative approach informed by the scientific, academic, health, agricultural, food, and entrepreneurial sectors. The Global Director will oversee the PTFI. The Global Director will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of a restricted multi-million dollar grant with multiple funders. The responsibilities will include positioning and execution of PTFI’s agenda, business development, financial stewardship and managing staff. The Global Director will bring keen intellectual curiosity and a deep interest in making impact in the intersection of food, agriculture, nutrition, and health sectors. The American Heart Association and the Alliance for Bioversity International have been selected as the Secretariat of the PTFI. The Global Director will be employed by the AHA but will represent the Secretariat.
At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.
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