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Strategic Operations Manager for Leading Biotech Firm for Mental Healt

Job reference:
Strategic Operations Manager for Leading Biotech Firm for Mental Health
Location:
Various
Salary:
£75k-£95k plus equity, benefits
Job type:
Perm - Consulting
Sector:
Economics & Market Research, Finance Transformation, Operational Improvement, Project / Programme Mgt
Date posted:
17/08/2020

The Manager of Operations will be responsible for cross-functional business operations (including organisational processes and data privacy) and clinic operations (including point of care logistics in clinical studies and end-to-end operations in centres of excellence). 

  

Our client is a mental health care company dedicated to accelerating patient access to evidence-based innovation in mental health. Their first major initiative is researching how novel psychoactive compound psilocybin can help patients suffering with treatment-resistant depression.  

 

Roles and responsibilities 

Responsibilities in business operations include (but are not limited to): 

 Oversee all cross-functional organisational activities, including through the line management of the Operations and Business Intelligence Coordinator 

o Yearly company goals 

o Short-term goals (Objectives and Key Results or OKR) 

o Roles and responsibilities (through the R.A.C.I. framework) 

o Design and implementation of organisational policies 

 Ensure company data security and privacy, including through the line management of

the Operations and Business Intelligence Coordinator 

o Maintain appropriate data privacy compliance standards across company activities, including our clinical trials programme 

o Act as Data Privacy Officer (DPO) for relevant regulatory frameworks 

including the EU GDPR 

 Be responsible for Budget forecasting across all business operations activities 

 [potentially, based on seniority and timing] Be accountable for all office-based operations, including through the line management of the Team Administrator and the IT and Audio-Visual Lead 

o Management of the (UK), additional offices (NYC), and worldwide flexible working operations 

o Office-based information technologies, including technical and operational 

o support as well as cybersecurity compliance and risk management

 

Responsibilities in clinic and centre of excellence operations include (but are not limited to): 

 Be responsible for logistics related to treatment rooms at all clinical research sites, including through the line management of the Operations Coordinator 

o Furniture at sites as part of our clinical trials programme across Europe, Canada and the US, to align with their treatment protocols 

o Audio-visual equipment installation, operations and maintenance at sites 

 Manage end-to-end operations in all centres of excellence 

o Potentially two in North America by year-end 2020 

o Any new centres of excellence 

 Be responsible for Budget forecasting across all clinic operations activities 

 

Profile 

 Professional services (such as Management Consulting or Investment Banking), the healthcare industry (such as pharma), and/or in start-up environments 

 Highly analytical and well-versed in financial modelling 

 Excellent written and oral communication skills 

 Strong attention to detail 

 Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams across functional areas and geographies 

 Knowledge of healthcare/life sciences industry a plus 

 Excellent project management skills 

 Desire to gain experience in a fast-paced and varied start-up environment 

 Passion for improving and transforming mental health – in alignment with their values 

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