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Manager, Business Operations & Strategy


Cambridge, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Industry: Healthcare
  • Post Date: 07/10/2024
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  • Company Address: 750 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, 02139

About Nanopath

Nanopath is a molecular diagnostics company disrupting traditional testing methodologies. We aim to improve the health of women by providing granular and clinically actionable information within a single office visit.

Job Description

Nanopath is a well-funded Series A-stage company working to develop a first-in-class in vitro diagnostics platform to revolutionize the way we diagnose disease. Nanopath works to disrupt existing lengthy molecular testing methodologies by bringing them closer to the patient. We aim to improve the lives of patients, starting with women, using our purpose-built tool that provides actionable information within a single office visit.

The company is headquartered at The Engine, the premier tough technology incubator in the Kendall Square ecosystem. As a company, we are committed to health equity and the design of solutions for underserved populations and low-resource settings. Corporate sustainability – both environmental and social - is at the forefront of our decision making.

The Co-founders of Nanopath are seeking a seasoned cross-functional business partner who is passionate about our mission and adept at translating company strategy into efficient and sustainable process/infrastructure for a hyper-growth medical diagnostics company. The Chief of Staff is an integral part of the Leadership Team and will collaborate closely with the broader C-suite to ensure scale-up processes are efficiently designed, integrated, and well-implemented to support the ultimate equitable health impact vision of Nanopath.

 Role & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate directly with C-suite to develop and implement companywide processes, including strategy, planning, budgeting, goal setting, targets – to define, articulate, and achieve Nanopath’s strategic priorities.
  • Strategically plan and organize processes core to Nanopath’s business operations through interactions with external vendors/consultants including (but not limited to) accounting, facilities, regulatory, clinical, and grant vendors. 
  • Work to ensure that existing processes are right-sized for company size, and that they scale appropriately through company hyper-growth.
  • Support the executive team in establishing an operating rhythm and governance processes to achieve progress across commercial, technical, and product development targets.
  • Serve as a cascading communications channel to internal and external stakeholders to share relevant decisions, information, and strategic direction.
  • Manage the quarterly Board of Directors meeting process including strategic cadence of agenda setting, content coordination, and pre-post communications as a Board liaison.
  • Represent the executive team in external meetings as requested.

Technical & General Qualifications

  • Experience in a strategic operating role within a biotech/medtech startup
  • Experience with procurement, budgeting, and/or project management software tools, with comfort in learning new technologies
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, extremely polished when engaging with external collaborators, highly organized with demonstrated curiosity
  • Proactive self-starter with eagerness to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment
  • Passion for technology translation and willingness to shape Nanopath’s future

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Nanopath we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every point in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

Nanopath Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nanopath does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or agencies and we will not be responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Nanopath, and Nanopath will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.