Operations Manager

Cambridge, MA
April 2021
New Equilibrium Biosciences discovers drugs that target intrinsically disordered proteins through its integrated computational-experimental platform, with the mission of creating transformative medicines for patients with cancers and neurodegenerative disorders. We are recruiting a full-time Operations Manager with prior experience in an operational or related role to join us in April 2021. For this multifaceted role, we are looking for a team player who would enthusiastically wear multiple hats and contribute to all parts of running a rapidly growing startup. The ideal candidate will be organized, upbeat, proactive, and excited to grow with New Equilibrium.

Responsibilities will evolve as the company expands, but ongoing projects could include:

  • Building processes to coordinate efficient work across an interdisciplinary startup
  • Setting up and managing internal productivity tools
  • Assisting the CEO in managing internal and external meetings
  • Helping with all aspects of candidate recruitment
  • Setting up and managing employee benefits
  • Managing accounting in Quickbooks and liaising with accountants
  • Drafting and reviewing external correspondence
  • Working with vendors to coordinate lab-related purchases
  • Assisting with scheduling
  • Identifying and addressing new operational bottlenecks
  • Helping shape the culture of New Equilibrium

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably related to STEM, English, Business, or Finance
  • At least 2-4 years of experience in operations or in a related admin/HR/EA/office manager role, preferably in biotech or at an early-stage startup
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially for emailing and copy-editing
  • Proficiency with Quickbooks, Word, Excel, Google Workspace, Zoom, and work management platforms (e.g., Asana, Smartsheet)
  • Enthusiasm for learning on the fly and finding answers/solutions to a wide variety of questions related to running a quickly growing biotech company
To apply for the position, please email your CV and cover letter to careers@newequilibriumbio.com by April 11th. We will be reviewing applicants as they come in and look forward to hearing from you!