Strategy & Biz Ops Associate
San Mateo, CA
Junior +1 · Full time
Posted a year ago

You + Helix

Helix is a place where innovators and doers gather in order to drive significant progress in population genomics. We have come together to work at the intersection of clinical care, research, and genomics.

If you’re excited by the idea of making a meaningful impact and joining a team where we pride ourselves on driving innovation through fostering an environment with an emphasis on empowering one another to grow, Helix might be the place for you!

Helix + The World

Our end-to-end population genomics platform enables health systems, life sciences companies, and payers to advance genomic research and accelerate the integration of genomic data into routine clinical care. We support all aspects of population genomics from recruitment to translational research and help our partners use genomics to improve health outcomes, increase patient engagement, and lower costs. Leading health systems, including Renown Health, AdventHealth, and Mayo Clinic, use our population genomics platform to power some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing population genomics initiatives.

For the COVID-19 public health crisis, Helix has built one of the nation’s largest COVID diagnostic labs and has been on the leading edge of national viral surveillance efforts tracking B.1.1.7 and other viral strains.

Associate, Strategy & Business Operations Position Summary

We’re looking for someone to work alongside multiple functions to tackle a variety of critical tasks for helping the company set our strategy. These tasks will range from prioritizing business development efforts, keeping up to date on market trends, to developing insightful analyses and presentations to drive decision-making at the leadership team level. We envision this role will be a flexible generalist that supports various needs for the commercial organization. If you love strategic thinking and are looking to take the next step in your career by helping set the course for the leading population genomics company, we can’t wait to meet you.

As an Associate in Strategy & Business Operations you will:

  • Tackle complex projects to address some of the company’s toughest operational challenges, which require coordination across many functions (Partner Success, Marketing, Business Development, Growth, Lab Operations, Science, and more)
  • Identify areas for further optimization of our business operations, and develop the tools / dashboards needed to improve efficiency and cross-functional collaboration
  • Maintain a robust market intelligence portfolio by keeping a pulse on industry trends and leading supplementary research efforts
  • Assist in developing materials for quarterly board meetings, and investor presentations as needed
  • Analyze and synthesize information into insightful presentations for leadership to inform data-driven decision-making
  • Help drive the annual strategic planning process by partnering with leadership to map out the company’s long-term strategy and vision, and identify areas for investment
  • Always be where the fire is hottest - jump in to help solve the most critical challenges

Required Background

  • BA or BS degree
  • 2 – 4 years of experience in consulting, investment banking, private equity, or in strategy at a high-growth company
  • Industry or academic background in life sciences and / or healthcare
  • Highly analytical and structured thinker
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Able to define and own a process from end-to-end
  • Capable of owning the details, while still keeping the big picture in mind
  • Able to tell a story focused on insights, not just data
  • Strong desire for personal growth

An Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Experience with the Google Suite (Sheets, Docs, Slides), Tableau, and SFDC
  • Comfortable working with, manipulating, and extracting insights from large data sets

What Helix Has To Offer You

Aside from working alongside brilliant, dedicated, passionate, down-to-earth, curious, warm, and thoughtful people, we also provide great benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, including meaningful equity
  • Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision
  • 12 weeks of Maternity or Paternity leave
  • 4 weeks of paid Pregnancy Disability
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • On-premise nursing room
  • Commuter benefits
  • Catered meals
  • Flexible PTO

Helix is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Helix is a population genomics company that is working to advance genomics research and integrate genomic data into clinical care.
Size:  101-250 employees
Year Founded:  2015
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