• Job Description: Chief Of Staff to the CEO

    Do you want to grow a company that positively impacts the world? At ​twoXAR, we discover lifesaving drug treatments using artificial intelligence. We are seeking a Chief of Staff to support the CEO. This Mountain View-based role is part of our core team and is critical to our success; compensation is reflective of a series-A startup and is commensurate with skills & experience. The ideal candidate has 7+ years of experience in the software and biopharmaceutical space.

    twoXAR is an artificial intelligence-driven drug discovery company

    We leverage our computational platform to identify promising drug candidates, validate and de-risk them through preclinical studies, and progress candidates to the clinic through industry and investor partnerships. We have established collaborations with leading biopharmaceutical companies and are now scaling the business and building our internal drug pipeline. twoXAR is venture-backed with financing from SoftBank Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz and has strong ties to Stanford University and MIT. Our management team and advisory board have decades of biopharmaceutical management experience, built software systems used by tens of millions of people, held VP and C-level positions at Fortune 100 companies, and have had previous startups end with successful strategic acquisitions.

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Acting as the communication arm for the CEO with other executives in the organization, investors, key partners, and major stakeholders.
    • Acting as the sounding board to the CEO for new ideas and initiatives.
    • Attending meetings and calls on the behalf of the CEO when he cannot make it.
    • Helping the CEO prioritize his time and appointments.
    • Writing first drafts of proposals, emails, letters etc. for the CEO.
    • Taking notes during the meetings that the CEO attends and making sure that the action items from the meeting are executed.
    • Acting as the facilitator for the CEO’s colleagues or employees (department heads or other VPs that report to him/her). This means being able to communicate wants, needs, concerns, ideas from employee to the CEO in an effective and efficient way.
    • Strategic projects — Partnerships, M&A diligence, product-focused exploration
    • Facilitating bi-weekly team leadership meetings
    • Board meeting prep (including presentation material)
    • Investor updates/fundraising pitch decks
    • Quarterly Roadmap/status tracking and updates
    • Assorted items for CEO — filtering team information, external presentations, etc.

    Qualifications:

    • 7+ years with experience in information technology and biopharmaceutical 
    • Bachelor’s degree Required.  MBA preferred.
    • Startup-minded: high-energy, self-starter
    • Effective Communicator – ability to communicate and interface well with C-Suite, Executive Staff, and board members.  
    • Strong Project Management and Organizational skills
    • Passionate about transforming drug discovery to be faster, more efficient, and successful
    • Cultural fit: Genuine, collaborative, innovative, data-driven, & goal-oriented
    • Willingness to travel (20%)

    If you think twoXAR might be a great fit for you,

    Send cover letter and resume to joinus@twoxar.com.

    twoXAR is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.