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Operations Associate, Quantitative Sciences

| Greater NYC Area

Flatiron’s Quantitative Sciences team is looking for an operations associate who will enable the team by driving key projects and process improvement, in partnership with the QS managers and senior leaders. Successful candidates will be extremely detailed-oriented, skilled at balancing multiple initiatives/projects at once and excited to support the QS team in doing critical work to accelerate our RWE business.

QS operations will collaborate with the Head of QS and the QS management team to help prioritize QS involvement across the company and externally, both from an organizational and a strategic standpoint.

This role will include a wide variety of responsibilities, from developing and implementing new processes to making the team more effective to managing capacity and training for the growing QS organization.

Roles and Responsibilities

Development of resources and tools to optimize team effectiveness -- examples include: owning and managing a complete and well-organized onboarding process for all new QS hires, supporting professional development activities, knowledge-sharing for training/policy/procedures, budget oversight, organization of team meetings and off-site activities, and facilitating prioritization of QS functional initiatives.

Implementation of operational processes that facilitate prioritization and strategic decision making about QS activities -- examples include: providing operational support to realize QS’ organizational goals, developing organizational methods and processes to track and prioritize work, maintaining a QS workstream/initiative tracker and partnering with QS managers in assignment of QS members to new projects/workstreams.

Problem solving and decision support for QS team and VP, QS -- examples include: building relationships with partner functional operations managers (e.g., on Research Oncology Operations), gathering information to address potential opportunities and challenges to support the QS VP in leading the team, and serving as an “on-the-ground” resource for individuals internal and external to QS.

About You

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Willingness to work on a wide range of projects and requests
  • Extremely detail-oriented, while maintaining big-picture goals
  • Skilled at gracefully managing up, down, and across
  • Previous work with cross-functional teams, and with co-workers from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Strong communication skills at all levels
  • Experience managing projects from concept to execution, with ability to incorporate learnings from previous projects to ensure continuous improvement
  • Intellectually curious, with outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Passionate about our mission to improve healthcare through technology

Bonus points

  • Experience within a regulated environment (e.g. Food & Drug Administration [FDA], Health and Human Services [HHS], Medicare/Medicaid)
  • Experience in supporting chief of staff type of position
  • Experience in healthcare, oncology, other scientific experience
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Location

Our office at One Soho is easily accessible and modern, and has all the amenities our employees need to be comfortable, productive and collaborative.

An Insider's view of Flatiron Health

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

An engineer and oncologist work together over several weeks to build an algorithm from a naive prototype to a highly specialized and flexible rule set that can accurately represent the lines of therapy for 95% of patients within a specific disease subset.

Abhishek

Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

As engineering manager, I am invested in the professional development of the people I work with. I train team members by pulling them out of their comfort zones to the uncomfortable territory. At Flatiron, it is one of our values - greatness and comfort rarely co-exist.

Kevin

Software Engineer

What is your vision for the company?

At Flatiron, we believe that learning from the experience of every cancer patient is an imperative — it is the key to accelerating research and continuing to improve the quality of care. Our mission is to serve cancer patients and our customers by dramatically improving treatment and accelerating research.

Zach Weinberg

Co-Founder, President and COO

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Instead of studying the cells, I now have the opportunity to write about the patients. I can tell their stories through the research lens and enable them to advance clinical cancer research through their experiences. I certainly never lose sight of the human behind the cell anymore.

Rana

Medical Writer

What are Flatiron Health Perks + Benefits

Flatiron Health Benefits Overview

Flatiron has a holistic approach to employee experience. We promote a culture with wellness at the forefront.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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