BenchSci (201-500 Employees, 131% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

78% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 131% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $94.5M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.
BenchSci’s vision is to help scientists bring novel medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world’s most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.
Backed by F-Prime, Inovia, Golden Ventures, and Google’s AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We’re a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.
We are looking for a Chief of Staff, Culture to join our Culture Stream (People, DEI, Coaching, Internal Communications) to report and support our Chief People Officer (CPO). You will work with the Chief People Officer but also with the Culture-stream leadership team and the broader company extended leadership and serves as a trusted partner, being a force multiplier to get twice as much done for the CPO and stream overall.
You are someone who has a strong quantitative analytic mind to do descriptive analysis, takes pride in operational excellence, and can be an advisor on strategic matters. This is not an executive assistant position, but an operations and strategy role with experience with hands-on getting-things-that-matter-done.
Your role will be divided into two parts. The first part includes structured work around operations of the culture stream (reporting, OKRs, culture stream weekly and monthly meetings, and communications). The second part includes working on special projects as they come up. These projects will be areas that the Chief People Officer is interested in driving forward but lacks the capacity to do so, which may include supporting teams in codifying their culture, revamping our culture listening tour approach, and researching the future of work best practices.

You Will:

      • Stream reporting: (30% of your time)
      • Build the ongoing weekly, monthly, and quarterly internal reporting cadence within the Culture stream to be lightweight on the team, but useful to assess how well we’re doing concerning Culture velocity, quality, and scale.
      • Develop Culture stream KPI dashboards.
      • Stream communication: (10% of your time)
      • Map out the current communication flows within teams, between teams, and between teams and leadership within the stream.
      • Identify communication silos and redundancies, and break them down
      • Be a communication arm for the CPO, managing regular company-wide updates as well immediate needs as they arise.
      • Lead the planning and execution of Culture stream monthly meetings and stream-wide communications.
      • Stream effectiveness: (20% of your time).
      • Develop and enable the High-Performance Framework for the culture stream.
      • Lead the thinking and management of the High-Performance Enablement practice for the culture stream from survey and trends and develop solutions to take the practice to the next level.
      • Lead the culture ops mechanism (unified culture stream roadmap meeting, monthly, and quarterly reviews, offsite, strategy sessions, OKRs, culture communications).
    • Stream special project: (40% of your time)
    • Be a sounding board for the CPO for new ideas and programs.
    • Be an internal consultant to the business and Culture stream leaders on future work solutions. (ex supporting teams in codifying their culture)
    • Build important projects for the Culture stream to help us scale and operate more efficiently. Examples of projects may include onboarding programmes, change management plans, and developing functional dashboards to increase visibility.
    • Partner with the culture leadership streams to identify needs and opportunity areas, making recommendations for the appropriate talent solutions to enable future work.

You Have:

    • 3+ years experience as an associate or consultant working for a consulting firm (i.e. BCG, McKinsey, Deloitte) or any other relevant experience.
    • Have a track record in quickly ramping up on a complex new domain
    • Ability to sift through the noise, get to the heart of problems, identify optimization opportunities
    • Human-centric design approach
    • A high degree of professionalism, empathy, and attention to detail
    • 1+ years of experience in facilitating workshops and planning sessions
    • A willingness to learn and adapt within an ever-evolving hyper-growth company
    • Experience in project coordination and reporting
    • Experience working with senior partners and leadership team
    • Experience synthesizing diverse stakeholder needs together into an integrated solution
Benefits and Perks:
An engaging remote-first culture
A competitive compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options
Comprehensive health and dental benefits
Emphasis on mental health with $2500 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) for Psychologist, Social Worker, or Psychotherapist services
Three weeks of vacation plus an additional day for every completed year
Unlimited flex time to use toward sick days, personal days, religious holidays, birthdays and appointments
Additional time-off: 2 weeks for Winter Holidays, every other Friday in July and August, your birthday, and more!
Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options
A $2000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) Annual Learning & Development budget
A $1000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) work from home allowance to make your home setup perfect for you
A lifestyle spending account for employees to receive reimbursement for eligible expenses related to wellness, lifestyle and productivity $2500 CAD  (or equivalent in your country’s currency) per year
Our Culture:
At BenchSci, we’re committed to cultivating an inspiring, inclusive, and equitable work environment for high performing, ego-free, self-starting individuals with a growth mindset, who enjoy the challenge of solving hard problems. We recognize that everyone here is a person first and an employee second. We want people to feel cared for and supported to bring the best versions of themselves to work and help the company achieve its mission. We believe culture is critical to success and invest accordingly.
We live and promote our FASTT values of Focused, Advancement with Speed, Tenacity, and Transparency. We work hard to maintain an engaging, supportive environment where everyone can do their best work. To learn more, read our culture deck.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:
We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey. To learn more, read about our DEI initiatives.
Accessibility Accommodations:
BenchSci provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.

Tagged as: >100% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 201-500 Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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