Chief Operating Officer
Company: Every Cure
Location: New York
Posted on: November 20, 2023
The Every Cure Team:
Every Cure is a start-up, nonprofit drug development organization
on a mission to alleviate suffering for the -300 million people
worldwide battling diseases without FDA-approved treatments by
unlocking hidden cures. We are building a first-of-its-kind,
AI-powered platform to identify FDA-approved treatments that can be
repurposed for untreated diseases. Inspired by our Co-Founders'
success repurposing over a dozen drugs for new uses, including one
that is saving the life of Co-Founder,, we are committed to
unlocking the full potential of FDA-approved drugs to treat every
disease and patient possible.
Our groundbreaking approach revolves around building an open-source
database and employing cutting-edge tools to identify drug
repurposing opportunities. Since launching at the 2022 Clinton
Global Initiative, we have receivedand recognition including the
2023 Elevate Prize Foundation Founder's Award, attracted, been
invited to share about, and demonstrated the.
Four strategic pillars guide our efforts:
- Using an AI engine to identify promising drug repurposing
- Prioritizing high-impact opportunities which affect neglected
- Efficiently validating promising opportunities through
laboratory and clinical studies.
- Ensuring everyone has equitable access to new cures.
As a nonprofit organization, we are able to focus on maximizing
patient impact and saving lives without needing to consider the
commercial viability of drugs, including the 80% that are already
generic and completely neglected. Our team, comprising experts in
drug discovery, data analysis, and clinical trials, collaborates
with entities ranging from philanthropic organizations to
biopharmaceutical industries including Chan Zuckerberg Initiative,
Flagship Pioneering, Clinton Global Initiative, Elevate Prize
Foundation, and Lyda Hill Philanthropies, among others.
The Every Cure team is expanding rapidly and seeking top-notch,
purpose-driven professionals to perform a range of tasks to save
lives with hidden cures. This is a unique opportunity to join a
highly motivated, patient-focused team based in Philadelphia, PA
and New York City that works closely with international
collaborators, government agencies, academic researchers,
philanthropic organizations, and biopharmaceutical companies to
make a significant impact on patients with major unmet medical
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) holds a critical and multifaceted
role within our organization. Reporting directly to the CEO, the
COO's primary responsibility is to oversee various essential
functions, ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the
organization. The COO supports and coordinates activities across
accounting, legal and compliance, human resources, financial
management, partnership management, and clinical trial operations
and facilitates operational excellence in alignment with the Chief
Medical Officer (CMO), Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Chief
Development Officer (CDO), and Director of Human Resources.
Leveraging the COO's strong leadership and operational expertise,
the COO plays a pivotal role in driving the organization's success
and strategic growth.
The COO's scope of responsibilities is extensive, covering multiple
aspects of the organization's operations. The COO has a significant
impact on the overall efficiency and effectiveness of various
departments, ensuring seamless collaboration and optimized
processes. Partnership management includes seeking our proprietary
data and insights from tech companies, pharma, physicians, patient
advocacy groups and researchers. By supporting key leaders and
managing operational excellence, the COO contributes to the
successful execution of the organization's goals and mission,
ultimately advancing healthcare solutions and benefiting patients
Our work is based in Philadelphia, PA, and New York, NY. Remote or
hybrid work may be possible in some circumstances (US-based).
Salary Range and Other Work Benefits:
$100,000-200,000 depending on experience, plus benefits
- Time Away from Work
- Paid Family/Medical Leave
- Health Insurance/Retirement Benefits
Education & Previous Experience
Minimum of Bachelor's or Master's degree in business
administration, healthcare management, or a related field. Proven
experience in executive leadership and operational management.
Specialized Knowledge or Technical Skills Needed for Performance of
- Knowledge of accounting, legal, and human resources principles
and best practices.
- Familiarity with partnership management and business
- Experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or healthcare
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making
- Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
- Detail oriented
- Reliable and dependable
- Excellent problem solving skills
- Strong team player
- Good conflict resolution skills
- Focused on results/mission/impact
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