Commercial Strategy Associate (f/m/d)

Alternative Location:  Berlin (preferred) / London 

Position: Full-time

About atai Life Sciences
atai Life Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel treatments for mental health disorders so that everyone, everywhere can live a more fulfilled life. We operate a decentralized model whereby atai incubates, acquires, and supports individual platform companies by providing them strategic and operational functions centrally. This allows our platform companies to stay lean and agile in their clinical pursuits, whilst also being able to leverage the expertise of a multibillion-dollar global biotechnology company. Atai is pursuing a world-first strategy by deploying our clinical compounds together with our ecosystem of Digital Therapeutics, utilizing cutting-edge technology, clinical protocol, human-interaction psychology, and data science in order to enhance the safety and efficacy of our compounds.


  • Work in a fast-paced environment where you'll take ownership of a wide range of projects and collaborate across teams
  • Be a significant contributor to the success of a well-positioned, well-financed, rapidly growing biotech company 
  • Become part of a radically new and impactful paradigm shift in how mental health disorders are being treated around the world
  • An open, meritocratic, data- and results-driven culture 
  • Extensive professional growth opportunities at a company where hard work is recognized
  • Competitive stock option plan, employee benefits, and health/wellness programs
  • Participate in company retreats in Europe and USA with a global team and supportive culture


  • Work on atai's top priorities and determine how we seize our most significant opportunities and overcome our most serious challenges
  • Structure, launch, and drive your workstreams by developing hypotheses, translating these hypotheses into work plans, conducting analysis including commercial forecasts, financial modeling, market / competitive trends analysis, crafting insights & developing recommendations
  • Prepare presentations and communicate findings to the leadership team and the whole atai team
  • Work with cross-functional teams to align on recommendations, investment and execution needs and put these into action
  • Evaluate and develop new investment opportunities from our acquisitions pipeline, including commercial and competitive assessment
  • Enable fundraising and structuring equity investments, including new company formation
  • Establish multidisciplinary collaboration and strategic alliances with external parties
  • Manage operations and communication between associates & lead effectively


  • You have 2-3 years of working experience in biopharma commercial strategy, including forecasting, launch planning, reimbursement, and product strategy
  • You graduated from a top-tier university with an excellent academic record in a business or MINT/STEM
  • Advanced degree(s) (Ph.D., MD, or MBA) is a plus
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; German skills are a plus
  • You are capable of handling data from diverse sources in Excel, Tableau, or similar
  • You are passionate about creating spot-on analyses and solid recommendations for the C-Level
  • You have a strong track record in leading cross-functional teams in advancing projects
  • You proactively learn and are curious about scientific knowledge
  • You are highly empathetic with an outstanding ability to work multi-culturally
  • You are willing to work in a challenging, fast-paced environment and to adapt to new situations as they arise
  • You proactively seek out collaboration with other team members and are eager to develop, coach, and motivate junior members of the team

How to apply

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