Position: Full-time


atai is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative compounds and technologies to heal mental health disorders for everyone, everywhere. We operate a decentralized model whereby Atai incubates, acquires and supports individual platform companies by providing them strategic and R&D functions centrally, allowing 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, two-pronged strategy to develop and deploy our compounds using a clinically validated digital ecosystem and utilize a broader data science strategy. The aim of this is to ultimately enhance the clinical efficacy, safety and scalability of our mental health treatments.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for Digital Strategy and Operations Associate in atai’s rapidly growing Digital Product & Data function (“DPD”). DPD sits across the Strategy & Innovation and R&D areas of the company and works with atai’s underlying technology and compound companies to support the creation of digital product and pursue our data science strategy to innovate and personalize how mental health is delivered. Our current area of focus is developing our proprietary Digital Therapeutics (“DTx”) for use in combination with our drugs. Beyond this we are also looking at decentralized trial tools, clinician training and other innovative ways to bring personalized and scalable mental care to patients.

As Digital Strategy and Operations Associate you will work with the DPD team in setting atai’s overall Digital Product & Data strategy. You will be highly attuned to atai’s objectives and will help identify the optimal areas for us to deploy digital solutions in order to heal mental health for everyone, everywhere. You will experience of the healthcare technology space and will become the radiator of knowledge across strategically important areas such as regulatory, reimbursement, new technology advancements, data analytics and competitor activity.

This is a highly entrepreneurial role for someone with a passion for strategy and implementation in the healthcare technology space to have a big impact in hyper growth team.


  • Supporting the DPD team in creating the long-term strategy by identifying where we can most effectively deploy digital solutions to achieve atai’s objectives and prioritizing these based on impact and resource. Solutions will include digital therapeutics, clinical trial tools, in silico drug discovery, therapist training and data analytics

  • Facilitating cross-group working both within the DPD team as well as atai’s platform companies as we implement the strategy

  • Analyze current market trends that will impact the strategy and its implementation including technology advancements, regulatory, reimbursement, policy and patient / consumer culture

  • Working closely with our Venture Management and Business Development functions on due diligence and execution of any digital partnerships and acquisitions

  • Supporting our technology platform companies where required on their individual strategies

  • Being highly aware of competitor activity and fostering relationships in the biopharmaceutical and digital space to spread best practice and ensure Atai remains a pioneer in the space.

Experience / Qualifications:

  • You graduated from a top-tier university with an excellent academic record

  • You have 2+ years of working in the life science and / or healthcare technology space

  • You have a solid grounding in strategy, having spent time in a top tier strategy consulting firm, private equity or operated within such a role in industry

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

  • You have experience or an appreciation of the biopharmaceutical space, especially compound progress through clinical trial validation

  • You have experience or an appreciation for product management and data analytics

  • You enjoy getting your hands dirty and operationalizing your recommendations; you relish the challenge of working cross functionally and cross geographically to get the job done.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At atai, we are committed to providing an environment of diversity, inclusion and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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