Partner Operations Lead

Tempus Labs, Inc.

Chicago, IL

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Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus’ proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

Tempus collaborates with many of the top research institutions that are advancing cancer care through cutting-edge research projects. The Partner Operations Lead oversees sequencing projects for Tempus’ Research Institution clients and strategic partnerships. This position manages the day-to-day client relationships and internal coordination amongst the Tempus team. The position supports relationships with Tempus’ Laboratory, Bioinformatics, Product, and Engineering.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead for sequencing projects across multiple customers, including:
    • Go-to contact at Tempus for clients
    • Manages the planning and execution of all projects from beginning to end, including project plans, kick-off meetings, weekly meetings with customers, steering committee meetings, and close-out meetings
    • Lead client meetings, ensure decisions and action items are clearly documented and tracked to completion
    • Drive escalation and resolution of critical project related issues
    • Report out metrics to clients on a bi-weekly basis
  • Coordinate, in partnership with the internal sequencing operations leads, to ensure samples are moving appropriately through the lab and flagging samples at risk as appropriate
  • Monitor project health through the effective use of project dashboards and management tools
  • Contribute to managing and mentoring Associates who support the Lead on their projects
  • Find and discuss new business opportunities with existing customers
  • Identify opportunities to improve team efficiency and lend personal expertise to internal teams to enhance product offerings across Tempus teams


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 3+ years of consulting, project management, or client-facing experience in a healthcare or healthcare technology environment
  • Highly organized and systematic, with strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize multiple competing tasks across projects, clients, and internal Tempus teams
  • Experience collaborating and leading cross-functional teams
  • Strong presentation skills and significant experience presenting to external parties
  • Proven experience cultivating and maintaining relationships internally and externally
  • Comfort with ambiguity and exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Capable of producing high-quality work both independently and in team settings
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment while managing rapidly changing priorities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Has experience in oncology, genomics or management consulting
  • Master’s Degree in Business, Public Health or Science
  • Advanced skills in Google suite, Slack, Microsoft Office (especially Excel)
  • and Tableau experience is a plus