Full Time
New York City
Posted 1 month ago

atai Life Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative treatments and processes to treat 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 operational 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 strategy to deploy our clinical compounds alongside a clinically validated digital ecosystem which aims utilizes cutting edge technology, clinical protocol, human-interaction psychology, and data science to enhance the clinical efficacy and engagement of our compounds.


  • Work in a fast-paced, matrix organizational environment where you’ll work on a wide range of topics and cross-collaborate across teams
  • Be a major contributor to the success of a rapidly growing biopharma company with an innovative hub and spoke model
  • Become part of creating a radically new and impactful paradigm shift in drug development and patient care  
  • An open, meritocratic, data- and results-driven culture 
  • Multiple hub locations with top office space to work from (Berlin, London, NYC, San Diego), providing the ability to work from where you want with the device and equipment you choose 
  • Participate in company retreats in Europe and USAwith a global team and supportive culture
  • Competitive stock option plan, employee benefits and health/wellness programs
  • Extensive professional growth opportunities where hard work is recognized


  • Manage HR operations including new hire processing and maintenance of employee records
  • Oversee HR technology initiatives including implementation and maintenance of all HR systems and tools including Culture Amp, Bamboo, including contract negotiations, upgrades, and performance optimization of the tools
  • Continuously improve the quality of HR data and processes, including managing and recording HR KPIs, to ensure meaningful and trustworthy business metrics and a positive employee experience
  • Support the delivery of weekly/monthly/quarterly reports on HR & Talent activity for executive and board presentations
  • Support hub office set-up, making our offices a place that staff want to travel to. If of interest, this role will include travel to atai hubs around the world (San Diego, New York, London and Berlin)
  • Help organize and develop company retreats, events and team building activities for employees.
  • Lead selected People projects and program implementations


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ proven work experience in human resources
  • Working knowledge of HR systems and software
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and data analytics functions
  • Analytical mindset that can design, define and extract data from reports 
  • Organization and project management skills, ability to manage multiple projects and delivery deadlines
  • Ability to establish, manage and leverage relationships with internal external partners and vendors
  • Ability to lead meeting and strong communication skills
  • Willingness to learn, adapt to change, and take on additional duties and tasks
  • Proactive, client service mentality with approachable style
  • Highly organized, great at prioritizing and following up
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Passion for collaborating with others, working on projects from start to finish, and flagging inefficiencies
  • Project management skill in defining objectives, making assignments, delegating to others, tracking progress, meeting deadlines, along with the ability to readjust priorities as situations change
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint as well as strong skills utilizing social media platforms
  • Strong technical skills – experienced with web-based programs and software databases in terms of demonstrated experience with data entry and using software/applications for creating reports

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