Life Science Sales Strategy and Operations Associate

| Chicago, IL, USA | Hybrid
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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 is seeking a Sales Operations Specialist to play a pivotal role in the operational and strategic aspects of our Life Science business. This role encompasses a broad spectrum of responsibilities, from setting annual sales quotas to automating and preparing presentations for internal business reviews, including weekly, monthly, and quarterly meetings. The successful candidate will possess a strong aptitude for data analysis, with an exceptional ability to generate insights and translate these into easy-to-understand graphs and visuals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Sales Planning & Execution:
    • Monitor market trends and competitor activities to guide strategic sales planning.
    • Analyze sales data to identify performance trends, updating sales strategies based on market insights and performance metrics.
    • Enhance account segmentation and tiering by analyzing customer data, refining strategies based on account potential and market dynamics.
  • Sales Forecasting & Performance Analysis:
    • Lead the collection and analysis of sales data to construct and update sales forecasts.
    • Facilitate forecast meetings, adjusting forecasts as necessary and communicating significant changes to the team.
    • Track sales effectiveness and efficiency through KPI management, identifying trends and opportunities for improvement.
    • Commission process ownership & management
  • Reporting, Dashboard Maintenance & Business Review Preparation:
    • Maintain and update sales dashboards for real-time performance tracking.
    • Prepare comprehensive sales reports, highlighting key achievements and areas for improvement.
    • Develop materials and insights for Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly Business Reviews, ensuring a high level of preparation and insight delivery.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2-3+ years of experience in business operations, consulting, strategy, or a related role within a high-growth environment. Experience in healthcare or life sciences is highly advantageous.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in analyzing large datasets and delivering actionable insights. Experience in Excel and financial modeling is highly valued.
  • A proven track record of building processes to improve sales and operational efficiency.
  • Experience working cross-functionally with teams such as Business Development, Analytics, Legal, and Finance to support strategic account management.
  • Strong ability to create compelling presentations and communicate insights and strategies effectively to leadership teams.

Desired Attributes:

  • A passion for building structures and solutions from the ground up, with a keen eye for solving complex problems.
  • A self-starter mindset with a high sense of urgency and the ability to get things done efficiently.
  • Adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, with a capacity to navigate changing priorities smoothly.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders across all levels of the organization.

What We Offer:

Join us and contribute to shaping the future of our life science sales operations. You'll have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment, where your contributions are valued and can significantly impact our commercial success. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for professional growth.

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We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Our Chicago office is located in downtown River North. Right on the river and close to neighborhoods like Fulton Market, Central Business District, Lincoln Park, and Streeterville, it's a lively area with convenient transportation access and is home to many bars, restaurants, and coffee shops.

An Insider's view of Tempus AI

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The casual setting here in the Chicago office makes everyone less intimidating and more approachable. It's nice to be in an environment where our day-to-day work actually makes a difference, I feel valued. Tempus is also great at welcoming everyone with different backgrounds.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I collaborate with various hiring teams on a daily basis. Through weekly meetings, strategic planning, events, and messaging, hiring teams and I have built a collaborative hiring process and have become trusted partners to bring top talent to Tempus. We rely on honest communication, shared goals, and the right tools to set us up for success!



How does the company support your career growth?

I am always looking for the next opportunity to grow my career, and Tempus has a wealth of opportunities in many departments. Through emerging leaders programs and ongoing conversations with my managers, Tempus has always been supportive in guiding me to find work that is fun, interesting, and maximizes my potential.


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What are some things you learned at the company?

One of the things that molded my growth was seeing how much thought goes into the decisions, and how much leadership seeks feedback from the people around them, to help understand the impact of decision-making. Just being a sponge in the room is inspiring. I adapted the styles of many leaders here and use that to create my own leadership style.


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What are Tempus AI Perks + Benefits

Tempus AI Benefits Overview

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Short-Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Commuter Benefits
Parental Leave
Charitable Matching Program
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Pet Insurance
Company Cafeteria with Breakfast, Lunch & Grab & Go Options
Stocked Kitchen with Snacks
On-Site Barista
Discounted Gym Membership
Discounted Divvy Membership
Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives
Team & Company Outings

Volunteer in local community
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Highly diverse management team
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
Company equity
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
All staff in Tempus’ laboratories are subject to Tempus’ separate laboratory PTO policies.
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours

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