Chief of staff

Paris, Île-de-France, France
Hybrid ✅
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Feb 11, 2024

About Nūmi

Nūmi is the first European cultivated breast milk company aiming to produce maternal milk to better match the ideal nutrition for babies. We are an early stage startup on the mission of providing babies with a better nutrition and offer a new alternative for mothers who can’t or won’t breastfeed.

Located in Paris, Nūmi is backed by top tiers international investors, scientists and academic institutions.

What we are looking for

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced operations professional who can take charge of a wide range of responsibilities, spanning project management, finance, legal, and HR. As an integral part of our team, you will collaborate closely with the CEO to drive strategic initiatives and foster operational excellence throughout our organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Champion of OKRs: You will become the driving force behind our Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) framework, your mission will be to promote internal alignment, ensuring that all teams are united in pursuing shared objectives
  • Elevating Operations: You will actively contribute to enhancing the efficiency of our internal processes across diverse areas such as HR, finance, administration, industrial operations, and ESG
  • Governance Support: Prepare to take the lead in organizing the company's monthly reviews, preparing board decks and supporting on writing investors newsletter
  • Procurement: Identify and engage with different stakeholders (academic institutions, hospitals and other structures for cell sourcing, equipment providers)
  • Non Dilutive Financing: support the company in identifying and obtaining the best non dilutive financing
  • Talent: help us in assembling an exceptional team of top-tier players, contribute in setting up the best hiring and onboarding processes

Recruitment process

  • We first check that your skills match the expectations
  • First interview with our cofounder and CEO Eden
  • An in-person business case in English to give you a taste of what we are working on at Nūmi
  • A last interview on site (when possible) to meet part of the team and visit the labs & office

Nūmi is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from people from all walks of life.



  • You hold a master degree from a top-tier engineering/business school
  • You have 2-6 years of experience working in a strategy consulting firm and/or in a highly cross-functional role within a dynamic startup environment
  • Organization skills and data driven: You are enthusiastic about productivity tools and have a track record of delivering projects on time, even when dealing with multiple stakeholders
  • Technical understanding: You are comfortable in a technical environment and possess a genuine curiosity for understanding how things work. You will actively collaborate with highly technical profiles
  • Off-the-charts emotional intelligence and communication skills: You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, enabling you to effectively convey complex ideas in simple terms
  • You are fluent in both French and English:
  • Bonus!
    • Experience in a biotech startup
    • Proficiency in navigating complex regulatory frameworks and understanding the specific food regulations
    • Understanding of intellectual property concepts


🚀 Unique opportunity to be one of the first employees at an early stage biotech company, shaping the future of infant nutrition

💥 Growth opportunities: you will have the opportunity to grow and develop with the company, with opportunities to take on positions of responsibility and management

💰 Competitive salary

⭐ Employee first mentality, we prioritize the well-being of our team members, both in terms of their mental and physical health.

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