VP | Corporate Strategy | Chief of Staff to CEO

Palo Alto, CA
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About BridgeBio

BridgeBio is a biopharmaceutical company founded to discover, create, test, and deliver transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers. We bridge the gap between remarkable advancements in genetic science in academic institutions and the delivery of meaningful medicines to patients. Founded in 2015, the company has built a portfolio of 20+ drug development programs ranging from preclinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, precision oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pulmonology, and renal disease, with two approved drugs.

Our focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have U.S. offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. We also have international offices in Montreal, Canada, and Zurich, Switzerland, and are expanding across Europe.

To learn more about our story and company culture, visit us at https://bridgebio.com

Who You Are

The VP, Corporate Strategy/Chief of Staff reports directly to the CEO of BridgeBio. The primary objective of this role is to serve as a strategic thought partner to the CEO, helping to manage and direct strategic decisions for the firm going forward. As an extension of the CEO, this role is inherently flexible, taking a central role in projects that are of top strategic priority for BridgeBio. The person in this role will help determine the theory of how we want to manage the firm going forward. The person will have a demonstrated ability to make connections and manage conversations and negotiations with potential partners, investors, and Affiliate companies with a high degree of emotional and cultural intelligence. The person will ideate and manage strategic initiatives, organize and interpret incoming data, evaluate and review ongoing programs, and articulate and define strategy. The person in this role will have a significant impact on BridgeBio and our ability to serve patients.


  • Ensure cross-functional alignment and harmonization of strategy with operational activities for the expansion area clinical programs
  • Collaborate with functional experts as a strategic partner to support the clinical and commercial success of clinical assets
  • Discuss findings of relevant strategic analyses with senior leadership and external investors
  • Ideate and manage strategic initiatives, organize, and interpret incoming data
  • Evaluate, articulate, and define strategy for ongoing programs
  • Help define/lead strategic initiatives (e.g., commercial, org, new technology, new geography)
  • Conduct weekly reviews of literature associated with Affiliates
  • Manage key meetings with Board members and other senior leaders across BridgeBio
  • Perform other strategic analyses and projects as needed

No matter your role at BridgeBio, successful team members are:

  • Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards
  • Entrepreneurial Operators, who drive toward practical solutions and have an ownership mindset
  • Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers
  • Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them
  • High-quality executors, who execute against goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements

  • Passion for delivering life-changing treatment options into the hands of patients
  • Familiarity with the drug discovery & development process
  • Proven scientific acumen, communication skills, and an analytical mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems using a structured, analytical approach
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Comfort working independently and as part of a diverse team
  • Exceptional written communication and presentation skills
  • Comfort with ambiguity and a self-starter attitude
  • Extremely fast learner
  • Exquisitely detail-oriented
  • 3 to 6+ years of relevant business development/strategy experience in biopharma, ideally including a track record of working on partnerships, valuation, and negotiation
  • Ph.D., MD, or other graduate degrees in the life sciences strongly preferred

What We Offer

  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate to hear directly from individuals living with the conditions we are seeking to impact throughout the year and learn how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first, think independently, be radically transparent, every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • An unyielding commitment to always putting patients first. Learn more about how we do this here
  • A de-centralized model that enables our program teams to focus on advancing science and helping patients. Our affiliate structure is designed to eliminate bureaucracy and put decision-making power in the hands of those closest to the science
  • A place where you own the vision ‚Äď both for your program and your own career path
  • A collaborative, fast-paced, data-driven environment where we inspire ourselves and each other to always perform at the top of our game
  • Access to learning and development resources to help you get in the best professional shape of your life
  • Robust and market-competitive compensation & benefits package (Base, Performance Bonus, Equity, health, welfare & retirement programs)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Rapid career advancement for strong performers
  • Potential ability to work on multiple BridgeBio Pharma programs across multiple therapeutic areas over time
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At BridgeBio, we strive to provide a market-competitive total rewards package, including base pay, an annual performance bonus, company equity, and generous health benefits. Below is the anticipated salary range for candidates for this role who will work in California. The final salary offered to a successful candidate will depend on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type, and length of experience within the industry, educational background, location of residence and performance during the interview process. BridgeBio is a multi-state employer, and this salary range may not reflect positions based in other states.


$250,000‚ÄĒ$330,000 USD

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