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Chief of Staff

Coherus BioSciences
Redwood City, CA
Start date
May 31, 2024

Job Details

Title: Chief of Staff
Reports To: Chairman, CEO & President
Location: Redwood City, California
Classification: Exempt


The Chief of Staff work as the right-hand to the CEO and will be immersed in strategic and operational analysis, as well as take a lead role in driving large projects within the business, to maximize the organizational strategy and direction of the Company. The Chief of Staff must be adept at compiling information and reports for the CEO, enabling the CEO to quickly understand where the business is and the issues it faces. This position will be expected to give opinions on such findings, and proactively design and implement action and project plans.

The Chief of Staff will understand how the senior management team operates and how important decisions are made. The position is responsible for assuring there is a process for information to come to the CEO, and ensures that the information is thorough and accurate, providing that the executive decision-making process is effective.

The position will be responsible for executive meetings, planning for Board meetings, earnings calls, CEO presentations internally and externally, and other projects as assigned. The Chief of Staff will gain experience in the area of Investor Relations and Public Relations and will work closely with the SVP-IR.


  • Understanding the nature of each functional area of the Company, including Commercial, Product Development, Technical Operations, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs.
  • Attending business meetings with the CEO and providing action items and executive minutes.
  • Preparing critical meeting agendas and sending out pre-meeting documentation.
  • Participating in meetings and responsible for tracking outcomes and deliverables.
  • Working closely with the CEO to identify and prepare for critical thought leadership engagements.
  • Become aware of issues from an integrative, executive leadership perspective.
  • Obtain an up close and personal understanding of leadership and decision-making related to the simultaneous execution of a complex organizational growth strategy.
  • Manage and book all travel logistics on behalf of the CEO utilizing both commercial and private charter as required with the ability to make last-minute changes quickly and effectively.
  • Oversee scheduling and logistics for quarterly Board of Directors meetings and dinners, Kitchen Cabinet and Audit & Finance Committee meetings.
  • Point of contact for all Board members, VIP consultants and their staffs.
  • Directly assist with the management of CEO’s calendar, issuing invitations, organizing conference calls as required.
  • Work with CEO and SVP-IR to ensure meetings and travel are organized as efficiently and thoughtfully as possible, with sensitivity to the issues and priorities of the moment.
  • Generate all expense reports on behalf of the CEO.
  • Serve as a point of contact for the daily business of the CEO.
  • Establish strong working relationships with vendor network on behalf of the CEO, including private charter, hospitality, and travel in order to establish appropriate status, maintain positive corporate relations and reputation.
  • Support the Investor Relations and Public Relations functions and work closely with SVP-IR on key strategic initiatives, meetings and planning events.

Education, Background and Skills:

  • BS/BA or MBA with 5 years of experience working in the life sciences industry, which may include management/strategy consulting
  • Must be discreet, agile-minded, strategic, proactive, highly-organized and committed to the vision and values of Coherus Mission-driven
  • Willingness to work hard and take direction, ownership and accountability and creatively solve problems
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, suggest improvements to current systems. as well as establish new processes
  • Highly-developed communications skills (written/verbal) and interpersonal savvy
  • Results and action-orientation
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Outstanding organizational and negotiation skills
  • Unquestionable personal code of ethics, integrity, diversity and trust
  • Able to successfully navigate within varying degrees of ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong strategic and financial analysis skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and strategic agility
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Willing to get involved in ad hoc projects with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to both influence key stakeholders as well as drive for decisions and outcomes when necessary
  • Able to thrive in a highly dynamic, fast paced, continuously changing environment with minimal oversight/direction
  • Able to travel up to 30%

The Base Salary Range for this position is $190,000 - $240,000. Coherus considers various factors, including professional background and work experience, when determining base pay. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary.

Coherus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We also prohibit discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics.

Beginning July 19, 2021, Coherus BioSciences requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date. This requirement is a condition of employment at Coherus BioSciences, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at a Coherus BioSciences facility or is fully remote. If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited as a result of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.

** We are currently not accepting any unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. **


Coherus is focused on expanding patient access to important, cost-effective medicines and delivering significant savings to the U.S. healthcare system. Every member of the Coherus team is dedicated, motivated, and passionate about expanding patient access to lifesaving therapeutics. Our colleagues are experts in analytical and process sciences, deeply experienced in clinical development and regulatory affairs, and have proven commercial and marketing capabilities. Everyone at Coherus is committed to meeting the highest standards, inspiring our teammates, and achieving our goals.

Coherus was founded a decade ago to provide the highest quality biosimilar treatments to patients. We are proud to now be expanding our legacy—to build on our success with biosimilars and to focus our core strengths on immuno-oncology.

At Coherus, our employees are our most important asset. We have a dynamic and rewarding organizational culture that offers the opportunity to work with leading industry professionals who are dedicated to making a difference for patients. We are looking for individuals who see unlimited potential in themselves and are motivated by a continuous passion for breaking down barriers and expanding access to lifesaving therapeutics.

Coherus offers a competitive total rewards program comprised of various elements, including competitive base pay, short- and long-term incentives in the form of performance-based cash and equity, as well as health and wellness benefits that include

•    Healthcare: Coherus pays 90% of premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage for our

     employees, their eligible spouses, dependents, and domestic partners.
•    Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Group Life, Disability, and Group Accident Insurance
•    401(k) with company match, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
•    Paid Time Off (PTO) 
•    Health & Wellness programs, including a Health Club Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program

Health & Wellness programs, including a Health Club Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program

In addition to providing attractive rewards packages, we encourage and support our employees to find the right balance of work and personal time. Coherus offers a variety of activities, perks, and holidays that encourage employees to have a healthy outlook, spend time outside of work with friends and family, and foster a productive and collaborative work environment. Our culture is one in which we challenge and support all our team members to do their best work.

For more information about Coherus, please check out:

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333 Twin Dolphin Dr, #600
Redwood City
United States

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