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Software Engineering and IT Project Manager London/New York The Software Engineering and IT Project Manager will support a diverse set of initiatives to improve patient selection, treatment and follow-up by coordinating and driving the various AI & machine learning development efforts under way at COMPASS.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Manage and facilitate the overall project management process from inception to design to implementation and value follow up
  • Work closely with the product manager to ensure each project is integrated into the broader strategic vision of COMPASS and help define metrics of project success
  • Facilitate the creation and adherence to project plans and timelines (both for internal and external stakeholders) by:
    • Enabling discussions to generate requirements, cross-functional interdependencies, and required resources which lead to measurable KPIs and OKRs
    • Organizing projects into distinct, measurable objectives and activities and bringing together the correct stakeholders to execute on agreed upon objectives
    • Managing and coordinating tasks, schedules, issues, risks and status to ensure timely delivery of ongoing development work
    • Maintaining a regular reporting cadence both within the project team as well as to management and additional stakeholders in terms of project/program scope, time, resourcing and costs to ensure changes are appropriate and agreed upon
    • Monitoring and applying appropriate governance policies to projects and data
  • Work very closely with data and machine learning scientists, engineering (back-end/front-end/ data/UI+UX/ and others) and IT to successfully deliver on ongoing project
  • Enable transparency in terms of deliverables to all internal and external stakeholders
  • Work closely with stakeholders to identify quantitative and technological needs for various COMPASS projects
  • Write various project documentations to inform and update internal and external stakeholders

Detailed responsibilities/accountabilities

  • Supporting Data Science, Engineering and IT teams


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, IT, Engineering or other relevant academic discipline
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile/Kanban/Waterfall project management methods
  • Leadership and executive presence combined with fantastic interpersonal skills and relationship management skills
  • Ability to influence direction and processes without direct authority
  • Strong oral, written and analytical abilities
  • Strong alignment with core company mission and values: Compassionate, Bold, Rigorous, and Inclusive
  • Ability to work in the UK or US

Additional qualifications – preferred

  • Advanced degree (Master’s/MBA) in relevant academic discipline
  • Familiarity with AI & Machine learning algorithms a strong plus
  • Experience in the Biotech and/or Health tech fields a strong plus

How to apply

If interested, please send your CV and statement of interest to

Note that we are not able to sponsor employment visas at this time, and therefore can only accept applications from people who have employment rights in the US or UK.

Equal opportunities

US applicants

COMPASS Pathways is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military service, genetic information, familial or marital status, or any other status, category, or characteristic protected by applicable law.

UK applicants

We are proud of our commitment to diversity and equality (pursuant to the Equality Act 2010). We do not discriminate based upon race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age or disability.


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