Strategy & Ops Associate
New York City
Junior +1
Posted a month ago

Strategy and Operations Associate at Nirvana Health

We are looking for a talented and motivated Strategy and Operations Associate to support the CEO and the executive teams in all business aspects and special projects. Your work will directly help in extending the executive team on the highest impact initiatives. This is a great opportunity to be a strategic business partner at a high-growth startup!

Our Mission

Cost is the #1 barrier to seeking mental healthcare and Nirvana's is on a mission to remove this barrier for every American. We will achieve this by rebuilding the financial infrastructure, where the payer and provider are able to collaborate and deliver a seamless payment transaction experience.

How You’ll Contribute

  • Act as a strategic advisor and liaison to the CEO and executive team, helping to execute the company’s highest priorities while working on longer-term special projects and strategic initiatives.

  • Establish an operational cadence of the business by bringing all the data and metrics for the executive team.

  • Assist with tracking key metrics to record financial statements, profit + loss, cash flow, weekly product usage, etc.

  • Facilitate effective decision-making and communication throughout the organization.

What You Bring

  • Passionate about mental healthcare, believes everyone should have access to mental healthcare and wants to delivery the best-in-class care experience

  • Has deep understanding of economical model powering the healthcare system

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. You are a diligent, process-oriented person.

  • Excellent project management skills and history of successful execution of project goals. Able to effectively manage multiple work streams that span functions and stakeholders

  • Effective and professional communicator, able to convey intricate ideas in a clear, concise manner both verbally and in writing; comfortable in business and technical discussions.

  • Impeccable follow-through, detail-oriented, and highly resourceful.

  • Results driven and thrives on taking ownership of complex tasks; Work autonomously. You are an advanced decision-maker.

  • Highly collaborative teammate, Hands-on mentality and a ‘no task is too small’ attitude

  • Intellectual curiosity and a strong need to learn and improve. You are open-minded and embrace feedback.

  • 2+ years of high-performance experience in consulting, investment banking, corporate strategy, venture capital or similar roles.

What You Get


  • Competitive salary, plus equity in an early-stage startup. Emphasis on “plus”—we won’t use equity to low-ball you.


  • Comprehensive Health, vision, and dental insurance including HSA/FSA plans

  • Annual mental wellness stipend you can put toward therapy, psychiatry, and other mental wellness services

  • Short- and long-term disability coverage

  • Life insurance


  • 401(k) — we don’t match yet, but you’ll thank us for the compound interest later.


  • Three weeks of paid time off — We evaluate you on your ability to take time away from work

  • Company-wide week offs at the end of summer and end of year — because sometimes, unplugging is easiest when everyone else is offline, too.

  • Four-week paid sabbatical after five continuous years of work

Grief Break

  • Two weeks of paid time off in the event of losing a loved one. We want to support the process of grieving by naming this, and offering employees the opportunity to grieve without thinking of work. We know grief doesn’t have an end date, and we will work with you on a flexible return to work policy.


  • Competitive paid parental leave and flexible return to work policy.

Awesome Work Culture

  • Flexible working environment — if you want to exercise at 3 PM, go for it.

  • Remote-inclusive team — whether you work from Colorado or NYC, you’re 100% part of the team.

  • Autonomous work culture — We don’t have to see a green dot on Google Chat to trust that you’re doing your job.

  • Semi-annual company-wide retreats

Growth at Work

  • We invest in your career. Our company's growing quickly, and we'll give you the opportunity to do the same. You'll have access to a number of professional development opportunities so that you can keep up with the company's evolving needs and grow your career along the way.

Email for more information about the role.

Nirvana Health is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to foster diversity & inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Nirvana Health are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Nirvana Health
Nirvana Health is a mental health company providing modern fintech and insurance solutions to healthchare.
Size:  1-10 employees
Funding Level:  Early-stage Startup
Total Amount Raised:  3.5 M
Year Founded:  2020
Alumni Ventures Group
Eniac Ventures
The Fund
RTP Seed
Two Culture Capital