Head of People

Job Location

14 Arrow St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

Job Type

Full Time



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About the Role

Job Description:

We are growing our team and looking to add an enthusiastic and mission driven Head of People to help grow the company. The Head of People is a high stakes role that will be in a unique position to help the company grow its culture, scale the business (double / triple in headcount size) and take care of its employees. Responsibilities include: 1) manage the organizational structure and supporting the growth of a (soon to be) 70-100 employee business 2) be the thought leader and implement policies regarding employee promotion, compensation, and performance improvement and 3) ensuring that talent retention and employee engagement is a priority for the company as it continues to grow.

The Head of People will work closely with leaders across Iterative Scopes and be instrumental in the successful growth of the business. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in leveraging their past people and organizational processes skills to bring a well-funded and growing medical device company to the next stage.


Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Interested in developing people strategies, processes and policies that also align with the company’s growth and business objectives

  • Desire to establish company culture and leverage culture and people strategies to maintain employee morale

  • Ability to advocate for ideas and build consensus on new policies / procedures

  • Track record of leading/managing multiple concurrent projects (in a highly cross-functional environment

  • Excellent interpersonal skill, able to clearly and consistently communicate with all members of the company

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 6+ years or more experience in HR role

  • 3+ years of leadership experience

  • Possess experience in a Series A stage start-up that grew aggressively

  • Experience with successfully addressing employee issues and problems

  • Ability to work independently, attention to detail and organization skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a medical technology start up

  • Experience working in venture backed start-up that doubled in size within a 6-month period

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About the Company

Company Mission:

Iterative Scopes is an early-growth stage startup on a mission to revolutionize the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases with computer vision. We are backed by leading venture firms, top pharmaceutical companies as well as category defining healthcare leaders including; Obvious Ventures, Eli Lilly, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Founders of Flatiron Health, Livongo, Path.AI, PAIGE, WHOOP!, Okta, and Recursion Pharmaceuticals.

Iterative Scopes is a venture backed company established by Jonathan Ng, MD a second time founder. The scientific advisory board includes world-class gastroenterologists and leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers and faculty.

Additional Info: 

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Recruitment & Staffing: 

Agencies - Iterative Scopes does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to Iterative Scopes or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Iterative Scopes' internal operations team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Iterative Scopes, and Iterative Scopes will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.