About Ikena

Ikena Oncology (NASDAQ: IKNA) is a targeted oncology company focused on developing cancer therapies targeting key signaling pathways that drive the formation and spread of cancer. Ikena is advancing five programs that include four product candidates in either clinical development or IND-enabling studies and has a global strategic collaboration with Bristol Myers Squibb.


Reporting to the Executive Assistant you will be responsible for supporting the Senior Vice Presidents/Vice Presidents of Ikena’s R&D organization.

Your Role

  • You will provide administrative support for R&D Senior VPs/VPs, and R&D program teams
  • Manage complex calendars, anticipating needs and prioritizing meetings appropriately
  • Inbox management for 1-2 SVPs/VPs
  • Travel arrangements, being available to handle last minute changes to travel itineraries when needed
  • Expense reports
  • Support the Executive Assistant with R&D C-suite as needed
  • Assist Executive Assistant with event planning, off-site, and large meetings as needed
  • Work with R&D project leads as needed to optimize meeting time; helping to set agendas and follow up on action items
  • Able to handle confidential and proprietary information with discretion
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required

Your Background

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • At least 3 year’s administrative experience supporting high level leaders
  • Prior experience in biotech/pharma preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite applications required; experience with Concur and Box preferred
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with all levels of the Ikena team

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