COO, Psychedelic Enhanced Therapy Clinic

Full Time
Posted 2 years ago

Hive Australia is searching for an entrepreneurial CEO with experience in healthcare, hospitality, wellness and startups who is passionate about the psychedelics renaissance and wants to work in a global, VC backed company. 


Hive Australia (Byron Bay) is an Australian branch of Hive – a network of state of the art mental health centers using psychedelics assisted therapies. Hive is backed by the Conscious Fund – the most prominent VC fund investing into psychedelics medicine. Hive Australia is led by Dr Jamie Rickcord – a medical cannabis pioneer in Australia. 

The COO will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Hive Australia and will report directly to the board of directors, working jointly with Dr Rickcord to build and grow the centre. 

Responsibilities include: 

● Leadership; Provides visionary leadership . 

● Operational management; Maintains an organized system of management and controls that ensure smooth function of clinic operations, timely accomplishment of goals, and physical, financial and human resource viability and success. 

● Strategic planning; Develops, implements and executes operational plans. 

● Partnerships and negotiations; Develops strategic local partnerships and ensures skillful negotiations that help to position the organization for success. 

● Financial performance and financial planning; Utilizes financial and analytical skills to lead, monitor and take actions that ensure the clinic’s financial stability and long term success. 

Capital raising and investors relations; Facilitates the local fundraise and maintains good investor relations. 

Community relations; Fosters strong community relations and develops collaborative partnerships.

● Human resources (non-medical); Provides leadership that aligns and challenges the workforce, inspires loyalty and promotes fulfillment of the clinic’s mission, vision and values. 

● Regulatory compliance; Ensures legal, regulatory and accrediting compliance and represents the clinic in relationships with local, state and federal governing agencies including the TGA. 


● A minimum of 3 years of executive startup experience in healthcare/clinics/digital healthcare/mental health/wellness/retreats space. 


A combination of salary and equity in the company. 


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