Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Business Manager, Operations

    Job Locations US-NY-Rye Brook
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    Temporary Employee
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    How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
    Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."


    Business Manager supports Sr. Director, Operations on strategic enterprise initiatives, including full management of designated projects. Collaborates with internal shared services providers and manages 3rd party vendors as needed to provide operational support to the LLS enterprise. Develops efficient and effective process solutions in line with business, legal, and regulatory requirements and collaborates with Field and Product staff regarding their implementation of respective mandates. Responsible for financial analytics, budget preparation, ongoing revenue and expense forecasting, identification and execution of expense savings opportunities, as well as the day-to-day expense approval process for LLS Operations.

    Additional Position Information

    Temp to Perm opportunity


    • Support ongoing and new enterprise initiatives to increase organizational efficiency and productivity; lead designated initiatives and manage implementation and ongoing operations as needed
    • Conduct data analyses to assist Sr. Director, Operations in evaluating and prioritizing opportunities for new enterprise initiatives
    • Document current and proposed workflows, processes, and policies; establish LLS Operations Handbook including process maps, process documentation, and functional charts (system/ process behavior)
    • Manage recurring and ad hoc analytical projects as needed
    • Effectively manage and authorize LLS Operations expenses based on approved budget and recommend opportunities for savings
    • Oversee daily operations of designated enterprise functions
    • Effectively interface with Product, Field, LLS shared services, and 3rd party vendors as needed
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

    Organizational Priorities:

    •Prioritize Research Programs: Pro-actively direct Grant and TAP programs to address specific research gaps and medical needs.
    •Drive Advocacy & Policy Agenda: Develop a coordinated advocacy network and a robust internal policy capability that, together, can influence and educate key policy decision makers on priority access issues to break down barriers.
    •Maximize Patient Impact: Reach more patients and have greater impact through improved efficiency, urgency and effectiveness of support, education, and information delivery.
    •Increase Awareness: Raise LLS brand awareness and engagement to drive revenue & establish LLS as the leading cancer organization driving cures & access.
    •Improve Net Profitability: Maximize net income from existing channels through prioritization, organizational alignment and optimization of resources.
    •Diversify Revenue: Identify and develop high-growth, high-margin revenue opportunities focusing on volunteer initiatives, eRevenue, donor development and new partner development.
    •Enhance Organizational Performance: Assess resources, improve productivity and optimize organizational capacity.


    • Extremely strong analytic, problem-solving skills and business acumen
    • Experience in project management and process implementation and improvement
    • Demonstrated aptitude for effective cross-functional collaboration
    • Strong persuasive communication and interpersonal skills
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Business Intelligence, and SQL


    Physical Demands & Work Environment:
    • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
    • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
    • Travel as needed


    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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