Job Description SummaryMalachite Management Inc., part of the STEMCELL Group of Companies, is a company that provides association and conference management services to non-profit associations around the world. The Malachite team is passionate about success and knows that our company’s most valuable asset is our team. If you are an executive professional who is a team player and enjoys working in a dynamic work environment, we would love to hear from you!
As an Executive Director, you will be assigned to a client team(s) and will work with the shared services functions to provide a complete range of association management services to the client(s).
Duties and Responsibilities
The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the non-profit organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors and will act as a professional advisor to the Board of Director on all aspects of the organization’s activities
Develops positive relationships with industry partners and other stakeholders to enhance the positive reputation and profile of the client society
Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization’s programs and services, including annual and regional meetings, publications and strategic planning
Provides financial budgets, reports and projections to the Board on a regular, predictable basis
International travel 3 or 4 times a year is expected to represent clients at related national / international scientific and medical conferences. The amount of travel depends upon the assigned client
Knowledge and Qualifications
Bachelor's degree with 10+ years of relevant experience, background in Science preferred, MBA is an asset
2+ years of experience as an Executive Director or equivalent experience within the nonprofit environment. (Nonprofit environment experience is a must have)
Certified Association Executive (CAE) certification is an asset
Project management experience for large initiatives (i.e international medical/scientific conferences, scientific journals and publications)
Proven non-for- profit Governance knowledge and experience (boards, committees, succession planning models)
STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.
STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.
As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.
NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.
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