Program Manager, Business Operations Products
Job Description SummaryAre you looking for an exciting opportunity to combine your scientific background with the business side of science? STEMCELL is hiring a Program Manager for our Business Operations Products department, who will play a key role in expanding STEMCELL’s rapidly growing product lines. In this role, you will primarily be responsible for managing the launch of new products, as well as using strong interpersonal skills for operational management of specific product lines post-launch, always maintaining the high quality and service standards of STEMCELL. This role will also drive process improvement activities and training/mentoring new staff.
If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to hear from you!
Duties and Responsibilities
Acts as a project lead in launch projects by providing leadership and motivation to teams to ensure project timelines are achieved
Manages risk mitigation and continuous improvement projects; recommends revisions to departmental policies, procedures and processes
Mentors more junior staff on departmental processes
Works with third party business partners to achieve project-related goals
Acts as product operations specialist at the product line level while providing input into the development and expansion of product pipelines
Knowledge and Qualifications
MSc with 2+ years of related experience; PhD/MBA would be an asset
Track record of successfully managing projects spanning a wide range of project types
Experience building strong working relationships with customers, business partners and/or senior employees
Experience working with Project Lifecycle Management (PLM) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems would be an asset
Strong business acumen, with an understanding of corporate finance, margin analysis and project valuation would be an asset
This role requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per STEMCELL’s vaccination policy, the current recommendations by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time.
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 with boosters) against COVID-19, as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders.
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