Program Manager, Operations
Job Description SummaryThe Program Manager, Operations manages the execution of programs led by the Operations Department. This role is an integral part of the Operations Program Management Office and aligns with the corporate and departmental Program Management Teams at STEMCELL, ensuring that best practices are shared and implemented across the organization.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manages the planning and execution of programs, and ensures their ongoing efficacy
Able to design and build new programs which serve the needs of the organization, with support from the Manager, Program Management
Ensures consistent program management framework and best practices are adhered to
Leads program teams, develops schedules, and determines resources needed to achieve deliverables
Collaborates with Sponsors and Senior Management to determine program scope, priority and resource allocation
Provides clear, effective and appropriate communications to different audiences across the organization (up, down and across)
Asks critical thinking questions to challenge status quo and encourage healthy debate
Leads by example and demonstrates a ‘can do’ attitude
Able to effectively facilitate meetings and create clarity in a cross functional setting
Seeks opportunities for alignment by collaborating, motivating, consensus building and influencing both program team members and stakeholders
Proactively facilitates engagement of stakeholders, and identifies opportunities for program information sharing and communication
Generates continuous improvement ideas or activities to identify efficiencies, improve processes, and reduce costs
Bachelor’s degree in related field of study, or, minimum of 2 of years experience managing and/or 4 years coordinating cross functional programs or teams
Well organized with excellent communication and facilitation skills with keen attention to detail
Exceptional time management skills accompanied by good judgment in order to prioritize, multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced, positive work environment
Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
Experience building strong working relationships with team members at all levels of the organization
Advanced knowledge of Google and MS Office suite of products
Training or formal designation in Program or Project Management are definite assets
This role requires vaccination against COVID-19 as per the current recommendations by local health authorities, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and where available.
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 significant career development opportunities.
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