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Program Manager

LocationVancouver, British Columbia
Job ID R0005008 Date posted 01/18/2023

Job Description Summary

As a Program Manager on the Operations team at STEMCELL Technologies you will manage a sustainable environment designed to optimize the execution of activities related to STEMCELL’s scientific product development projects. You will ensure program activities are performed in alignment with STEMCELL’s Quality Management System, and collaborate with all departments across the company to achieve corporate priorities and goals. This is a great opportunity to get involved in some exciting New Product Introduction projects where you will exercise your critical thinking, judgment, process optimization, and stakeholder management skills.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and manage product development projects moving through the new product introduction process through collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders

  • Lead program initiatives and ensure successful completion of program components by developing annual goals, gathering requirements, monitoring and reporting on the progress of activities, assessing risks, and escalating issues to Management as required

  • Manage product design data through a database, and ensure that appropriate data quality and documentation requirements are met

  • Maintain stakeholder engagement through motivating cross-functional teams, communication, roadblock identification and removal, and decision making

  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities, design and implement solutions that improve operational efficiencies and workflows by consulting and collaborating with stakeholders

  • Establish and contribute to the generation and reporting of performance metrics (key performance indicators, KPIs) relevant to the program

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 4 years of project or program management experience, a scientific background is preferred

  • Experience building strong working relationships with customers, business partners and cross-functional team members

  • Experience communicating and influencing cross-functional stakeholders; must have excellent interpersonal and team skills

  • Ability to plan, organize, direct, manage, and coordinate the operations of the program; must be able to assess competing priorities and meet operational deadlines

  • Experience working in a regulated environment (e.g. GMP) or with PLM and ERP systems (e.g. SAP) is highly desirable

#United #LI-Hybrid

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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