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Project Manager, Operations

LocationVancouver, British Columbia
Job ID R0003367 Date posted 09/28/2021

Job Description Summary

The Project Manager, Operations manages the execution of Projects led by the Operations Department. This role is an integral part of the Operations Project Management Office and aligns with the corporate and departmental Project Management Offices at STEMCELL, ensuring that best practices are shared and implemented across the organization. The Project Manager, Operations will work on a diversity of projects, with particular focus on product technology transfer to higher regulatory compliance, upscaling of manufacturing & supply chain operations, and overall process improvement projects.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages all phases of departmental projects while applying consistent project management methodology and best practices, and adhering to budget, scope and schedule requirements

  • Collaborates with Sponsors and Senior Management to determine and clarify project scope, priority and resource allocation for new and ongoing projects

  • Leads project team meetings, develops adequate schedules, budgets, and resource plans needed to deliver projects

  • Provides clear, effective and appropriate communications to different audiences across the organization (up, down and across)

  • Deploys project tools as appropriate, including: work breakdown structures, risk plans/registers, decision logs, Gantt charts, dependency charts, meeting minutes, action logs etc.

  • Provides leadership and guidance to project coordinators, and technical subject matter experts operating in project manager roles

  • Enables subject matter experts and potential sponsors to prepare business cases and gain approval and priority for new projects by engaging with departmental processes and rhythms

  • Seeks opportunities for team alignment by collaborating, motivating, consensus building and influencing project team members

  • Proactively facilitates engagement of stakeholders, identifies opportunities for project information sharing and communication, and prepares teams for change.

  • Generates continuous improvement ideas or activities to identify efficiencies, improve processes, and reduce costs

  • Leading, coaching, developing colleagues in project management


  • Bachelor’s degree (as a minimum) in a scientific discipline.

  • 5 years experience working on cross functional projects, 2 (at minimum) of which should be in a project management role.

  • Knowledge or background in PMI based project management: formal or self-taught 

  • Well organized, excellent written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities. 

  • Advanced knowledge of Google and MS Office suite of products 

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.

To apply please select the apply button. You will then be directed to a login screen asking you to set up an account. You must set up an account in order to apply. 

Create an account by selecting the create account button.  You will then be asked for your email and to create a password. Your Password must be eight characters long, contain at least one special character, one capital letter, and a number.Once you have created your password you will be asked to upload your resume. Uploading your resume will provide the ability to auto-populate your application with information from your resume. If you prefer to manually complete all of the fields in the application you can do this by clicking next. You can upload your cover letter as an attachment in the attachments screen. Thank you for your interest in STEMCELL!


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