Senior Program Manager, Educational Partnerships
Job Description SummaryLooking to make a difference and support the growth and performance of our employees? Want to align yourself with an innovative purpose driven organization that supports life science research?
The Senior Program Manager, Educational Partnerships is responsible for developing and managing strategic partnerships and collaborations with external learning & training organizations as well as academic institutes to enhance STEMCELL's overall learning strategy.
The role involves identifying potential educational partners, cultivating relationships, and overseeing the implementation of partnership programs and initiatives at STEMCELL.
The Senior Program Manager, Educational Partnerships plays a crucial role in expanding STEMCELL's opportunities to learn and influence the growth of an overall healthier life sciences ecosystem in Canada.
Duties and Responsibilities
Identify and facilitate the evaluation of potential external educational partners in alignment with the 3 year learning roadmap and STEMCELL's long term strategic direction
Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with external educational partners, stakeholders, and key decision makers so that STEMCELL is consulted where applicable in all relevant external educational program development. Act as the primary point of contact and build trust through effective and timely communication and relationship management skills
Perform current state analysis of external educational partnerships and collaborate with internal business groups to identify, document and communicate external learning needs
Facilitate collaboration between internal teams/stakeholders and external partners ensuring STEMCELL’s learning needs are captured and addressed
Implement partnership programs, initiatives, and projects at STEMCELL in collaboration with external educational partners and internal stakeholders by way of managing expectations, facilitating meetings, and executing smooth project management
In partnership with internal stakeholders, develop key performance indicators (KPIs) to evaluate the ROI of external programs, initiatives & projects brought in-house. Prepare presentations to communicate partnership outcomes and achievements
Knowledge and Qualifications
Typically requires a bachelor's degree with 10+ years of relevant experience. or master's with 8+ years experience, or PHD with 5+ years of experience in a life sciences discipline
Demonstrated commitment and passion for continuous lifelong learning
Experience communicating and influencing within a complex interdisciplinary environment
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels
Experience in monitoring and evaluating partnership programs
Knowledge of industry trends and STEMCELL's strategic direction
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STEMCELL Technologies 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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