Director, Change Management

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, July 14, 2023

Job Description Summary

STEMCELL Technologies is looking for an experienced and dynamic leader to join our team as a Director, Change Management. The ideal candidate will have at least 15 years of program management and organizational transformation experience, taking accountability on the change management aspect of the projects and with strong stakeholder management skills.

As the Director, Change Management, you will act as the principal subject matter expert and leader on change management best practices across the company, while working with senior management across the company to assess change impact, organizational readiness, and risks and advising them on the approach to complex change initiatives within their groups.

This position will start in an individual contributor capacity, but eventually build, mentor, and recruit a team to continuously improve how change management is planned and executed in the company.

This is a highly visible role, with the opportunity to make a significant impact on the growth and success of STEMCELL Technologies.

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leverage change management methodology to develop, implement and adapt a change management model to increase the company’s change management maturity, and to support adoption of the changes required by a program, project or initiative

  • Support the design and delivery of training programs to support change management at STEMCELL

  • Navigate effectively at strategic, operational, and tactical levels in order to enable the successful execution of the overall Change Management model, strategy, process, and best practices

  • Conduct impact analyses, assess change readiness, and design, plan and lead change management activities related to program, project or initiatives across the company

  • Partner with senior leadership and stakeholder groups to understand Change Management needs then develop and implement effective change management plans, lead the overall processes while evaluating and approving significant improvements to existing methods and processes and best practices

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 15+ years of relevant experience

  • Certified Change Management Professional™ (CCMP™)

  • Experience with and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools

  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle

  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts

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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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