Project Manager

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 2023

Job Description Summary

Are you well-versed in Project Management Methodology? Are you looking to align yourself with an innovative, purpose-driven organization that supports life science research? This is a unique opportunity to join a growing PMO to guide a variety of projects within the Information Systems (IS) business unit, impacting business groups across the organization.

Projects will vary in scale, scope, and nature from net new system implementations, system integrations, and AWS and cloud migrations, to physical infrastructure implementations in our state-of-the-art facilities. You will communicate and liaise with all levels of staff and management across the business, as well as with consultants, vendors, and others as needed to facilitate consensus, consult, negotiate, and share information.

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Led and oversaw multiple digital transformation and IT projects, ensuring they were executed using the best-suited project management methodologies, timelines, and budgets

  • Apply best project management methodologies and practices ( e.g. Agile, Waterfall) that suit the project requirements and constraints to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and close projects while adapting to the unique demands

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, external vendors, stakeholders, and senior management to define project scope, objectives, and requirements, ensuring alignment with strategic goals

  • Orchestrate all aspects of a project, from inception to completion within a defined timeline and budget, while maintaining effective communication, managing resources, identifying and mitigating risks, and ensuring successful project outcomes

  • Establish and thoroughly document all aspects of each project and ensure deliverables are met while adhering to defined timelines and controls

Knowledge & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field with a minimum of 6 years of proven experience driving a variety of technology-related projects, such as new implementations, enterprise system upgrades and integrations (i.e. SAP, Salesforce, Workday), cloud migrations, infrastructure upgrades

  • Strong foundation in project management fundamentals, including scope, schedule, budget and risk analysis and management, and resource allocation

  • Strong ability to lead by influencing, facilitating, and collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders spanning various business units and with potentially competing priorities

  • Proven success in working in dynamic but high-performing environments, while helping stakeholders and project members adopt and adhere to standard processes and best practices

#United #LI-Hybrid #LI-JC1

    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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