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Senior Project Manager

BenchSci

BenchSci

Operations
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023
We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our growing Platform Operations Team! As part of the job, you will drive the end to end delivery of OKRs and projects. Reporting directly to the Director of PMO, you will work closely with a number of stakeholders across the organization to make sure projects are successfully delivered to our customers. You’ll have multiple projects on the go at any given time, so you should be able to easily handle competing priorities.
BenchSci's vision is to help scientists bring novel medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world's most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.
Backed by F-Prime, Inovia, Golden Ventures, and Google's AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We're a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.
BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada and the US.

You Will:

  • Drive and deliver engineering OKRs and cross-teams projects through collaboration with other leads
  • Own and manage project estimating, timeline development, resource scheduling, and coordinating product releases
  • Regularly report to project stakeholders to keep them in the know about project plan shifts, newly identified risks, and how upcoming milestones are tracking
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure the project scope and business case are clearly defined and documented
  • Ensure larger projects are broken down and estimated to establish reliable delivery dates
  • Ensure smooth cross-functional team hand-offs and work closely with teams to resolve issues as they arise
  • Work with teams to identify and remove roadmap/feature dependencies and impediments
  • Manage multiple client implementations and projects/tasks simultaneously

You Have:

  • 4+ years as a Project Manager managing risks inherent in leading highly complex projects
  • Notable experience working at a senior-level in an agile environment
  • Strong knowledge of various project management methodologies and best practices
  • An understanding of the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment and handle multiple concurrent priority tasks with tight deadlines
  • Experience managing the delivery of engineering work, and communicating risks and outcomes with stakeholders
  • Experience managing and delivering product focused initiatives working with product management and design teams.
  • Coordinate cross functional teams towards timely task completion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders across all levels and teams
  • Ability to work independently on projects with tight deadlines, under minimal supervision

Nice to Haves, but Not Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Educational background or work experience in a life sciences-related discipline
  • Experience working in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry
  • Experience working at a startup
Benefits and Perks:
An engaging remote-first culture
A great compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options
15 days vacation plus an additional day every year; plus company closures for 15 more days throughout the year
Unlimited flex time for sick days, personal days, religious holidays
Comprehensive health and dental benefits Emphasis on mental health with $2500 CAD* for Psychologist, Social Worker, or Psychotherapist services
A $2000 CAD* Annual Learning & Development budget
A $1000 CAD* home office set-up budget
A $2500 CAD*wellness, lifestyle and productivity spending account for employees
Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options
*Benefits are tied to Canadian dollar amounts and would be converted to local currency for those in other countries. Moving to local currency allotments in the future.
About BenchSci:
BenchSci's vision is to help scientists bring novel medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world's most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.
Backed by F-Prime, Inovia, Golden Ventures, and Google's AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We're a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.
Our Culture:
BenchSci relentlessly builds on its strong foundation of culture. We put team members first, knowing that they're the organization's beating heart. We invest as much in our people as our products. Our culture fosters transparency, collaboration, and continuous learning.
We value each other's differences and always look for opportunities to embed equity into the fabric of our work. We foster diversity, autonomy, and personal growth, and provide resources to support motivated self-leaders in continuous improvement.
You will work with high-impact, highly skilled, and intelligent experts motivated to drive impact and fulfill a meaningful mission. We empower you to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and thrive. Here you will be challenged to stretch yourself to achieve the seemingly impossible. Learn more about our culture.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We're committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey. Learn more about our DEI initiatives.
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