Job Details

Business Development Coordinator

Business Development Coordinator
Accepting BioReady
Full Time

STEMCELL Technologies

not disclosed
British Columbia
Date Posted
30/11/2017 - 12:15
Closing Date
30/12/2017 - 12:15
Job Description

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.

Job Description Summary

The Business Development Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support to the Vice President, Licensing & Business Development and the department to support departmental objectives and maintain departmental organization and efficiency.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • Minimum BSc degree with 3-5 years administration experience.  Relevant experience in a research facility or biotechnology company is preferred.
  • Ability to work with precision and accuracy; demonstrates attention-to-detail and has excellent record keeping skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in an office environment with fluctuating volumes and demands.
  • Ability to identify and implement administrative solutions to increase efficiencies.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and a high level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced skills with Google Suite and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Assist in execution and responsible for filing of business contracts
  • Manage records, reports and other materials that may be confidential or technical in nature
  • Track termination and expiration of agreements and arrange renewal of expired agreements if required
  • Prepare amendments to existing legal agreements, as necessary
  • Maintain departmental standard operating procedures in accordance with Quality Management System (QSM)
  • May generate initial drafts of standard operating procedures
  • May perform scientific literature and patent searches and conduct web-based research
  • May negotiate Confidentiality Agreements with other parties
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and reconcile expense accounts
  • Prepare various types of correspondence
  • Arrange and coordinate appointments and meetings
  • Gather materials for distribution and make other preparations for meetings, as required
  • Prepare and distribute meeting minutes
  • Coordinate tracking of business development projects, in guidance with RND strategy, to ensure that Business Development reaches its quarterly and annual goal
  • Update and maintain departmental databases, including business development projects, contacts and scientific technology evaluations
  • Facilitate the review of new scientific technologies available for licensing
  • Coordinate communication between internal and external parties
  • Manage database of historical and current technologies under review
  • Assist with preparing departmental activity reports
  • Compile data for and prepare departmental metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Assist VP Business Development& Licensing with different tasks
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Other Information: 

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.  If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please visit our website at to apply.