Program Associate, Primary Cells

Job type: Full-Time
Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Distribution, Logistics and Supply Chain
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted: November 6, 2019
Closes: December 6, 2019

Job Description Summary

The Program Associate, Primary Cells, plays a key role in expanding STEMCELL’s rapidly growing primary cells product lines. Duties will include: providing support for the sales teams, the manufacturing operations teams,, assisting Marketing with product launch activities, coordinating meetings with external and internal stakeholders and other activities as required. Reporting to the Associate Director, Primary & Cultured Cells, the Program Associate is also responsible for providing support for new and established product lines and assisting in the day to day management of these product lines.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of STEMCELL products, key markets, customers, collaborators and competitors globally.
  • Assist in the launch of new primary cells products.
  • Assist in business development activities related to supply operations (i.e. perform new supplier onboarding tasks, work cross-departmentally to ensure seamless integration into STEMCELL existing workflows).
  • Manage feedback from sales teams on product performance and service levels.
  • Attend regular team and project meetings, and taking and circulating minutes as required.
  • Create reports, metrics, and dashboards that can be used to monitor the performance of and manage product lines.
  • Provide support to global offices and assist in growing developing markets.
  • Assist in the day to day management of the primary cells product portfolio.
  • Other activities as required to support the Business Operations Department.


  • Minimum BSc with 4+ years’ experience in Sales, Business Development, Product Marketing or R&D in the life sciences sector or a MSc with 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to understand and summarize scientific information accurately.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Well organized with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of scientific concepts and principles.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

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.

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.

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