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Strategic Planning & Operations Mgr

Thousand Oaks, CA
Description:
Note:
  • Remote position: flexible hours

Ideal candidate: 4-9 years of experience with some previous Scientific and/or Operations and/or Business experience.

The ideal candidate is organized and can effectively support multiple projects simultaneously. This position can work remotely.
  • Key responsibilities may include the following strategic planning & operations activities:
  • Provide operational support to Chief of Staff of Research including planning, communications, project management and implementation of key initiatives
  • Generate and provide reports, dashboards and presentations that clearly summarize results and implications/recommendations to key stakeholders to inform decision making
  • Support Senior Leadership Team through goal setting, problem tracking and solving, organizational management, and presentation development.
  • Support internal and external presentation development, including Operating/Business Reviews, All-Staff presentations, & reports on business performance
  • Coordination of priority objectives in Research through progress tracking, input gathering, and timeline management
  • Contribute to cross-departmental/functional strategic initiatives/process improvement opportunities
  • Support tracking of organizational resources, including headcount, budget, partnering with Finance & Human Resources
  • What we expect of you
  • We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The manager we seek is a leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications    
  • Master’s degree and 2 years of Scientific and/or Operations and/or Business experience, or
  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Scientific and/or Operations and/or Business experience,
  • Proficiency & adaptability with related software tools (Smartsheet, SharePoint, MS Teams, Office 365, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA or Master’s Degree
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, including listening & presentation skills
  • Exhibited problem-solving skills with the capacity to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Hardworking teammate and self-starter; Strong analytical thinking skills
  • Shown success in Change Management
  • Good understanding of success in a matrix environment
  • Ability to engage different personalities and levels within the organization, particularly senior and executive management
  • Ability to influence, negotiate, and resolve conflict
  • Good knowledge of Discovery Research and Pre-Clinical development
  • Strong project management experience in a life sciences/biopharmaceutical industry

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
  • Proficiency & adaptability with related software tools (Smartsheet, SharePoint, MS Teams, Office 365, etc.), comfort in dashboard building
  • Change management experience
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, including listening & presentation skills
  • Exhibited problem-solving skills with the capacity to prioritize and meet deadlines

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Execute analytical testing within expected turnaround time per established procedure for following assays: Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC), Titer, Cation Exchange Chromatography (CEX), Reduced Capillary Electrophoresis (rCE-SDS), Non-Reduced Capillary Electrophoresis (nrCE-SDS), cIEF (Capillary Ion Electrophoresis Focusing), ATOLL, etc.
  • Adhere to ATO RA turnaround time for high throughput samples and all required metrics, and ability to work and adapt in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Document, review results, and maintain electronic laboratory notebooks
  • Work with development team to implement methods in ATO RA, analyze and interpret data
  • Provide technical input and generate written reports as needed
  • Author, review, and data verify technical documents
  • Communicate project updates as appropriate
  • Solve technical problems with both instrument and assay issues as part of troubleshooting
  • Participate and present scientific data in meetings
  • Maintain instruments and follow lab’s general equipment cleaning protocols

Pay Rate  between $49 - $55/Hr on W2 based on experience.

"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"

 

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