Overview

BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.

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.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our growing Platform Delivery Team! As part of the job, you will drive the end-to-end delivery of OKRs and projects. Reporting directly to the Manager, Platform Delivery, 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. This role will support our core infrastructure team so you should have a DevOps engineering background or experience supporting core infrastructure teams within a product environment.

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:

    • 3+ years as a Project Manager managing risks inherent in leading highly complex projects
    • Demonstrated experience with core infrastructure and DevOps projects or experience as a web applications developer
    • Notable experience working 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
    • Coordinate cross-functional teams toward 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 Have:

    • 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 competitive compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options

Comprehensive health and dental benefits

Emphasis on mental health with $2500 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) for Psychologist, Social Worker, or Psychotherapist services

Three weeks of vacation plus an additional day for every completed year

Unlimited flex time to use toward sick days, personal days, religious holidays, birthdays and appointments

Additional time-off: 2 weeks for Winter Holidays, every other Friday in July and August, your birthday, and more!

Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options

A $2000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) Annual Learning & Development budget

A $1000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) work from home allowance to make your home setup perfect for you

A lifestyle spending account for employees to receive reimbursement for eligible expenses related to wellness, lifestyle and productivity $2500 CAD  (or equivalent in your country’s currency) per year

Our Culture:

At BenchSci, we’re committed to cultivating an inspiring, inclusive, and equitable work environment for high performing, ego-free, self-starting individuals with a growth mindset, who enjoy the challenge of solving hard problems. We recognize that everyone here is a person first and an employee second. We want people to feel cared for and supported to bring the best versions of themselves to work and help the company achieve its mission. We believe culture is critical to success and invest accordingly.

We live and promote our FASTT values of Focused, Advancement with Speed, Tenacity, and Transparency. We work hard to maintain an engaging, supportive environment where everyone can do their best work. To learn more, read our culture deck.

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. To learn more, read about our DEI initiatives.

Accessibility Accommodations:

BenchSci provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.

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