Strategic Planning & Operations Mgr

Spectraforce

Thousand Oaks, California


11 days ago

Remote

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Strategic Planning & Operations Mgr
Spectraforce
Thousand Oaks, California
Remote

11 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Strategic Planning & Operations Mgr.
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Remote
 
Ideal candidate: 4-9 years of experience with some previous Scientific and/or Operations and/or Business experience.
 
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. company is seeking a Strategic Planning & Operations Manager External Worker to join our Research team. In this vital role you will partner with the Chief of Staff of Research to drive and implement operational goals and initiatives in the Research organization. This role is expected to be a thought-partner to Chief of Staff of Research and drive tactical execution of key priorities within Research.
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
 
Possible Extension: Yes
Red Flags:      
We are not looking for someone with over 10 years of experience
We are not looking for someone who is not able to do hands-on, executional tasks (e.g., excel analyses, dashboard building)
Interview Process: 2 rounds of interviews

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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $47.36/hr.