Senior Program Manager, Talent Management – STEMCELL Technologies




Are you passionate about fostering a high-performance culture and igniting growth and development? As the Senior Program Manager of Talent Management, you’ll be reporting to the Senior Director of Talent Management and Organizational Development. You’ll help us to have the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles, at the right time to meet our growth objectives.

In this role, in collaboration with senior leadership and others, you will research, design, develop, and implement innovative and inclusive talent management programs such as performance management, development planning, talent review, and succession planning. Program and Change Management skills will be essential. You will be an active member of the Talent Management and Organizational Development team and will work  collaboratively on shared team goals.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the collaborative design and development of inclusive and innovative talent management programs such as performance management, development planning, talent review, and succession planning
  • Consult with key internal partners and external vendors to determine and gain agreement on optimal solutions to meet business needs
  • Employ systems thinking to align talent management programs with overall organizational strategy
  • Use data and analytics to monitor outcomes and make evidence-based decisions
  • Contribute to the development of Talent Management and Organizational Development team and departmental goals

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Typically requires a Master’s degree in a related field with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience (including performance management, development planning, talent review, and succession planning)
  • Applied systems thinking experience as it pertains to organizational talent management programs and processes
  • Experience supporting senior leadership development
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional partners and senior leaders to achieve shared outcomes
  • Expertise in Talent Management platforms such as Workday


The annual base salary for this position ranges from $95,200 to $142,800.

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STEMCELL Technologies 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 meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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