Associate Project Manager, Scientific

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  • Project management
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  • Bachelor’s
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  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off

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WHAT ON EARTH IS DECIEM?

Known as “The Abnormal Beauty Company”, DECIEM is the parent company of The Ordinary, NIOD, and other beauty brands & is an industry disruptor with a science first approach to innovation. DECIEM was Co-Founded in 2013 by the late Brandon Truaxe, a visionary who set out to change the beauty industry through authenticity and transparency. He developed DECIEM to be a happy family (of people and beauty brands), rooted in kindness, creativity, diversity, and respect, alongside Co-Founder and CEO, Nicola Kilner.

We are growing rapidly and we’re looking for someone who shares this vision and wants to grow with us!

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for an experienced Associate Project Manager, Scientific. This is a 12-month contract based out of our Toronto head office.

WHAT YOU’D BE DOING IN THIS ROLE

  • Implement and manage a variety of project-related activities assigned by the Director, Scientific Program Development
  • Support VP, Scientific with administrative and project-related activities
  • Manage the product development life cycle by working with the Scientific Team (R&D, Analytical, Scientific Communications, Clinical, Regulatory, Microbiology, Quality, and Sustainability) to map project scope, deliverables, resource requirements, work plan, budget, and timing for new and existing products.
  • Support the scheduling and coordination of planning activities with stakeholders, department representatives, and consultants
  • Communicate project status, progress, and risks to key stakeholders. Ensure all deviations and risks are communicated and escalated effectively.
  • Perform quality management and administrative duties to ensure efficient operation of the department
  • Ensure project processes are applied consistently, including project plans, issue and risk management, financial management, resourcing, and communications management.
  • Following up on administrative functions in Project Management. Support project management tools (i.e. Wrike)
  • Manage risks and call out liabilities and other contributing factors that can affect the overall timeline (major downstream affect)
  • Communicate with different stakeholders within the Scientific pillar regarding test completion, pressing tasks/matters.
  • Enforce a standardized process internally to bridge the communication gap between stakeholders in order to hit specific milestones; making sure that all team members understand due dates, impact, etc.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED TO GET THE JOB DONE

  • 2+ years of project management experience in cosmetics/beauty, pharmaceutical, retail/fashion, consume goods or similar
  • Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry OR Diploma in cosmetics, science, or a related field
  • Strong Communication with previous experience communicating with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience working within an R&D lab
  • Strong computer skills are essential.

WHAT YOU’LL BE GAINING BY JOINING OUR TEAM

There’s a lot of good stuff that comes along with being a DECIEM team member. Here’s a few of our favourite perks and benefits, in no particular order…

  • Generous Vacation & Personal Days, plus additional time off for volunteering in your community, voting, peaceful protesting, celebrating your birthday, and more.
  • 6 months of paid time off for new parents (inclusive of all genders).
  • Work from anywhere 4 weeks per year.
  • A hybrid work model (for applicable roles).
  • Summer Friday’s – get off at 1pm all summer long! (for applicable roles).
  • Unlimited access to an Employee Assistance Program that includes mental health care, mindfulness programs, and more.
  • Access to Development Grants & a LinkedIn Learning membership to help you keep growing and learning.
  • A generous discount on DECIEM products for you, your family, and your friends.

BUILDING GROWTH TO POWER GOOD

We are a People first company that lives by our core values to…

  • Do the right thing
  • Create impact
  • Respect small things
  • ❤️ Care too much
  • Be the future

These values continue to guide us in all that we do. Along the way, we’ve been honoured to win some pretty incredible awards, including a CEW Achiever Award, Best Skincare Brand at Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards, and Most Popular Sustainable Brand by The Cosmetify Index Global. We’re still blushing!

SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT

DECIEM’s objective is to build growth and do good things while prioritizing people, animals, and the Earth.

Our Sustainability strategy is focused on fighting climate change, improved waste management, responsible packaging, responsible sourcing and product lifecycle, and water conservation.

In 2020, DECIEM established the Good Fund to support both large and grassroots charities in response to global events.

CREATING A HUMAN WORLD OF BEAUTY

DECIEM is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) by creating meaningful, measurable change in the lives of our team members and in the communities where we operate. Achieving equality is critical to DECIEM and our future. You can learn more about our DEI commitment in our open letter, “Belonging is the Destination, Change is the Journey”.

DECIEM is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, colour, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are also committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted to be part of our recruitment process and require accommodation, please let us know.

WANT TO JOIN US?

Thank you for reading the whole thing! If you liked what you heard, kindly send us your resume. We really appreciate your effort in applying for this position. However, only those who have been shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. <3

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