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November 17, 2023 / adMare BioInnovations - Coordinator, Academy

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Coordinator, Academy

Coordinator, Academy

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About adMare BioInnovations:

With a strong track record of globally competitive scientific discovery, Canadian life sciences is primed to lead the world. To make this a reality, adMare BioInnovations uses its scientific and commercial expertise, specialized R&D infrastructure, and seed capital to build strong life sciences companies, robust ecosystems, and industry-ready talent. We re-invest our returns into the Canadian industry to ensure its long-term sustainability.

Our 29 portfolio companies have attracted more than $2.3 billion of risk capital, have a combined value of over $4 billion, and employ more than 1000 Canadians. Our Innovation Centres are home to 35+ biotech companies, contract research organizations, and specialized commercialization support organizations. The adMare Academy has trained more than 500 alumni – 94% of whom are now working to build our life sciences industry.

Job Summary:

Are you excited about the opportunity to positively impact the Canadian life sciences industry by helping to train the next generation of professionals that will drive its growth? Do you enjoy working with people and taking on a variety of different responsibilities?

We are seeking a highly motivated life sciences professional to join us in Montreal. Being bilingual is a requirement for this position. adMare offers a hybrid work environment, and infrequent travel to offices in Vancouver and Toronto may be required.

The Coordinator, adMare Academy is a key member of the adMare Academy team, supporting all programs and serving as the lead for experiential learning programs.

Job Responsibilities:

Coordinating the adMare Academy’s experiential learning programs and activities, including:
Developing and managing relationships with relevant organizations (co-op offices, graduate student programs, organizations representing equity-deserving groups, others) to support recruitment and training efforts.
Working in close collaboration with trainee supervisors and other adMare staff as appropriate to effectively and efficiently recruit, onboard, train, and offboard trainees.
Maintaining adMare Academy records in software applications, spreadsheets and databases and pull for regular and intermittent reporting requirements.
Creating and/or assisting with the creation of presentations, evaluations, marketing materials, training curriculum, and other resources as required for the Academy.
Planning, participating in, and potentially hosting, meetings, events, and seminars (in person, virtual, hybrid) for adMare trainees.
Performing various analyses (learning needs analyses, competitive landscape, program feedback/evaluations) to identify new opportunities for development and continuous improvement to existing programs to ensure the adMare Academy remains relevant with the current business climate.
Learning how to manage the adMare Learning Management System (LMS), serving as a back-up administrator as required.

Experience & Qualifications:

> 3 years experience working in the life sciences industry, with a BSc or higher in a life sciences-related discipline (co-operative education experience and/or a graduate degree an asset). Previous experience in learning and development roles an asset.
Excellent communication skills that showcase an ability to listen and articulately convey ideas and messages to internal and external audiences, both verbal and written.
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to establish productive, respectful, and collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders; understand and work effectively across geographic boundaries; and collaborate with teams, staff, and customers at all levels.
Self-motivated, positive, and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment, leading projects without frequent oversight.
Demonstrated eagerness for continuous learning and willingness to take on additional responsibilities.
Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail.
Comfortable working as part of a team in a hybrid work environment.
Bilingual English and French

Position Base Salary Range: $56,200-$84,300

The salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

The base salary is just one part of the total rewards package at adMare. In addition, the package includes an annual performance bonus, matched RRSP contributions, a broad spectrum of wellness programs including paid resources, training and professional support, generous vacation and paid time off, maternity leave top-up, and several other offerings to meet the unique needs of our diverse talent.

We are committed to growing our talented team and their potential to drive innovative novel therapeutics. We provide a community where team members can thrive working in a multidisciplinary environment, explore new ways of thinking, and expand their capabilities through the array of development programs we offer our entire team.

adMare is fully committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion; and to making them an integral part of our organizational strategy – a commitment that is not just about words but is about specific actions to create a barrier-free, respectful, and welcoming working environment wherein everyone feels welcomed, supported, included, valued, and empowered to succeed. We are also proud to be an early adopter of the Government of Canada’s 50–30 Challenge to achieve meaningful and substantive improvements in workplace diversity and inclusion at all levels of the organization, including positions of influence and senior leadership.
At adMare we are driven by our vision and united by our shared values of Courage, Collaboration, Objectivity, Judgment, Excellence, and Reach.

Be a part of life at adMare. Join our team!
The state of the language situation and the assessment of the language needs of our company justify the requirement of knowledge of a language other than French for this position. In this case, the successful candidate for this position is required to have an excellent command of English, both spoken and written, due to the fact that the tasks to be performed include the responsibility to maintain, on a continuous and daily basis, relations with our Canadian team, whose main language of oral and written exchange is English, and to be able to discuss scientific and business concepts competently and in detail in this language.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 23/12/2023

Please visit our website to submit your application via ” current opportunities” or send your Resume via email at:

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