Associate Director of Operations

San Diego, CA, United States
Oct 06, 2020
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Vividion is a privately held biotechnology company based in San Diego that is leveraging an innovative and proprietary chemical proteomics platform to efficiently discover novel drugs in multiple areas including oncology and immunology. We aim to transform the future of human health through the limitless creation of highly selective small molecule medicines that reach unreachable targets. As an early stage startup company, Vividion is looking for energetic and experienced candidates with a desire to work in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment. We believe that the whole team contributes to the overall mission. We succeed as a team, and we grow as a team.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will assume full management responsibility for all Facilities & Operation services and activities, including the planning, design, and coordination of maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, grounds, and equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities :

Laboratory operations:
  • Coordinate and manage best laboratory practices to allow for continued efficiency
  • Plan and institute laboratory functional design for future lab spaces
  • Assure a positive and efficient working environment for employees in the labs
  • Coordinate Vividion’s safety policies and good work practices
  • Effective management of facilities group

Facility operations:
  • Coordinate logistics related to scheduling of building maintenance and repairs
  • Assure a positive and efficient working environment for employees in the office
  • Manage building security systems
  • Prepare and maintain building records, maps, and procedures
  • Provide project management support for tenant improvement and reconfiguration projects

Experience and education requirements :
  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in operations management, operations analysis, program management, or related field
  • 5-10 years’ experience working preferably in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry
  • Demonstrated experience leading organizational change initiatives
  • Proactive in identifying issues and taking the initiative to identify solutions
  • Technologically savvy and able to learn new software quickly
  • Intermediate-to-advanced Excel skills

Required Key Attributes :
  • Effective troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage direct reports
  • Motivation and desire to grow with Vividion

Further Information: In addition to a competitive compensation package with stock options, Vividion also offers a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance. Vividion Therapeutics, Inc. is an EEO employer.