Careers

Senior Sales Manager/Director – East Coast

Aragen is looking for a Senior Sales Manager/Director who can effectively execute Sales and Business Development plans in coordination with senior management by qualifying and identifying potential clients and grow Aragen’s business accounts.  The position will be focused on east coast business.

  • Identify potential business prospects (leads) in assigned region across Pharma, Biotech, VC, Non-profits, research institutes, agricultural, and veterinary sciences.
  • Identify key decision makers relevant to Aragen’s business for potential contact.
  • Mature existing contacts and leads into near-term revenue generation
  • Establish new contacts with biotech/pharmaceutical companies focusing within assigned territory and facilitate meetings with technical teams and senior leadership as required.
  • Systematic reporting of sales related activities, meeting summaries as well as revenue forecasting
  • Participate in and provide support for proposal writing with emphasis on consistency, quality and presentation to client.
  • Provide attentive and comprehensive customer service for ongoing and new customer relationships
  • Participate in and provide support for marketing research activities
  • Develop and expand on establishing a robust marketing database, identify and provide solutions for growth opportunities.
  • Provide market feedback to Aragen’s senior management
  • Ensure effective representation for Aragen by attending, exhibit and speak at various conferences and trade shows.
  • Develop and maintain timelines that meet assigned projects and goals, working constructively with internal business partners.
  • Ability to travel whenever required and within the assigned territory to maintain customer relationship.
  • Represent Aragen Bioscience in an ethical, scientifically accurate and professional manner.

Skills Required

  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of cell line development, protein production, analytics and animal models of disease.
  • Existing network and contacts in the industry to facilitate market penetration.
  • Good understanding of protein sciences discovery market.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of clients.
  • Self-motivated individual with excellent communication and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office and SalesForce.

Required Education and Experience

  • Degree in Biological Science, PhD preferred.
  • 3+ years of relevant industry experience in drug discovery, in-vivo and in-vitro services preferably in a CRO.
  • The candidate should be comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment with multiple projects and adaptable to constantly changing timelines and priorities.

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Scientist, Immunology 

Aragen Bioscience, Inc, is seeking for its Preclinical Research Division, a motivated Scientist with several years of post graduate experience in in-vivo/in-vitro-Immunology-Oncology Assays.

This is an opportunity to work in a scientific environment that allows for personal development in program management and valuable client facing opportunities while learning and working in the latest of scientific innovation in the areas of oncology, immunology, inflammation and other disease areas.

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing both in vivo and ex-vivo-based oncology and immunology assays using a wide variety of human and mouse immune cell lines as well as primary cells.

Assays will consist of both small molecules and biologic therapeutics and other state of the art platforms.

The candidate will work in timeline-driven, fast-paced matrixed environment that requires the ability to work simultaneously on multiple and diverse projects and interact across different functional groups. The candidate must have excellent organizational skills and must be very detail oriented. Good communication skills, documentation and computer skills (PP, Word, Excel, Graphpad, etc.) are required and the candidate must be familiar with data organization, analysis and preparation for presentations. Aptitude and desire to learn new techniques is a must.

Position Requirements
  • MS, Ph.D. in Immunology, Cell Biology.
  • 3+ years of experience in academia or industry. CRO experience is a plus.
  • Strong background in performing cell based/Immuno-assays (Tissue culture, ELISA, Flow Cytometry, ADCC, CDC, MLR, etc.).
  • Proficiency in pre-clinical small animal studies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and proven success working in matrix environments.
  • Ability to perform in an environment of team work and collaboration.

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Project Manager – Morgan Hill

Aragen Bioscience, Inc, is seeking a highly motivated Project Manager for Cell Line Development.

The Project Manager  will be responsible for managing projects and programs which will require facilitating communication between customers and internal scientific teams, organizing meetings, tracking project timelines, deliverables, and financial milestones. Preparing and presenting reports to senior management will be required. This individual will work on multiple projects with a diverse set of customers while maintaining Aragen’s high customer service standards. The successful candidate will have industry experience, knowledge about cell line development, cell culture, antibody discovery, protein production, protein purification, protein analytics/characterization, and/or process development would be beneficial.

Key responsibilities

  • Work with program leaders, and project team members to initiate, plan, schedule, execute and close projects.
  • Manage project related resources, maintain timelines and scope of projects.
  • Actively collaborate with cross-organizational divisions and contribute in both quality assurance and risk management tasks to ensure that project deliverables are met according to requirements.
  • Organize project team meetings, run manage meetings, and prepare & distribute meeting minutes.
  • Follow up with action items and track until completed.
  • Communicate real-time project and program information including risks to Program Lead and report to Division Head.
  • Manage all documentation from start of the project until completed.
  • Enter and manage Financial force tasks based on project milestones and update as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline desired. PMP Certification desirable
  • 2+ years project  experience
  • Excellent organization, time management, written and oral communication skills.
  • Great team player with ability to effectively liaise between different teams and with cross-functional departments.
  • Ability to multitask and interact effectively within a fast-paced team and dynamic work environment.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Salesforce & Financial Force desired

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Senior Project Manager – Morgan Hill

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager who will work with internal teams and customers to successfully complete projects on time, within budget and within scope and maintain successful relationships with customers and internal stake holders.  This individual will work not only as a Project Manager but will also support the Sales and Marketing and Financial teams.  This position will be responsible for providing feedback when project scopes are altered and working with the Scientific and Sales teams to modify the contracts and related financial obligations.  The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to balance scientific and business goals.

Key Responsibilities

Facilitate communication with internal teams and customers.  Specifically, this will include setting up regular meetings with customers and meetings with internal cross-functional groups if required. Take notes during all meetings to track discussion topics and action items. Track project deliverables and timelines. Work with Project Assistants on the shipping and receiving of project-related materials. Track project scope and report if an increase or decrease is required.  If a modification is required, work with the customer and scientific and sales teams to prepare a modified workplan with appropriate financial milestones. Continue to build relationships with repeat customers to be able to efficiently draft proposals and execute projects. Work with the Project Management and the Accounting team to track financial milestones.  This will include monthly reporting on all deliverables.  In addition help build out processes to continuous develop Project Management as a function.

Qualifications

Bachelors in a scientific discipline

PMP Certification desirable

8 years of relevant industry experience

Knowledge in the scientific area that this PM will support our business. (ex: cell line development, cell-based assays, bioproduction, in vivo, hybridoma development, etc.)

• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of clients.

• Self-motivated individual with excellent communication and attention to detail.

• Proficient with Microsoft office and SalesForce.

Required Education and Experience

Degree in Biological Science, PhD preferred.

3+ years of relevant industry experience in drug discovery, in-vivo and in-vitro services preferably in a CRO.

The applicant should be comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment with multiple projects and adaptable to constantly changing timelines and priorities.

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Aragen Bioscience provides a challenging work environment in which talented employees expand their technical skills and scientific knowledge and contribute directly to the ongoing success of the organization. The Company is located in Morgan Hill, California, at the south end of the Silicon Valley. We offer excellent salary and benefits. Aragen is an equal opportunity employer.