Product Manager

Toronto, Ontario /
Product – Product /
Full-time
BenchSci's vision is to bring medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We're doing this by empowering scientists with the world’s most advanced biomedical artificial intelligence to run more successful experiments. Backed by F-Prime, Gradient Ventures (Google’s AI fund), and Inovia Capital, our platform accelerates science at 15 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading research centers worldwide. We're a CIX Top 10 Growth company, certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.

As the Product Manager for the AI-Assisted Reagent Selection Platform, reporting to the Director, Product, you will define and execute the product roadmap for BenchSci’s AI-Assisted Reagent Selection Platform. This is a challenging and impactful role.

You will:

    • Be accountable for building and evolve the product roadmap
    • Ensure that product improvements, including changes to the interface, data, and support the product strategy
    • Collaborate closely with team leads most essential to your success in: Design, Engineering, R&D, Science, and Customer Success
    • Develop a deep understanding of the needs of BenchSci’s users, customers, and business, and balance those needs effectively
    • Meet regularly with users to understand their pain points
    • Regularly review quantitative user data to identify gaps and measure the impact of new features
    • Proactively identify improvements to process and ways of working to ensure delivery of the roadmap
    • Drive release-management - make decisions about what tradeoffs to make to ensure we regularly ship incremental value
    • Communicate often - keep teams aligned on the purpose of our work

You have:

    • A PhD in biology or a related field
    • 1 or more years of product management experience
    • Deep knowledge of BenchSci’s business, product, and customers
    • Ability to prioritize solutions to create the greatest possible impact

Our benefits and perks:

    • A compensation package that includes equity options
    • An annual Executive Health Assessment at Medcan (everyone gets the "executive treatment")
    • Effectiveness coaching for managers including onsite, personalized coaching from a trained clinical psychologist
    • Mental health support including mindfulness sessions and a free Headspace account
    • Complimentary genome sequencing from 23andMe
    • Three weeks of vacation, plus another week (we're closed Dec 25-Jan 1)
    • Additional days off such as BenchSci summer day, your birthday, and more.
    • Work from anywhere flexibility. Every day right now, and up to 4 days per week once we return to the office
    • An onsite gym to keep fit with a Peloton and other great equipment
    • A great benefits package including health, dental and vision care.
Here at BenchSci, these are our core values:
 
Focused: We focus on what will drive the greatest impact at all times.
Advancement: We believe in continuous growth, and discovering new ways to do things better. This applies to our product and business, but also to ourselves.
Speed: We recognize that without a sense of urgency, our team, our product and our mission lose their value.
Tenacity: What we’re trying to do isn’t easy, but we hire the best people, and give them the autonomy, tools, and resources to succeed. The hard work is up to them.
Transparency: We believe that sharing diverse ideas and information creates strong teams. Our success stems from research, collaboration, feedback, and trust.
 
BenchSci is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment. All four of our cofounders are immigrants to Canada, as are many of our employees. We welcome your fresh perspectives and ideas.