Director, Scientific Program Management

U.S. /
Velsera – Science /
/ Remote
Who are we?

Welcome to the era of Velsera! Seven Bridges, Pierian & UgenTec have combined to become Velsera.

Velsera is the precision engine company. We empower researchers, scientists, and clinicians to drive precision R&D, expand access to, and more effectively leverage analytics at the point of care.

We unify technology-enabled solutions and scientific expertise to enable a continuous flow of knowledge across the global healthcare ecosystem. This interweaves diverse biomedical communities, allowing them to build upon each other’s success and accelerate medical breakthroughs that positively impact human health. With our headquarters in Boston, MA we are rapidly growing and expanding our team which currently has over 800 employees located in 14 different countries!

As the Director of Scientific Program Management, you'll play an essential role in advancing Velsera's mission of enhancing global health through multi-omics insights. Reporting directly to the Chief Science Officer, you'll develop and execute strategies that serve our current clients and guide our future growth.

What will you do?

    • Strategy Development: Design, implement, and refine strategies for our scientific programs. Collaborate both internally and externally to accelerate progress.
    • Project Leadership: Serve as the Principal Investigator, providing oversight and governance for crucial projects.
    • Community Engagement: Understand and anticipate the needs of researchers related to biomedical data analysis. Stay updated with technological advancements to promote emerging trends.
    • Science Promotion: Design and head Science Campaigns that spotlight Velsera’s contributions to the broader community.
    • Team Leadership: Participate in the Science Leadership team, ensuring scientific excellence across Velsera's portfolio. Mentor and manage program managers to ensure consistent value delivery.
    • Global Representation: Deliver impactful presentations at international meetings, representing Velsera’s vision and initiatives.
    • Publication Efforts: Drive publications that boost Velsera’s scientific impact and reputation.
    • Collaboration: Work alongside our Product, Corporate Development, and Commercial teams to assess and support novel opportunities.
    • Consortia Leadership: Head consortia under Velsera’s umbrella, devising plans to maximize their scientific impact.
    • Proposal Management: Strategize for proposals, and lead coordination in response development and delivery.
    • Stakeholder Communication: Manage internal and external stakeholders effectively, ensuring clear communication regarding project details.

What you bring to the table.

    • PhD in Science or Engineering.
    • 8-10 years combined experience in software development, program management, and data management.
    • Strong communication skills with the ability to foster collaboration.
    • Data-driven decision-making ability.
    • Familiarity with US Government grants, contracts, or Other Transactions.
    • Expertise in clinical data and data ontologies.
    • Recognized contributions to data ecosystem or scientific communities.
    • Proven leadership skills in team environments.
    • Ability to lead and engage in diverse virtual team discussions.
    • Proactive and adaptable, able to thrive in dynamic settings.
    • Problem-solving skills with experience in complex system design and development.
What do we offer?

Velsera stands for a stimulating atmosphere where you can grow your capabilities in an open company culture. We want you to do the work you feel great at, or that you would like to become great at. You’ll work for a mission driven organization that is making a true difference in the scientific and healthcare space.

Next to that, we offer competitive salaries including:

- A full-suite of industry leading benefits

- Remote work flexibility

If you feel like this could be the next big thing for you, make sure you’re not going to miss out and have a chat with us!

Our core values:

People first. We create collaborative and supportive environments by operating with respect and flexibility to promote mental, emotional and physical health. We practice empathy by treating others the way they want to be treated and assuming positive intent. We are proud of our inclusive diverse team and humble ourselves to learn about and build our connection with each other.

Patient focused. We act with swift determination without sacrificing our expectations of quality. We are driven by providing exceptional solutions for our customers to positively impact patient lives. Considering what is at stake, we challenge ourselves to develop the best solution, not just the easy one.

Integrity. We hold ourselves accountable and strive for transparent communication to build trust amongst ourselves and our customers. We take ownership of our results as we know what we do matters and collectively we will change the healthcare industry. We are thoughtful and intentional with every customer interaction understanding the overall impact on human health.

Curious. We ask questions and actively listen in order to learn and continuously improve. We embrace change and the opportunities it presents to make each other better. We strive to be on the cutting edge of science and technology innovation by encouraging creativity.

Impactful. We take our social responsibility with the seriousness it deserves and hold ourselves to a high standard. We improve our sustainability by encouraging discussion and taking action as it relates to our natural, social and economic resource footprint. We are devoted to our humanitarian mission and look for new ways to make the world a better place.

Velsera is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
Velsera is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.