COO / Vice President of operations

Biotechnology Research & Development


Location: Greater Santa Fe, NM area
Compensation: Commensurate with experience plus stock options

About this opportunity:

This is an opportunity to join an early stage, highly funded biotechnology research company focused on creating pure, safe, and high quality products to be the leader in the cannabis industry. If you’re an executive R&D leader who not only has proven strategic vision and process experience, but is also a natural facilitator of collaborative teamwork, then this role is for you!

  • Leadership - Internal bridge builder, collaborator. Influences others with a clear vision to achieve more together than apart.

  • Biotechnology Innovation - This group is on the leading edge of IP and and new product applications for the growing cannabis industry. Combine your biotech, operations, and product pipeline leadership background to create new intellectual property that will change the cannabis industry as we know it.

  • Operations -  C-Level executive blending R&D operational excellence with product pipeline commercialization strategies. Experience managing large scale agricultural science research and/or laboratory operations. Drive continuous improvement with a track record of anticipating and resolving operations issues before they arise.

  • Entrepreneurial - If you are hungry for a clear path to greater impact, then this is a unique opportunity to make your mark in a c-level suite role with well-funded innovative science already in motion.

What we’re looking for:

  • PhD in research science preferred (biology, chemistry, plant genetics, agricultural domain etc.) - Master’s with extensive research experience will be considered as well.

  • 10+ years of R&D operations experience including research facilities

  • Leadership - strong team builder, collaborator, and influencer. Ability to get results through others.

  • R&D Pipeline - experience in taking products from research through commercialization

  • Strategic Ability - demonstrated ability to develop and execute action plans including decision making within a rapid, flexible, and innovative organization

  • Operational Management - strong record of successful operations management of a site, team, and projects

  • Passion for Excellence - someone who loves the quest for continuous improvement

Opportunity begins with dialogue. If this sounds like a role you would like to discuss, please send me your qualifications or contact me, Zack Troyer, at (855) 267-7446 x 206. All inquiries will be treated confidentially and your resume will never go anywhere without your authorization and awareness.