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Lean Continuous Improvement Operations Manager of Co-Working Laboratories

This is a unique role and a rewarding opportunity to join the best life science incubator community in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Lead a growing team dedicated to providing an exceptional co-working experience for life science entrepreneurs and oversee our state-of the-art laboratories and campus facilities.

You will be responsible for

  • Laboratory, Facilities and IT operations for the San Francisco and San Carlos campuses totaling 78,000 square feet and growing
  • Leading a growing team dedicated to ensuring an exceptional client and laboratory experience
  • Develop strong rapport with clients and use insights into their evolving needs to develop and implement unique service offerings that maintain our leadership position with entrepreneurs
  • Inculcate efficient and sustainable building, technology and people processes to meet our client needs and comply with regulatory and EHS requirements
  • Program manage routine operations and special projects
  • Forge strong partnerships with suppliers, negotiate effective purchase agreements and manage inventory
  • Oversee new construction for our continued expansion

Skills and Experience

  • Led teams of five to fifteen people
  • Experience in lean culture and practices
  • Exceptional people leader with a track record of selecting and nurturing strong performers
  • Agile/Lean process and people leadership experience developing standards, promoting process improvement
  • Highly organized and results driven
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in a client-service environment is vitally important, such as running an incubator or laboratory technical support preferably in life sciences industry
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a connector, with genuine interest in supporting the success of others
  • Self-motivated, routinely initiate and deliver projects successfully with minimal supervision


To be considered for this role, please send your resume to

Our client is a growing start up that is looking for an accomplished Executive Business Administrator to support the CEO and his executive team.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working with multiple teams and manage complex calendaring scheduling with team members, customers, candidates, investors, and others. You might have experience working in a high growth start up environment, worked in a remote company, an enterprise software company or an international company.

Some primary duties include:

  • Support the CEO and executive team in US Pacific and Eastern Time Zones.
  • Attend company and executive team meetings, track agenda, and keep notes.
  • Manage complex calendar scheduling with team members, customers, candidates, investors, and others.
  • Coordinate executive team and CEO recruiting efforts (with the help of recruiting coordinators).
  • Draft and review internal and external communications for the CEO.
  • Proactively ensure CEO meetings are efficient (such as 1-1 meetings with team members and customer meetings).
  • Provide support on other recurring and ad-hoc projects (such as board meetings and press events).
  • Arrange business travel for executives and for team meetups.
  • Help in special projects as designated by the CEO


Some values you will carry will include:

  • Customer driven: You proactively work on the right things by continuously orienting your goals around delivering value to your customers.
  • Work as a team: You work collaboratively with your peers, cross-functional teammates, and leadership to create shared success, trust, and belonging.
  • High quality: You are responsible for finding out what high-quality work looks like and producing that high-quality work iteratively.
  • Open and transparent: You proactively communicate in an open and transparent way.
  • Continuously grow: You strive to continuously grow and learn by genuinely soliciting feedback early and often, and humbly reflecting on your past mistakes.
  • Be a good human: You are kind, empathetic, authentic, humble.


Please send your resume to