The CompanyCemvita Factory is an energy transition biotech startup with a mission to reimagine the heavy industry for the net-zero economy. Our carbon negative and climate positive vision has attracted clients in the oil and gas, petrochemicals, and mining sectors. Founded in 2017 in Houston and expanded to Denver in 2020, the company is engineering microbes in a Microbes-as-a-Service platform model for CO2 utilization, subsurface carbon utilization, and biomining. Cemvita recently closed Series A funding, with investments from leading venture capital and strong corporate partners and clients. For more information visit http://www.cemvitafactory.com The OpportunityWe are seeking a candidate with experience in deep tech laboratory-to-pilot-focused project management to join our Mining Biotechnology team in Denver. As a Project Manager/Sr. Project Manager, you will manage from the PMO perspective multiple innovative microbial and synthetic biology projects to bring novel and sustainable solutions to bioleaching and other mineral-related bioprocesses. You will rely on your judgment, understanding of project management best practices, and technical knowledge to track, analyze, and improve laboratory workflows to meet project requirements of budget, timeline, resourcing, risk management, and overall team health. Your role will also require an ability to collect and incorporate input from executive leadership, business development, engineering, finance, and our scientific teams. You will summarize and report on outcomes and action items to diverse internal and external stakeholders. You will also have a substantial strategic opportunity to improve our project management and delivery process, project management tools, and to help manage our business portfolio. The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a project manager within an industrial biotech firm, preferably as part of a formal Project Management Organization. The individual will have experience managing matrixed R&D projects and product launches, with an education within the STEM space.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Schedule, budget, delivery, and team health across the Cemvita Mining verticalBuild consensus for project scope, schedule, and resources prior to project kick-offSchedule and run internal and external project reviewsEmploy project management best practices to help R&D and Business Development teams meet contractual obligations and satisfy internal and external stakeholdersWork across functions and hierarchies to develop and implement best practicesCommunicate effectively to internal and external stakeholdersConsistently demonstrate company valuesREQUIREMENTSBS/MS/PhD in STEM field2+ years of R&D project management experience within STEM industry, particularly for developing life sciences/microbial technologyPrevious experience or interest in working in a start-up environmentDemonstrable expertise in technical project managementMindset of project innovation and accelerationExperience with one or more project management toolsets, including PMI, scrum/agile, six sigma, or similarAuthorized to work in the United States without restrictionWHAT SETS YOU APARTPrior industry experience working with microbes or synthetic biology, OR prior experience working at a mining companyPMP or Scrum Master certificationLOCATION: Denver, CO (Hybrid role) - Remote will be considered for very strong candidatesCOMPENSATION: Competitive salary and benefits Cemvitans are passionate about science and proud of their work, not afraid to think big and defy the impossible, and always ready to embrace multidisciplinary approaches. The Cemvita Way is based on first-principles thinking, where everyone strives to raise the bar every day and be a force-multiplier. They strive to create the future, leave a legacy, and celebrate wins along the way.