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Quantumzyme is a boutique enzyme engineering company. In Quantumzyme, company and its employees work and grow together towards accomplishing the company’s vision.

Quantumzyme is a boutique enzyme engineering company. In Quantumzyme, company and its employees work and grow together towards accomplishing the company’s vision.

A periodic performance review and appraisal system allows one to learn from past mistakes and incorporate them into the planned future. We embrace intellectual curiosity and encourage creative thinking to solve tough problems.

We are looking for dynamic, self-starting individuals with a driving work ethic who can fit into a collaborative, results-oriented work culture. If you feel you have it in you, contact us at hr@quantumzyme.com

Title Description
Job Title Program Manager
No of Positions 1
Qualification Ph.D. in Life Sciences or Physical Sciences
Experience 10+ years
Location Bangalore
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Organizing programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of Quantumzyme.
  • Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of Quantumzyme.
  • Creating and managing long-term goals.
  • Developing a budget and operating plan for the program.
  • Coordinate cross-project activities
  • Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.
  • Writing program funding proposals to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services.
  • Managing a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities.
  • Resolve projects’ higher scope issues and prepare reports for program directors
  • Identifying and managing program adherence to standards and governance
  • Ensuring goals are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality and team member performance.
  • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services.
  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.
  • Working on strategy with the marketing team.
Required Skills
  • Good knowledge and handling of project and program management methodology and techniques.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures.
  • Ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams.
  • Enough seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the programme.
  • Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems.
  • Strong verbal communication skills and good written communication skills.
Additional Skills
  • 4+ years of experience in handling multiple scientific projects or programs within the organization
  • Have a good understanding of basic enzymology and protein engineering
  • Project Management Certification either PRINCE 2 or PMP is desirable.
Languages English, Kannada, Hindi
Title Description
Job Title Delivery Manager
No of Positions 1
Qualification Ph.D. in Life Sciences or Physical Sciences
Experience 10+ years
Location Bangalore
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Project related activities
    • Coordinate feasibility and overall analysis of Quantumzyme enzyme engineering projects.
    • Analyse and troubleshoot delivery issues in a timely fashion.
    • Follow strictly, regulatory or any statutory requirements as per law of land.
    • Monitor and maintain the operational budget for the delivery department. This may include writing weekly and monthly budget reports for the reporting manager and Project In-charge (PI).
    • Ensure delivery of the project, on time, on budget and to the quality standards expected by Quantumzyme customers.
    • Oversee daily activities of project team and provide direction and guidance as needed.
    • Perform resource allocations and workload assignments according to delivery requirements.
    • Accountability of team members for meeting their timelines.
  • Customer Centric Activities:
    • Review customer orders regularly and plan and coordinate delivery activities professionally.
    • Build positive and productive working relationships with customers for business growth.
    • In addition to contacting potential customers to forge new contracts, also negotiate delivery rates for new and existing customers.
    • Keep external sales people and Quantumzyme customers informed with proper MIS or such other documents related to progress of the project from initiation to completion.
    • Answer technical questions from customers and the sales team about project clarification.
Required Skills
  • Strong people skills, with distinctive ability to motivate and influence people without authority or a direct reporting relationship.
  • Excellent organization of time and ability to prioritize to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong verbal communication skills to speak to customers and delivery team members daily as well as good written communication skills to create detailed reports
  • Well-organized and good at managing multiple tasks
  • Directly address customer needs and problems, which requires good customer service skills.
  • Analytical skills and the ability to interpret information from numerous sources to prepare and present reports.
  • Good computer skills to analyze data and create reports
Additional Skills
  • 4+ years of experience in handling commercial scientific projects
  • Have a good understanding of basic enzymology and/or biochemistry
Title Description
Job Title BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – SENIOR AND MID-LEVEL
No of Positions 1
Qualification Ph.D. in bioinformatics/ biochemistry/biotechnology
Experience 8+ years
Location Bangalore
Roles & Responsibilities

Job Functions:

  • Achieve growth and hit sales targets by successfully managing the sales team
  • Design and implement a strategic business plan, sales pitches, presentations, reference material that expands Quantumzyme customer base and ensure its strong presence
  • Meet with customers to discuss their evolving needs and to assess the quality of Quantumzyme relationship with them.
  • Willing to familiarize yourself with the Quantumzyme vision and mission, seeking to accomplish set goals and objectives.
  • Cultivating strong relationships with new clients, while maintaining existing client relationships.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Leading conference planning, idea generation for pitches, account coverage, identifying themes and account needs
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders
  • Conducting assessments of the scientific, commercial and technical attractiveness of potential investment opportunities
  • Preparing enzyme profiles of services of interest, as well as the profiles of current and future competitors for these services and products.
  • Liaising with other deal team members and senior management on transactions and strategic initiatives.
  • Developing and implementing sales strategies, client service and retention plans, and analyzing sales data to inform or update marketing strategies.
  • Generates positive community awareness of the organization, its mission and impact, and strengthens its brand and reputation with business partners, clients and the community we serve.

Position Competencies:

  • Requires expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities
  • Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work
  • Establish collaborative relationships and maintain close communication with the senior management team, as well as with other key internal stakeholders to identify potential opportunities and ensure alignment on current projects
  • Contribute to business strategy through analysis of evolving market, R&D/competitive landscape and objectives. As well as ensuring alignment with overall business strategy and objectives.
  • Support scientific team(s) on developing and maintaining relationships with key scientific thought leaders; be the key liaison between the customer and scientific team.
  • Develops and regularly updates a comprehensive business development plan, with targeted goals, objectives, methods, quantifiable outcomes and timelines to achieve agency sustainability and annual budget goals to the management team
  • Analyzes and identifies scope for business case analysis and recommends solutions and improvements to business procedures
  • Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents
  • Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies

Marketing functions:

  • Provides oversight for all aspects of the organization’s grant management functions, including: proposal writing, events, marketing/development, media relations, social networking, Annual Report, website, newsletters and branding
  • Manages the production and distribution of quality collateral materials that support development and marketing goals
  • Develops and executes a comprehensive marketing plan in collaboration with the Quantumzyme management, scientific and IT team and other key staff, as needed

Other Requirements:

  • Strong scientific aptitude and curiosity
  • Demonstrated ability to translate complex ideas into concise, compelling content
  • Ability to determine the right questions to ask and the drive to find the answers
  • Ability to interact effectively and across various groups (i.e. accounting, finance, investment professionals) and to engender trust and confidence of senior management at all levels
Required Skills
  • Candidate should have 8+ years of experience
  • Should have experience in the similar role
  • Excellent communication skills, an attitude to get things done and willingness to work in a high-growth start-up environment
  • Excellent Relationship Management skill
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage effectively with various levels of management, staff, and clients.
  • Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail and a proactive nature
  • Ability to work well in a high pressure, time-sensitive, entrepreneurial environment
  • Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with them and understanding their needs
Additional Skills
  • Brief idea about protein engineering
  • Application of enzymes in different industries such as biotechnology
Languages English, Kannada, Hindi
Title Description
Job Title Research Assistant
No of Positions 1
Qualification Mtech in Bioinformatics or Computational Biology
Experience 0-4 yrs
Location Bangalore
Roles & Responsibilities
  • The candidate must lead a team composed of computational biologists and chemists who would be working on different molecular modelling aspects.
  • The candidate is expected to make clearly defined project plans for each project that will be executed under Him/Her. The candidate should be proactive in troubleshooting problems that might arise during an experiment.
Required Skills
  • In depth knowledge and skill set pertaining to Molecular Modelling and Molecular Dynamics is a must
  • Should be able to write the algorithms
  • Sound knowledge in programming languages like C, C++ , Perl and Python are a must
  • Should have good scientific writing skills and should be able to write scientific article that can be communicate to high impact factor journals.
Other Skill
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding communications skills
  • Strong team spirit and commitment to success of all team members
Title Description
Job Title Scientist I
No of Positions 1
Qualification PhD in Computational (biology or chemistry) OR PhD in Bioinformatics
Experience 0-4 yrs
Location Bangalore
Roles & Responsibilities
  • The candidate must lead a team composed of computational biologists and chemists who would be working on different molecular modelling aspects.
  • The candidate is expected to make clearly defined project plans for each project that will be executed under Him/Her. The candidate should be proactive in troubleshooting problems that might arise during an experiment.
Required Skills
  • In depth knowledge and skill set pertaining to Molecular Modelling, Molecular Dynamics and Quantum Mechanism/ MM simulations is must
  • Should be able to explain the algorithms and even rewrite the algorithms for improved results
  • Sound knowledge in programming languages like C, C++ , Perl and Python are a must
  • Should be able to teach and train his/her team in all the above-mentioned aspects as and when required
  • Should have good scientific writing skills and should be able to write scientific article that can be communicate to high impact factor journals.
Other Skill
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding communications skills
  • Strong team spirit and commitment to success of all team members
Title Description
Job Title Content Writer
No of Positions 1
Qualification BSc/ BTech/ Msc/ Mtech/ PhD and A degree or PG in Journalism
Experience 3-8 yrs
Location Bangalore
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Scientific writer is a unique job which is a combination of application of your understanding and knowledge of biotechnology and aptitude for writing.
  • The candidate should have flair and passion for this kind of a role.
Role
  • Ensure timely production of high-quality documents like manuscripts, abstracts for publication in journals
  • Review the Scientific reports, Customer reports
  • Timely deliverable of quality documents for presentation in meetings and of other written communication material supporting research activities, and business needs
  • Devise and create an overall content strategy, in sync with the company technology and service offering
  • Draft scientific content in an innovative and appealing format for websites blogs Scientific magazines and presentations
  • Responsible for the press releases of the articles and scientific contents on regular basis in leading science magazines
  • Timely updating and proof reading on regular basis
Required Skill
  • PhD (Biotechnology) OR PhD (Life Sciences) OR MPharm/M.Sc with a good understanding of medical communication clinical research
  • Should have minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Literature reviewing skills and evaluation capabilities.
  • Clear, scientific style of writing with a good attention to detail and impeccable English-language skills
  • Multitasking abilities
Additional Skill
  • Bachelor or Post graduate degree in journalism is a plus
  • Proven blog writing abilities and managing blog contents