What on earth is DECIEM?

Known as “The Abnormal Beauty Company”, DECIEM is the parent company of The Ordinary, NIOD, Avestan, and other beauty brands, and is an industry disruptor with an innovation-focused approach. It was Co-Founded in 2013 by the late Brandon Truaxe, a visionary who set out to change the beauty industry through authenticity and transparency. He developed the company with creativity and innovation alongside Co-Founder and CEO, Nicola Kilner.

We are growing very rapidly and need someone who shares this vision and wants to grow with us!

What we are looking for.

We are growing very rapidly and are currently recruiting for a Clinical Research Manager who shares this vision and wants to grow with us!

This role will be based out of our Toronto Head Office.

What you would be doing.

  • Cell culture for GLP and R&D: Expertise in routine passaging and plating of cell lines, maintaining all cell culture equipment, and establishment of cell banks.
  • Extensive experience with aseptic techniques and expertise in GLP, with excellent documentation maintenance of lab books, equipment calibrations, and logbooks.
  • Ability to generate comprehensive study reports for review by the Head of Clinical Research and Chief Scientific Officer.
  • Design and review testing proposals for cell culture on all projects.
  • Manage the validation of assays for screening active ingredients as well as formulations in in-vitro skin models.
  • Reviewing and monitoring assay performance and leading scientific troubleshooting discussions during investigations.
  • Prepares data summaries and reports to communicate project status to diverse audiences such as project teams and executive boards.
  • Research for new testing strategies and methods related and provide recommendations for performing specific experiments.
  • Identify and validate new third-party labs to collaborate for outsourcing product testing, work closely with existing third-party labs to carry out tests that might not be feasible in-house.
  • Estimate budget for the department function in all aspects.

What skills and qualifications do you need?

  • Experienced in designing and conducting experiments (Mostly biochemical and cell-based assays).
  • Proficient in cell culture (multiple cell lines), biochemical assays, in vitro testing methods like Franz Cell (using cadaver skin and synthetic membranes), in vitro sunscreen testing and analysis, and various other clinical skin measurement techniques.
  • Ability to learn and use different bio-analytical measurement methods.
  • Proactive in learning and applying research to further advanced clinical and scientific goals.
  • Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills, able to meet target deadlines on time.

Still interested? ...What happens next?

Kindly send us your resume. We really appreciate your effort in applying for this position. However, only those candidates will be contacted who have been shortlisted for interviews.

And the serious stuff:

DECIEM is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, colour, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are also committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted to be part of our recruitment process and require accommodation during it, please let us know.