Associate Director* Research & Development Program Management

  • Mainz
  • Project Management, Product Management
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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 1.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age: Amongst multiple programs in the pipeline, we are conducting research on a Covid-19 vaccine in our project “Lightspeed” based on our mRNA-technologies. Furthermore, we are pioneers in the development of individualized cancer therapies and in the combat against other diseases.
We aim to achieve life-changing successes for patients by being innovative, passionate and united,so get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people´s lives.

Associate Director* Research & Development Program Management

At BioNTech, you will be responsible for the efficient end-to-end management of our Research and Development programs at early and late development stages. Your responsibilities in detail:
  • Responsible for the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and closure of complex, multidisciplinary programs at early and late development stages
  • Ensure integration and execution across all the functional areas and work packages in delivering the program’s goals and the team’s success (scope, budget, time, quality)
  • Co-lead the development of program strategy together with program lead and program core team
  • May lead the implementation of new processes and process improvement initiatives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Program Management department or the Research & Development division
  • May be involved as needed in commercial / licensing / partnering / intellectual property activities related to the programs

What you have to offer.

  • PhD in medicine, human biology, biology, biochemistry or a comparable field
  • Many years of professional experience in managing programs in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry
  • Profound expertise in the drug development process incl. manufacturing of pharmaceuticals (CMC, non-clinical, clinical, biomarker, regulatory)
  • Profound therapeutic knowledge in the  areas  of immunology and immuno-oncology
  • Excellent, targeted communication and experience in lateral leading of complex cross-functional program teams in a matrix environment
  • Experience in strategic planning and decision analysis

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location Mainz and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, Reece Freeman will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1211 (monday-friday, from 12 noon).

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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