Director* Business Development

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • Law
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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 2.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. 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.

Director* Business Development

At BioNTech’s Business Development team you will participate in all business development and transaction activities of the company. You will closely work together with the legal team and alliance management and support BioNTech's licensing activities. 

Your main responsibilities are:  
  • Contribute to our Business Development strategy and licensing activities (in and out) in support of the company’s vision
  • Create, negotiate and execute termsheets and agreements with global pharma partners, biotech companies and academics for licensing, R&D collaborations and acquisitions
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders as part of the deal making process including R&D, alliance management, legal, IP, finance and senior management
  • Create, evaluate, and identify partnering and acquisition opportunities
  • Communicate progress on business development activities to internal stakeholders

What you have to offer.

  • MBA or PhD or comparable degree in science with several years of business development work experience related to the biotech, pharmaceutical or academic life sciences industry
  • Extensive experience with legal contracts negotiation and business development activities in the healthcare and life science sector
  • Experience in building partnerships with global pharma partners, biotech companies and academics including drafting and negotiating of term sheets and contracts
  • Experience in working in a highly cross-functional and international setup
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Driven, “sleeves rolled up” approach to work, flexible, able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment as well as the ability to thrive in fast-paced, high volume environment

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, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them
on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 3109 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*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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