Director* Legal

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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* Legal

Main responsibilities:
  • Independently drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of global and regional business agreements and addressing associated legal correspondence, with a focus on the more complex licensing transactions and arrangements
  • Providing strategic advice to business development and, if required, senior management and perform any legal/business risk assessments in connection with such transactions
  • Taking a leading role in the development, implementation and improvement of policies, templates, training and processes for complex licensing activities to support business operations, ensuring strategic stakeholders are engaged and providing necessary feedback early
  • Leading the legal aspects of due diligence and related matters for such transactions
  • Providing strategic advice on other ad hoc corporate, commercial, regulatory and litigation matters as they arise

What you have to offer.

  • Solicitor, lawyer, attorney or barrister licensed to practice law in a relevant jurisdiction
  • A minimum of 4 years transaction experience
  • Experience representing clients in highly regulated industries
  • Substantial experience advising business development and senior management on transactions and negotiations
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in working effectively with people across a wide range of disciplines in a complex and fast moving corporate 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  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 7584 (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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