Director* Strategy, Change and Communication

  • Mainz
  • Senior, very experienced
  • Consulting
  • Medicine, Pharmacy, Laboratory
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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* Strategy, Change and Communication

As Director* Strategy, Change and Communication you will be working hand-in-hand with the Vice President Strategy and Operations, to plan and deliver a portfolio of change initiatives to support the overall transformation of the company.
You will use advanced communication and change management methodologies to inform, engage and take along colleagues in ongoing initiatives. With your hands-on approach you will lead the change and communication aspects of several key strategic change initiatives and will support their successful implementation.
This role is a doer and loves to exchange with people, and thereby influences across multiple layers of the organization

Your main responsibilities are:
  • Lead change management initiatives within the drug development organization and beyond
  • Defines and delivers communication actions to ensure transparency and ongoing and upcoming changes in the organization, their impact as well as required follow up actions
  • Plan and deliver the change management side of those transformation and engage with stakeholders across multiple levels of the organization
  • Works hand-in-hand with senior leaders of the organization to prepare specific communication materials, and identifies appropriate channels and dissemination formats
  • Uses listening tools to understand where communication/ information gaps are in the organization
  • Defines measures and work streams to drive overall engagement, and supporting the achievement of an inspirational working environment

What you have to offer.

  • Excellent university degree (M.Sc.); PhD/ MD/ MBA qualification a plus
  • Multiple years (>8) of work experience in acting as a change and communication agent, driving complex organizational changes; Professional qualification as coach/ trainer/ facilitator is a plus
  • Hands-on experience in designing functional communication materials and advanced writing and story lining skills
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Significant experience in delivering major change projects/ strategy realization projects in a complex, matrix organization
  • Strong analytical and conceptional thinking combined with a hands-on mentality and the ability to match business needs with change, communication and training needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and horizontally lead in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to drive results through strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent communication and advanced professional standing and ability to trustfully collaborate with colleagues in the business including senior management
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus

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).

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We look forward to your application!

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