Senior Director* Global Quality Control

  • BioNTech Careers
  • Mainz
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Senior Director* Global Quality Control

As Senior Director* Global Quality Control, you are responsible for the strategic development of BioNTech's global QC department. Within this important position, you are responsible to develop, build and maintain an efficient QC System, harmonizing the QC activities within all Biontech sites, coordination of global Lab activities, capacity planning and make or buy decisions.

Your main responsibilities are:
  • Build and develop the overall strategy of the QC department to meet the company's strategic targets
  • Lead the Global QC team in an international environment of internal and external stakeholders
  • Interact with internal and external partners on QC-related topics
  • Managing efficiently all site Quality Control resource allocation
  • Represent the interests and positions of BioNTech towards the upper management, partners and competent authorities
  • Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders including health authorities

What you have to offer.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed, and visionary individual, ideally with the following characteristics:
  • Degree in biology, chemistry, pharmacy, biotechnology or comparable, ideally with a doctorate degree
  • +10 years significative experience of practical experience in managing a quality control unit in a biotech/pharma company
  • High expression of strategic and analytical thinking, enjoy working in an innovative and volatile environment
  • Strong and proven leadership and communication skills for managing and guiding teams
  • Experience in pragmatic implementation of global GMP requirements
  • Fluent English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to conceptualize, analyze, plan and manage in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to be agile and effectively collaborate in a dynamic, cross-functional 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).

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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