(Senior) Director* R&D Program Management

  • Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • Project Management, Product Management
  • Research, development, teaching
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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.

(Senior) Director* R&D Program Management

At BioNTech, you will be responsible for the efficient end-to-end management of our global R&D Programs and/or drug platforms at all development stages and the contribution to further advancements of R&D Program Management and drug development processes. Your responsibilities may include :
  • Lead program/drug platform management activities incl. planning, execution, monitoring, reporting, decision-making support
  • Co-lead the development of program/drug platform strategy together with program/platform lead and core team to drive programs through milestones
  • Ensure integration and execution across all functional areas in delivering the program’s or drug platform development´s goals and the team’s success (scope, budget, time, quality)
  • Support commercial / licensing / partnering / intellectual property activities related to the programs/ drug platforms as needed
  • Facilitate strong cross-functional communication by building working relationships across the organization
  • Help drive a culture of achievement and accountability within teams
  • Lead the implementation of new processes and process improvement initiatives within and beyond R&D Program Management department
  • Lead/contribute to global drug development structure initiatives and cross-functional processes ensuring swift and seamless transition of assets through different development phases
  • May build, lead and develop dedicated Project/Program Management teams incl. resource management, guiding, supervision, coaching, developing team members

What you have to offer.

  • Bachelor/Masters in medicine, human biology, biology, biochemistry or a comparable field
  • Demonstrated track record of professional experience (8+ years) in managing programs in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent expertise in the drug development process incl. manufacturing of pharmaceuticals
  • Profound therapeutic knowledge in the  areas of immunology, immuno-oncology, or infectious diseases
  • Excellent, targeted communication and experience in lateral leading of complex cross-functional program teams in a matrix environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence without authority, motivate with enthusiasm and develop productive working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Process oriented, yet flexible. Able to create and drive process while also recognizing when flexibility is needed
  • Proven track-record in implementing system/process improvements and change initiatives

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, Vanessa Hauk will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (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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