Senior Director/Business Partner, Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio (R&D Digital, Data & Informatics)

  • BioNTech Careers
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Work experience
  • Research, development, teaching
  • Published: 16.08.2022
  • published till: 30.11.2022
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Senior Director/Business Partner, Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio (R&D Digital, Data & Informatics)

BioNTech is a Germany-based biotechnology company with U.S. offices in Cambridge, MA and Gaithersburg, MD, that focuses on developing cancer therapeutics, including individualized immunotherapy, as well as vaccines for infectious diseases, including COVID-19. The company’s oncology pipeline contains several classes of drugs, including mRNA-based drugs to encode antigens, neoantigens, cytokines, and antibodies; cell therapies; bispecific antibodies; and small-molecule immunomodulators. BioNTech is partnered with several large pharmaceutical companies, including Roche, Eli Lilly, Pfizer, Sanofi, and Genmab. Comirnaty (COVID-19 vaccine) is its first commercialized product.
BioNTech US is seeking a Senior Director/Business Partner for our newly formed R&D Digital, Data & Informatics team. This role will support the Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio function. 

Here, you’ll achieve greatness.

•    Owns R&D Digital relationship with Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio customers and is accountable for business outcomes enabled by technology & digital solutions
•    Acts as a primary contact for Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio to manage and prioritize customer demands across the end-to-end lifecycle of clinical development technology services 
•    Provide strategic technology partnership to Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio and help shape and drive growth, innovation, and differentiation
•    Conducts ongoing horizon-scanning for relevant industry trends and assesses potential implications for Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio
•    Act as an advisor to identify and deliver relevant value-add solutions
•    Translates functional business requirements for Digital, Data & Informatics and Core IT teams 
•    Ensure implementation of fit-for-purpose systems through coordination of system integrators and vendors
•    Support Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio in identifying local / global process requirements and ensures that systems support these processes 
•    Engage key stakeholders to communicate progress on Digital, Data & Informatics initiatives
•    Leads key projects for Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio in Digital, Data and Informatics space
•    Ensure Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio adheres to evolving regulatory requirements and standards



What you have to offer.

•    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems, Medical, or Biomedical sciences plus at least 7 years’ extensive experience in Clinical Development, with a focus on Quality
•    Experience managing Clinical Development, specifically related to Quality or Biolytics programs preferable
•    Experience from mid-size biotechnology or pharmaceutical organization preferable
•    Typical backgrounds; R&D Digital expert, with strong focus on Quality or Quality expert, with deep ‘user’ understanding of system
  • Deep business domain knowledge in Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio
•    Ability to collect and understand Quality, Biolytics and Portfolio business requirements from cross functional stakeholders to ensure solutions are delivered to business on time and budget 
•    Good understanding of Clinical Development systems and their functionality, with a focus on Quality
•    Has experience in managing external service providers and suppliers
•    Has extensive experience in leading projects with multiple stakeholders


Benefits for you.

BioNTech US is committed to the well being of our team members and offers a variety of benefits supporting our diverse employee base. Salaried/Position-Targeted Hourly Employees working 30+ hours per week are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include but are not limited to:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life, AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance
  • HSA & FSA Spending Accounts
  • Health & Wellness, including free onsite gym access
  • Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance
  • Vacation and Unlimited Sick Time
  • Holidays and Floating Holidays, including discretionary winter shutdown
  • 401(K) Plan with Significant Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development
  • Commuting Assistance and free onsite parking
  • Discounted Home and Auto Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
Plus more benefits that will be shared upon hire!

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location Cambridge (Boston) and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

For those who require assistance due to disability, or have questions prior to applying, please email

*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!