(Senior) Process Improvement Lead*

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(Senior) Process Improvement Lead*

As the Process Improvement Management Lead, you will lead the planning, development, and tracking of process improvement and operational initiatives related to clinical trials.  You will be a key driver of identifying process gaps, proposing potential solutions, and implementing these in a harmonized way to help realize BioNTech’s long-term strategy and goals.
Your main responsibilities are:
  • Support VP, CDO and Sr. Director, Process Excellence in cross-functional efforts to build out infrastructure necessary to identify, evaluate and execute on functional growth opportunities.
  • Plan, develop and track process improvement and operational initiatives related to clinical trials and ensure integration with systems, risk-based management approach
  • Partner across functions to build and maintain a continuous improvement culture, drive fit-for-purpose clinical process development and improvement, support procedural change management, and conduct various quality checks
  • Continuously monitor process efficiency and effectiveness, identify process improvement opportunities and partner with key stakeholders to scope and ensure alignment with strategic priorities
  • Evaluate quality measure analysis including performance development and reporting, and provide recommendations to the CDO leadership team
  • Review results/data from internal as well as external sources to identify implications to clinical operations and make recommendations for process improvements accordingly

What you have to offer.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business, science, or healthcare related field or equivalent. Master’s degree highly preferred.
  • Many years of experience in the pharmaceutical / biotech/CRO industry in a relevant field such as Clinical Operations, Clinical Compliance, Clinical Monitoring, Clinical Trial Management, and/or Clinical Quality Assurance
  • Advanced understanding of the drug development process with solid experience in clinical operations as a must-meet criteria
  • Experience with Six Sigma, LEAN, Agile methodologies
  • Successful and demonstrable track record delivering end-to-end (from conception to benefits realization) process improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience with project management and application of operational excellence concepts
  • Experience working with external parties and/ or leading cross-functional teams

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).

Job-ID 6480 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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