Manager* R&D Transformation Projects & Operations

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!
As a part of our team of more than 5.000 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.
Manager* R&D Transformation Projects & Operations
We are looking for a Director R&D Transformation Projects & Operations to contribute to the transformation of our R&D functions and ensure the successful execution of key R&D transformation projects through both project-based initiatives and agile, action-oriented measures that quickly achieve an impact. If you are passionate about driving innovation in the biopharmaceutical industry and have a track record of contributing to strategic project set-up & steering, capability-building expertise and implementation support, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
Your main responsibilities will be:
  • Work hand-in-hand with the Senior Directors R&D Transformation Projects & Operations to contribute to the development and implementation of R&D transformation projects, including identifying opportunities to optimize processes and improve functional efficiencies
  • Act as a strategic project manager and drive innovation through both project-based workstreams and agile, action-oriented measures
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to initiate projects and drive work packages that align with the R&D transformation strategy
  • Support the conceptualization and conduct of initiatives for capability-building to achieve submission, launch and on-market readiness
  • Facilitate effective communication by building strong relationships with stakeholders throughout the organization
  • Provide regular updates on the status of transformation projects including managing opportunities, risks and issues that may impact project outcomes
  • Act as change lead for continuous improvement and drive transformational changes
What you have to offer:
  • Advanced degree in a scientific or technical field
  • Demonstrated track record of professional experience in project management or strategy consulting
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, its dynamics and key processes with a focus cross-functional drug development or commercial projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills, motivate with enthusiasm and develop productive working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ability to execute on action-oriented measures that quickly achieve impact.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to identify and mitigate risks and issues proactively
  • Proven ability to manage projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% internationally is required
Benefits for you:
  • Flexible Working Time
  • Mobile Office
  • Work from EU Countries (up to 20 days per year)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • and much more.
Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?
Then apply now for our location Mainz Goldgrube 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 6700 (please indicate for inquiries)
We look forward to your application!
  • BioNTech does not tolerate discrimination, favoritism, or harassment based on gender, political opinion, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or social origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, health status or any other aspect of personal status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!
BioNTech - As unique as you

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
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At BioNTech we understand that every cancer patient’s tumor is unique and therefore each patient’s treatment should be individualized. To pioneer the next generation of patient-specific immunotherapies, we have combined ground-breaking research with cutting-edge technologies to develop therapeutics for cancer and beyond. Our broad and synergistic suite of platforms, which include mRNA therapeutics, engineered cell therapies, antibodies and small molecule immunomodulators have been optimized for distinct modes of action, high precision targeting, high potency and efficacy. We are also developing in parallel our own state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to complement our drug development platforms. We were founded in 2008 in Mainz, Germany and have been driven to become the leading global biotechnology company for individualized cancer medicine. We have over 20 product candidates in development, 8 candidates in 9 ongoing clinical trials, treated over 250 patients across 17 tumor types and supported by more than 1100 employees. As we prove the value of our approach in the clinic, we continue to build a network of world-class corporate and scientific collaborators, manufacturing and team required to bring individualized treatments to patients worldwide. To learn more about us, visit Our privacy statement can be found here:
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