Senior Director* Lifecycle Management

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.
Senior Director* Lifecycle Management
As Senior Director* Life Cycle Management you are responsible to design the operating model of the lifecycle organization within our organization. Within this important position, you will work closely together with other departments to identify pre-clinical product candidates and define product supply product lifecycle strategies.
Your main responsibilities are:
  • Design the operating model of the lifecycle organization in close alignment with critical partners of our internal and external network
  • Define talent strategy for Product Owner and Product Teams (e.g., defining career paths)
  • Develop and continuously improve standards to harmonize the production and lifecycle management of different products (e.g. establish COGS roadmaps and product supply strategy, define CMC team collaboration during commercial life cycle)
  • Lead Product Supply product owners to enable day 1 launch supply, define long term supply strategy and establish COGS roadmaps (in collaboration with finance)
  • Develop critical skills and manage performance of product owners
  • Facilitate exchange of knowledge and lessons learnt across product owners and teams
We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed, and visionary individual, ideally with the following characteristics:
  • Business degree (Master/Diploma), preferably in biology, chemistry, physics, Life Sciences or business administration
  • At least 10+ years of professional experience within the pharmaceutical or biotech industries within quality, production, supply chain, project management or other functions
  • Proven experience in the management of large, complex technical projects or collaborations in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Solid experience to develop strategic plans in support of organizational goals and strategic initiatives
  • Proven track record as team leader with strong leadership skills
  • Experience in building a team with clear roles & responsibilities
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence others internally and externally
  • Ability to communicate clear and target-oriented with internal stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Very strong collaboration, team- and alignment-building skills
  • Ability to effectively manage senior level relationships across and outside the company
  • Fine combination of strategic and operational/hands-on ability
  • Creative, “out of the box” thinker
  • Highly motivated, flexible, creative and well-organized individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Entrepreneurial and intercultural mindset with strong project management skills
  • Highly experienced in leading cross-functional international teams
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly agile and fast-paced environment, adapting quickly to changing priorities and business needs.
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English and German
Benefits for you
BioNTech is committed to the wellbeing of our team members and offers a variety of benefits in support of our diverse employee base. We offer competitive remuneration packages which is determined by the specific role, location of employment and also the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.
Click here to find out more about what we do, the careers we offer ans also the benefits we provide.
Note: The availability, eligibility and design of the listed benefits may vary depending on the location. The final requirements for the individual use of our benefits are based on the company's internal policies and applicable law.
Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?
This vacancy is to be hired at one of the following locations – Mainz K1 . Apply now for your preferred job and location through our careers site .
  • 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!

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 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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