(Senior) Director* Biostatistics Process Excellence

Open for hire at one of the following locations –  Cambridge Erie Street, Gaithersburg, London, Mainz Goldgrube. - Job ID: 4416 


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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* Biostatistics Process Excellence 


Your main responsibilities are:


  • Develop and improve biostatistical processes and standards related to clinical trials
  • Represent GBS in cross functional process development teams to develop the optimal strategies to improve BioNTech’s efficiency, to build infrastructure with increased modernization and digitalization
  • Lead GBS process development initiatives to develop the optimal strategies to improve GBS efficiency
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory requirements (ICH, FDA, EMA, etc.) and GCP guidelines
  • Drive biostatistics strategy in accordance with company objectives
  • Continuously monitor process efficiency and effectiveness, identify process improvement opportunities, and cooperate with stakeholders to scope and ensure alignment with strategic priorities
  • Evaluate quality measure analysis including performance development and reporting, and provide recommendations to the GBS leadership team


What you have to offer:


  • PhD or Masters in (Bio)Statistics, Mathematics or equivalent
  • At least 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry in a relevant field such as Biostatistics
  • At least 5 years functional and/or disciplinary leadership experience with convincing track record of leading team
  • Excellent understanding of the drug development process with relevant experience in statistics and statistical programming is a must-meet criteria
  • 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 leading cross-functional teams
  • High proficiency of English language (written and spoken), German is a plus 

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.

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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.


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This vacancy is to be hired at one of the following locations – Cambridge Erie Street, Gaithersburg, London, Mainz GoldgrubeApply 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!