Manager Biomarker Operations (individualized mRNA cancer vaccines)

Open for hire at one of the following locations –  Cambridge Erie Street, Mainz K1. - Job ID: 7092 


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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.


Manager Biomarker Operations (individualized mRNA cancer vaccines) 


Your main responsibilities are:


  • Execution of the biomarker strategy, including planning, coordinating, and overseeing all operational activities required to manage the lifecycle of biomarker samples in global Phase I-IV clinical trials
  • Ensure biomarker sample related collection, tracking, and storage in compliance with the Clinical Trial Protocol and Patient Informed Consent
  • Management of cross-functional integration and execution of operational biomarker elements
  • Ensuring biomarker operational deliverables in time and quality (including ICH/GCP regulations)
  • Building of efficient biomarker sample logistics from study set-up until data delivery and study close-out
  • Management of day-to-day operational routine activities delegated to biomarker vendors including vendor management and oversight, performance management, escalation of issues.
  • Establishment and ensuring accurate tracking and reporting of biomarker sample and data metrics
  • Work with internal functions on the selection and contracting process for biomarker sample processing and analysis vendors
  • Act as liaison point for internal labs to ensure efficient communication and information flow


What you have to offer:


  • Natural/ life sciences or medical background (University degree or experience in a medical profession such as Nurse or Medical Technical Assistant or Laboratory Technical Assistant)

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in clinical operations or central laboratory operations including clinical sample tracking/management (e.g., biomarker, PK/PD) and/or sample reconciliation activities
  • Proven knowledge of analytical methods used in therapeutic areas like Oncology, Immuno-oncology, or Infectious Diseases
  • Proven track records of independent contributions to global clinical studies (e.g. in CRO, biotech/pharmaceutical companies and/or central labs)
  • Experience in (global) project management and ability to work in a matrix team environment
  • Ready to take over responsibility, and able to rapidly enter in action and to work under stress conditions independently and proactively
  • First experience in coordinating and guiding team members, and ability to recognize problems and provide solutions
  • Refined organizational and written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Experience in usual software (Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project)


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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