Project Coordinator* R&D Project Management

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Based in Cambridge, MA and Gaithersburg, MD. We are committed to improving the health of people worldwide with our fundamental research and our work in the area of development of immunotherapies utilizing the full potential of the immune system to fight cancer, infectious diseases and other serious diseases. We believe in scientific rigor, innovation and passion as driving forces. BioNTech was founded by scientists and physicians to translate science into survival by combining fundamental research and operational excellence.

With decades of deep immunology expertise and experience in developing and optimizing mRNA as part of its broad suite of novel technologies, the company is working with the global community to defeat life-threatening and serious diseases such as cancer, COVID-19, malaria and tuberculosis. The first ever approved mRNA vaccine was created in the labs of BioNTech in Mainz, Germany. A fully integrated immunotherapy powerhouse. We remain focused on bringing our broad pipeline of next-generation immunotherapies and vaccines to people around the world to address cancer, infectious diseases, as well as a growing list of other medical conditions. To accomplish this, we continue to be deeply rooted in science and academic research while also having built a fully integrated, global immunotherapy company with cGMP and GMP manufacturing facilities anchored around deep expertise in immunology and complemented by an expanding set of capabilities.


Project Coordinator* R&D Project Management


We broaden the universe of patients, improving the success rate and exploiting the full potential of the immune system. Through your innovation, passion and unity with your colleagues you can become a pioneer in our Global R&D Program Management team, at the heart of aligning all functions to bring our science to survival.
In the function as Project Coordinator* R&D Project Management within the global Cell&Gene Therapy R&D Program Management team you will support our global Program Managers and the Portfolio Lead with coordination of translational and early clinical programs and respective scientific platform technology projects.

Your main responsibilities are:


  • Support global R&D Program Team of the Cell&Gene Therapy portfolio
  • Collaborate with clinical leads as well as scientific leads and research teams to develop detailed project plans required to successfully drive research assets through preclinical, translational & clinical development phases

  • Manage timelines and budgets for respective projects
  • Operational support of procurement and contracting activities as well as internal services (labs etc)
  • Facilitate communication and information flow within and across interdisciplinary project & program teams and all relevant cross-functional stakeholders
  • Organize and manage project data and document infrastructure according to corporate guidances
  • Operational support of project & program team meetings (organization, preparation, documentation, follow-up)
  • Support project and program teams on other organizational aspects


What you have to offer.


  • Advanced degree in natural/life sciences, medicine, or a comparable field
  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical discovery processes
  • Therapeutic knowledge in the areas of immunology, immuno-oncology, virology or infectious diseases. Knowledge in cell&gene therapies is beneficial.
  • Excellent, targeted communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Fast perception of new knowledge and efficient problem-solving skills with high personal commitment within a matrix and fast paced environment
  • Expertise with commonly used project management tools and techniques

Benefits for you:

BioNTech US is committed to the well being of our team members and offers a variety of benefits supporting our diverse employee base. Salaried/Position-Targeted Hourly Employees working 30+ hours per week are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life, AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance

  • HSA & FSA Spending Accounts

  • Health & Wellness, including free onsite gym access

  • Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance

  • Vacation and Unlimited Sick Time

  • Holidays and Floating Holidays, including discretionary winter shutdown

  • 401(K) Plan with Significant Company Match

  • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development

  • Commuting Assistance and subsidized parking

  • Discounted Home and Auto Insurance

  • Pet Insurance

Plus more benefits that will be shared upon hire!


Have we kindled your pioneering spirit? 

Then apply now for our location Cambridge (Boston) and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

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!

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