Specialist Biomarker Operations (iVAC)

Open for hire at one of the following locations –  Cambridge Erie Street. - Job ID: 7094 


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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.


Specialist Biomarker Operations (iVAC) 


Your main responsibilities are:


  • Supporting execution of the biomarker strategy, including coordinating, and overseeing all operational activities required to manage the lifecycle of biomarker samples in global phase I-IV clinical trials

  • Support biomarker operational deliverables to be achieved in time and quality (including ICH/GCP regulations)

  • Management of biomarker samples in projects with high complexity and across continents

  • Maintenance of efficient biomarker sample logistics on the assigned projects (incl. biomarker sample and shipment tracking, managing sample transfers and supporting query resolutions)

  • Timely collection and filing of TMF relevant documents for Biomarker Operations

  • Establishing and ensuring accurate tracking and reporting of biomarker sample and data metrics

  • Perform day-to-day operational routine activities and communicate with biomarker and courier vendors as well as internal laboratories on delegated activities and potential issues


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 of 2 years’ experience in clinical operations or central laboratory operations including clinical sample tracking/management (e.g., biomarker, PK/PD) and/or sample reconciliation activities

  • Experience in GCP environment, Lab Management Systems (e.g., LIMS), courier communication and sample transport logistics

  • Recognize problems and identify solutions together with the project team

  • Pro-active way of working, starting to work independently

  • Attention to details, analytical thinker & problem solver

  • Able to rapidly enter in action and to work under stress conditions

  • 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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This vacancy is to be hired at one of the following locations – Cambridge Erie StreetApply now for your preferred job and location through our careers site.

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