(Senior) Manager* Clinical Trials

Open for hire at one of the following locations –  Mainz Goldgrube, Cambridge, Gaithersburg, London. - Job ID: 6298 


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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) Manager* Clinical Trials 


Your main responsibilities are:


  • Independently leading a cross functional team for study execution for one or several studies.  May also support a Assoc. Director on this activity or may be responsible for a smaller program
  • Responsible for defining and implementing the study quality standards and study objectives as agreed with the program team
  • Responsible for Vendor oversight and issue resolution/escalation for the responsible studies
  • Responsible for ensuring study timelines are per plan or mitigations are introduced to limit timeline shifts
  • Work with cross functional team and the CRO to prepare and compile documents for ethics committee and health authority submission and study plans
  • Planning, review, and conduct of training sessions relevant to the studies as well as team and investigator meetings/PSVs/SIVs
  • Delegation and supervision of one or more clinical trial specialists assigned to the studies
  • Preparation and presentation of Study status, risks, and mitigations to management and the cross functional teams


What you have to offer:


  • A bachelor’s degree in the life sciences or a university degree with experience in a health profession
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience as a Clinical Study Manager, CRA/Clinical Monitor or in a similar function, with at least 3 years managing a cross functional team for study execution (Phase 1-3)
  • Experienced in managing vaccine studies is a plus

  • Experienced in managing studies in Sub-Saharan Africa is a plus
  • Very good knowledge of relevant laws and regulations (e.g. ICH GCP guideline)
  • Proactive, independent way of working as well as excellent communication and organizational skills


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 – Mainz Goldgrube, Cambridge, Gaithersburg, LondonApply now for your preferred job and location through our careers site.

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