Associate Director* CTSM Logistics Germany

Open for hire at one of the following locations –  Mainz Goldgrube. - Job ID: 3172 


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Associate Director* CTSM Logistics Germany 


Your main responsibilities are:

  • Liaise with Supply Chain Management team to exchange courier service knowledge and share synergies
  • Liaise with Procurement to drive RfX process and with vendor management for vendor selection
  • Own and write Logistics related SOPs
  • Generate & Maintain knowledge about Courier/Depot Service offered processes and forms (Import/Export Service, Distribution including Temperature Appraisal and filing, TE handling)
  • Define and implement performance objectives for Logistic function
  • Manage performance management for Logistic function
  • Train new team members to follow SOPs in Logistics
  • Ensure Logistic SOPs are followed


What you have to offer:

  • Relevant completed university education in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or related discipline Broad and/or in-depth and special task-specific expertise and skills (doctorate, if applicable)
  • Relevant professional experience (usually +5 years) in Pharmaceutical or Biotech or any other equivalent industry setting (e.g., pharmaceutical logistics provider) 

  • Proven track record of creativity and problem solving in a regulated environment 

  • Proven track record in Performance Management

  • Deep knowledge of controlled temperature shipping, including shipper, container, and route validation requirements

  • Deep Knowledge of GDP Principles (e.g., Documentation, Operations, etc.)

  • Deep Knowledge of GCP Principles (e.g., Ethical principles, Adequate Drug Information, etc.)

  • Excellent connector with SCM and Procurement

  • Strong organizational and forecasting skills

  • Ability to strategically plan, manage and execute simultaneously

  • Knowledge of clinical development and appreciation of logistics impact on patient and clin dev outcomes

  • Standard office software proficiency (e.g., MS Office)

  • Business-professional English language skills

  • Decision making skills based on experiential knowledge, paired with strategic thinking and negotiation skills

  • Ability to solve multi-layered and dynamic tasks in flexible and changing framework conditions

  • Ability to create independent analyses and develop new solutions as well as derive or elaborate suitable next steps

  • Assertiveness and strong communication skills

  • Service mentality – stakeholder management on eye level

  • Ability to lead various individuals of different professional backgrounds and expertise levels, with resilience to constantly changing work environment

  • Assertive, with the confidence to be a voice of authority – eager to do what is best for the team and openness to explore new topics/trends

  • High-energy and passionate outlook to the role and can influence those around them


Benefits for you

We offer a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

How to apply

Apply now and simply send us your application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copy of ID, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter as well as your contact details by using our online form.

Please note:

  • Only applications sent via our online form shall be considered.
  • Only Candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted
  • Incomplete applications shall be rejected
  • BioNTech will run a background check during the hiring process

We are looking forward receiving your application.

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of 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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