Associate Director Global Regulatory Affairs CMC

Open for hire at one of the following locations –  Mainz K1, Cambridge Erie Street, London. - Job ID: 7047 


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Associate Director Global Regulatory Affairs CMC 


Through your innovation, passion and unity with your colleagues you can become a pioneer in our Global Regulatory Affairs Team. 
In this position, you will lead all aspects of Global Regulatory Affairs CMC for the mRNA-based individualized neoantigen-specific immunotherapy (“iNeST”) in a clinical program in order to bring innovative medicinal products on the market. The iNeST immunotherapies are investigational individualized cancer therapies tailored to a specific patient’s tumor and is being jointly developed by BioNTech and Genentech. 
As you guide the products along this exciting path, you will establish new regulatory routes and define requirements for these next generations of therapeutics. You will also get the opportunity to act globally and work cross-functionally.


Your main responsibilities are:


  • Act as global regulatory affairs CMC lead for the assigned development and/or commercial products in alignment with the Global Regulatory Affairs CMC strategy. 
  • Plan and prepare all CMC related aspects for the interactions with national authorities and supra-national agencies in the scope of products under development up to Marketing Authorisation and/or in the life cycle
  • Execute the defined regulatory CMC dossier strategy incl. defined content for product under development and/or commercial; coordinate preparation, author (e.g. briefing books and CMC sections in the IB) and review the regulatory CMC submission packages incl. sources documents
  • Apply harmonized regulatory CMC processes and systems as well as contribute to their adjustments and continuous optimization
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholder using regulatory CMC standards and processes
  • Manage regulatory compliance activities (i.e. periodic regulatory reporting, review of technical documents, regulatory assessments on deviations, CAPAs & change controls) for the assigned product
  • Monitor changes and evolution in the regulatory CMC landscape for medicinal products and analyse the impact of changing regulations on BioNTech's products and/or assigned projects


What you have to offer:


  • Degree in pharmacy, chemistry, biology, biochemistry, or equivalent
  • At least 5 years professional experience in Global Regulatory Affairs CMC during clinical and/or registration for Biologics
  • Extensive experience in preparation and revision of regulatory CMC documents
  • Knowledge of CMC drug development (Drug Substance and Drug Product) and knowledge of multidisciplinary functions involved in drug development and manufacturing
  • Good combination of strategic and operational skills; ability to make flexible, but thorough decisions in a highly dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication skills in English and German


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 K1, Cambridge Erie Street, LondonApply now for your preferred job and location through our careers site.

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