Associate Director* Site Strategy Development


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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.


Associate Director* Site Strategy Development 


Your main responsibilities are:


  • Develop and implement a corporate site strategy in alignment with the global objectives and vision of the company's senior leadership.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams at a global level to understand strategic initiatives and prioritize for site portfolio strategy execution.
  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify industry trends and competitive landscapes that could impact the company's strategy. Identify appropriate benchmarks and key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Advise and support global management to ensure alignment of functional strategies with overall corporate strategy and present strategic recommendations and updates to Senior Leadership Team and Board
  • Lead the strategic planning process, including development of goals and implementation plans, tracking project schedule (time and budget)
  • Ensure consistency and alignment with key functions and stakeholders on the global site strategy and required resources.
  • Ensure company-wide reporting for site portfolio management including any required reconciliation and decision-making processes. Develop and update appropriate reporting templates and metrics to manage the portfolio and support management decisions
  • Lead the Site Strategy Development department with staff and budgetary responsibilities.
  • Continuously update, maintain and improve the guidelines and other policies, processes and standards required to manage the department



What you have to offer:


  • Completed studies comparable qualification in the field of economics or a related field
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in project management of strategic projects
  • Leadership practice with experience in  overarching cross-functional and cross-cultural management
  • Professionalism, customer focus and excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively engage and persuade stakeholders at all levels
  • Proactive thinking as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent teamwork and motivation skills, as well as the ability to respond to short-term needs and solve problems
  • Experienced handling of software tools and presentation tools
  • Organizational talent with an independent, precise and solution-oriented way of working
  • Readiness for business travelling
  • Excellent business language skills in German and English (written and verbal), additional language is a plus


Benefits for you:


  • Flexible Working Time
  • Mobile Office
  • Work from EU Countries (up to 20 days per year)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses

... and much more.


Have we kindled your pioneering spirit? 


Then apply now for our location Mainz Goldgrube and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 4653 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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