Director* DMPK as DMPK Team Lead


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Director* DMPK as DMPK Team Lead 


At BioNTech, you will contribute to non-clinical development and safety activities for global R&D programs and new technology platforms during different stages of pharmaceutical development by implementing strategic drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics (DMPK) paths. BioNTech is expanding its activities towards new therapeutic modalities in different disease areas. You will enable clinical translation of our first-in-class immunotherapeutics and vaccines by assessing DMPK properties of diverse modalities such as mRNA therapeutics, biologics and ADC. Your duties in detail:
Your main responsibilities are
•    Develop structures, processes, and subject matter expertise to ensure diligent and regulatory compliant provision of DMPK contributions throughout our global R&D portfolio.
•    Integration of global sites and teams, risk-based decision-making and prioritization.
•    Recommending and leading new strategies within DMPK to develop and implement state-of-the-art technologies.
•    Aligning program-specific and platform overarching pharmacokinetic activities in cross-functional teams with pre-clinical and clinical stakeholders
•    Authoring and Review of critical modules for regulatory interactions and submission packages (Investigator Brochure, IND, scientific advices, regulatory requests) and representation of DMPK in global health authority interactions.
•    Managing, mentoring and development of DMPK scientists by providing feedback and expert advice for interpretation of complex data.
What you have to offer
•    Degree in life sciences, pharmacy, bioanalytical sciences, pharmacokinetics or equivalent. Preferably advanced degree incl. PhD/MD/VMD
•    Multiple years of experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry including strong knowledge of DMPK in the early and late drug development process
•    Proven experience in team leadership roles 
•    Strong research background with interest in translating data into insights and recommendations. 
•    Experience in leading DMPK activities in drug development programs preferably in Oncology from first-in-human to market authorization in a matrix organisation.


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 KBT, London 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 4475 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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