IT Security Governance Manager*

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As a part of our team of more than 4.000 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
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.


IT Security Governance Manager*


At BioNTech, you will be responsible for developing, performing and maintaining Risk Assessments and Risk Treatment plans across the BioNTech Security organization. Your main responsibilities are: 


  • Develop and maintain methodologies for assessing the security risks of BioNTech’s information assets (e.g., Office IT, Applications, OT) and vendors 
  • Perform process related, application related and vendor related Information Security risk assessments and coordinate them globally by providing advice as well as quality assurance and by aggregating / consolidating risks 
  • Prepare and conduct high profile M&A risk assessments 
  • Develop, align and monitor information security risk treatment plans and escalate missing or overdue risk treatment plans 
  • Manage the interface Enterprise Risk Management 
  • Manage supportive GRC tool solution and train risk-owner to work with the solution 
  • Closely collaborate with other functions/departments (e.g. purchasing, legal, compliance, data privacy, IT department) regarding security risk management and promote awareness for the topic of security risk management 
  • Establish and coordinate a global network of Information Security Risk Managers 

What you have to offer.



  • Completed university degree in cyber security, information technology, business information systems, computer science, or related field 
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience 
  • Knowledge of information and data privacy laws and standards world wide (e.g.  Informationssicherheitsgesetz/German Information Security Law, EU-GDPR, Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China, ISO 27001, NIST) 
  • Professional certifications in information security and risk management (e.g. CISM, CRISC, CISA, CISSP), process and service management (e.g. ITIL) as well as project management (e.g. PMI, PMP, Prince2, Scrum) or similar 
  • Knowledge of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) tools and related processes 
  • Knowledge of Vendor Management/Service Level Management 
  • Excellent communication skills including German and/or English language (spoken and written) 


Benefits for you. 

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation

... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit? 

Then apply now for our location Mainz 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 637 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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