Manager* Apheresis Operations (individualized mRNA cancer vaccines)

Open for hire at one of the following locations –  Mainz Goldgrube. - Job ID: 6820 


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Manager* Apheresis Operations (individualized mRNA cancer vaccines) 



Primary responsibilities include:

  • Adherence to the regulatory requirements and the respective procedures (policies, SOPs, instructions).
  • Oversee hiring, training, and performance of operations specialists.
  • Building, tracking, and reporting on the project planning associated with apheresis qualification process and the clinical site sample collection center onboarding process.
  • Experience interfacing with cross functional departments associated with conducting apheresis center and clinical site qualification.
  • Provide real time support to operations specialists, apheresis centers, and clinical site sample collection centers.
  • Escalation and communication of ongoing topics associated with the support of apheresis operations and sample management within the region.
  • Oversee vendor performance and relationships.
  • Operational support as process expert for apheresis operations and clinical site sample management activities.
  • Ability to train apheresis centers and clinical site sample collection centers on BioNTech collection processes.
  • Create documents to support apheresis operations and sample management activities.
  • Collection and storage of documents from apheresis centers and clinical site sample collection centers.
  • Involvement in recruiting, coaching, and training of team members to acquire all theoretical and practical knowledge to guarantee functional management of the Clinical Trial Supply Management Patient Operations activities.
  • Travel: ability to travel up to 50% of the time to apheresis centers or clinical trial sites.


What you have to offer.

  • Degree in pharmacy, chemistry, biotechnology, biochemistry or related discipline or engineer with profound understanding of natural scientific processes
  • Relevant professional experience in Pharmaceutical or Biotech or any other equivalent industry setting, working in or with apheresis centers to support qualification process or ongoing apheresis work
  • Project Management Experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated quality management experience
  • Adherence to project timelines
  • Profound skills in the application of standard software (e.g. MS Office)
  • Ability to solve multi-layered and dynamic activities
  • Self-motivated with strong problem-solving and learning skills
  • Able to accurately work under pressure in a versatile environment
  • Willing and able to take over responsibility and ownership
  • Ability to create independent analyses and develop new solutions
  • Excellent organizational and communicative skills
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and collaborate with business partners, analysts, and team members
  • Strong work ethic; ability to work at an abstract level and gain consensus
  • Openness to explore on new topics for setting up the trend


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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