Manager* CTSM Excellence Vendor Management

Open for hire at one of the following locations –  Mainz KBT, Cambridge Erie Street, London, Mainz Goldgrube. - Job ID: 6679 


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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.


Manager* CTSM Excellence Vendor Management 


Your main responsibilities are:

  • Selecting, surveillancing and performance (KPI) management of outsourced Clinical Trial Supply Management activities
  • Responsibility to identify the need, the requirements and timelines on external vendors for BNT-wide global clinical trial supply associated activities such as labelling, packaging, storage, comparator and disposable sourcing and logistics
  • Creating, reviewing and oversighting of contracts with vendors (e.g. Supply/Master Service/ Quality Assurance Agreements).
  • Acting as key-account manager for selected vendors
  • Responsiblity for the budget forecasting
  • Leading and monitoring the process of outsourced/subcontracted clinical trial supply related activities (Request for Proposal, Awarding, Purchasing, Invoices, Complaints, etc.).
  • Coordinating procurement activities
  • Monitoring the performance of commissioned vendors
  • Tracking, recording and evaluating data in respect to quality, costs, reliability and further relevant criteria
  • Setting-up and maintaining a KPI system


What you have to offer: 

  • Relevant professional experiences (usually +3 years) in Supply Chain Management or Procurement Background in Clinical Supply in Pharmaceutical or Biotech or other equivalent industry setting
  • Proven track record in Vendor Management 
  • Deep Knowledge about Procurement & Contracting (e.g., RfX-Process)
  • Good knowledge about the vendor landscape (e.g. pack & label CMOs, IRT) related to Clinical Trial Supply Management
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Standard office software proficiency (e.g., MS Office) 
  • Business-professional English language skills 



Preferred Requirements: 

  • 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 
  • 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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This vacancy is to be hired at one of the following locations – Mainz KBT, Cambridge Erie Street, London, Mainz GoldgrubeApply now for your preferred job and location through our careers site.

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