Specialist* R&D Program Management


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As a part of our team of more than 5.000 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.


Specialist* R&D Program Management 


We broaden the universe of patients, improving the success rate and exploiting the full potential of the immune system. Through your innovation, passion and unity with your colleagues you can become a pioneer in our Global R&D Program Management team, at the heart of aligning all functions to bring our science to survival.
In the function as Project Coordinator* R&D Program Management within the global R&D Program Management team you will support our global Program Managers and the Portfolio Lead with coordination of translational and clinical development programs and respective scientific platform technology projects.

Your main responsibilities are:


  • Support global R&D Program Team
  • Collaborate with Program Management leads, clinical leads as well as scientific leads and research teams to develop detailed project plans required to successfully drive research assets through preclinical, translational & clinical development phases
  • Manage timelines and budgets for respective projects and development programs
  • Operational support of procurement and contracting activities as well as internal services (labs etc)
  • Facilitate communication and information flow within and across interdisciplinary project & program teams and all relevant cross-functional stakeholders
  • Organize and manage project data and document infrastructure according to corporate guidances
  • Operational support of project & program team meetings (organization, preparation, documentation, follow-up)
  • Support project and program teams on other organizational aspects


What you have to offer:


  • Advanced degree in natural/life sciences, medicine, or a comparable field
  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical discovery processes
  • Therapeutic knowledge in the areas of immunology, immuno-oncology and/or infectious diseases
  • Working experience with antibodies/ADC is a plus
  • Excellent, targeted communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Fast perception of new knowledge and efficient problem-solving skills with high personal commitment within a matrix and fast paced environment
  • Expertise with commonly used project management tools and techniques


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 6578 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not tolerate discrimination, favoritism, or harassment based on gender, political opinion, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or social origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, health status or any other aspect of personal status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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