Sr Dir Global Regulatory Affairs Development Pipeline - Portfolio Lead (Infectious Diseases)

Open for hire at one of the following locations – Mainz Goldgrube.


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Sr Dir Global Regulatory Affairs Development Pipeline - Portfolio Lead (Infectious Diseases) 


Core responsibilities:


  • Supervise the design and execution of Regulatory Strategy for clinical development towards global marketing authorisation across all Infectious Diseases developments. Define key regulatory requirements for accelerating developments in global health regions
  • Support the strategy for interactions and conduct key interactions with national authorities and international regulatory agencies in the scope of product development and marketing authorization
  • Supervise preparation of regulatory dossiers across the product classes and external vendors involved. Ensure transfer of knowledge in development across the product classes and facilitate harmonisation of regulatory strategies throughout BNT pipeline
  • Lead and develop the portfolio team ensuring education and training of team members to guarantee that experiences and know-how is available to meet requirements from the project assignments. Involve external expertise as needed in developments and maintenance, serve as escalation point for team members for project-specific issues
  • Regulatory Intelligence: Monitoring of changes and evolution in the regulatory landscape for therapeutics and/or diagnostics


What you have to offer:


  • University degree in natural sciences (medicine, pharmacy, chemistry, biotechnology, biology or equivalent) followed by 9+ years of experience in relevant roles/positions
  • Experience in regulatory strategy planning and proven ability to plan, coordinate and lead activities; including experience in projects of global health relevance, conducting WHO interactions and developments in LMIC regions
  • At least 5 years working experience with leadership roles in Regulatory Affairs, including experience in the development of infectious diseases vaccines, and responsibilities for global regulatory strategy
  • Good understanding of infectious diseases and immunology; additional experience in oncology / rare disease developments is a plus.
  • Ability to serve as a team leader, people and process management skill
  • Experiences in the field of biological products preferable
  • Knowledge of multidisciplinary functions involved in drug development
  • Knowledge of clinical research and its application to drug development in therapeutic area of relevance such as Cancer and Infectious diseases
  • Very structured, accurate and team-oriented way of working
  • Business fluent English is a must


Benefits for you:


BioNTech is committed to the wellbeing of our team members and offers a variety of benefits supporting our diverse employee base. We offer a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

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