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Director Program Management Molecular Therapy (f/m) - United States  

CureVac AG (company)


Posted on : 12 June 2017

Project Description

 Design. Progress. Together. 
  • Our company is a biopharmaceutical company researching, developing and producing novel drugs based on the natural molecule Messenger RNA (mRNA). 
  • Our focus is on innovative cancer immunotherapies and prophylactic vaccines. Currently, about 310 RNA people are striving to achieve our main goal:
  •  To bring the first mRNA-based drug worldwide to the market.
  •  To boost our team near Stuttgart, we are looking to recruit a Life Scientist / Bio technologist / Immunologist / Biochemist (PhD) as  Director Program Management Molecular Therapy (f/m)  
  •  The director of the Molecular Therapy Area program heads and takes responsibility as program manager for our company’s development projects in the field of Molecular Therapy.

Your responsibilities:   
  •  Coordinate projects and teams within the Molecular Therapy product development program 
  •  Plan and keep track of program budgets and resources in collaboration with the respective department heads 
  •  Develop global strategic plans and scenarios in close collaboration with the development team and present them to our company´s management board 
  •  Provide regular status updates to our company’s management board and provide key information for management decisions; implement management decisions together with the development team 
  •  Interact with and support the business development department in preparing and executing licensing activities; plan and coordinate collaboration projects with global pharma partners and research organizations  

Your qualifications:  
  •  Degree in the Life Science area; PhD would be advantageous 
  •  At least 5 years of pharma/ biotech experience in a project management or program leader role for products that are in the stage of clinical development, ideally experience in vaccination or biological therapeutics programs 
  •  Scientific background in immunology, protein design would be of advantage 
  •  Good presentation skills, ability to communicate and present to all audience types 
  •  Proven track record of managing multifuncional teams 
  •  Excellent communication skills (German and English) 
  •  Experience with MS Project and MS Office. 
  •  Demonstrated knowledge and application of project management tools 
  •  Excellent problem-solving and negotiation skills 
  •  Self-motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, willingness to reach high performance  

  •  We offer you a challenging and varied opportunity within an innovative and dynamic company that is expanding.
  •  With much passion and sense of responsibility, we work together on the medical revolution. 
  • We pride ourselves in maintaining an honest and trusting relationship with each other which is characterized by openness to new ideas and continuous progress. 
  • Mutual respect, reliability and personal initiative are self-evident for us.
  •  Design your future with us – become part of the RNA people!   
  •  We look forward to receiving your application in English via our Career Portal.