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Senior Project Manager (f/m) - Oncology - United States  

CureVac AG (company)


Posted on : 04 July 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 290 RNA people are striving to achieve our main goal: 
  • To bring the first mRNA-based drug worldwide to the market.
  •  To boost our team  we are currently looking to recruit a  Senior Project Manager (f/m) - Oncology  

Your responsibilities: 
  •  Planning, managing and monitoring complex cooperation projects and sub-projects 
  •  Coordinating and managing interdisciplinary production, clinical and regulatory teams at various project levels 
  •  Defining and adhering to deadline- and cost-related project goals 
  •  Ongoing quality management and optimization of project contents and structures 
  •  Preparing project schedules and the associated capacity planning, and always keeping these up to date 
  •  Acting as the central interface and counterpart for both internal and external Project Managers  

Your qualifications:   
  •  (Master’s) degree in Biology, Pharmacy, Biochemistry or Biotechnology, or an equivalent qualification 
  •  A minimum of 5 years experience in managing complex projects and project structures at a pharmaceutical, biotech or medical company, preferably in the production sector 
  •  Knowledge of the GxP environment (including cleanroom production) 
  •  Basic understanding of regulatory requirements for clinical trials (early phase and preferably also late phase) 
  •  Experience in managing global interdisciplinary teams 
  •  Basic knowledge of MS Project or equivalent applications 
  •  A talent for organizing and a very hands-on approach 
  •  Assertiveness and excellent communication skills at various levels 
  •  Excellent command of (spoken and written) English and German 
  •  Ability to systematically perform activities in a timely and accurate manner 
  •  Ability to work independently and systematically 
  •  A committed team player who is able to cope with pressure  

  • We offer you a challenging and varied opportunity with 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 on 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.