Associate Director Project Management Office (f/m/d)

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Design. Progress. Together.

CureVac AG is a global biopharmaceutical company researching and developing novel drugs based on the natural molecule Messenger RNA (mRNA). Our focus is on prophylactic vaccines, innovative cancer immunotherapies and protein-based therapies. Currently, about 600 RNA people are striving to achieve our main goal: To bring multiple best-in-class mRNA drugs to market.

To strengthen our team in Tübingen near Stuttgart, we are currently looking to recruit a

Associate Director Project Management Office (f/m/d)
Job-ID: 5501-2103

Your responsibilities:

  • Leading, planning, managing and monitoring complex programs and projects to shape and develop CureVac’s operational activities
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders and enable an efficient communication among them
  • Preparing project schedules, the associated budget and capacity planning, and always keeping these up to date
  • Transfer currently ongoing project management activities from external consultants to in-house
  • Ongoing quality management and optimization of project contents and structures
  • Strategic development and implementation of company-wide program & project management standards, including Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software
  • Leading a team of 3-4 FTEs

Your qualifications:

  • University degree, preferably life sciences or engineering
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in managing complex programs and projects, preferably in pharmaceutical, biotech or medical environment
  • Experience in leading & managing global interdisciplinary teams
  • Profound knowledge of PPM software
  • Good skill set of project management techniques (traditional and agile); project management certificates are a plus
  • 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; German is a plus
  • Ability to systematically perform activities in a timely and accurate manner
  • A committed team player who is able to cope with pressure

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.

Design your future with us – become part of the RNA people!   

We look forward to receiving your application via our CareerPortal.

CureVac AG

Human Resources
Dr. Alma Andresen
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen