Senior Director (f/m/d) Platform Development Program Management

Design. Progress. Together.


CureVac SE 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, all 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

Senior Director (f/m/d) of Platform Development Program Management


Your responsibilities:


  • Lead a team of experienced project managers and coordinators
  • Shape and contribute to company technical development and department strategy development
  • Capable to translate overall company strategy to program and project goals
  • Implementation of program and project strategies
  • Steer and lead assigned projects to realize the agreed project goals within time, budget, and quality
  • Manage relevant project stakeholders
  • Act as deputy of Vice President Technical Development in internal and external matters


Your qualification:


  • PhD in Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, or similar qualification
  • Several years of experience in Research & Development, project management, technical portfolio management, or related in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
  • Management and leadership skills with entrepreneurial thinking
  • Strong interest in evaluating and developing highly innovative science
  • Excellent problem-solving and negotiation skills
  • Networking capabilities, functioning as advocate of project and department 
  • Very good presentation skills; be able to communicate and present to all audience types
  • Ability to work under pressure and to handle multiple tasks with competing priorities
  • Fluency in English; additionally knowledge in German language is a plus


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.

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

We look forward to receiving your application via our CareerPortal.


CureVac SE


Human Resources
Slavica Stevanovic-Heck 
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen