Operations Manager - Preclinical Safety (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

Operations Manager - Preclinical Safety (f/m/d)
Job-ID: 5601-2101

Your responsibilities:

  • Oversee qualification and selection of preclinical CROs
  • Support of preclinical development of drug candidates in collaboration with functional leaders (e.g., Toxicology, TechOps, Quality)
  • Conduct virtual inspections and audits of CRO facilities and study activities
  • Interface with CROs to request statements / scope of work (SOW) documents
  • Serve as study monitor
  • Apply project management and technical expertise to maintain a "Master Schedule" of preclinical studies to track and manage timelines, budgets, resources and deliverables of preclinical studies as well as archival of study-related materials
  • Collaborate with Finance, Procurement and Legal business partners
  • Manage study operations logistics
  • Ensure that GLP studies are conducted in compliance with the current regulatory requirements
  • Summarize key data in collaboration with study lead, plot data from preclinical safety studies
  • Participate in annual budget reviews and maintain preclinical departmental budgets

Your qualifications:

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in scientific or technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of pharmaceutical or CRO industry experience
  • Meticulous document management practices and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, GraphPad Prism and SharePoint
  • Experience in simultaneously managing multiple research projects, priorities, studies and external contract research organizations (CROs)
  • Highly detail-oriented with excellent grasp of verbal and written English
  • Fluent in German

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