(Senior) Director (f/m/d) Project Management Office / PMO

Design. Progress. Together.


CureVac Corporate Services GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of CureVac SE, combines the central functions of the CureVac business group. CureVac is a global biopharmaceutical company in the field of mRNA technology, with more than 20 years of expertise in researching, developing and optimizing the versatile biological molecule for medical purposes. Our focus is on prophylactic vaccines, innovative cancer immunotherapies, and protein-based therapies. All RNA people are striving to achieve our main joint goal: To bring multiple best-in-class mRNA medicines to market.


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


(Senior) Director Project Management Office / PMO


Your responsibilities:


  • Disciplinary and functional leadership of company´s Portfolio Management Office Team (PMO) including goal setting, people empowerment and development
  • Define, establish and roll-out state-of-the-art business and portfolio management processes and secure excellence in portfolio execution in alignment with strategic portfolio management
  • Develop and maintain the corporate portfolio management tools (IT solutions, governance, resources, budget and controlling, risk management)
  • Coordination of corporate portfolio management cycles aligned with the annual business cycle
  • Set up market and competitor intelligence databases and establish key value driver identification for a customized NPV for early vs. late-stage drug development and investment projects 
  • Include KPIs across all levels of the project & program portfolio as defined
  • Ensure adequate resource allocation and prepare portfolio reports, dashboards and presentations for the extended Management Board and Supervisory Board

Your qualifications:


  • University degree (Master / Diploma) in science / medicine or business administration, ideally with PhD or MBA or an equivalent qualification
  • Several years of proven track record in a leading role in the life science industry with a broad focus on portfolio-/project management, industrial/franchise product lead, CMC/drug development and/or product launch across different therapeutic areas 
  • Sound experience in project/program management office, project controlling and reporting, resource management and risk management in an agile and rapidly evolving environment
  • Certifications in PMP, PRINCE2 and/or Six Sigma are beneficial
  • Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills
  • Motivating leadership attitude by challenging the status quo and driving transformation/ leading by influence 
  • Strong business acumen and performance-orientation combined with a strong hands-on approach
  • Resilient and self-motivating personality with excellent communication skills across all levels
  • Profound IT skills (MS Office, project-planning/MS Project, Power BI, databases, SAP), risk management tools 
  • Fluency in English, additional language skills (German, French) are 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 Corporate Services GmbH


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