(Senior) Director (f/m/d) Strategic Portfolio Management

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, we are currently looking to recruit a


(Senior) Director (f/m/d) Strategic Portfolio Management


Your Responsibilities:


  • Assess new business opportunities to fuel our portfolio pipeline and establish a long-term mix of assets
  • Identify and weigh value parameters to develop harmonized and comparable business cases, which allow portfolio valorization
  • Develop business case scenarios incl. risk management and probability of success using state-of-the art methods (e.g. Monte-Carlo etc.)
  • Assess external collaborations to support make vs buy opportunities
  • Support alliance management and partnerships (contractual agreements)
  • Ensure mid- to long-term resource commitments through portfolio prioritization and arbitration
  • Establish regular reporting process on Corporate Portfolio for Management and Supervisory Board
  • Prepare ad-hoc presentations for Management Board


Your Qualifications:



  • University degree in science / medicine, business administration or equivalent, ideally with Doctorate/PhD, MBA or further academic qualification 
  • Several years of proven track record in Pharma/Biotech/Healthcare with a broad focus on Portfolio/Project management, Corporate Strategy, Business Development/M&A, drug developing and/or product launch across different therapeutic areas, ideally across different geographies 
  • Sound experience in Business Analysis & Simulations, Portfolio Evaluation & Valorization, Business Case Development, Risk Management and Strategic Planning 
  • Proven track record in complex stakeholder management and senior leadership qualification in an agile and rapidly evolving environment
  • Excellent leadership behavior in challenging status quo and driving transformation/leading by influence 
  • Strong business acumen and performance-orientation combined with a strong hands-on approach
  • Excellent communication skills on different management levels
  • Profound IT skills (MS Office, project-planning/MS-project, Power BI, databases, SAP), risk management tools 
  • Business-fluent in both English and German


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
Till Zimmer 
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen