Accelerate biotechnology

Project Manager

We are looking for a Project Manager within our Operations team. The Project Manager has a key role in Batavia’s viral vaccine process development programs. He/she is responsible for writing project proposals and for implementing those in the organization. The Project Manager is the point of contact for our clients, is responsible for managing the project within Batavia Biosciences and reports the project results. Projects can range from production of a research batch of biopharmaceutical product up to a complete trajectory of cell line generation, process and analytical development, and production of clinical batches under cGMP. Also technology development projects in collaboration with non-for-profit organizations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are in scope. The Project Manager interprets the client’s question and collaborates with the Batavia Subject Matter Experts to translate this into a project proposal that is scientifically and financially sound, with timelines that are agreed between client and Batavia.

To be successful as a Project Manager it is important that you are knowledgeable, an excellent communicator, pragmatic and punctual in a hands-on approach. In this challenging and rewarding position you are in the heart of our business, dealing with all layers of the organization.

The Project Manager reports to the Director Operations.

Your profile

Your letter of motivation and CV should show that you have:

  • A Ph.D. or Master degree in Life Sciences (e.g. pharmacy, biology, medical);
  • At least five years of relevant biological drug development experience, preferably in viral vaccines;
  • Several years of successful project management experience in the pharmaceutical industry is an advantage;
  • Outstanding command of the English language.

In the interviews it will be clear that:
You are analytical and have a high sense of accountability. You can build a good team spirit in which highly educated professionals will work effectively and committed. You overlook the whole project (helicopter view) including the impact of (strategic) decisions and can steer in details if necessary. You use key indicators and management systems to monitor progress and report back and act, if necessary, in a timely fashion. Your communication skills are strong: you give clear instructions, you inform relevant parties with relevant information. Because of your flexible attitude and pragmatic approach, you get things done. You are result driven with a clear sense of business.

You can send your application to Mrs. Ingrid van Aarle, HR Manager


Application by agency or recruiters is not appreciated and will be rejected