Affimed (Nasdaq: AFMD) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company which engineers targeted immunotherapies, seeking to improve patient outcomes through the power of innate immunity. Affimed’s fit-for-purpose ROCK® platform allows innate immune engagers to be designed for specific patient populations. We are developing single and combination therapies to treat cancers.

To strengthen our highly motivated IT Team in Heidelberg, Germany, we are looking for a full-time

Manager Cyber Security (f/m/d)

(Reference No. OP2202)

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Key Responsibilities

  • Support internal and company-wide IT projects or projects with strong security needs
  • Support cyber security related activities associated to developing an IT strategy
  • Help ensuring IT compliance including but not limited to SOX compliance and GxP compliance
  • Help develop a balanced IT security strategy to reduce complexity by keeping pace with technology change, industry failures, and evolving regulatory compliance requirements
  • Guide and train the organization on IT security
  • Monitor IT infrastructure using existing tools
  • Support in
    • shaping IT Security strategy within a growing organization
    • tool selections, projects, and daily business
    • meeting regulatory requirements
  • Foster knowledge within the IT department

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent
  • Background in Computer Science or equivalent
  • At least three years of technical experience in IT Security
  • Understand regulations and needs of regulated industries
  • Experience in project work
  • Familiar with IT standards (ITIL, COBIT, etc.)
  • Profound communication skills in English, both written and oral
  • German language skills desirable


The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to work in a dynamic, highly motivated, multidisciplinary and collegial team.
For any queries, please contact Susanne Hering (Tel: 06221 6743 675, e-mail:

February 2022

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