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 Project Management Team in Heidelberg, Germany, we are looking for a

Project Manager (f/m/d)

with strong focus on processes

(Reference No. OP1902)

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  • Develop processes in close collaboration with the involved parties to facilitate interfaces between cross-functional program teams and associated departments (e.g. Finance)
  • Implement and train processes across the organization in all involved departments
  • Take full responsibility to drive assigned projects ensuring adherence to established standards and deliverables
  • Revise and complement the program management handbook which provides the framework how programs are developed at Affimed
  • Act as organizer and secretary of the monthly Development Governance Meeting (senior management meeting) in close collaboration with the Chairman (COO)
  • Analyze key efficiency parameters of the development value chain


  • Advanced graduate degree preferably in life sciences or medical area
  • At least 2 years of experience in Project Management or Process Development in the pharmaceutical industry or expertise in more than one function within drug development
  • Proficient user of MS Office applications
  • Structured and organized personality with a high affinity to processes
  • Experience in working in a matrix organization
  • Strong team player and collaborative mindset
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in English (oral & written), 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:

August 2019

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