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 Management Office Manager (f/m/d)

– Strong focus on drug development –

(Reference No. OP1902)

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  • Establish, drive and track processes for the development of deliverables, ensuring adherence to quality standards and to defined timelines
  • Support and facilitate interfaces between cross-functional program teams and departments (e.g. finance) by setting up processes in close collaboration with the involved parties
  • Support cross-functional program teams by providing templates and other materials
  • Revise and complement a program management handbook along the drug development chain
  • Act as secretary of the Development Governance Meeting (management meetings); organize these meetings in close collaboration with the chairman/Chief Operating Officer
  • Analyze key efficiency parameters of the drug development chain
  • Ensure documentation of process-related documents


  • Advanced degree with strong focus on project management and processes, preferably in life sciences or medical area
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in drug development project management in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Prior experience in developing and driving processes
  • Experience working in / with cross-functional teams
  • Structured and organized working style
  • Strong team player and collaborative mindset
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficient user of MS Office applications
  • 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:

March 2019

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