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Head of Pharma Project Management (m/f/d) - Job Rostock, Home office - CentoCareer

Head of Pharma Project Management (m/f/d)

Welcome to CENTOGENE!

We, CENTOGENE GmbH ("CENTOGENE"), are the experts in rare hereditary diseases. We know the genetic basis and the clinical phenotype of genetic disorders inside-out. Our platform is based on the world’s largest curated mutation database for rare diseases. We have an unrivaled global diagnostic footprint, and an unmatched ability to derive diagnostic solutions to accurately identify rare disease patients and accelerate the path to approval for new orphan drugs.

How do we do this? By bringing together more than 500 individuals from 50 different countries to transform clinical and genetic data into medical solutions for patients. We work together at our HQ in Rostock, Germany, and also at additional offices in Berlin and laboratory facilities in Cambridge MA. Our employees - medical experts, scientists, IT professionals, bioinformaticians, technicians, researchers, project managers, and many more - are all passionate about one thing: improving the lives of our patients.

Does this sound like you? If it does, we’d love to hear from you.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

CENTOGENE has the broadest diagnostic testing portfolio for rare diseases, thus revolutionizes the early detection of rare diseases. Leveraging our knowledge, we actively seek pharma partnerships to enable the cure of 100 rare diseases in 10 years. This role is an integral interface between internal stakeholders and our Pharma partners to ensure successful collaboration and achieving joint objectives.

  • Leading and coordinating multidisciplinary teams within diagnostic operations
  • Leading and developing a team of four direct reports (Controller & Project Manager)
  • Responsible for budget and resource planning
  • Ensuring the alignment of Business Development and the Clinical Studies department with Operations
  • Keeping up to date with regulations impacting Medical Affairs and field activities in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Close collaboration with Quality Management to assure highest quality of documentation
  • Serving as the operational lead and key point of contact with pharmaceutical Partner
  • Ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction globally and maximizing the company’s ongoing business with existing customers
  • Planning and monitoring operational processes over several departments to keep ensuring delivery within the defined turnaround time
  • Active optimization and strategic planning of operational activities

You have the following skills and qualifications:

  • University degree and at least 3+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Proven experience in the field of project management and/or project controlling
  • First experience in working with or for Pharma companies is a Plus
  • Strong desire to develop and improve workflows with a clear implementation goal
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions and resolve conflicts
  • Team player with strong communication and relationship-building skills and proactive problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication skills both in English and in German
  • Hybrid Work possible

Those advantages are waiting for you at CENTOGENE:

  • Talents are individually supported by internal and external trainings
  • An international career in a multicultural environment
  • Hybrid work is possible
  • Regular company events form us as one team
  • In house yoga classes, back exercises and a fitness area are available for free
  • Lunch breaks and meetings on our roof terraces feel like vacation when looking at the Warnow
  • Bike leasing or job tickets allow an environmentally friendly and reasonable travel to work
  • In case of language barriers we offer German and English classes as well as support in finding accommodation to help you get going
  • Precaution and financial protection guaranteed by company pension scheme

Applications from severely disabled people with appropriate suitability are explicitly welcome. Severely disabled applicants and equivalent status are given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification.
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For those who embark on a career with CENTOGENE, they’ll enjoy an exciting, dynamic, entrepreneurial and extremely fast-paced environment. Working alongside dedicated colleagues, CENTOGENE employees enjoy other benefits including upskilling from a dedicated training department, yoga classes, company-sponsored bicycle leasing, German language classes, and new state-of-the-art premises conveniently located featuring roof terraces and an in-house fitness center. For employees new to Rostock we’ll also support on finding local housing.

Who we are

CENTOGENE is a rare disease company focused on transforming clinical, genetic, and biochemical data into medical solutions for patients. We are focused on bringing rationality to treatment decisions and accelerating the development of new orphan drugs by using our knowledge of the global rare disease market, including its epidemiological and clinical heterogeneity and our innovative biomarkers.

As one of the largest rare disease companies worldwide, CENTOGENE is dedicated to transforming the science of genetic information into solutions and hope for patients with rare diseases and their families. 


Anja Seidel
0381 80113 654