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Manager of Product Development Cell & Gene Therapy (x|w|m)

Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg
3 Mar 2023
We are looking for a Manager of Product Development Cell & Gene Therapy (x|f|d) based in Freiburg, Sartorius CellGenix GmbH. In this role, you will be responsible for the execution of the development roadmap for cell culture media, novel proteins and application support together with your team. Moreover, you will be accountable for the fulfilment of time to market, costs and technical specifications. Our differences make us successful, so we welcome all talents to join us. Our goal is to multiply the innovative power, creativity and knowledge of all employees in order to create new perspectives.

Your tasks

  • Interact with sales, marketing and operations to build and execute our product development road map

  • Represent PD towards external and internal stakeholders

  • Lead the product development group for cell culture reagents

  • Define methodology and processes, and set up high performing team to execute the development projects

  • Plan, review and deliver development projects and allocate team resources according to project priorities

  • Coach and mentor, your team members and support personal development

Your qualifications

  • PhD in Science (biology, biochemistry or biotechnology) with a background in cell biology and/or immunology

  • Previous experience in the biopharmaceutical industry or related field where quality, customer needs, flexibility, and cost effectiveness play a crucial role

  • Strong knowledge in project management and ability to prioritize team activities across projects in a dynamic matrix setting

  • Experience in a GMP environment is an advantage

  • Demonstrated experience working in cell culture media and protein development

  • Extensive experience in working in a development environment with proven experience in a leadership role and a track record in bringing new products to the market

  • Profound experience in managing scientific projects

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English and German

  • Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment and are motivated to work in a fast growing company

Our benefits

  • Life Science & World Health: Social added value through passion for shaping the future of tomorrow

  • Open corporate culture: Characterized by diversity, team spirit and progress

  • People development opportunities: Training, coaching, leadership programs, etc., on a global level

  • Opportunity to have an impact: Shape the future of our product portfolio

  • Great perspective: Be part of our dynamic growth path in Freiburg, with the unique opportunity to build up new laboratories at a complete new site


Sartorius as a listed company wants to simplify progress in the life sciences and biopharmaceutical industry. This enables scientific findings to be translated into new drugs and therapies faster and more efficiently, and gives more people access to better medicine. Nearly 16,000 employees at more than 60 production and sales sites worldwide are working towards this vision. Would you also like to contribute to our vision? Grow with us and benefit from the advantages of a global player.

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  • Job Reference: 934330143-2
  • Date Posted: 3 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Sartorius AG
  • Location: Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg
  • Salary: On Application