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Project Leader - VACCINES R&D (m/f)


EFB (ERBER Future Business) is an innovative, international biotechnology company and innovation hub for the development of new products that are in the strategic focus of the ERBER Group. EFB realizes projects from the first laboratory test to the marketable product. EFB is part of ERBER Group.

Our Animal Vaccine Business is growing. Thus, we are expanding our Research Team in Austria. Would you like to become part of our team? Then apply for our open position as

Project Leader - VACCINES R&D (m/f)

In this function, you will be responsible for the establishment of our vaccines R&D laboratories. You will report directly to our Head of Vaccines and be a key function to ensure our further growth and success in an exciting field. Within our EFB division, we act as a start-up with the well-established structures and service functions of a large group. This means for you: freedom in your daily routine, agility and pioneer dynamic.

These are the tasks we trust in you:

  • Building up a vaccine R&D laboratory incl. purchasing of new equipment, hiring of R&D staff and obtaining necessary approval for running a BSL 2 lab
  • Responsibility for research and development of animal vaccines in close cooperation with external partners
  • Establishment of new methods and technologies to continuously improve our research
  • Evaluation of external technologies
  • Leading a small but growing team of scientists / technicians

To leave real 'foodprints' with us you need the following skills:

  • Ph.D. in biotechnology, veterinary medicine, genetics or similar
  • Profound experience in virological research is mandatory, bacterial and vaccine research experience of advantage
  • Leading experience is required
  • Excellent project management skills, ideally experience in leading external projects
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to bring people on board
  • Agile and entrepreneurial mindset with the strong desire to expand your knowledge into new and innovative technologies

Our culture: Pioneers, Partners and Performers – this means for you:

  • Your working place: world class laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment. As part of our ambitious scientific team you work together with the best on key topics of the vaccine business.
  • An enterprise in a group of companies with strong sales and growth during the past 35 years
  • An entrepreneurial environment with flexibility and the chance to contribute
  • Unique company culture, broad diversity and flat hierarchies

What else to know?

    Reference Number: 358
    You will be based at Tulln/Danube (Austria)     Your type of employment: 38.5 hours/week, full-time, permanent contract

Based on your classification in our ERBER Group career model, your professional experience and your qualification, we offer you an attractive total compensation package starting at € 45.000 gross p.a. (full-time incl. fix and variable components)

Are you ready to leave real 'foodprints‘ with us? We are looking forward to your online application.

You have questions? Please contact: Ms Melanie ZORN, +43 2782 803 0
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