Portfolio Manager



Heidestraat 19, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium


Portfolio Manager


Ghent, Belgium

Job description:

Ziphius Vaccines is a pharmaceutical company that focusses on the development of RNA-based vaccines. We are currently looking for a Portfolio Manager to support our research and development projects. You will be working in a young and dynamic environment where collaboration and teamwork are encouraged.

You will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring value creation in function of the company’s strategic goals

  • Development of analytical approaches to support no-regret decisions

  • Perform scenario planning and impact analyses

  • Defining concrete actions based on relevant data

  • Supports business opportunities and relevant activities

  • Define and execute assigned action plans related to target situation

  • Communicating results, updates, and recommendations to colleagues and management.

  • Working collaboratively with other scientists, technicians, and colleagues as part of a multidisciplinary project team.

Preferred qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in pharmacy, biomedical sciences, or any other scientific degree that allows you to fulfil the above-mentioned tasks

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Effective communication skills, including presentation skills

  • Expertise with self-amplifying RNA is a plus

  • Planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to lead and drive change

  • You are meticulous, results-oriented, quality-minded, with strong organizational skills and can work independently within your area of responsibilities.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English, comfortable with a "start-up environment".

  • Effective interpersonal skills, facilitate effective teamwork.

  • Ability to meet deadlines, with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency.

What we have to offer:

The position is full-time. We offer a market-compliant salary, including an attractive package of fringe benefits. We offer you a challenging career in a dynamic and fast-growing company, including opportunities for strong personal development within a multidisciplinary environment.

Why Ziphius Vaccines?

Ziphius Vaccines' team consists of a well-balanced, diverse group of people with complementary skills. The team members are united by their common passion for science. Ziphius has a culture of creativity and innovation, supported by its values that include Transparency, Respect, Courage and Integrity.

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A CV as well as a motivation letter can be forwarded by email to HR@ziphius.org.

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