Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical need. The Company takes a highly specialized and targeted approach to vaccine development and then applies its deep understanding of vaccine science to develop prophylactic vaccines addressing these diseases. Valneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19. 

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our team in Vienna:


  • Responsible for setting-up, monitoring and management of assigned projects (including Valneva development projects like for example COVID-19, clinical trials, as well as general project management activities) from initiation through completion conduct with a primary focus on milestone achievements
  • Develop full scale integrated project plans combining agile and waterfall methods to the respective needs
  • Responsible for tracking of project milestones, timelines and budget
  • Secures required resources and uses formal processes and tools to manage resources, budget, risks and changes
  • Carries out operational project controlling regarding time, quality and budget
  • Generate transparency of the projects ensuring routine reporting to respective governance bodies
  • Lead and co-ordination of multinational virtual project teams cross sites
  • Responsible for management of external stakeholder and aligning with project operational activities


  • Degree/background in natural sciences (HTL, FH, University etc.)
  • Qualification in PM or proven track record in PM
  • Several years of work experience in project management, ideally in the life science environment
  • Detail-oriented and accurate working style
  • Very good communication and computer skills (i.e. Excel, MS Project, etc.)
  • Fluent English
  • Able to work in a team as well as independently
  • Able and used to work under time pressure on multiple projects in a fast changing environment


  • Open, appreciative company culture with innovative spirit and attractive assignments
  • International surrounding with flat hierarchies
  • Good team spirit in a strong and highly motivated team
  • Wide range of benefits


Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 47.000,- gross per year based on full-time employment. However our salaries are market oriented and in line with your qualifications and experience.

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