Working @ Immatics

Senior Director or Vice President, Development Lead

Permanent employee, Full-time · Houston (TX) or remote (US)

We are currently seeking a Full Time Senior Director or Vice President, Development Lead– to support our Global ACTallo® team. This position will work remotely, on-site in the U.S., or in Europe and will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer.
The primary purpose of this position is to provide strategic guidance for the development of our allogeneic cell therapy portfolio.
Your mission
The essential functions of this position will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Accountable for allogeneic cell therapy portfolio to senior management
  • Mandated to take decisions and to initiate actions to ensure overall success, optimize development and mitigate strategical risks. 
  • Empowered to lead adjustment of project objectives and goals
  • Responsible for overall modality development incl. pipeline strategy and interplay between programs
  • Responsible to make early-programs ready for transition to late-stage
  • Guides and mentors the Project Leads/Managers and project teams to work effectively towards the project goals
  • Has ownership of target product profile (TPP) and accountability for drug development plan (DDP)
  • Guides Project Leads/Managers, as well as scientific, translational, clinical, IP, commercial and regulatory experts, to ensure a seamless transition of candidate biologics assets from Research to, through Clinical Development, and towards Commercialization.
  • Anticipates and implements (future) clinical, regulatory & market requirements into relevant deliverables during the development path
  • Identifies the need for project target adaptions or next-generation approaches to optimize the development potential of a program or the whole modality portfolio
Your profile
The required qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • MD/PhD/PharmD or equivalent strongly preferred, however non-doctoral degree in science (ie. M.Sc.) may be acceptable if candidate brings significant development and/or commercial experience and has sound scientific understanding
  • Minimum of 6-8 years business experience in biopharmaceutical area
  • Significant and proven experience in leading cross-functional teams
The preferred qualifications for this position include:
  • Hands-on knowledge with allogeneic cell therapy 
  • Significant drug development and/or commercial exposure
Why us?
We are a committed and inspired team and cherish the collegial, highly motivated and family-friendly atmosphere within Immatics. Our culture allows for a high level of originality, independent thinking and initiative. We believe in supporting our employees’ professional and social skills. Immatics offers partial subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), generous PTO, paid holidays, paid parking, paid short/long term disability/AD&D, life insurance and stock options.
Recruitment is managed through Immatics US’ Human Resources department. Resumes will only be accepted from staffing agency/recruiters if there is a signed contract in place. Recruiters are requested to not contact our hiring managers or employees directly to inquire about open positions or to present candidates. In the event a staffing agency/third-party recruiter submits a resume without a contract in place, the candidate submitted will be considered unsolicited and treated as if the candidate submitted their resume directly to Immatics US, and no fee/payment will be paid. Recruiters interested in working with Immatics US can submit their information to, and we will contact you if needed.  
Immatics values diversity and inclusion. Immatics N.V. and all Immatics subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
About Us
Immatics combines the discovery of true targets for cancer immunotherapies with the development of the right T cell receptors with the goal of enabling a robust and specific T cell response against these targets.

This deep know-how is the foundation for our pipeline of Adoptive Cell Therapies and TCR Bispecifics as well as our partnerships with global leaders in the pharmaceutical industry. We are committed to delivering the power of T cells and to unlocking new avenues for patients in their fight against cancer.