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CENTOGENE AG is an international biotechnology and genetic diagnostic company with offices worldwide. The company is based in Germany (Rostock and Berlin).

CENTOGENE is the European market leader, and one of the global leaders, in genetic diagnostic analyses of rare inherited diseases.

CENTOGENE provides the full spectrum of modern methods and technology for human genetics analysis; it is active in research and is constantly developing new and innovative products for human genetics. Our goal is the medical diagnosis of inherited diseases provided at the earliest possible moment, supporting the continual improvement of therapies for affected patients.

Join a team of expert physicians, scientists, IT professionals, sales and business managers.

Our company appreciates initiative, professionalism and creativity, and we continuously encourage our employees to advance their education and professional experience.

What we can offer to you

  • Become a part of our fast growing company, working in an international and innovative work environment
  • A position with performance-based remuneration and excellent developmental career prospects
  • Support in finding housing, schools and day care facilities
  • Continuous on-the-job training and education

Please have a look at our vacancies and send your application by email as a single pdf with the relevant Job ID to jobs(at)centogene(dot)com. For any questions please contact Daniela Osterholz at +49 381 203652201.

We are also welcome prospective looking forward to receiving your unsolicited applications.

Open positions

Sales, Marketing & Product management

Location: Switzerland, Austria or southern part of Germany

Your responsibilities

  • Acquisition of new customers in the German speaking and Central European countries
  • Autonomous business development in your territory, independent planning and implementation of sales activities, such as:

    • Regular meet-up with all top accounts on a frequently base
    • Representation of CENTOGENE at conferences and target group gatherings
    • Customer relationship management via SalesForce.com
    • Market monitoring in collaboration with the central marketing department
    • Planning of marketing measures in cooperation with internal marketing department

  • Budgetary planning and administering of revenue, continual evaluation of turnover
  • Directly reporting to and coordination with the General Manager Europe
Your qualifications
  • Result driven self-starter
  • Passionate about selling, partnering and networking with customers
  • Strong communication skills and negotiating ability
  • Several years of experience in the field of biotechnology and field sales (medical laboratory diagnostics, medical devices, human genetics and / or pharmaceutical market selling complex products) handling complex accounts
  • Excellent German and English skills are essential – French and Italian will help to be successful in this role
  • Willingness to travel
  • A university degree in sciences or economics or the equivalent thereof and further background in biology, laboratory medicine and medical technology is a plus

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Your responsibilities
  • Active acquisition of customers in Brazil
  • Independent management of your territory, autonomous planning and implementation of sales activities
  • Meet with all top accounts at least once per month
  • Identify and implement an action plan to drive growth in territory
  • Customer relationship management via SalesForce.com
  • Representing CENTOGENE at conferences and target group gatherings
  • Market monitoring in collaboration with the central marketing department
  • Planning of Marketing and Sales for your region
  • Budgetary planning and administering of revenue, continual evaluation of turnover
  • Directly reporting to and coordination with the General Manager Latina America Sales
Your profile
  • A university degree in sciences or economics or the equivalent thereof (further background in biology, laboratory medicine, medical technology a plus)
  • Several years’ experience in the field of biotechnology and field sales (medical laboratory diagnostics, medical devices and / or pharmaceutical market selling complex products)
  • Profound understanding of methods in the field of modern human genetic and rare hereditary diseases
  • Excellent English skills
  • Strong communication skills and negotiating ability
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and experience in handling of complex accounts
  • The means to work independently, oriented towards performance and results
  • An interest in selling products that are novel
  • Passionate about selling, partnering and networking with customers
  • A solid grasp of scientific and medical concepts and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office and CRM systems
  • Willingness to travel

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Your responsibilities
  • Focus area: specialized genetic testing services, products and knowledge services
  • Develops product/service requirements according to customer and market needs
  • Defines future development roadmap and provides strategic recommendations
  • Describes value proposition, differentiators, compiles marketing and product materials
  • Assesses competition and continuously monitors new developments to adapt the product strategy accordingly
  • Creates business and commercialization plans
  • Enables sales through training, materials
  • In cooperation with sales, provides sales forecasts and manages the pipeline
  • Drives product specific marketing campaign
Your profile
  • PhD or Masters in a related field (medicine, biology or bioinformatics)
  • 5+ years of experience in similar position in molecular diagnostics, personalized medicine
  • Good overview of the major trends and players in the market
  • Strong commercial orientation
  • Ready to travel
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Strong experience with MS Office Suite / MS Project
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Strong team player, enjoys working in a highly interdisciplinary environment
  • Willing to learn and develop in a highly dynamic environment

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Location: Berlin / Rostock

Ihr Aufgabengebiet
  • Konzeption und Gestaltung von Marketingmaterialien im Print- und Onlinebereich (Broschüren, Flyer, Messedesigns, Onlinebanner, Direktmarketing Materialien)
  • Bearbeitung von Fotos und Grafiken, Bilderrecherche und –auswahl sowie Archivierung aller grafischen Projekte und Bilddaten Professionelle
  • Umsetzung der Ideen vom Layout bis zur Druckdatei
  • Erstellung, Kontrolle und Qualitätssicherung aller Druckdaten und Druckerzeugnisse
  • Abstimmung produktionstechnischer Abläufe mit Dienstleistern
Ihr Profil
  • Studium als Grafiker, Kommunikationsdesigner, Mediengestalter oder einer vergleichbaren Ausbildung
  • Mehrjährige Berufserfahrung idealerweise im medizinischen Bereich
  • Ausgezeichnete Kenntnisse und routinierter Umgang mit gängigen Grafikprogrammen (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign und Illustrator)
  • Gespür für Typografie sowie Farb- und Formgefühl; Textgefühl von Vorteil
  • Fundierte Kenntnisse im Bereich Drucktechnik und digitale Medien
  • Hohes Maß an Eigeninitiative, Flexibilität und Organisationsgeschick

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General & Administrative

Location: Berlin

Job ID_00.00.99.02
Your responsibilities

  • Support the office management team in Berlin and board member assistants
  • Office organization and administration:

    • Reception and facility management
    • Coordination and preparation of meetings
    • Contact person for colleagues in-house
    • Hosting visitors and guests
    • Supervising & ordering of office supplies
    • Distribution of mail and courier delivery 

  • Travel management and coordination between locations Rostock and Berlin
Your profile
  • Commercial education or similar training in a service minded business (e.g. hotel, tourism)
  • High degree of flexibility and resilience
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experienced usage of MS Office
  • Excellent spoken and written skills in German and English
  • Availability immediately

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Ihr Aufgabengebiet
  • Sie führen das HR-Team fachlich und disziplinarisch (3FTE)
  • Sie gewährleisten eine kompetente und serviceorientierte Personalbetreuung und –administration von der Personalgewinnung bis zum Austritt
  • Sie sind Sparringspartner für Vorstand und Führungskräfte in allen Führungs-, Personalentwicklungs- und betreuungsthemen
  • Sie steuern zahlreiche Recruitierungsprozesse und steuern Personaldienstleister zur Besetzung hochkarätiger Positionen
  • Sie entwickeln und implementieren verschiedene HR Prozesse, unterstützen Führungskräfte in der Ausführung und stellen deren entsprechende Qualifizierung sicher.
  • Sie sind zentraler Ansprechpartner für Change Management-Prozesse
    Sie gewährleisten die konsequente Sicherstellung der Einhaltung gesetzlicher Anforderungen
Ihr Profil
  • Sie haben idealerweise ein juristisches oder sozialwissenschaftliches Studium mit Erfolg abgeschlossen, verfügen über umfassende Berufserfahrung als HR-Generalist und konnten bereits Führungserfahrung in einer vergleichbaren Funktion sammeln
  • Sie sind vertraut im Umgang mit modernen Personalinstrumenten und meistern den Spagat zwischen konzeptioneller Erarbeitung von HR Themen und deren lückenloser Umsetzung;
  • Sie kennen sowohl „reife“ HR Organisationen als auch den Weg dorthin
  • Sie verfügen über weitreichende Kenntnisse arbeitsrechtlicher und personalwirtschaftlicher Themenstellungen
  • Sie verfügen über sehr gute kommunikative Fähigkeiten, Verhandlungsgeschick, unternehmerisches Denken, Teamgeist und hohe soziale Kompetenz
  • Sie verfügen über ein hohes Maß an Durchsetzungsvermögen und begleiten engagiert die Einführung neuer Prozesse
  • Sie arbeiten souverän in einem internationalen Umfeld und verfügen über verhandlungssichere Englischkenntnisse
Wir bieten
  • Arbeiten in einem sympathischen, offenen und engagierten Team
  • Firmeninterne Entwicklungs- und Karrieremöglichkeiten
  • Hilfe bei der Wohnungssuche

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Quality is one of the key factors in Centogene`s business and a direct accelerator for success. The scope of this position in this regard is dedicated to safe guard validity of existing quality regulations for the advantage of the Centogene business by implementing tools to keep standards and by continued optimization and Development of the QM System. This includes as well the maintenance of existing external certificates and the management to achieve further accreditations.

You will closely cooperate with the Centogene Management and in order to monitor the effectiveness of the quality system by

  • Following and documenting the QM activities of the diagnostic departments
  • Assist in the planning and organization of external audits
  • Performing, documenting and tracking of internal audits
  • Continuous monitoring of all QM relevant internal parameters
  • Investigating of the error management system, complaint management and implementation of the CAPA processes as directed by Management
  • Preparation of quality documents to improve processes
  • Contact interface to authorities or notified bodies
  • Creation of Quality documents and assisting other departments in structuring their documents
  • Document management and archiving
  • Implementation of training QM relevant topics
  • Monitoring of compliance with work safety rules

This job challenging opportunity offers both comprehensive responsibility and a demanding career path.

  • You will get access to it if you will convince us by meeting following profile in significant manner:
  • University degree in Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry or Medicine
  • Sound professional experience, gathered in laboratory operation (biotechnology or medical diagnostic)
  • is indispensable
  • Familiar with working in international organization and business
  • Safe and senior handling of international QM systems (implementation, development, auditing) and related processing of external accreditations as Compliance Manager is a must
  • Knowledge of GLP, GMP, ISO15185, ISO13485, ISO9001 necessary;
  • Knowledge of CAP and CLIA a plus
  • Excecllent consulting and training skills are required
  • Independent personality, conclusive appearance and proactive team working behavior
  • Fluent English communication skills and being familiar with working in an international environment are a must

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Lab

Location: Rostock

Initial 15-months maternity cover

Your responsibilities
  • Leading a small team of Medical Technologists
  • Daily supervision and organization of the diagnostic laboratory operation
  • Integrating newly developed methods and new technologies into diagnostic routine workflow in collaboration with R&D department
  • Ensuring diagnostic routine according to accreditation guidelines
Your profile
  • PhD in Biochemistry or Biology or other allied disciplines
  • A successful candidate will be self-motivated and also well versed in NGS technology
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in leading a team
  • Basic knowledge in bioinformatics and statistics is not mandatory but appreciated
  • Strong communication skills in English and organizational skills are required

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Location: Rostock

Job ID_09.00.03.02
Your responsibilities
  • Supervising the team of Scientists and Technical Assistants in a diagnostic high throughput NGS laboratory
  • Streamlining the production of diagnostic Whole Genome Sequencing, Whole Exome Sequencing, and Gene Panel Sequencing in our production unit with Illumina HiSeq X, HiSeq4000, NextSeq, and MiSeq instrumentation and compatible workflow automatization
  • Maintaining QM guidelines and SOPs in diagnostic processes Implementing and following QC measures in NGS operations
  • Working closely with Clinicians, Bioinformatics, Lab scientist and R&D team to streamline and improve processes and troubleshoot results when deviating from the expected outcome Implementing new kits, protocols in clinical diagnostics with respect to current state of the art in NGS field
  • Management of resources and flexibility in organization in order to scale up operations
  • Presenting data to clients and at international conferences
  • Publishing clinical and laboratory findings in peer reviewed journals
Your qualifications
  • PhD degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics or any related field
  • Excellent knowledge and previous hands in experience with NGS Technologies including diverse Ion torrent and Illumina Platforms in projects related to high throughput Whole Exome, Whole Genome and NGS panels
  • Furthermore, specific experience on processing human germline and tumor sample is desired
  • Thorough understanding of current NGS space (various kits, designs, methodologies, automations, etc.) is mandatory
  • Experience of working in a clinical lab is desired
  • Familiarity with QC measures, project planning, is a significant advantage
  • Good organizational and excellent documentation skills with an ability to adhere to detailed operating procedures
  • Ability to plan and work independently as well as a part of a diverse team of experts
  • Previous leadership experience is required Ability to function in a fast-paced environment, to handle multiple projects and meet project deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of English (oral and written)
  • Self-motivated with high levels of personal drive and energy

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Location: Rostock

Job ID_01.05.99.10
Your responsibilities
  • To perform mass spectrometry-based analysis of complex samples, including identification, characterization and quantification of analytes in biological matrix, to support research and development of new MS methods and new biomarker assays
  • The scope of analysis ranges from in-depth analysis of individual metabolite (mainly, but not restricted to glycolipids) to large scale quantitative metabolomics studies
  • Additional responsibilities include instrument and general laboratory maintenance
  • You are expected to interact closely with colleagues working in the areas of diagnostic, biochemistry and genetics
Your profile
  • PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other allied disciplines, and have hands-on experience in the area of mass spectrometry and liquid chromatography
  • A successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual who is as well versed in both instrumentation and application of LC/MS/MS systems
  • Biochemistry basic knowledge, chromatography and MS/MS data analysis using database searching tools and the de novo structural characterization of analytes are required
  • Experience in high resolution mass spectrometry and ion mobility is a plus
  • Knowledge in bioinformatics and statistics is not mandatory but appreciated
  • Strong communication in English and organization skills are required

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Location: Rostock

Job ID_17.03.99.08
Your responsibilities
  • Preparing moleculargenetic and biochemical reports
  • Technical validation of genetic analysis (Sanger sequencing, fragment lengths MLPA, Array CGH, NGS Sequencing)
  • Technical validation of biochemical analysis
  • Organization of implementations and maintenance of external ring tests
Your profile
  • PhD in biology, biochemistry or medicine
  • Work experience in the field of molecular biology
  • Experienced in evaluation and validation of genetic results are a plus
  • Excellent English skills (oral & written), very good knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese is a plus
  • Experienced with web-based, interactive medical databases (SeqPilot, HGMD, PASCAL, etc.) are a plus
  • Interested in research and development projects
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently

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IT, Software & Bioinformatics

Location: Rostock or Berlin

Job description
  • Management of external IT providers
  • Responsible for IT Production within IT Service Management Division
  • Technological Supervision of IT Operations
  • Staff Leadership in a distributed environment (one to two days presence in Rostock necessary, if candidate is not based in Rostock but Berlin)
  • Shaping strategic and operative relationship with external IT providers
  • Establishment and optimization of ITIL management processes in IT production as well as harmonization of IT processes and service functions of IT providers
  • Carving out optimization potential, potential cost savings, improvement potentials
  • Interface to providers as well as interface to internal units and business units
  • Coordination of commercial, contractual elements regarding invoice controlling, performance approvals etc.
  • Composition and negotiation of IT contracts with providers including SLAs, KPIs, Handover, Interfaces etc.
  • Preparation of proposals, calculation of services and business cases
  • Undertaking projects utilizing project management standards
  • Definition of IT requirements
  • Preparation of performance feedback to external providers in order to improve provider services
  • Preparation and contribution at workshops and meetings with IT providers and business units
  • Reporting to management
Your profile
  • Degree in Economics, Business Information Systems, Informatics or comparable focus. Apprenticeship of any qualification alike may qualify
  • Deep technological knowledge and understanding
  • Excellent language skills in German and English Language
  • Profound comprehension of IT production in outsourcing context
  • Working skills in establishment, optimization and execution of IT Service Management processes that are underpinned by your excellent skills in ITIL or a comparable methodology
  • 3 Years relevant job experience, experience in project management and in outsourcing settings as well as in Service Management
  • Analytical, structured way of thinking and acting
  • Self-confident appearance
  • High degree at service orientation, team competence, distinct, independent, structured and efficient method of working
  • Entrepreneurial way of thinking and acting, high degree of commitment and self-reliance

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Location: Rostock

Your responsibilities
  • You will be responsible for the overall data management of our growing IT landscape
  • You will plan and lead the implementation of data management and integration projects in synchronization with the IT portfolio management
  • You will closely interact with business stakeholders and the bioinformatics group to define, develop and enhance data management flows
  • You constantly ensure a high level of our data quality
  • You will be managerial responsibility for a team of IT developers and data management experts
Your profile
  • You have a degree in computer science, business informatics or a similar subject or demonstrable knowledge and skills acquired in practice
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in the field of IT integration and data management
  • You are experienced with methods and processes for data integration and data management
  • You bring knowledge in MDM business warehouse ETL/ELT, big data and integration patterns
  • You are experienced in managing stakeholder expectations and transferring business demands into IT requirements
  • You have an understanding of different data persistence technologies (RBDMS, Non-SQL, Hadoop)in general and bioinformatics data processing in particular
  • You have excellent communication skills and experiences as a team leader
  • You bring enthusiasm for working in an international and interdisciplinary environment
  • You are fluent in English

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Location: Rostock/Berlin

Job ID_12.02.99.06

Job description
  • Assist and support clinical scientists in generating various reports by querying the database
  • Develop and deploy novel tools for the analysis of genomic and high-throughput screening data
  • Work with clinicians and scientists to evaluate and deploy existing bioinformatics tools (software assessment, installation, configuration and customization)
  • Engage in educational activities with the purpose of implementing the tools into routine practice
  • Work with Centogene’s bioinformatics scientific team to continuously improve services and the use of bioinformatic technologies in diagnostics
Your qualifications
  • A doctorate degree in Bioinformatics, Statistical Genetics, Biological Sciences, or a related field
  • Excellent knowledge of DNA biology
  • Experience with NGS data analysis and interpretation
  • Familiarity with exome data analysis is a significant advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux environment, Python, and MySQL
  • Excellent knowledge of English (oral and written)

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Medical Affairs

Location: Rostock

Job ID_17.04.99.06
Your responsibilities
  • Documentation of clinical information in Gepado
  • Translation of medical symptoms into HPO terms
  • Driving projects to increase quantity and quality of clinical information by the customers
  • Report to Head of DMQC and Senior Director Medical Processes
  • Depending on future development possibly building an own team
Your profile
  • Medical Doctor (successful completion of Medical School)
  • Work experience in the field of Genetics is a plus
  • Goal-oriented team player who is also able to work independently
  • Experienced with medical databases
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent English skills (oral & written)
  • German or other languages are a plus

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Location: Rostock

We are seeking an outstanding candidate for a full-time position as the Head of the newly founded Department of Pathology Services.
The Department of Pathology is embedded within the diagnostic departments of CENTOGENE, and works within the internal and external organizations to ensure that strategies for the treatment and cure especially of tumor diseases are based on accurate analyses of pathogenic and genetic mechanisms. The Department collaborates with and provides pathology support to scientists in the genetic testing especially of somatic mutations, characterization, and preclinical development of novel therapeutic products. These include mostly diseases caused by malignant transformation. Pathologist support effort includes participation on teams devoted to the development of predictive and prognostic markers in many of these diseases.

Your qualifications
  • Candidates should have detailed knowledge of pathophysiology, especially in oncological indications
  • He/she should be a MD
  • A PhD degree in a related field, in addition to the MD degree, is desirable but not required
  • We seek candidates who are experts especially in the diagnostic categories of somatic oncological entities in the context of a detailed and current understanding of molecular and cellular biology
  • Candidates must have a valid medical license, and be ideally Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as a certification of added qualification in Cytopathology or Molecular Pathology
  • Candidates must have training and five or more years of experience especially in Oncopathology, and have demonstrated leadership experience in a clinical/academic environment
  • Candidates are expected to participate in teaching activities for house-staff and in conferences.
  • The candidate should possess strong personal skills and be capable of providing leadership in the department. Sign-out responsibilities are shared with further members of the department.

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Location: Rostock

Ihr Aufgabengebiet
  • Selbständige und eigenverantwortliche Durchführung molekulargenetischer Analysen (PCR, MLPA, Sanger-Sequenzierung u.a.) bzw. biochemischer Analysen
  • Technische Validierung der erhaltenen Daten sowie Dokumentation in LIMS
  • Labororganisation
Ihr Profil
  • Erfolgreich abgeschlossene Ausbildung als BTA/MTA/CTA oder BA Biologie
  • Berufserfahrung im molekularbiologischen oder biochemischen Labor vorteilhaft
  • Gute theoretische Kenntnisse im Fachgebiet notwendig
  • Grundkenntnisse in Englisch
  • Fit in MS-Office
  • Effizientes Zeitmanagement und Spaß an Teamarbeit

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Location: Rostock

Job description
  • Collaborate with CENTOGENE’s expert team in the analysis and interpretation of genetic diagnoses
  • Work closely with CENTOGENE’s management team and sales force to continuously improve our services
  • Represent CENTOGENE at medical conferences and to clients
  • Provide consultations on specific projects
  • Publish clinical and laboratory findings in peer reviewed journals
Your qualifications
  • MD; PhD in genetics as an asset
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience
  • Previous experience working with molecular biology and genetics ›
  • Detailed knowledge of molecular genetic testing and counselling methods used in diagnostic laboratories
  • Self-motivated with high levels of personal drive and energy
  • Ability to work with a diverse team of experts
  • Excellent knowledge and application of English, both oral and written, particularly in the area of medical writing and publication
  • Knowledge of German and/or French is considered an asset but is not mandatory

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