• Professionally Experienced
  • Leverkusen

Bayer Strategy & Business Consulting

Inhouse Consulting Project Manager – Research & Development (m/f/d)

Bayer Strategy & Business Consulting (S&BC) is one of Germany’s leading inhouse consultancies and Bayer’s partner of choice when it comes to management consulting. Here at S&BC we follow our mission to provide great project work for Bayer and drive talent development. S&BC is structured along the value chain with our functional areas Research & Development, Product Supply, Marketing & Sales and Corporate Strategy & Business Transformation.

Are you interested in joining us as an Inhouse Consulting Project Manager (m/f/d) in Research & Development (R&D) Strategies? Our R&D team develops strategies and optimizes processes in research, development and portfolio management. At the same time, digital innovations are developed to strengthen Bayer through a coordinated approach in the areas of R&D as well as flexibility and growth. This is achieved on the basis of alliances and collaborations in R&D and through process reengineering, organizational design and performance improvement.

Starting date:

Flexible (each 1st of a month)

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Be responsible for project management of consulting projects with international and cross-sectoral scope
  • Develop solutions in close collaboration with our clients in the life sciences
  • Act as a role model for our younger consultants and develop their consulting skills on the job
  • Support Business Consulting internal activities such as recruiting, training, knowledge development

Who you are

  • An inspired and open-minded character with a consulting spirit and a university degree (master) in science, medicine, pharmacology, engineering or business university studies, preferably PhD
  • Several years of experience in management consulting and R&D or related functions in the area of healthcare and/or pharma, e.g. portfolio management, clinical studies, market access and/or the agribusiness, e.g. chemical crop protection, breeding, biologics
  • Good understanding of the R&D stage gate process and portfolio management
  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills as well as confident interaction with top management clients
  • Empathic communication style and the ability to drive implementations
  • Leadership and project management skills
  • International work experience and intercultural approach; willingness to travel at times (taking pandemic status into account)
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English; German or further languages are of advantage

We offer

  • Better Purpose
    • Exciting projects with a focus on life sciences and topics that matter
  • Better Growth
    • Fast learnings through topic diversity, trainings, feedback, and early responsibility
    • Dream career perspectives through a lasting network and build-up of specific knowledge
  • Better Life
    • An environment of excellence but also trust and fun, where diverse perspectives and individuals are valued
    • A career and life by keeping both in balance

E-mail: recruiting-bc@bayer.com
Tel.: +49 214 30 99779