Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Senior Compliance Counsel (m/f)

Your tasks and responsibilities

• Provide advice to the divisions, corporate functions and regions • Manage and coordinate complex compliance projects across all Bayer functions • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of new compliance tools and policies • Conduct compliance risk assessments • Advise on the interpretation of laws, internal policies and regulations both nationally and internationally • Monitor compliance-related legislation and stay updated on evolutions and trends concerning the compliance in the Life Sciences industry • Provide training and educate an optimal level of awareness • Proactively advise the business and management on legal and compliance implications relating to the respective business strategies • Effectively communicate legal/compliance requirements to enable efficient decision-making on management level • Interact effectively with regulatory authorities and external partners

Who you are

• Senior Attorney (m/f) admitted in Germany with long-term legal experience preferably in the LIFE SCIENCE industry with profound experience in compliance • Broad and profound experience in several legal areas, e. g. in anti-trust, anti-corruption, marketing codes and pharma law • Solid program and project management experience, including leadership of project teams and implementation of global projects • In-depth knowledge of substantive laws relevant for the business activities of the divisions, corporate functions and regions • Functional knowledge of cross-border and international issues affecting the business • Intercultural awareness, good ethical understanding and comprehension of the elements of a successful compliance program • Ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues on all levels of management, including top management • Competence to coordinate with outside counsel, service providers and government authorities • Strong analytical, problem solving and creative thinking skills • Ability to challenge the status quo and to embrace change • Outstanding organizational, communication, negotiation and presentation skills • Fluent German and English skills, both written and spoken, other languages are a plus

Your application

We offer a competitive salary in an international environment as well as excellent opportunities for professional and personal development. If your background and personal experience fits this profile, please send us your complete application at, submitting a cover letter, your CV and references as well as your salary expectation.




Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination. Bayer begrüßt Bewerbungen aller Menschen ungeachtet von ethnischer Herkunft, nationaler Herkunft, Geschlecht, Alter, körperlichen Merkmalen, sozialer Herkunft, Behinderung, Mitgliedschaft in einer Gewerkschaft, Religion, Familienstand, Schwangerschaft, sexueller Orientierung, Geschlechtsidentität oder einem anderen sachfremden Kriterium nach geltendem Recht. Wir bekennen uns zu dem Grundsatz, alle Bewerberinnen und Bewerber fair zu behandeln und Benachteiligungen zu vermeiden.

Country: Germany
Location: Leverkusen
Reference Code: 0000156555

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