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.

Manager Dairy Innovation (m/f/d)

Your tasks and responsibilities


  • Build and progress a portfolio for dairy cattle
  • Design needed programs (chemistry, formulation technology, toxicology, pharmakokinetic, efficiency) for dairy projects until proof of concept in target species with support of internal or external experts and assume overall responsibility and accountability for these programs
  • Develop integrated strategies for assessing the efficacy of innovative compounds/products
  • Define and manage achievement of critical project milestones
  • Analyze and communicate benefits/risks for each asset and define go/no go decisions
  • Build external networks with CROs and CMOs to ensure flexibilization of activities
  • Contribute to financial tracking and forecasting of project spending and ensure invoices are submitted in a timely manner



Who you are


  • Veterinary PhD (or biological, biochemical, pharmaceutical background) with profound knowledge about needs in dairy industry, disease understanding/mechanisms and solutions addressing these needs
  • Several years of experience in searching and developing veterinary pharmaceutical products
  • Deep understanding and overview about cross-functional requirements
  • Experience with alliance management
  • Entrepreneurial thinking to decide on project prioritization or to decide between external service providers
  • Good leadership skills to lead cross functional teams/activities in a matrix organization
  • Good communication skills and openness to liaise and interact with different disciplines in various countries and with external cooperation partners
  • Fluent English skills, both verbal and written





Your application

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can show your passion for innovation? Are you interested in working as part of a global team to improve people’s lives? Then send us your online application including cover letter, CV and references.




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Country: Germany
Location: Monheim
Reference Code: 38220
Functional Area: [sap_fa_25]
Entry Level: 5