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.

Customs Operations Head Germany (m/f/d)

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Lead a team of customs operations experts and act as coach (m/f/d) for the personnel development and performance management
  • Implement and manage efficient customs operations for the divisions with focus on Germany
  • Responsible for customs procedures and authorizations
  • Manage all customs operations by using the suitable customs authorizations and enabling a maximum of duty savings for the Bayer divisions
  • Ensure compliance with focus on regulatory laws
  • Evaluate and improve all relevant processes to optimize IT & digitalization with regional teams and global process owners
  • Collaborate with other customs OPS teams in the region, drive networking, partnership and community building with tax & finance functions, logistics & procurement, external customers and external service providers


Who you are

  • Graduate public fiscal affairs administrator ("Diplom Finanzwirt (m/w/d) Zoll"), degree in finance, customs and foreign trade law or an equivalent qualification
  • Several years of professional experience in a similar function / customs service management for complex, global enterprises
  • Strong knowledge in customs and foreign trade regulations
  • Deep understanding and knowledge in supply chain processes, life science products, business models as well as finance & tax
  • Profound specialized knowledge in IT (SAP-ERP, GTS)
  • Responsible and sustainable behavior and convincing negotiation skills towards authorities, as well as exceeding problem solving skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills, as well as highly effective leadership and change management skills
  • Fluent English skills, both written and spoken

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.




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. 

Country: Germany
Location: Leverkusen
Reference Code: 38475
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