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.

Health Policy Manager Pharma (m/f/d)

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Strategic and operational support for the Senior Management, Market Access and the Head of Health Policy for all health policy issues
  • Early identification of challenges for pipeline products and strategic consulting for business units to ensure market access
  • Development of common strategies with the Market Access department to create a positive environment for the regulation and reimbursement of Bayer products
  • Development of Bayer positions and corresponding statements on health policy issues and other problems in the pharmaceutical field
  • Analysis of trends in German health care and evaluation of legal changes and identification of strategic options
  • Implementation of a systematic issue management on relevant topics of health, location and research policy as well as on topics of international health policy
  • Independent establishment and maintenance of contacts to stakeholders in politics, science and self-government in the German healthcare system
  • Continuous professional exchange with pharmaceutical associations and participation in committees and working groups



Who you are

  • University degree in pharmacy, natural sciences or humanities, health economics or comparable and profound working experience
  • Very good knowledge of the German health system and corresponding regulation
  • Good market knowledge of the prescription medicines business
  • Basic knowledge of the over-the-counter drug business
  • Great interest in political contexts and an existing network of health policy stakeholders (politicians, associations, health insurance funds, pharmacists, etc.)
  • Stylistically confident, resilient and able to work autonomously
  • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken, and a high level of team competence
  • Very good written and spoken German and English skills





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: 43338
Functional Area: [sap_fa_6]
Entry Level: 5