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.

Project Manager - Research & Development (m/f)

Your tasks and responsibilities

Bayer Business Consulting (BC) is a leading inhouse consultancy and partner of choice for Bayer in providing management consulting for the Bayer Group companies around the globe. BC’s functional focus lies in research & development, manufacturing, supply chain, marketing & sales and as well as business transformation and change management.



  • Be responsible for project management of consulting projects with international and cross-sectoral scope
  • Develop solutions for our clients together with our global team an knowledge management
  • Work in close collaboration with our clients in the Life Sciences
  • Act as a role model (m/f) for our younger consultants and develop their consulting skills on the job
  • Support Business Consulting internal activities such as recruiting, training, knowledge development
  • Drive and implement change for improving everyday work

Who you are

  • An inspired and open-minded character with a consulting spirit and a university degree in science, medicine, pharmacology, engineering or business university studies, preferably PhD
  • Several years of experience in management consulting or R&D and related functions in the area of healthcare and/or pharma, e.g. portfolio management, clinical studies, market access and/or the agri business, e.g. chemical crop protection, breeding, biologics
  • Good understanding of the R&D stage gate process and portfolio management
  • Experience with new business models within healthcare and the agri business is very helpful
  • Leadership and proven project management skills and experience
  • International work experience and intercultural approach, willingness to travel at times
  • Excellent command of English; German or a further language would be an advantage


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: 12072