A career with Business Consulting

Working for Bayer Business Consulting is a fascinating opportunity: as well as a wide variety of stimulating assignments, we offer excellent preparation for responsible managerial positions with one of the world’s largest players in the chemical, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries.

Bayer Business Consulting offers you the chance to advance along a defined career path, depending on your professional and personal development. Our career model is based on the classic steps in a management consulting career. We foster your skills and increase your responsibility step by step.



Being part of Bayer Business Consulting means that you will:


  • Experience tailored people development supporting your personal and professional growth

  • Benefit from our open feedback culture to continuously grow yourself and others

  • Learn from high-caliber colleagues within a leading Inhouse Consultancy

  • Connect yourself with senior management via highly visible and high-profile consulting work

  • Take advantage of our transfer qualification program and gain experience in a line function for several months

  • Have the opportunity to actively take part in our consulting program “Bayer People care for society” supporting a social foundation and non-profit project in emerging countries for up to three months.



Become a future leader

Whilst you will personally and professionally grow during your tenure with Business Consulting you will develop to a future leader within Bayer for an exciting global executive career that provides abundant opportunities to add value across different industries, functions, and countries. Some exemplary rotations of former team members:

Delf Bintakies

  • Previously Senior Project Manager in the department Technical Operations with Business Consulting in Leverkusen, joined in July 2010 as project manager.
  • Formerly with Oliver Wyman Consulting.
  • MSc Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany and Linköping University in Sweden.
  • Sample projects include:
    • Global performance improvement program  for production, production footprint and supply chain within Bayer HealthCare
    • Global operational excellence implementation for Bayer HealthCare
    • Product cost optimization with cross functional approaches (procurement, technical, supply chain)
  • Rotated to Head of Procurement Solutions within Bayer HealthCare in July 2013.

Uwe-Christian Kettenbeil

  • Previously Senior Consultant in the department Transformation & Change Management with Business Consulting in Leverkusen, joined in October 2009.
  • MBA, University of Deusto-ESTE, San Sebastian, Spain, International Business Management at the European University Viadrina.
  • Sample projects include:
    • Working Capital Management
    • Complexity Reduction Project
    • Market Access & Reimbursement Strategies
  • Rotated to HR Strategy & Projects within Bayer's Corporate Center in January 2013.

Megan Callihan

  • Previously Project Manager in Business Consulting North America, joined in July 2012 as senior consultant.
  • Formerly with Deloitte Consulting LLP and BearingPoint, Inc.
  • MBA, University of Pittsburgh; BA, Boston College.
  • Sample projects include:
    • Launch excellence initiative at Bayer Healthcare
    • Business service operating model for Bayer Business Services North America
  • Rotated in August 2013 as Senior Manager to Bayer Healthcare LLC, Oncology.


Jeff He

  • Previously Project Manager at Business Consulting North America, joined in July 2009 as consultant.
  • Formerly with Weber Shandwick (subsidiary of IPG Group), Monitor Group.
  • MBA, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Maryland.
  • Sample projects include: 
    • Market growth strategies for Bayer Healthcare, Women’s Health
    • Pricing strategy implementation  for Bayer Healthcare
    • Product launch for Bayer Healthcare, Women’s Health
  • Rotated as Launch Readiness Manager to Bayer Healthcare - Global Oncology Marketing in March 2013.

Yujuan Joyce Shi

  • Previously Senior Consultant with Business Consulting Asia/Pacific, joined in 2011.
  • MSc in Global Business Analysis (Manchester Business School), BSc in International Business Economics (Manchester University).
  • Formerly with Accenture.
  • Sample projects include:
    • Customer Relationship Management system for Bayer HealthCare
    • Customer Facing Excellence for Bayer HealthCare
    • 5-year growth strategy development for Radiology & Interventional BU
  • Rotated to Commercial Intelligence as Commercial Intelligence Manager under Central Administrative Operations of Bayer Pharmaceuticals in October 2013.

Thorsten Lampe

  • Previously Project Manager with Business Consulting Asia/Pacific, joined the team in Leverkusen in 2008 as Consultant.
  • MSc Logistics Management (Mercator School of Management, Duisburg, Germany), B.A. Economics (University of Erfurt, Germany).
  • Sample project includes:
    • Lean six sigma
    • Commercial excellence
    • Market planning
  • Rotated as Strategic Project Manager for Polycarbonates to Bayer MaterialScience - Business Planning Strategy in January, 2014. 

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