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.

Head of New Modalities (m/f/d)

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Build up an external network and internal capabilities which are required for new therapeutic modalities (with focus on CMC-aspects: drug formulation, delivery devices and analytical development)
  • Provide strategic input to Chemical&Pharmaceutical Development activities for emerging, potentially disruptive technologies, in the area of targeted parenteral delivery technologies for new treatment modalities like gene- / cell based therapy
  • Secure access to industry-leading and innovative technologies in the area of CMC / Drug Delivery and drive their implementation
  • In-house expert and Go-to person in CMC development of new modalities with focus on parenteral drug delivery and/or analytical characterization of related products
  • Build up and manage a network of external partners (academia and biotech) as well as internal interfaces within the R&D Function, Commercial and Product Supply and align and integrate development strategies


Who you are

  • Post-graduate degree (Master's/Ph.D) in bioinformatics, Pharmaceutics, Biologics, Biochemistry, Biophysics, or related interdisciplinary natural science
  • Multiple years of work experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Familiarity with drug product formulation, manufacturing and characterization process of parenteral dosage forms is highly desirable
  • State of the art know how and practical experience with new therapeutic modalities at stages from lead optimization into early clinical development is preferred
  • Excellent teamwork, collaboration and communication within internal and external teams and different stakeholders
  • Strong and fast learner with can do attitude and outstanding ability to work across and beyond silos of small and large molecule development
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English



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: Berlin
Reference Code: 30491