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.

Assistant Director, Oncology Scientific Communications & Education

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Supports the Scientific Communications lead in translating scientific data into relevant product communication topics, as well as coordinating and maintaining relevant planning documents (Global Scientific Communications Plan, Global Thought Leader Plan, Global Medical Information Plan);
  • Supports the planning and development of congress strategies, scientific symposia, global workshops, advisory boards and other stand-alone scientific educational programs that generate important information to guide ongoing communications efforts to the global medical and scientific community;


Internal Communications and Training:


  • Supports the development and implementation of internal scientific content to ensure that new product and scientific information are disseminated appropriately to medical affairs colleagues globally;
  • Supports the planning and development of global core medical/scientific liaison materials for local implementation;
  • Develops and maintains global training platforms and materials, ensuring currency with latest developments.


Management of agency partnerships:


  • Directs external partners in the creation and maintenance of new content related to ongoing projects;
  • Plans and manages timelines and budget against the global communication plans and approved resources; proactively initiates corrective action as needed.




Who you are



  • A strong global mindset;
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, across cultures and Geographies;
  • Experience working across boundaries and building effective working relationships between functions;
  • Proven record of relationship building, both internally and externally to the organization;
  • Advanced degree (M.D., Ph.D, Pharm.D, M.Sc or equivalent) in a scientific discipline;
  • Oncology training/experience is a priority;
  • Minimum of one-year experience in a related scientific/medical/pharmaceutical area, one year of which must include scientific communications, medical writing and publications planning and execution;
  • Proven ability to interpret scientific and clinical trial data and present that information in different formats for appropriate audiences;
  • Thorough knowledge of company policies and processes;
  • Experience of developing and delivering presentations and publications in English;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Preferably, disease and therapeutic area knowledge in oncology for Bayer’s existing portfolio and new opportunities.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.


Country: United States
Location: NJ-Whippany
Functional Area: [sap_fa_30]
Entry Level: 5