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.

Associate Director Mergers and Acquisitions

Your tasks and responsibilities


The primary responsibilities of this role, Associate Director Mergers and Acquisitions, are to: 


  • Creating, developing and analyzing financial models;
  • Developing scenarios (sensitivity analyses);
  • Organizing and preparing presentations;
  • Conducting research, as well as guiding others;
  • Participating in and conducting due diligence sessions;
  • Independently managing small transaction processes and supporting medium to large transactions;
  • Participate in discussions and contribute to client solutions;
  • Support and contribute to client (division) communication;
  • General knowledge of Bayer industries and from an Mergers & Acquisitions perspective;
  • Supporting the creation of Mergers & Acquisitions solutions / assisting in structuring Transactions;
  • Support and prepare presentations to Division-Heads/Board Members;
  • Manage project aspects of VS 1.2 and 1.3 personnel, if relevant;
  • Negotiation of small sized contracts, including ancillary agreements, as well as reparation of negotiations;
  • Support the integration of Monsanto employees into the Mergers; Acquisitions & Licensing team;
  • Support knowledge transfer in both directions (Bayer/Monsanto);
  • Support cultural integration of Monsanto employees with respect to LIFE Values.


Who you are


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • University degree in natural sciences and/or economics / business Administration;
  • Min of 10 years of relevant experience in Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions or Corporate Finance Advisory, or related experience;
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Process & Valuation experience;
  • Strong financial modelling skills;
  • Robust financial and analytical skill set;
  • High degree of intellectual curiosity.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • MBA or equivalent post graduate degree preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Fluent in English, skills in other languages would be a plus;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Solid work ethic and motivation level.

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: MO-Saint Louis
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