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.

Business Consulting - Senior Manager, Business Transformation & Change

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Business Consulting - Senior Manager, Business Transformation & Change are to: 


  • Provide a high level of ownership and responsibility in leading larger or multiple projects and sole responsibility for finalizing all complex work streams of such projects on a global scale for all Bayer functions and Service Groups with high strategic relevance;
  • Lead large project teams with sub-teams from client and/or other Bayer departments and/or external consultancies;
  • Manage a high level of complexity: Affecting more than one region,  international and cross-functional;
  • Own responsibility for project: concept, procedure, recommendations to client;
  • Focus on typical projects: management consulting, strategy consulting and implementation, organizational consulting and process optimization, professional project management;
  • Marketing the BC service spectrum / project acquisition;
  • Substitute for AP or Principal in overall project topics, content-wise and administrative;
  • Manage a portfolio of client relationships;
  • Engage in pro-active dialogue with clients about how to improve their businesses' competitive performance;
  • Facilitate key workshops and other critical management meetings;
  • Act in close collaboration with the head of Business Consulting in North America and BC's extended Leadership Team;
  • Provide pro-active people leadership through team member development and professional growth (counselor-counselee responsibilities, coaching, guidance, etc.);
  • Recruitment and planning the allocation of consulting staff in consultation with the North America Department Head to projects;
  • Ensuring the management of consulting expertise for the Group in the respective fields of expertise: Business Transformation; Know-how, capability and methods development for the Group;
  • Full performance management of the assigned consultants incl. development path ( in accordance with the BC strategy and the BC objectives).

Relocation Assistance is Available as well as Visa Sponsorship.


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:


  • MBA, or Masters, or PhD/Doctorate, with 6 or more years of professional project  experience with multiple years in a leading management consulting practice;
  • Prior knowledge and experience in the area of Business Transformation and Change (corporate strategy, organization design, transformation management, change management, shared services/support functions);
  • Expert market and industry knowledge or understanding relevant to Bayer industries: Pharma, Consumer Health, Crop Science;
  • Demonstrated record of team leadership and industry thought leadership;
  • Strong understanding of general business processes (accounting, finance, marketing, manufacturing, supply chain, etc.);
  • Leadership and influencing skills and experience; ability to deal with senior client management in often complex situations;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Proven project management skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Outstanding analytical, conceptual and implementation skills;
  • Initiative, persuasiveness and a strong team spirit;
  • Proven experience in a highly client-driven environment, coupled with an entrepreneurial attitude to deliver effective, value-add solutions;
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally as required;
  • Driver's license valid for travel in the U.S;
  • Demonstrated skill in successfully managing more than one engagement simultaneously;
  • Successfully exercised people leadership in mentoring, coaching colleagues;
  • Proved capabilities in business development – developing projects together with clients.


Preferred Qualifications:

Promotion to Senior Project Manager (or equivalent) at a leading management consulting practice.


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_29]
Entry Level: 5