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.

Deputy Director Sales Training & Development - Oncology

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, (Deputy Director Sales Training & Development), are to: 


  • Provide strategic training direction to Business Unit and Division Customers, ensuring tactical programing supports brand planning, sales strategies, and goals. Actively represent sales training in brand planning and business planning processes by ensuring all programming and materials meet regulatory and legal requirements;
  • Partner with senior leadership in Business Unit and Division sales and marketing to develop sales training curricula, state-of-the-art training tools, materials, and related skills development programs to meet training needs. Direct regular training needs assessment activities and function as an integral part of the sales and marketing teams;
  • Foster a learning environment based on adult learning principals that ensures optimal comprehension, development and retention.
  • Stay abreast of training and development best practices and current trends in pharmaceutical, device, and biosciences industries, as well as the latest clinical information related to Bayer HealthCare products and its competition, in order to optimize the delivery and relevancy of training materials and programs;
  • Develop and manage the respective Business Unit and BHC Division Fiscal budget related to sales training activities;
  • Continually strengthen Business Unit and BHC Division sales training programs and materials through regular evaluation. Incorporate best practices. Leverage technology to drive the efficiency and effectiveness of sales training initiatives;
  • Manage high performing team of Sales Training Managers (STMs) and actively hire, training and develop STMs;
  • Direct effective vendor partnerships and Alliance Management relationships where active to achieve high quality sales training outcomes.


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:


  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Two (2) years management experience;
  • Three (3) years demonstrated success in roles of Sales Training Manager/Associate Director may be substituted for this prerequisite;
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing, implementing and measuring training effectiveness;
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent, presentation, written and verbal communication skills, relationship building skills and computer skills (Microsoft Office);
  • Proven team player with ability to collaborate actoss functional areas and to work effectively with senior management, internal and external partners;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and respond flexibly to shifting priorities;
  • Capability to lead and motivate staff.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience at the Regional Sales Manager level;
  • Health Science/Education discipline.

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

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