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.

Manager Business Development and Licensing, Consumer Health

Your tasks and responsibilities


The primary responsibilities of this role, Manager Business Development and Licensing, Consumer Health, are to: 


  • Lead the internal review, analysis and approval process for assigned opportunities, including evaluating strategic fit, value and developing recommendations for senior management approval with support of other internal functions;
  • Act as "first filter" of incoming opportunities based on understanding of business needs;
  • Collaborate and drive decision-making regarding specific assigned opportunities with internal stakeholders and external partners;
  • Contribute to business case development consistent with the company’s scientific and business objectives;
  • Support M&A activities with focus to divestitures, including access to external data room, coordinate information requests and plan on-site diligence visits;
  • Negotiate basic terms of potential collaborations;
  • Lead drafting and negotiation of term sheets and contracts for assigned Business Development opportunities;
  • Direct interface with the legal department to execute confidentiality and other relevant agreements;
  • Collaborate with Business Development project lead or take the active lead to identify due diligence needs and objectives based on the nature and stage of the external opportunity;
  • Manage due diligence internal cross-functional activities for assigned projects;
  • Support the operational management of due diligence, including but not limited to internal collection of all relevant data and filling of the data room;
  • Manage out-licensing of non-strategic assets and take the lead on negotiation of respective contracts;
  • Summarize duties and responsibilities for the implementation of partnership via Alliance Management.


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 in Technical or Science related discipline, Finance or Marketing;
  • Eight years of relevant experience with approximately 5 years working experience in financial, marketing, scientific or operational businesses;
  • An ownership and results-oriented mentality;
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • True team player;
  • High energy level; hands-on person willing to do the detail work required, able to perform with minimal supervision;
  • Good grasp of the functional disciplines of business, with emphasis on marketing, finance and operations;
  • Clear verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, high level of problem solving capabilities and process management skills;
  • Understanding of business operations in the OTC/Pharmaceutical marketplace;
  • Good computer skills; information retrieval and analysis and application of business analytical tools;
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple complex projects efficiently.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.B.A. or Advanced Degree;
  • Experience in consumer packaged goods and/or OTC/Pharmaceutical industry;
  • Previous experience in business development, licensing, venture investing or assessing OTC/Pharmaceutical 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

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