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.

Project Manager, Business Transformation

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, as Business Consulting - Manager, Business Transformation, are to:


  • Provide sole responsibility for (sub-) project management of consulting projects (worldwide across all Bayer divisions and platform functions) for Business Transformation and Change practice with capabilities in the Business Transformation and Change group (corporate strategy, organization design, transformation management, change management, shared services/ support functions). Includes international and cross-sectorial scope and corresponding strategic importance. Hierarchical allocation of projects usually at the level of department manager;
  • Own project scope, team management, deliverables, and client relationships;
  • Lead in developing effective analytical and scientific assessments and programs for clients; Lead other strategy and operations management efforts;
  • Oversee workshop design, preparation, and facilitation;
  • Manage project organization with multiple sub-teams, partly with other departments and external consultants;
  • Oversee content management of these (sub-) projects: Procedure, Concept, recommendations with regard to content;
  • Provide representation for the respective Senior Project Manager, Director or VP  with respect to clients (i.e. presentation in steering committees);
  • Supporting the marketing of the Business Consulting service spectrum / project acquisition.
  • 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 4 or more years of professional project experience, ideally in a top tier management firm;
  • Prior knowledge and experience in the area of Business Transformation; (Corporate strategy, organization design, transformation management, change management, shared services/support functions);
  • Solid knowledge or understanding of at least one of the relevant Bayer industries: Pharma, Consumer Health, Crop Science;
  • Demonstrated record of working independently and achieving measurable results;
  • 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 client engagement and people (building effective teams, e.g. interns, junior colleagues, peers);
  • Overall proficiency in core consulting skills (e.g. story lining, analytics, interviewing, research / intelligence gathering, workshop facilitation, slide design, etc.)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in and promotion to Project Manager (or equivalent) at a leading management consulting practice strongly preferred.


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