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
External Innovation & Partnering
You are part of the Team External Innovation and Partnering, who are responsible within Consumer Health R&D for delivering growth through partnerships.
You are responsible for identifying and delivering external solutions to deliver to the Global Category Team pipeline for Dermatology. You build external strategic partnerships in this category to be a partner of choice as a source of growth and innovation.
Bayer Consumer Health
At Bayer Consumer Health, we believe everyone deserves to live a better life. We believe the key to living a better life is giving people the power to transform their everyday health. This is our mission. This is what drives every decision we make, every product we develop and every conversation we lead.
For 120 years, Bayer Consumer Health has been a trusted ally in helping people transform their everyday health by delivering innovative, high-quality, safe solutions that are scientifically proven to work. We see endless opportunities to improve lifetimes through new science and technologies that can help people live better and healthier lives. We are dedicated to innovating and applying these advancements to create the best solutions for people everywhere.
Research & Development at Bayer Consumer Health
R&D is where new consumer product development at Consumer Health happens. 700 scientists located in 52 countries and 5 development centers, work every day to turn great ideas and insights into even greater consumer products that addresses the most important consumer and medical unmet needs, while enabling access to safe and evidence-based value propositions.
Tasks & Responsibilities
o Co-development of external Innovation Strategy for the Category.
o Understand Category, Consumer and Innovation trends to initiate, develop and deliver mid-long term external innovation for the Categories.
o Identify and provide initial scientific evaluation of new technologies, ingredients and trends and their market applications
o Surveillance of emerging technologies that could impact existing brands
o Execute the external innovation process based on the want/find/get/manage approach thereby support BD&L, M&A and Procurement to acquire rights to opportunities.
o Build strategic partnerships for innovation with external parties, including the evaluation of in-licensing and acquisition opportunities.
o Play a key role in understanding the category ecosystem and partners who operationally or strategically contribute to reach the pipeline goals.
o Managed, design, organize and co-ordinate events with ecosystem partners. Co-ordinate Bayer´s presence at major innovation events.
Who You Are
o Higher scientific degree in Chemistry, Biology or Bio-Chemistry or Personal Care equivalent area with a minimum of six years' proven experience in the areas of innovation or product development in Consumer Care industry.
o Demonstrable experience in successful open/external innovation processes from brief, search, find and acquisition phases.
o Knowledge and experience in how to best leverage external innovation platforms to source innovation along with being able to identify innovative partnerships and be able to execute collaboratively on these.
o Experience in technology surveillance building technology ecosystems that describe the relationship between the technology, supplier, developer, and clinical testing.
o Ability to work credibly across technical and commercial disciplines and influence those colleagues and stakeholders not in direct line of management.
o A commercial mindset and in-depth understanding of the category from a scientific perspective.
o Entrepreneurial mindset and influencing skills to 'sell' the solutions into the business.
Please send us your application until 18.03.2021.