• Bayer
  • Healthcare - Physician
  • Full-Time

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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.

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Program Manager, Oncology

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Program
Manager, Oncology, are to:

+ Establish and adjust the multi-year development
plan for a highly complex program comprising of various projects
from initiation of preclinical development to

+ Track plans against agreed scope, timelines and

+ Define and document time-optimized and/or
budget-optimized development scenarios and align activities in
collaboration with global development functions;

+ Establish and track program budget against the
budget plan and timelines;

+ Under the accountability of the team leader, the
Program Manager (PM) is responsible for the quality of the
forecasting and management of the external budget in order to
achieve budget targets and is responsible for presenting budget at
Latest Estimate (LE) meetings;

+ Notify team leader, team relevant functional
controllers and Management of budget changes and proposes
corrective actions;

+ Drive development of the annual program

+ Manage goal progress at the team level, and
maintain documentation by updating the systems, communicate changes
within the organization;

+ Plan development milestones including, but not
limited to governance decisions;

+ Identify and anticipate issues related to budget
and project milestones;

+ Lead mitigation and resolution efforts as required
for defined program issues;

+ Ensure appropriate documentation and reporting
within PM systems and presentation to

+ Prepare, update and adjust the holistic program
risk/opportunity profile and mitigation plans;

+ Conduct or contribute to periodic and systematic
program reviews including accurate input and preparation of
presentations (e.g. holistic portfolio review, program strategy
meetings, program risk management meetings, portfolio budget
reviews or lessons learned) in order to improve the efficiency of
drug development as well as to strive for earlier identification of
critical success factors and to facilitate portfolio analysis,
risk-management and decision-making;

+ Ensure consistency, correctness and completeness of
program information within different reporting systems, including
PROMIS, ShareDoc and all reports and presentations to

+ Maintain program Sharepoints and ensure that
critical program documents are stored in appropriate

+ Prepare agenda and meeting notes for program team

+ Collaborate with key functions and senior
management to plan for and drive work-streams (e.g. data readout
communications, submission planning, new project

+ Lead defined program or departmental

+ Manage routine communications with (co)-development
partners for licensed-in products or single study agreements,
including agendas, meeting notes and coordinating meeting logistics
or collaboration Sharepoints;

+ Productively engage program team members for
results within formal meetings and day to day interactions by
motivating, delegating and collaborating;

+ Effectively engage and communicate with broader
stakeholders for the program.

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

Required Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's degree, and at least 6 years of
relevant professional and academic experience with at least 3 years
of pharmaceutical industry experience;

+ Technical and professional maturity, including the
ability to effectively collaborate in a team setting, prepare
complex plans, track program progress;

+ Demonstrated experience working in cross-functional
program or project management with an understanding of business
principles (especially in budget management);

+ Experience working in an area of expertise related
pharmaceutical development (e.g. Research, Regulatory Affairs,
Clinical Development/Operations, Medical Affairs, Product supply,

+ Experience working in multi-national and
multi-disciplinary drug development teams;

+ Knowledge of the drug development process,
regulatory and business requirements;

+ Fluency in English in both written and oral
communication skills, including ability to analyze scientific and
business information;

+ Ability to prepare presentations with complex plans
for leadership meetings;

+ Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability
to effectively motivate, delegate, and collaborate in team settings
and with external partners;

+ Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional
efforts such as Global Program Team (GPT) sub-team activities or
similar initiatives, including organizing and running effective

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's Degree in the natural

+ Advanced degree.

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


Functional Area:

Entry Level:
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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