Director Early Pipeline:
Bayer AG

Bayer AG
Whippany New
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. 


Director Early Pipeline 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Director Early Pipeline, are to: 


  • Serve as commercial lead in Global Product Team (GPT) for assigned oncology assets;
  • Develop commercialization strategies to maximize value of assigned assets;
  • Align commercial evaluations and business cases including option spaces, forecasting and commercial inputs for Decision Points with key markets;
  • Prepare the commercial recommendation for asset advancement decisions based on comprehensive evaluation of assigned assets against competitive landscape and future standard of care analyses;
  • Utilize competitive intelligence to inform potential adjustments to business cases and provide respective inputs to teams.
  • Represent the Early Pipeline function in licensing teams and lead the commercial aspects of external due diligence activities including working with Business Development & Licensing (BD&L) on commercial assumptions, forecasts and valuations.  Ensure accuracy and alignment with the regions;
  • Proactively engage in developing communication and publication strategies with Medical Affairs for early pipeline assets including positioning, differentiation and key messages, congress presence and Key Opinion Leader (KOL) engagement.




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:


  • B.S. or B.A. degree in Sciences (pharmaceutical, biology, chemistry, etc.) and at least 12 years’ marketing experience including established and new product responsibilities or business development in the Pharmaceutical Industry;
  • Must identify and accurately evaluate current and new competitive products development activities in the worldwide pharmaceutical marketplace applying this knowledge to maximize potential for assigned products;
  • Demonstrated leadership, negotiation, strategic insights as the incumbent will interact with all levels of global teams;
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills in order to develop complex proposals;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • M.B.A. and/or advanced degree (M.D./Ph.D.) and at least 8 years’ experience (M.D.) OR at least 10 years’ experience (M.B.A.) working in oncology development teams;
  • International and U.S. experience;
  • Recent Oncology Experience.

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. 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.   
Location:United States : New Jersey : Whippany    
Reference Code:30608   
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