Bayer Senior Project Manager - Technical Operations/Supply Chain Management in Whippany, NJ, New Jersey
Your tasks and responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this role, as a Senior Project Manager – Technical Operations/Supply Chain Management, are to:
• Provide a high level of ownership and responsibility in leading larger or multiple projects and sole responsibility for finalizing all complex work streams of such projects on a global scale for all Bayer BUs and Service Groups with high strategic relevance; • Lead large project teams with sub-teams from client and/or other Bayer departments and/or external consultancies; • Manage a high level of complexity: Affecting more than one region, international and cross-functional; • Own responsibility for project: Concept, procedure, recommendations to client; • Focus of typical projects: management consulting, strategy consulting and implementation, organizational consulting and process optimization; professional project management; • Market the BC service spectrum / project acquisition; • Substitute for AP or Principal in overall project topics, content-wise and administrative; • Manage a portfolio of client relationships; • Engage in pro-active dialogue with clients about how to improve their businesses’ competitive performance; • Facilitate key workshops and other critical management meetings; • Act in close collaboration with the head of Business Consulting in North America and BC’s extended Leadership Team; • Provide pro-active people leadership through team member development and professional growth (counselor-counselee responsibilities, coaching, guidance, etc.).
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:
• Doctorate with 6 or more years’, or University degree (Masters) with 10 or more years’, or MBA with 6 or more years’ of experience; with multiple years in a leading management consulting practice; • Strong knowledge of the department‘s expertise in the area of Technical Operations/Supply Chain Management (operational excellence, manufacturing strategy, supply chain management, procurement); • Expert market and industry knowledge or understanding relevant to Bayer industries: Pharma, Consumer Health, Crop Science; • Demonstrated record of team leadership and industry thought leadership; • 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 and communication (oral and written) skills; • Proven project management 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; • Driver’s license valid for travel in the U.S.
• Promotion to Senior Project Manager (or equivalent) at a leading management consulting practice.
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
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