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US Innovation Manager Bayer Grants4Apps

.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, US Innovation Manager Bayer Grants4Apps, are to: 


  • Accelerator: Recruit, develop and match startups with Bayer stakeholders;
  • CoHorts/Co-working spaces: Interact and collaborate with new technologies and business models;
  • Meetups: Engage with local innovation, digital health and Biotech communities;
  • Grants: Acquire and provide financial funds for specific projects (adhoc);
  • PR: Promote initiatives through social media, startup communities and events;
  • Identify and engage Bayer community-members to establish strong ecosystem representation.


  • This position provides for Domestic and International Relocation Assistance.  Sponsorship is also available.


.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} 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:


  • Bachelor's degree in liberal arts, business or a technical field;
  • Strong integrated Consultancy skillset;
  • Ability to work in a global matrix organization model and interact effectively and develop consensus with varied levels of management within a multi-functional team environment;
  • Employ a broad spectrum of highly developed communication, organization, planning, motivational, influencing, leadership and negotiating skills that are effective in achieving successful business results;
  • Innovative, persistent and have a strong risk-taking orientation;
  • High-energy and creativity as well as exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and experience;
  • English language fluent in spoken and written;
  • 50% travel and off-hour event hosting, as well as focused attention on NYC, Philadelphia, Boston, Austin and DC.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Doctorate or Master’s Degree;
  • Three to five (3-5) years of project and program management experience in the digital arena, ideally with medical/health focus;
  • Innovation, Digital Health and/or digital domain experience covering broad range of digital technologies (ROI, business case, non-financial benefits);
  • Detailed knowledge and practical usage of innovation and digital methodologies and best-practice tools;
  • Good network in the digital market space and the startup community;
  • Experience working in a start-up or relevant innovation environment.
.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} 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.