R&D crop team leader - Nunhem

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Plaatsingsdatum 26-07-2018 Functiecategorie Wetenschap, Research & Developm...
Standplaats Nunhem Niveau Manager
Opleidingsniveau WO / PhD Dienstverband Vast contract - Bepaalde tijd m...
Uren 38 - 40 Salaris Competitive
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.

R&D Crop Team Leader |US/Netherlands/Spain|| Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

As a R&D Crop team leader (Biennials OR Leafy) you are
Responsible for the definition and, together with the R&D management, implementation of the global R&D crop strategy. Accountable for an effective and efficient development pipeline, with a balanced crop research portfolio and continuous flow of commercially successful varieties within the departmental budget and with a short time-to-market.

Your tasks & responsibilities:
  • Member of the Strategic Crop Team (SCT) and R&D representative in the crop VISTA process, contributes to the overall SCT community and development of processes.
  • Responsible to formulate (based on input from R&D stakeholders) the overall R&D crop strategy within the context of the SCT and ensures appropriate communication to all relevant R&D stakeholders, crop team members, divisional and regional leads and LT.
  • Together with GPDS establishes and maintains hybrid (product) profiles and ensures roll-out in R&D
  • Leads the R&D team for the crop group in order to communicate and discuss latest information and developments in technology and breeding as well as to enable connections and interactions of team members (to increase program efficiency and output).
  • Drive and Monitor implementation of the crop strategy within R&D; leads process of crop team reporting
  • In collaboration with the Global Head of Research creates a balanced research portfolio based on crop R&D strategy
  • Ensures the appropriate resource allocation for the various R&D departments within the crop group
  • Develops, implements and manages the IP strategy of the crop, and manages R&D Licensing (in and out) for the crop group
  • As a member of the R&D LT, carries responsibility for the overall long-term divisional strategy

Who you are
You are a professional with:
  • PhD or equivalent experience in relevant discipline(s) (commercial Breeding, Genetics…)
  • Knowledge of Breeding and the associated scientific disciplines
  • >5 years of working experience in a commercial R&D setting
  • Experience managing in an international and intercultural context
  • Understanding of product development
  • Ability to translate strategy into tactics (concepts and processes)
  • Fluent in English

Do you recognize yourself in the below competencies?
  • Business insight
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Builds successful teams
  • Plans and Aligns
  • Collaboration
  • Drives results

Interested to join us?
For more information please send an email to Andreas Sewing, Head of Research & Development Vegetables Seeds,, or Anke Van Droogenbroeck, HR Services Senior Recruiter, +31 (0)6 18 58 10 02. If you are interested and meet our profile, please upload your motivation letter and CV via the “Apply” button before 24th of august 2018
Meer informatie
Deze vacature betreft een fulltime functie.

Functiecategorie(ën) Wetenschap, Research & Development
Branch(es) Farmaceutisch
Provincie(s) Limburg
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Contactpersoon Anke Vandroogenbroeck
Telefoon 0031618581002