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At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.


R&D Data Strategist 




  • Lead development and implementation of R&D wide data strategy in close collaboration with R&D functions and IT
  • Identify and implement core elements of data asset life cycle management (e.g. ethical data usage, data investments, data cataloguing)
  • Alignment and communication of on-going activities in the field of data integration across PH R&D functions to leverage synergies
  • Enable and steer acquisition and value generation of external data assets
  • Overview and planning of data governance processes
  • Foster collaboration around all aspects of data assets within R&D, ensuring clear focus on value generation
  • Drive and support governance bodies to ensure PH wide alignment and value generation on data initiatives




  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Informatics, Physics, Chemistry or Biology
  • 5+ years experience in R&D or information technology; deep knowledge in one or more R&D fields (e.g. drug discovery, clinical development, regulatory affairs), preferably end-to-end overview of the R&D value chain and corresponding key data assets
  • Strong hands-on experience and deep knowledge in sustainable data management
  • Strong strategic mindset
  • Collaborative spirit and behavior
  • Jointly work with diverse stakeholders on all managerial levels
  • Fluent in spoken and written English




Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
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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. 

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Location: United States : Massachusetts : Cambridge     
Division: Pharmaceuticals    
Reference Code: 644401     
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