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Deputy Director Advocacy, Oncology

  • Bayer
  • $162,540.00 - 162,540.00 / Year *
  • Whippany, NJ 07981
  • Full-Time

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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.

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Deputy Director Advocacy, Oncology

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Deputy
Director Advocacy, Oncology, are to:

+ Build strong, collaborative
relationships with external patient advocates, professional
organizations and other stakeholders to support Bayer's
therapeutic area

+ Convey a clear understanding of
trends in the oncology environment amongst key patient and
professional organizations; identify and create opportunities for
Bayer to align, including increasing disease awareness and
education, enabling earlier diagnosis, and supporting access to

+ Build cross-functional
collaborations with internal partners to develop and execute
stakeholder engagement plans to ensure alignment and effective
execution of a patient advocacy

+ Assess landscape and competencies
of patient advocates and professional societies, and adjust
activities accordingly based upon capabilities and

+ Communicate insights learned from
the patient community and serve as internal consultant to champion
and incorporate patient perspectives into all appropriate
initiatives, including disease education programs, clinical trial
design, research collaborations, ongoing programming,

+ Actively participate in
cross-functional business meetings, effectively representing
Advocacy Relations and Corporate Affairs as a value-add service to

+ Monitor and evaluate the
effectiveness of programs and resource allocations, and
develop/share recommendations with business and Corporate Affairs

+ Ensure all activities are
compliant and in accord with Bayer's

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

Required Qualifications:

+ BA, BS or equivalent four-year

+ 12 years of experience in the
pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry, with at least 7 years in
oncology (equivalent combination of professional education and
years of experience can supersede this

+ Ability to lead and accomplish
business objectives in a matrixed

+ Significant experience in
outreach and patient advocacy, and knowledge of public policy,
government affairs, and local regulations affecting Bayer's

+ Understanding of key trends
affecting patient engagement and current forms of patient
interactions (e.g. social media and online

+ High degree of professionalism,
maturity, and

+ Ability to productively interact
with senior executives and serve as a company ambassador with
external stakeholders;

+ Cultural sensitivity and maturity
to interact with people of diverse

+ Strong communication and
interpersonal skills;

+ Ability to execute and deliver
quality programs within

+ Demonstrated reputation as a
well-respected, dynamic team

+ Proven planning and
organizational skills with experience managing multiple priorities;
ability to prioritize in a shifting environment with a sense of

+ Demonstrated knowledge of and
experience with commercial operations functions and processes in
the pharmaceutical

+ Must possess existing
relationships and experience with advocacy and professional
organizations focused in


+ Master degree in Public Health, Public
Policy, other health-related field or equivalent graduate degree

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.

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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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.