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
Product Manager Distribution
This position reposts to Group Product Manager and is responsible for a specific product in that group, aligned with the functional Product Supply area.
Work with Digital Lead for the functional area and Group Product Manager to convert aligned and agreed IT and Digital strategy into product specific vision and strategy and create executable roadmap.
Ensure the digital product is delivering the desired business outcomes.
Ensure digital product is documented, GxP validated where required, support model is in place. Responsible for full product lifecycle.
Ensure that the product fits in technically with overall Supply Platform landscape and architecture, through close collaboration with Architecture and Integration Lead.
Understand the business goals and functional needs, market and competitive conditions and distill this into a digital product design and deliver a differentiated offering.
Engage in continuous discovery activities to evolve the digital product vision to meet changing business needs, to leverage new technologies that will enhance the digital product and deliver better business outcomes.
Coordinate work of software engineers, data engineers, designers and other members of the digital product team to direct the development of the digital product.
Owns all digital product roadmap decisions and priority of items on the digital product backlog leveraging a deep understanding of the business and IT dependencies.
Responsible for the content and quality of the digital product releases, collaborating with Product Engineers and Business Analysts, to establish a launch plan of the products.
Work with respective function to ensure usage and adoption. Monitor the adoption and adherence by means of electronic / digital tools.
Manage stakeholder expectations by effectively communicating the digital product vision and roadmap and though transparent delivery milestones.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, engineering, mathematics, or equivalent experience.
2+ years of experience as a product manager, business analyst or similar role
Experience of working in complex global teams.
Experience in the business domain relevant to the digital product
Good problem solving and decision-making skills
Strong communication, influence and negotiation skills.
Demonstrated ability to lead through influence working in a cross functional team, building relationships with engineering teams and business stakeholders
Ability to define, effectively communicate and measure the business value of proposals and deliverables.
The location of this position can be either in Basel (Switzerland) or Leverkusen (Germany).