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Program Leader Crop Efficiency Traits | Fulltime Ghent Belgium,  

Posted on : 26 February 2017

Project Description

.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Your tasks and responsibilities Your challenge will be to " Lead a multi-dimensional Discovery program with multiple projects aiming to better understand the biology and underlying genetics of yield formation in wheat. " Generate new concepts for wheat improvement based on the generated understanding. " Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop the program tactics, coordinate program execution and communicate progress and results. Your main tasks and responsibilities " Drive and manage a Discovery research program and deliver timely and qualitatively on agreed program milestones within budget. " Proactively report, present and discuss content, status and progress of the research to relevant stakeholders within Bayer Research, as well as to external audiences. " Drive cooperation across different Research groups and collaborators such as Alliance Management, Stewardship and Intellectual Property. " Achieve an optimal balance between activities conducted in-house and with third parties, and develop and maintain excellent third party relationships. " Propose and manage project budgets, investments and resources. .pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Who you are " PhD or equivalent through experience, with a minimum of 6 years relevant experience in research, management of multidisciplinary research programs and/or international collaborations. " Profound scientific expertise and experience in genetics or agronomics. Hands-on expertise in wheat is highly desired. " Advanced project management skills and up-to-date knowledge on feasibility, timelines and costs of R&D processes. " Innovative, results-driven and open-minded towards newly emerging solutions. " Leadership capabilities to inspire and empower a project team as well as to challenge the team members to the best of their abilities; demands accountability. " Team player, ability to interact with any stakeholder to translate technology priorities into research projects, ability to cooperate with any other stakeholder function in R&D and beyond. " Good communication, presentation and networking skills. " Full professional proficiency in English. What Bayer offers you 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. Bayer employees benefit from good employment conditions, such as " Excellent salary including vacation allowance, company car, smartphone and expense allowances " Performance bonus and year end premium " 34 days off " Group insurance which contains a defined contribution pension plan, life insurance and disability plan and hospitalisation insurance " An inspiring working environment with professional and committed colleagues " A successful innovative organisation " International career possibilities " Challenges and possibilities to learn and to develop " Personal comfort services


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