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Bayer Director of Global Partnership - Environment & Landscapes in Washington, District Of Columbia

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.

Director of Global Partnership - Environment & Landscapes


The primary responsibilities of this role, Environment and Landscapes, are to:

  • Accountable to deepen Bayer’s work with major environment and nature -focused NGOs, business coalitions and thought leaders relevant to Crop Science business and identify transformational partnerships to advance global multi-stakeholder action on sustainable food systems as well as helping to advance UN Sustainable Development Goals as a company.

  • Leads, supervises and carries out the work program under his/her responsibility, including management of multi-stakeholder platforms and partnerships to support delivering Bayer Crop Science sustainability and transparency public commitments

  • Sets up the priorities and roadmap with Bayer Crop Science sustainability team to provide programmatic/substantive engagement with environmental organizations and NGO leadership.

  • Identifies critical global programs/initiatives and ensures organizational awareness, context and response.

  • Ensures engagement and dialogue in relevant fora on sustainable agriculture. Represents the company as an expert in sustainable agriculture topics such as climate smart practices, water quality, biodiversity and deforestation.

  • Accountable to develop the strategy and drive implementation of external partnerships and collaborations to deliver our public affairs & sustainability strategy.

  • Creates and ensures strong trusting relationships with environment stakeholders working with us in public-private partnership projects.

  • The preferred location for this role is either Creve Coeur, MO or Washington, DC. Residence-based candidates in the US may be considered based upon the location of the candidate and needs of the business. Relocation assistance may be offered for qualified candidates.

  • Visa sponsorship may be offered for this role.


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 following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree;

  • At least 12 years of experience with environmental sustainability, food systems sustainability, and/or agricultural sustainability matters. At least 3 years of that experience must involve direct engagement with external stakeholders and building partnerships in the area of sustainable development.

  • At least 3 years of experience engaging directly with external stakeholders in areas of sustainable development;

  • Knowledgeable in agriculture business/environment with expertise in sustainable development disciplines;

  • Strong strategic mindset and ability to manage ambiguity;

  • Proven track record leading significant projects/initiatives;

  • Strong leadership skills in project management, strong capacity in networking and communications, analytical skills, intercultural knowledge;

  • Entrepreneurial attitude and high self-motivation; good understanding of strategic marketing and customer insights, driving results, managing complexity, strategic mindset with practical execution capacity, and customer focus;

  • Ability to cooperate, interact, and network with internal and external stakeholders (specifically Environmental and Sustainability NGOs and similar) and strong ability to build trustful relationships.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or PhD in a relevant discipline.



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. 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.

Location: Creve Coeur || United States : District of Columbia : Washington || United States : Missouri : Creve Coeur

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 344523

Contact Us

Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com