Country Platform

Country Platform is a service organisation providing an integrated range of business and administrative services to Bayer organisations and people across the UK and Ireland.

A group of functions working together as one team to deliver the Bayer promise better. The Country Platform provides integrated consultancy, services and administration to Bayer’s businesses within the UK and Ireland region.

 

Country Platform comprises:

Commercial Operations Management
Our products and services make a difference to millions of lives in the UK and when it comes to getting our life-saving products to patients, a strong, fast and reliable product supply system is vital. Getting this right first time involves teams in Commercial Business Management, Quality, Product Supply and Customer Service

Communications
We make sure that 'One Bayer' speaks with 'One Voice'. Our objective is to get better connected internally to connect better externally with patients, customers, the media, new recruits and Government. We provide communication governance and guidance that focuses on: growing Bayer's image and reputation; getting our people actively engaged with delivering Bayer strategy; providing fast and easy access to the latest business news and information; and building confidence in Bayer
 
Finance, Accounting, Controlling and Tax
Through our business partners and teams of finance professionals we partner the business in the areas of Controlling and Management Accounting, Financial Accounting and Group Reporting, Tax and VAT, Corporate Finance, Credit Management, Treasury and Cash Management and Travel and Expense Management
 
Human Resources
At Bayer we have a Passion for People. As a research-based organisation dedicated to making life better, we depend on innovation in everything we do. That innovation comes from having the right people doing the right jobs, equipped with the training to continually develop themselves, their teams and their business. Human Resources helps make that happen  
 
Information Technology
We deliver Bayer’s central nervous system, the digital IT infrastructure, that connects and enables our business across both the UK and Ireland. We do this securely to support our people wherever they are - in the office, in their homes and on the move - to better connect and collaborate with colleagues and customers
 
Law Patents & Compliance
Integrity is vital – indeed it is one of Bayer’s core values. Our team offers advice and guidance on a wide-range of legal, company secretarial and compliance issues to all Bayer group companies in the UK and Ireland, enabling them to accomplish their objectives within all relevant legal, regulatory and ethical requirements
 
Procurement
To make sure that Bayer remains competitive, our Procurement function provides sourcing and purchasing know-how, solutions and processes that allow Bayer to procure quality goods & services in the most efficient manner at the best price
 
Project Management
We support Bayer’s change and transformation and ensure that major projects are resourced and managed to deliver the best benefit for our people, our company and the patients and customers we serve
 
Property & Site Services
Our key role is managing and maintaining Bayer’s headquarters, providing all the services that our people need in a safe and comfortable working environment, so that we continue to meet the needs of patients and customers.
 
Resilience & Security
We work to maintain a safe and secure working environment for our people and to minimise the risks to our business