Scientist as Head Alliance Management - Biologics (m/f/d)

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  • Ingelheim am Rhein, Mainz-Bingen (Kreis)
  • 07 Sep, 2020

Stellenbeschreibung / Anforderungen / Job Description

Head of 3rd Party Contracts & Alliance Management
Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Biberach
Germany (Rhineland-Palatinate) Ingelheim

JOB ID: 207460
JOB LEVEL: Experienced
FUNCTIONAL AREA: Research & Development


At Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company, we focus on long-term performance. We believe that, if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve; after all, we started with just 28 people. Now, we are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture.


A lot to do despite Corona! Boehringer Ingelheim is still looking for new colleagues!

Setting direction and exploring new opportunities is your preference? As Head of 3rd Party Contracts and Alliance Management you are developing and leading a team of experienced 3rd Party Alliance Managers. You are setting direction for the expansion and maintenance of a complex network of CROs/CDMOs for external development of BIs project portfolio of New Biological Entities and Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products.
In your new role, you ensure the success of Development Biologicals pipeline by providing external development and manufacturing options.
You are responsible for the definition and implementation of an overarching DEV Biologicals CMC outsourcing strategy.
To do so, you set the direction, drive, accelerate and streamline the outsourcing process.
You lead a team of highly skilled 3rd Party Alliance managers, which means that you drive the integration of the newly implemented team for our team members, but also within our department. Furthermore, you develop and maintain a collaborative team spirit with an open mindset and learning from failures attitude.
With your in-depth expertise, you run and support outsourcing of development and in-licensing projects.
You act as central point of contact for all outsourcing related decisions and general external partnership topics for Development Biologicals.

PhD in sciences or business with long-term relevant professional experience in biopharmaceutical industry
Several years of experience in 3rd Party Management, Project Management, Sourcing, and/or Business Development and Licensing in the biopharmaceutical industry with proven track-record in negotiating of business transactions
Leadership experience (line management and/or matrix, preferably both)
Strategic thinking and creation of long-term visions as well as short term solutions
Understanding of the whole Biologics value chain from DNA to device in all stages of Development
Requires ability to integrate science, financial, regulatory, legal, competitive and operational aspects to lead and enable interdisciplinary teams to make recommendations to Senior and Executive Management
Requires excellent communication skills (in German and English) and interfaces with worldwide CROs / CDMOs
Readiness for national and international business travels
We will continue to hire talented people and we look forward to receiving your applications. As a result of COVID-19, we have introduced alternative working arrangements to ensure that our employees can stay safe and healthy, because the health of our employees is among our top priorities. At all company locations, we work remotely whenever possible. Additionally, we are now hosting virtual video interviews for applicants. During the limited in-person interviews we still have during this time, we pay special attention to distance and the hygiene rules recommended by the Robert Koch Institute. New employees who do not start on site in production or the laboratories are sent the necessary IT equipment, our Welcome Days take place online, and we plan to conduct their onboarding training virtually whenever possible.
This is where you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives.

We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices. In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth. We also offer a competitive salary, generous amount of vacation time, and numerous benefits towards your wellness & financial health and work-life balance. Plus, an onsite gym (Ingelheim), in-house doctor and best-in-class cafeterias and coffee bars to keep you energized and healthy. To learn more about what benefits could be waiting for you, please visit our Career area.

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Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.