Management Rotation Program – Business Development & Licensing

Company: Boehringer Ingelheim ( Learn More )

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Graduate Degree
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Job Description



This program is designed to help accelerate the early development of individuals by offering the opportunity to experience several rotational assignments within a business function. The program will give candidates\:  the ability to “learn by doing”; Greater exposure to various departments within the business; and a better understanding of BIPI.  Initially, we will sponsor positions in the following business functions\: Finance, Information Technology and Prescription Medicines. A Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) executive will sponsor the program, which will consist of several rotations within the specific business function over a period of two to three years, including an international rotation.

The program offers the ability to learn by doing, have exposure to various departments and gain a better understanding the pharmaceutical industry and BI. MRPs complete a minimum of three rotational experiences acting as an internal consultant and project lead. While on program, each MRP is assigned an Executive Sponsor at the leadership level who fosters the development of the Program participants as they rotate among their assignments.

Sample 6 – 8 month rotations for BD&L MRPs could be focused on but are not limited to\: BD & Licensing Outreach (industry, academia, financial and pharma networks) Licensing and Partnering Strategy for Therapeutic Areas (Immunology, Immuno-Oncology, Oncology) Contracting and Alliance Management Global Project Manager (Germany)  Cross Business Rotation (Marketing, Innovation, Sales)

Desired Experience, Skills & Abilities\:

  • MBA or Master degree required, Ph.D. or advance Science degree preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years business experience (related industry experience preferred)

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and coordinate efforts with colleagues from multiple functional areas 

  • Strong understanding of effective project management and tools to leverage   

  • Demonstrate a strong interest and ability to act as an internal consultant

  • Capability to work effectively within a team based and highly matrixed environment

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including excellent presentation skills

  • Possess strong quantitative/qualitative analytical and problem solving skills

  • Self-starter with a proven track record of delivering results 

  • Willingness to be flexible and take on ad-hoc projects as needed

  • Geographic mobility (Local & Global), potential for work in Cambridge, MA  

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Responsibilities\:

  • Work together with the Global Head BD&L on global licensing activities, ranging from search and evaluation of opportunities, internal approval to enabling business negotiations and deal execution

  • Preparations of project review presentations and documentation for management approval of licensing investments

  • Working with BD&L team members on leading due diligence of pre-clinical projects

  • Working on increasing BI’s visibility through global conference/meeting coverage, networking with biotech, academic institutions, venture capital firms and other pharma companies

  • Working on BI’s “grass-route innovation activities” including BI Office Hours, BI Academy and BI Innovation Price in a specific region (NYC or Boston)

  • Work together with contracting team in US on contract negotiations for various types of partnerships including academic and technology partnerships

  • Working alongside experienced colleagues on active alliance management and addressing issues arising from existing collaborations

  • International project management - oversees all R&D efforts within BI from candidate nomination stage to submission with possibility to work on due diligence of late-stage projects

  • Eligibility Requirements\:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Our Culture\:

    Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees.  Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing.  Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view.   Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families.  Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work.  Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings. 

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