Executive Director, Clinical Development %26 Medical Affairs – Respiratory
 Ridgefield, CT


Relying on deep therapeutic area expertise,

scientific knowledge and an understanding of Clinical Development and Medical Affairs,

this role is responsible for the US medical/scientific TA strategy, product

portfolio and contributing to pipeline clinical development programs. This

position serves on the cross-functional US leadership team for the Therapy Area

(TA) and is highly visible, collaborative and influential in ensuring US

patient needs and market dynamics are proactively addressed.

Leads the US TA Medical strategy,

co-creates the US TA business strategy and influences the global TA strategy to

ensure alignment with US competitive landscape, Regulatory framework and

strategic aspirations. Actively participates and informs global development

programs from a conceptual/strategic level based on US market trends and

demands and translates to the practical execution level.

Develops and maintains relationships

with external organizations/experts to ensure BI’s products meet market needs

and offer patient-centric therapeutics options to enhance BI’s

reputation. External relationships drive the support of BI research

programs, clinical development programs and licensed product maintenance and

optimization, including real world evidence planning. This includes

developing the strategy for US Medical Advisory Board and Expert Panel

meetings, Medical Grants, External Collaborative Research, strategic evidence

generation activities and Medical Publications.

Manages TA Medical budget and

resources. ED actively manages and develops TA Medical staff.

Indirectly engages with across functional groups to ensure alignment and

clarity of TA strategy. Ensures implementation and prioritization of TA agenda

within the US business and creates visible collaboration between in-house and

field Medical planning and execution.

As an employee of Boehringer

Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and

delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence

provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering

visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We

realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We

support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working

environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and

work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect

Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Business-minded medical executive is responsible for
    the long-term development, coordination, prioritization and execution of
    the US medical TA, product development and evidence generation strategies.
    Actively engage with corporate Medicine to shape Global TA strategy
    through interpretation and understanding of long-term US market needs and
    collaborates with Corporate TA to ensure US position and resource
    requirements within global TA strategy are appropriate. Gathers
    insights, maintains a high degree of awareness of clinical landscape,
    guidelines, scientific literature and builds external relationships to
    form a relevant and sustainable strategy reflective of patient, payor and
    other US customer needs. Uses customer-centric mentality to communicate
    and influence the implementation of US TA strategy within BI.
    Collaborates with Scientific Communications, Field-Based Medicine (FBM),
    Clinical Operations, and Regulatory Leaders to ensure BI captures, interprets
    and reports meaningful data, trends and insights to inform medical plan
    objectives within TA.
  • Possesses deep therapeutic area/scientific knowledge
    and in-depth understanding of US medical affairs, clinical development and
    US healthcare delivery system. Keeps abreast of current
    medical/scientific progress and actively develops and maintains
    relationships with outside experts aligned with the scientific objectives
    and business objectives of the Therapeutic Area Section. Serves as a
    liaison by representing the company with external professional societies,
    patient groups and other relevant entities. Continuous awareness of the
    changing healthcare environment and provider/expert and payer landscapes.
  • As the top US TA authority, oversees the development
    medical/scientific content, owns TA grant strategy and participates in
    internal and external events/forums to advance BI's business.
  • Leads and develops a Therapeutic Area Medical team to
    enable effective design and implementation of medical and research
    objectives for US TA and BI. Responsible for ensuring TA staff meets
    department goals, successfully execute tactics and collaborate with key
    stakeholders/BI functions, in accordance with compliance and regulatory
  • Performs HR activities related to hiring, talent
    management, succession planning, and performance management.
  • Establishes an environment of engagement, collaboration,
    positive culture and mutual respect internally and with key external
    customers for the therapeutic area.
  • Dedicated to a successful and relevant global clinical development
    program to the US therapeutics strategies throughout the full life cycle
    of drug development. Evaluates and provides medical/scientific,
    technical and managerial input into global and US drug development and
    discovery programs through TA team and participation in local and
    international committees. Directs the local implementation of such
    programs in alignment with global TA agenda while balancing against
    budgets and financial planning expectations.
  • Focus on outcomes and accountability of TA team.
    Highly collaborative with other business critical functions (e.g.
    Marketing, HEOR, Compliance, Legal, HR, Finance, etc).
  • Understanding of business objectives for the
  • Influences internal peers and functional leaders to
    develop compliant and relevant process and policies across TA. May
    proactively identify gaps in how BI collects, reports and uses market
    intelligence. Works with functional leadership to close these gaps.
  • Provides input to maintain US BI standards, work
    ethics, processes and procedures necessary to run a cost efficient


  • MD, DO or PhD from an accredited institution in a
    medical/scientific discipline or Doctoral degree in Pharmacy.
  • MD or DO with eight plus (8 ) years OR PhD with ten
    plus (10 ) years OR PharmD with twelve plus (12 ) years industry
    experience in clinical Drug Development and US Medical Affairs and
    understanding of the US clinical practice environment.
  • Extensive industry experience in clinical Drug
    Development and US Medical Affairs required.
  • Clear record of successfully planning and executing
    Medical Affairs and/or Clinical Development strategy, clinical trials,
    regulatory submissions and a demonstrated ability to function at a program
  • Experience in an Academic Medical environment with an
    established record of clinical investigation.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, coach and develop
  • Ability to effectively work in a multidisciplinary
  • Exhibits flexibility in working collaboratively across
    internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated business acumen with ability to balance
    need for maintaining high scientific standards with business relevance and
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish strong customer
  • Focus on external customers.
  • Requires pharmaceutical industry experience in clinical
    drug development and/or Medical Affairs in the specific therapeutic area
    or closely related field.



Must be

legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

Must be

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

Must be 18

years of age or older


We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create

value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients.

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 are powered by 50.000 employees

globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive

culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your

growth is our growth.

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and join us in our effort to make more health.

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Puerto Rico 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;

citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status;

gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation;

pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric

disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status;

genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any

other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.