Project Leader Nonclinical Drug Development (NCE)

Boehringer Ingelheim

Project Leader Nonclinical Drug Development (NCE)

Boehringer Ingelheim

Biberach, Germany

Our Company

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.

The Position

Apply your passion. Lead significant projects. Be visible.

Be responsible for a portfolio of small molecules projects, lead global, cross-functional teams, and provide a key contribution in advancing our development portfolio to assure long-term profitability of a globally leading and family-owned pharmaceutical company.

As a Project Leader, you combine a sound experience in pharma industry with expertise in a key area of nonclinical NCE drug development. Additionally, you have proven leadership skills, willing to represent your projects in an international project strategy team.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • You steer all nonclinical development activities with a team of up to 20 experts from Nonclinical Development, Research, Translational Medicine, Pharmaceutical Drug Product and Drug Substance Production, CMC Regulatory and Patents;
  • As team member in international Core Teams you present all nonclinical aspects of drug development, shape indications and development strategy of your projects and interact with regulatory authorities and external partners;
  • As Project Leader you are responsible for all nonclinical aspects of in-depth evaluations of licensing portunities and of BI-internal proposals for new indications, formulations and combinations;
  • You frequently present the status, progress and critical issues of your projects at steering committees and request project decisions;
  • Your project plans comprise all relevant clinical, nonclinical and regulatory work packages for the success of your drug development projects;
  • The accountability for the timely provision of nonclinical contributions for an MAA/NDA submission dossier and other regulatory documents, is part of your responsibilities;
  • You lead or participate in strategic initiatives to improve the drug development process at Boehringer Ingelheim.


  • Doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, MD) in Natural or Life Sciences desirable;
  • Several years of sound experience in the pharmaceutical industry and in one of the key areas of nonclinical drug development;
  • Proven leadership skills either as project leader or as disciplinary lead in line functions;
  • Agile and entrepreneurial thinking, ability to focus on key aspects;
  • Problem solver in a global environment;
  • Pronounced sense of urgency and accountability;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, optional also in German.

Why Boehringer Ingelheim?

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.

Ready to contact us?

Please contact our Recruiting EMEA Team:

Artur Reich, Tel: +49 (7351) 54-175904.

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Job: Research & Development
Primary Location: Biberach an der Riss
Organization: DE-Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH&Co.KG (Germany)
Schedule: Full-time

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