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Boehringer Ingelheim Associate Director, Public Policy in RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut

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.


Formulate, communicate, and advocate BI's position on public policy issues affected by the various branches of the federal and state government. Create strategies with government stakeholders to advance proprietary BI business objectives related to our therapeutic areas. Provide corporate perspective on government policy developments, assess potential impact on BI businesses, identify opportunities and mitigate risks.

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:

  • Identify, build and execute a variety of strategies and tactics to drive strategies related to BI therapeutic area goals across federal and state governments as well as key Agencies (CMS, HHS, CMMI).

  • Represent GAPP on select therapeutic area extended brand teams and other cross-functional teams (payer, healthcare professional, patient) to align strategies with corporate objectives.

  • Work with federal and state teams to track and analyze effects of legislation and regulation on BI’s therapeutic areas.

  • Collaborate with internal brand teams and other business partners to develop key therapeutic area materials (e.g., toolkits, talking points, one-pagers) for state and federal colleague utilization; and coordinate and complete the internal approval processes.

  • Work with key internal business partners to prepare for pending legislative and regulatory proposals and evaluate the impact on our business. Highlight strategies to mitigate risks and seek potential opportunities created by enacted legislation.

  • Encourage adoption of BI policy positions by industry trade groups (e.g., PhRMA) and leverage their lobbying and influence to advance our priorities. Staff PhRMA and BIO work groups across federal policy topics.

  • Develop resources and materials to support analysis of proposals and arguments regarding BI policy positions.

  • Lead and execute additional projects for Government Affairs and Public Policy (e.g., highlight GAPP value, material for Corporate, communications plans)based on team needs.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required.

  • Graduate degree preferred.

  • A minimum of seven (7) years combined experience in government affairs in private industry, government, or a consultant firm required with experience in pharmaceuticals/health care preferred.

  • Experience working on cross-functional teams addressing public policy issues.

  • Experience with projects supporting business objectives.

  • Requires advanced knowledge of pharmaceutical industry, related state and federal government affairs and public policy, including policy analysis and government relations.

Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience analyzing health care proposals, identifying key provisions, and assessing impact on pharmaceutical industry is desired.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 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.

Who 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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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 a person’s actual or perceived race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.



Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA

Title: Associate Director, Public Policy

Location: Americas-US-CT-Ridgefield

Requisition ID: 2013743