Boehringer Ingelheim Executive Director, Epidemiology 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.


Ensuring strategic epidemiological management within two or more therapeutic areas, including innovative methods and pathways.

Proactive Real World Data generation for comparative effectiveness research, safety profiling, benefit assessment, and defense strategy, including subgroup profiling.

Provides epidemiological advice properly to various in- and external stakeholders, lead and further develop TMEpis, set directions.

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:

  • Ensure development of strategies for planning, initiating, and supervising of epidemiological studies.

  • Communicate and monitor globally the RWD strategy throughout the company, contribution and oversight to/of the Real World Data Expert Group.

  • Ensure high quality of critical review assessments, expert statements, publications.

  • Oversees high quality and efficient development and reviews of Epidemiological Product Management Plan (EPMaP).

  • Ensures timely and appropriate development of epidemiological sections of Risk Management Plan (RMP).

  • Initiates and supervises development of new processes and SOPs relevant for the implementation of Epidemiology at BI.


  • Doctoral degree and/or Masters’ degree with five (5) years of pharmacoepidemiological experience.

  • One (1) to three (3) years’ experience leading employees and projects is required.

  • International exposure in daily business is required.

  • Trained epidemiologist, profound mathematical/statistical skills, strong analytical skills and medical/pharmacological knowledge,

  • Experience with claims/Electronical Medical Record databases

  • SAS skills

  • Strong communication skills, creativity, flexibility and proven leadership capabilities.

  • Aptitude to work under pressure, strong performance orientation, international mobility, ability to work in matrix structures

  • Highly proactive to address real world data needs and defining processes.

  • Ensure fulfillment of regulatory requirements for GEpi-studies, e.g. registration, ethical board approval.

  • Proactive leadership role, high responsibility and accountability.

  • Experience working with/interfacing with Regulatory Agencies

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Industry experience, pharmacoepidemiological experience, pharmacovigilance knowledge, biostatistics,

  • Knowledge on various healthcare systems.

  • Experience in Oncology and or Immunology

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • 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

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, 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.

Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA

Title: Executive Director, Epidemiology

Location: Americas-US-CT-Ridgefield

Requisition ID: 1810443