Boehringer Ingelheim US Head of Procurement - Common Spend/Governance 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.


Implements the critical, long-term category strategies in the assigned area of responsibility in line with the overall BI Sourcing and business strategy to ensure continuity of supply, constantly increase productivity and optimize external spend. Owns and leads decentralized categories according to the centrally stipulated Target Operating Model (TOM). Coordinates and governs various interfaces and processes, performance management, personnel planning, training management. Serves as an interface to other GBS areas and supports HoP initiatives securing ONE Global Sourcing organization implementation locally.

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:

  • Supervise and drive the implementation of overall Category Strategies of assigned area of responsibility.

  • Maximize competitive advantages.

  • Analyze and leverage internal demand.

  • Bring market intelligence to BI.

  • Use resources wisely.

  • Implement standardized processes for Common Spend Area and optimize system usage and opportunity.

  • Implement innovative negotiation strategy and tools.

  • Potentially lead and drive complex Sourcing projects across sourcing areas.

  • Drive harmonization at the local level.

  • Ensure proper local KPI reporting on an ongoing basis.

  • Drive and manage HoP and Global Sourcing Governance initiatives.

  • Establish the compliance framework for the local Sourcing organisation including processes, procedures, policies and legal/GxP requirements.


  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration or Pharmaceutics; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution may also be considered with experience.

  • Four (4) years of leadership experience leading individual contributors.

  • Two to four (2-4) years of sourcing expertise with quality focus.

  • Demonstrated success with the following capabilities: Total cost of ownership, saving and NPV; Spend analysis and benchmarking; Process knowledge and understanding; Project management; Delivering against commitments; Results focused

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, 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: US Head of Procurement - Common Spend/Governance

Location: Americas-US-CT-Ridgefield

Requisition ID: 1814299