Boehringer Ingelheim Director, Digital Health Execution 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.


Digital Health is playing an ever increasing role in delivery of healthcare. Boehringer Ingelheim is focused on leveraging such technologies, and adjacent products/service offerings to support market-place differentiation and sustainability of BI portfolio. The Digital health execution role will primarily be focused on developing, initiating, managing and measuring customer focused roll-outs of various pilots and projects to support Digital Health Strategy across BI's therapeutic areas.

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

  • Support development of TA level Digital Health Strategy by:

  • Bringing customer voice into the development of strategy

  • Bringing field experience around Digital health to inform BI's strategy

  • Bring internal perspectives gathered through various DH and other projects to inform development of strategy

  • Develop execution strategy for various activities that need to be executed to support overall DH strategy. Align with plans internally through relevant groups, including brand teams, legal, compliance, medicine, HEOR, etc.

  • Develop Customer facing execution plans and metrics for piloting or rolling-out DH strategies with customers, in alignment with overall DH strategy. Develop and engage network of customers to achieve strategic objectives as outlined in plans. Execute and manage the roll-out; including development and approval of any contracts and materials, managing execution, reporting on status and driving issue resolution.

  • Work collaboratively with BI's field facing and internal departments in development, deployment and evolution of Digital Health initiatives. Trains as appropriate.

  • Establishes and maintains processes to share learnings from field on regular basis to inform continued evolution of DH strategy and activities. Becomes an ambassador of Digital Health both internally and externally.

  • As necessary, recruit, train, develop and motivate digital health staff. Collaborate with broader Business Innovation team on topics of talent development, training and coaching. Explore opportunities to expose broader BI organization with DH, and build alignment on projects.

  • Follow and comply with all compliance laws and regulations


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required; Master’s degree from an accredited institution is preferred

  • Minimum ten (10) years’ experience in the healthcare industry with pharmaceutical industry knowledge including understanding of product development and commercialization.

  • One (1) to three (3) years leadership and project management experience

  • Knowledge of US healthcare industry trends and in-depth knowledge of US payers and organized providers and their impact on the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Experience in a customer-facing (Account Management) role with payers and / or organized providers is highly desirable.

  • Proven experience and a strong understanding of what it takes to succeed in project management and ability to oversee multiple projects running simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated relationship building, people management and leadership skills in a matrix environment.

  • Excellent judgment – regarding the “how”, “what”, and “when” of addressing cross-functional partners and key stakeholders with sensitive issues

  • Demonstrated excellence in analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Proven highly developed communication (written and verbal) skills and interpersonal ability.

  • Negotiation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results in a highly matrixed organization.

  • History of successful performance.

  • Ability to travel domestically.

  • Participates in identification and development of new capabilities required to build a digital health competency within BIPI.

  • While primarily a field based role, expectation would be for the individual to spend three (3) to five (5) days per month in Ridgefield.

Desired Skills, Experience and Abilities:

  • Experience managing large-scale cross-functional projects.

  • The role will require interfacing with people at multiple levels of BI and major, national customer organizations and multiple functions across the organizations. Therefore, the role will require significant influencing skills.

  • Good understanding of Digital Health technologies, key players, and application within pharma.

  • Strong understanding of and network in US customer environment, to enable execution of Digital Health projects within those environments.

  • Good working knowledge of pharmaceutical industry regulations, processes and procedures - including regulatory, legal, compliance and sales and marketing.

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

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work. 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.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA

Title: Director, Digital Health Execution

Location: Americas-United States-CT-Ridgefield

Requisition ID: 177838