Boehringer Ingelheim Security, Risk & Crisis Management Manager in FREMONT, California

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.


With minimal to no oversight, this position develops, implements and maintains comprehensive strategies and corresponding programs for security, crisis and incident management, and risk management for BIFI. In addition, this position participates on a regional team to exchange learnings and best practices with the US region.

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:

  • In alignment with corporate requirements, incumbent will independently develop, lead implementation, and be responsible for ongoing management of comprehensive programs, systems and plans for crisis and significant incident management for BIFI. Coordinate all activities for multiple departments including plan development, training and exercising, and continuous improvement to ensure the company's ability to respond and recover from crises and significant incidents. This position leads the BIFI Incident Management Team.

  • Development, lead implementation, and ongoing management of risk and threat assessments, impact analyses, and identify and implement preventative measures where necessary to avoid situations with business-critical impacts including close collaboration with appropriate IT risk management personnel. Support other business areas and operating units to develop and implement similar processes.

  • Develop short and long term security strategies, and build systems and processes to realize the strategies. This includes managing the external security account contract and driving operations to meet all BIFI security needs. If necessary, incumbent will escalate security risks, concerns, and/or gaps to direct line management.

  • Auditing security and risk programs to ensure continuity and security of BIFI

  • Collaborate with the Security function at other Operating Units to exchange security learnings and best practices. Network with US Region and Corporate Security to ensure initiatives are appropriate and applicable for BIFI.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Security Management, or other related degree from an accredited institution required

  • Required to be SME for all security systems and infrastructure.

  • Ten plus (10+) years’ experience in security management including direct management of security programs and guard forces.

  • Knowledge in emergency/crisis management, risk management and corporate security is required. Certifications in these areas are preferred.

  • Strong project management skills, the ability to collaborate cross-functionally, and sound decision making skills are required.

  • Ability to communicate and influence throughout all levels of an organization is required.

  • Experience managing a budget and making recommendations for capital improvement projects is required.

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams is required.

  • Ability to collaborate regionally and network globally on agreed upon topics is required.

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 neighbourhoods 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 Fremont

Title: Security, Risk & Crisis Management Manager

Location: Americas-United States-CA-Fremont

Requisition ID: 188669