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Boehringer Ingelheim Senior Project Manager, 3rd Party Mgmt 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.

Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont is the rapidly growing US arm of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Biologics Business Unit. We are a fully integrated biologics operation with over 500 scientist and specialists, covering cutting edge early- to late stage CMC development, clinical and commercial drug substance and drug product manufacturing, medical device assembly for combination products and packaging operations.

We are continuing our rapid growth, investing over $200m into the expansion of our capacity and capabilities, and creating approximately 200 new jobs.

Driving this growth is an exciting pipeline of multiple Boehringer Ingelheim novel biologic entities (NBEs) and biosimilars, as well as, a growing diverse portfolio of therapeutics we develop and manufacture for other leading pharma and biotech companies. This includes multiple commercial product launches planned over the next couple of years, for which we can tap into Boehringer Ingelheim’s unique experience of having brought 30+ biologics to market globally.

Leveraging our diverse talent pool, we are also driving technology and innovation globally, through major investment and collaborations into next generation manufacturing platforms and technologies, which may change how biologics will be made in the future.

Whether we work on our own products, help partners to bring their products to market or innovate new technologies and approaches - Everything we do, we do to help patients! #LI-MS1 *I-SF1


Manage the outsourcing processes at Fremont site including global Bio development, analytical services to strategic partners, by leading identification, market screening, contracting, qualification and set up, monitoring compliant delivery and discontinuation.

Ensure compliant, reliable and cost competitive external supply by monitoring KPIs for key external partners and communicating to senior management.

Manage business processes and relationship with external partners/vendors by being the voice of the organization.

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:

  • Manage therespective external partners/vendors throughout the entire contract life-cycle.

  • Conduct theselection and qualification process from the identification of outsourcingdemand through to the supply agreement, in close collaboration with outsourcingfunctions.

  • Lead the Fremontsite cross functional 3rd Party Management team meetings:

  • Prepare andconduct meetings including issuing of agenda, action items, and meetingminutes.

  • Prepare managementdecisions together with the team and present for endorsement to internalcommittees.

  • Communicate 3PMportfolio updates to the relevant steering committee at defined intervals.

  • Lead and manage themake-or-buy analysis with the appropriate functions and committees.

  • Design, implementand continuously improve the processes, systems and roles and responsibilitiesrelated to 3PM, within organizational definitions and guidelines

  • Actively enable thecontinuous improvement of 3PM processes by leveraging the global 3PM network

  • Lead a team(relevant BI functions) in issue resolution and negotiation as a first point ofescalation.

  • Support outsourcingunit with verification of final proposal and contract.

  • Represent theproject team by communicating the team’s opinion and proposals to BI committeesand external vendors.

  • Understand andinfluence external vendor expectations.


  • Bachelor’s degreefrom an accredited institution in Biopharmaceuticals, Biochemistry, or relatedfield is required

  • Masters or MBAdegree preferred

  • Eight to ten (8-10)years of industry experience or equivalent experience in related industryrequired

  • Two-three (2-3)years of project management experience

  • Excellent leadershipand communications skills

  • Project managementskills are a must

  • Knowledgeable aboutinterdisciplinary processes and systems

  • Ability to negotiate

  • Experience with CLO,CRO and CMO management is preferred

  • Must be manager witha strong analytical thinking, technical and business knowledge.

  • Must be a successfulnegotiator and have ability to build strong trusting relationships.

  • Must be able toinfluence, motivate and engage a cross-functional matrix team.

  • Assertive andpersistent

  • Critical thinkingand strong business judgment

  • Influencing,relationship building, and effective facilitation

  • Willing to travel


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

  • Must be willing totake a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years ofage 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.

Want to learn more? Visit at and join us in our effort to make more health.

Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Puerto Rico 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; citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Organization: US-BI Fremont

Title: Senior Project Manager, 3rd Party Mgmt

Location: Americas-US-CA-Fremont

Requisition ID: 206248