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(Archived) Sr. AD, State Government Affairs

Last Updated: 4/05/24

Job Description


Lobby and advocate BI´s positions on public policy issues at the state level with legislators, governors, government officials and other stakeholders. Represent Boehringer Ingelheim and our interests with elected officials, government stakeholders, trade associations, coalitions, and in legislative forums in state capitols. Provide insights regarding political dynamics, legislative and regulatory developments to internal customers. 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

  • Lobby state legislators, staff, committees, health departments, other government officials, and governors to advance BI´s legislative and regulatory positions. Mitigate and improve proposals targeting BI and the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Advance BI proprietary issues and proposals related to our therapeutic areas. Develop strategies for identifying audiences and coalitions to support these initiatives.
  • Encourage adoption of BI policy positions by industry trade groups (e.g., PhRMA, BIO), advocacy organizations and other third parties. Leverage their lobbying and influence to advance our priorities. Share insights on government programs and legislation with internal customers.
  • Identify legislative and regulatory issues that will impact BI and our businesses. Provide insights to internal customers and departments regarding emerging proposals to enhance strategic planning and prepare for changes stemming from the government.
  • Performs company business in such a manner as to comply with those laws and company policies which prohibit discrimination and adhere to any federal, state and local rules as applicable.


  • Bachelors degree from an accredited institution required.
  • A minimum of seven-plus (7+) years of experience in government relations.
  • Experience lobbying elected officials and staff in state government.
  • Experience identifying legislative issues and assessing impact on pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience with projects supporting business objectives.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry and related public policy issues is required.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of state government affairs and public policy, including government relations.
  • Requires advanced communication skills, influencing skills, business acumen, and ability to provide strategic advice to colleagues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and changing legislation, regulations, and the impact to BI.
  • Influencing and persuasion skills to successfully advocate our positions externally.
  • Analytical skills to understand key components of legislation and the potential effect on BI and the industry.

Desired Skills, Experience and Abilities

Company Details

Binger Strasse, Germany