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Sr Procurement Manager - Market Access

Boehringer Ingelheim

Last Updated: 7/23/24

Job Description


The basic purpose of this role is to implement the sourcing strategy for Sales Services & Customer Value to unlock the power of data to transform innovations to life-changing medicines for patients. It includes Market Access, Marketing Data, Secondary Data Analysis, and Real World Data. The role will be responsible for US outsourcing services across Boehringer Therapeutic areas for Human Pharma and Animal health ensuring that the company remains at the forefront of Data driven drug development and market access. We are looking for an innovative, dynamic individual with knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, evidence generation, AI and machine learning.

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 several 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

  • Implements Category Strategy following global Target Operating Model(TOM)
  • Optimizes buying channels and leverages market opportunities.
  • Brings potential innovation to BI and local market intelligence.
  • Leverages sourcing tools (including RFX, parallel negotiation etc. ...).
  • Identifies, evaluates and classifies sourcing risks and devises risk mitigation measures.
  • Maximizes usage of Master Services Agreements (MSAs) or Frame Services Agreements (FSAs) as possible.
  • Identifies and evaluates existing and potential local suppliers as well as the establishment and maintenance of supplier relations.
  • Provide feedback to Corporate Category Manager as needed.
  • Manages local Business Partners actively and collaborates to align common goals.
  • Coordinates Business Partner Demands within procurement and ensures that relevant information is shared, and Business Partner is supported adequately.
  • Potentially leads and drives regional procurement initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required in Business Administration, Pharmaceutics or related. Master's degree from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Major focus: Business Administration or Pharmaceutic.
  • Four to seven (4-7) years of sourcing experience in category(ies) management.
  • The 6 core capabilities are the following:
    • Demand Management
    • Market and supplier analysis
    • Negotiation
    • Total cost of ownership, saving and NPV
    • Project management
    • Delivering against commitments

Compensation: This position, Systems Engineer, offers a base salary typically between $105,000.00 and $160,000.00 USD. There is opportunity to consider higher compensation above this range based on business need, candidate experience and or skills. The position may be eligible for a role specific variable or performance based bonus and or other compensation elements. For an overview of our benefits please click here.

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.

Company Details

Binger Strasse, Germany