Digital Expert

By concentrating on first-in-class innovations, we aim to set new standards for patient care now and for years to come....

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At Boehringer Ingelheim 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 believe that, if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve; after all, we started with just 28 people. Now, we are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture.


We at Boehringer Ingelheim Medicine share one vision: to turn patient-focused innovations into life-changing treatments. We focus on driving medical innovation, combining scientific and patient insights to develop and deliver safe and effective solutions. By concentrating on first-in-class innovations, we aim to set new standards for patient care now and for years to come.
We build on the strongest of all our assets: Our people. We are an agile team with diverse skills, always striving for excellence. We embrace new technologies and trends, make use of broad data and leading analytics. Our professional ethos reflects our personal values. Above all, we are united by our passion for improving healthcare and the enduring commitment to delivering valuable solutions that transform lives today, tomorrow and beyond.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • In Clinical Development & Operations, we strive to bring innovation to patients as quickly as possible to improve patient outcomes and quality of life. We focus on delivering treatments to patients faster by accelerating our clinical development whilst striving for constant optimization and refinement. We drive executional excellence and ensure it is at the heart of our strategy, plans and actions. We see the positives in failure and grasp the opportunity to learn, improve and accelerate. We champion agility, encourage the empowerment of our people and endeavor to work more closely with colleagues wherever they are in the organization to enable us to increase the speed of our decision making. We commit to clinical trial site and patient engagement and to generate evidence that will make a difference to patients’ lives.
  • As a Digital Expert you will drive and shape digital transformation by identifying, testing and supporting the implementation of state-of-the-art digital solutions (e.g. AI or Blockchain solutions) to ensure operational excellence of clinical development capabilities in close collaboration with cross-functional and cross-regional business teams.
  • In addition, you form and lead cross-functional business teams through their digital transformation journey by challenging existing capabilities and providing and collaborating on new technical solutions and supporting the teams in developing a digital mindset.
  • You lead a cross-functional team through the use case/pilot trial-and-error phase to ensure agile testing and regulatory compliance using the agile methodology.
  • In this role you partner with external vendors and technology networks and screen for major digital trends and their relevance for BI. You identify promising candidates, initiate and drive tests in close collaboration with functions in- and outside CD&O, BDS & IT addressing their needs.
  • Furthermore you actively represent BI at key global external digital forums


  • Typically a degree in life sciences / data science, or similar qualification, preferably Masters degree (e.g. MSc); focus on life sciences/data science, clinical development, and/or digital solutions or several years of experience in a digital solution oriented role
  • Strong clinical development expertise combined with strong technical knowledge
  • Strong understanding of market trends in digital transformation in life sciences
  • Proven success in projects and initiatives to implement customer-focused process improvements
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with external businesses and partners
  • Solid knowledge and keen understanding on how to develop lean processes and to implement solutions with exceptional analytical skills
  • Demonstrated competencies in Agility, Accountability and Intrapreneurship including fast decision-making, flexibility, ownership, outcome-based thinking, purpose orientation as well as smart risk-taking
  • Open-minded integrator with the ability to think outside the box and a strong curiosity to understand and learn new things
  • Ability to simplify complex content to adapt to audience needs and understanding


We will continue to hire talented people and we look forward to receiving your applications. As a result of COVID-19, we have introduced alternative working arrangements to ensure that our employees can stay safe and healthy, because the health of our employees is among our top priorities. At all company locations, we work remotely whenever possible. Additionally, we are now hosting virtual video interviews for applicants. During the limited in-person interviews we still have during this time, we pay special attention to distance and the hygiene rules recommended by the Robert Koch Institute. New employees who do not start on site in production or the laboratories are sent the necessary IT equipment, our Welcome Days take place online, and we plan to conduct their onboarding training virtually whenever possible.


This is where you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives.
We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices. In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth. We also offer a competitive salary, generous amount of vacation time, and numerous benefits towards your wellness & financial health and work-life balance. Plus, an onsite gym (Ingelheim), in-house doctor and best-in-class cafeterias and coffee bars to keep you energized and healthy. To learn more about what benefits could be waiting for you, please visit our Career area.
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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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


Please contact our Recruiting EMEA Team: Name, Tel: +49 (6132) 77-173173
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Job – Clinical Operations
Primary Location – Europe-DE-Rhineland-Palatinate-Ingelheim
Other Locations – Europe-DE-Baden Wuerttemberg-Biberach
Organization – DE-Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH&Co.KG (Germany)
Schedule – Full-time