Senior Manager Public Affairs & Sustainable Development Animal Health

Boehringer Ingelheim

Senior Manager Public Affairs & Sustainable Development Animal Health

Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate Center

Ingelheim, Germany


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.


You are passionate about One Health - the close and fascinating inter-connectedness between human, animal, and environmental health?

As you have a track record of successful policy and sustainability work towards specific outcomes, you are eager to put your skills into action at a next level of challenge. With impactful One Health solutions by one of the leading global players in Animal Health you refine and deliver on political and sustainability strategies in a global environment.

If you would like to know more about sustainable development at Boehringer Ingelheim we proudly refer to: Circular economy towards the future |

Tasks & responsibilities

  • In your new role, you strengthen, complement and further professionalize the political and sustainability related work of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health (BIAH) with regards to both internal and external stakeholders and in terms of both strategy design and execution;
  • As part of our team BIAH Public Affairs & Sustainable Development you own, support, lead and execute political and sustainability related work for the animal health business and serve as point of contact for critical substantive topics and relationships - both internal and external;
  • You drive and enable a matrixed global team of locally reporting Public Affairs professionals to ensure an aligned, successful, highly professional and locally adapted approach in BIAH´s political work. This includes defining and executing strategies for anticipating and addressing specific political and/or sustainability tasks and opportunities;
  • One of your key tasks is driving alignment on company positions and political action plans for key political and sustainability topics relevant for BIAH.


  • Master’s degree in political sciences, law, sustainability, environmental management or comparable with long-term experience in political and/or sustainability related work in industry, government, association, NGO or comparable entity;
  • Deep and broad understanding of policy and sustainability issues affecting the animal health as well as the life sciences industry in general;
  • Expertise and proven track record of successfully navigating within complex multi-stakeholder political and politicized environments towards specific tangible outcomes such as government decisions;
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with proven ability to lead others in a matrixed environment without reliance on reporting lines;
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, creativity and a pragmatic can-do mindset to see and construct viable solutions where others see problems;
  • Solid understanding as well as passion for the importance of political and sustainability work as a key success factor for global industry players;
  • Resilience and intrinsic motivation with outstanding communication skills in English - written, and oral.


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, Tel: +49 (0) 6132 77-173173

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