Clinical Trial Leader (m/f/d)

Job Overview

Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG

Clinical Trial Leader (m/f/d)







Clinical Operations




For our Therapeutic Area Management Group in Clinical Operations we are seeking for a Clinical Trial Leader (CTL), who is responsible for operational management of international clinical trials: planning, set up, conduct, closeout and reporting. As Leader of the Trial Team, the CTL maintains oversight, ensures feasibility of trial plans, and pro-actively assesses and mitigates risks. In addition, the CTL stands as an integral part of the development environment of BI’s therapeutic areas.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Leads an international, diverse trial team to ensure integrity of trial conduct, assurance of patient safety, and that trial is planned, conducted and reported in line with regulatory requirements
  • Serve as an efficient cross-functional bridge between the various functions involved in the planning, preparation, conduct and reporting of a trial
  • Keeps continuous risk monitoring/mitigation, budget oversight, continuous benefit-risk monitoring, including regular medical and data quality review
  • Leads development of core trial documents and patient facing documents
  • Drives clinical development by contributing to project and trial strategy
  • Plans, conducts and leads international meeting (e.g. Investigator Meetings, Advisory Boards)


  • University degree in life sciences or related field, higher degree/qualification preferred (e.g. MD)
  • Extensive experience in clinical operations as a clinical trial leader on international/global level is a must (3 years or more), knowledge in therapeutic areas relevant in BI pipeline is desirable
  • Profound knowledge of major regulations (US FDA, EMA and PMDA) and familiarity with guidelines and standard of care
  • Perfect communication skills in complex cross-functional matrix structures, strategic mind-set
  • Strong understanding of team work and high-performance teams as well as efficiently working in multi-cultural environment and in-depth understanding of cross-culture dynamics
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Please note that employment takes place via one of our external partners. The employment takes place exclusively at Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG.

Your Benefits

  • Position specific training opportunities for your personal and professional growth
  • Comprehensive health promotion, sustaining your health in the best possible way
  • Additional off-days (bridge-days) for more leisure time
  • Company pension scheme, because your future matters
  • Staff restaurant with a variety of lunch options for your daily well-being

For this position we offer an interesting salary package considering your expertise and personal competencies as well as your professional experience. We are obliged by law to state the minimum salary according to the collective agreement, which amounts to € 46,525.22 gross per year (full-time) for this position, whereby an overpayment is possible.


  • Breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions for both humans and animals
  • As a family owned company, we take the long view and stand for stability and sustainability
  • Talented and ambitious teams, living innovation and growing together
  • 50,000 employees globally, 2,600 in Vienna

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.

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We will continue to hire talented people and we look forward to receiving your applications. For applicants, virtual video interviews will initially take place. During the limited in-person interviews we still have during this time, we pay special attention to distance and the recommended hygiene rules. We warmly welcome new employees to our 3-day onboarding event, which takes place in the form of an online event.


Your HR Recruiting Manager for this position is Matthäus Vogel.

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