Legal Counsel Innovation Unit (m/f/d)

Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG

Vienna, Austria


60k€+ (jährlich)

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Jul 1

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Legal Counsel Innovation Unit (m/f/d)


Job-ID: 218874
Job level: Experienced
Functional area: Legal
Schedule: Full-time

As a global research-based pharmaceutical company, the discovery and development of innovative medicines is Boehringer Ingelheim's top priority. A challenging range of activities awaits you at the Regional Hub in Vienna - one of the largest research, development and biopharmaceutical manufacturing sites of our company. The Legal Counsel Innovation Unit is part of the Legal Biopharma & Innovation Unit Team within our RCV (Regional Center Vienna) region and provides advice on a wide range of matters concerning the research & development activities of the site in Vienna.

Tasks & responsibilities
  • Act as legal business partner within cross-functional, international teams for the concept, drafting and negotiation of collaboration agreements for R&D and supply of pharmaceutical products
  • Provide legal advice on complex (pharma) legal issues, e.g. international collaboration, development and licensing agreements, both with academic and commercial contractual partners worldwide. A special focus is on intellectual property protection and international contract law
  • Participate in legal topics relevant for a global pharmaceutical company, with main focus on legal and regulatory framework for R&D and manufacturing as well as the protection and use of results generated by our research and development functions
  • Work closely with colleagues from Boehringer Ingelheim’s global legal and patents functions, and with internal business partners from Research, Business Development, Sourcing, Production, etc.
  • Advise and counsel senior executives and other personnel on a wide range of legal matters as part of Boehringer Ingelheim’s diverse international and multifunctional team

  • Diploma degree (e.g. Master of Law, LL.M, MBA, etc.) from a European country is required combined with a minimum of 5 years work experience as a lawyer, legal counsel or contract manager 
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry and IP Law is a strong asset.
  • Strong communication skills, emotional maturity, agility and accountability, business partnering, strategic thinking,  innovation-driven and ability to deliver measurable results
  • English and German business proficiency both verbal and written is a must have, robust IT-Office Tool skills preferable

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

We offer an attractive salary package in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies. The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least € 60,000 gross per year/full-time).WHY BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM?
  • 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.


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