About Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG

The Boehringer Ingelheim Regional Center Vienna (RCV) is responsible for the human pharmaceuticals and animal health business of Boehringer Ingelheim in more than 30 countries, from Switzerland to Russia and from Estonia to Israel. Moreover Vienna coordinates the clinical research activities in the whole region. The site is also the group’s cancer research center and a site devoted to biopharmaceutical research, development and production. In 2015 the Boehringer Ingelheim Regional Center Vienna had about 3400 employees, thereof 1500 in Vienna.

Facts & Figures

Industry Pharmaceuticals
Number of employees 1500
Number of active countries 33

The Research

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The employee offerings of Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Works councils
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Shift premiums
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Crèche/childcare facilities (above legal requirements)
  • Take your family/child to work day

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions

Career and succession management

  • Training programme
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Stress management
  • Time management
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Personal support line
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • In-house doctor
  • Confidential adviser
  • Occupational Health professional
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme
  • Wellness programmes
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Nutritional information programmes