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Loxo@Lilly Associate Director/Director, Business Operations in Atlanta, Georgia

Loxo@Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo@Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Louisville, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Associate Director, Business Operations will be responsible for supporting strategic and operational aspects associated with the contracting and procurement needs across Loxo@Lilly. This individual may support contracting for a number of different areas, such as Toxicology, Biomarkers, Human Resources, IT, Hospitality/T&E, Consulting Agreements/SOWs, etc.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Collaborate with the relevant functional groups, legal, and finance teams to draft, negotiate and manage contracts to support Toxicology, Biomarkers, Human Resources, IT, Hospitality/T&E, and consulting needs

  • Identify and mitigate business risks throughout the contracting process

  • Manage other contracts experts and address their questions/concerns as they arise

Required Qualifications and Preferred Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA preferred

  • Scientific background preferred

  • 10+ years of business development/contract negotiation experience, preferably in a BioPharma or Diagnostics setting

  • Strong contract drafting, review and analysis skills across a variety of contracts, including Master Service Agreements, Statements of Work, and Consulting Agreements

  • Ability to communicate and negotiate efficiently and effectively

  • Ability to manage and meet strict deadlines, work independently, and multi-task

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Collaborative mindset

  • MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for this position level could range from between $135,300 to $198,516 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance). In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items. The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

Available locations for this role:

  • US Based-Remote

  • Stamford, CT

  • South San Francisco, CA

  • Indianapolis, IN

Physical Demands/ Travel:

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties .

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

This position’s work environment is in an office.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law).

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (“Loxo”) is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process for positions at Loxo, please email for further assistance. Please note, this email address is intended for use to request an accommodation as a part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.