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Lilly Associate Manager/ Senior Associate Manager - Project Management in Bengaluru, India

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

The purpose of the LCCI Project Manager Associate will lead operational aspects of the LCCI business plan coordination and will serve as a liaison with GPORWE Project Management and Operations and GPORWE LCCI scientists to support new and ongoing research. The role will provide support to monitor ongoing research execution by LCCI scientists, through team communication and coordination. The role will also support the monitoring and documentation of deliverables and disseminations, monitor compliance, as well as report metrics associated with team performance to share with Leadership and other functions.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Deliver Effective Results

  • Facilitate LCCI delivery of project milestones with quality, on time, on planned savings, and within scope to meet or exceed team goals.

  • Helps the staff to meet or exceed overall project goals (update of milestones and completion of studies)

  • Ensure that cost, timeline, and scope are in place on the team to monitor and control performance.

  • Partner with LCCI scientists to ensure achievement of key project deliverables in alignment with the agreed project plan. Highlight quickly and effectively any challenges to the achievement of the project deliverables, and ensure any changes to scope/ timelines are communicated to Global/ International HTA Project Managers and timely captured.

  • Proactively deliver results through project management and communication skills.

  • Conduct effective financial tracking and timely project data updates into appropriate databases liaising closely with IntHTA and Global GPORWE PMO to ensure accurate data input.

  • Participate and deliver tasks related to annual business planning process in close partnership with the respective team leaders and group leaders at LCCI GPORWE.

  • Supports the monitoring and documentation of deliverables/ milestones as well as metric reporting associated with team performance to share with Leadership and other functions.

2. Organizational and Operational Effectiveness

  • Partner with LCCI scientists, group leaders, team leaders, and global PMO to proactively resolve process related issues.

  • Adhere to MQS/Global Medical/Compliance standards, policies, and procedures, as well as to time entry, and applicable quality reviews and audits

  • Implement, apply, integrate, and optimize standard project management processes and tools

  • Establish, maintain and use LCCI SharePoint site to promote communication to cross-functional and global GPORWE stakeholders.

  • Ensures shared learning, process improvement, and identification and incorporation of best practices into future iterations of processes, tools, training, or guidance.

3. Leadership and Influence

  • Supports the execution of both “right to operate” activities and day-to-day job fulfillment necessities (e.g., business planning, BCM) as specified by Leadership.

  • Seek opportunities to capture and share learning cross-functionally and participate in processes improvement efforts to improve LCCI GPORWE’s project management and business processes including six sigma projects and special initiatives.

  • Identify and bring forth ideas for continual process improvement to team and function

  • Actively manage relationships with internal business partners to ensure a positive and productive working environment.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Knowledge of Lilly Quality Systems (SEQS, LQS, MQS) or experience with Quality Systems.

  • Strong interpersonal, team working, and leadership skills. Able to adapt to diverse interpersonal styles.

  • Strong attention to detail demonstrating accuracy in tracking and reporting data

  • Strong customer focus.

  • Good problem-solving skills; able to anticipate and recognize problems, diagnose root causes and take corrective action to prevent recurrence

  • Strong oral and written communication skills; able to communicate clearly, timely, and succinctly.

  • Strong self-management and organizational skills; able to manage workload and adjust personal priorities as needed.

  • Flexibility to adjust quickly and effectively to frequent change and altered priorities.

  • Strong computer skills including Outlook, OneNote, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and SharePoint.

Other Information/Additional Preferences:

Additional Preferences:

  • Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry; knowledge of drug development and/or Health Outcomes Research.

  • Knowledge of GPORWE’s Book of Business.

  • Knowledge GPORWE specific procedures, references, job aids.

  • Knowledge of project management skills, tools, and processes in areas such as timeline and cost

  • Proficiency in a variety of PC applications and databases including Microsoft Project, SAP (primarily project systems), Visio.

  • Other Information: Minimal international travel required.

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