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Lilly Medical Affairs: Quality Analyst/Editor 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 39,000 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.

Medical Affairs: Quality Analyst/Editor


The purpose of the Scientific Communications Specialist role is to support the Scientific Communications team and other functions to produce documents of high quality. As healthcare providers are deluged with data, and are making choices in an increasingly complex and stressed health system, Lilly Medical Affairs is able to provide clear, credible answers that will set Lilly apart from its competitors. Medical Affairs’ mission is to make Lilly the preferred pharmaceutical partner in the healthcare community globally by leveraging its medical expertise to drive patient-centric answers and solutions.  Medical Affairs (MA) brings deep medical expertise to healthcare providers and payers. MA focuses on answering their questions with customized clinical and real-world evidence that can make the difference on if and how they use Lilly products. Additionally, MA brings clinical insights from customers back to the company to inform new product development and lifecycle planning. MA also supports patients with educational tools to help them manage their illness and with assistance to access our medicines for those facing tough financial situations.

The team will be key in maintaining and creating content to support Medical Affairs activities such as:

  • Slide Updates

  • Internal Training Slides

  • Manuscript Slides

  • Data Slides

  • Newsletters/ bulletin

  • QR Compendium

  • Affiliate Regional Slides

  • HCP & patient education material 

  • Advisory board slides

  • Competitive landscape slides

  • Image sourcing, image redraws

  • Lexicon

  • MQAD (Medical Questions Analysis Document)

  • EMS (Executive Medical Summary)

Primary Responsibilities: This job description intends to provide a general overview of the job requirements at the time it was prepared. The job requirements of any position may change over time and may include additional responsibilities not specifically described in the job description. Consult with your supervision regarding your actual job responsibilities and any related duties that may be required for the position.

Scientific Communications Document Support

  • Ensure timely delivery of error-free, high-qualitydocumentsthat meet international standards ofwritten English

  • Correcterrors in grammar, style,formatting,and syntax.Identify and fixflaws in logic and flow

  • Followstyle guides/templates provided by the team

  • Followbest-practicebased on Lilly internal standards

  • Verifydata against source files, ensureaccuracy and consistency of dataand contentwithin and between related documents

  • Document finalization/publishing services

  • Produce final eCTD-compliant PDFs of medical regulatory documents using publishing software

  • Review and format Word files& power point slidesto ensure as many compliance requirements are in the source file aspossible

  • Render the Word filesorpowerPointslidesinto PDFs

  • Review the PDFs and edit them as needed to ensure that all regulatory requirementsare met

  • Document Management

  • Launch shells and managedocument metadata

  • Support scientists and other functions with processing publications through steps such as editing, data integrity review, approvalandsubmission tospecified venues.Track status, milestones & associated documentation

  • ManageVeevaMedComms, including data steward/project management responsibilities

  • Support encoring efforts across therapy areas, functions and regions, by editing, adapting word counts per venue guidelines and completing other steps in thepublicationsprocedure, as required

  • Conduct literature searches, obtain and process copyright transfer and authorship agreements; verify data and references for accuracy; create figures and diagrams, write cover letters to journal editors and coordinate and/or conduct translation and/or validation, ensure all steps of the submission process are executed

  • Writemedicalaffairs documentsto supportMedical Affairscontentedevelopment teamworkload

  • General expectations

  • Maintain a strong customer focus

  • Accountable for achieving timelines by managing activities efficiently and proactively; utilize ability to understand and apply team communication strategies to work products

  • Coach new Specialists or others requiring development in core areas

  • Coordinate withvendors if any of theaforementioned activitiesare outsourced

Process efficiency and technology advancement

  • Maintain proficiency in applicable software, tools, processes, and workflows

  • Use creativity tointroducenew tools, processes, and structure to accomplish broader organizational goals and meet standards while providing solutions to streamline team workflow

  • Improve document processes by establishing uniform cross-organizational practices; suggest process or tool enhancements to improve effectiveness and minimize redundancy between databases and other tools

Therapeutic & Disease State Management

  • Understand key priorities and communication strategies across therapeutic areas and/or organizational units

  • Maintain a working knowledge of product and disease state information

  • Continue to develop therapeutic knowledge and be familiar with trial design, rationale and data. Apply this knowledge in activities listed above

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Strongwritten and verbal communication skills in English

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and negotiate solutions to complex technical challenges with cross-functional colleagues, external vendors andcustomers

  • Demonstrated project management and time managementskills

  • Cognitiveabilities,includingverbalreasoning,attentiontodetail,criticalthinking,andanalyticalability

  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible in varyingenvironments

  • Ability to utilize high-level end-user computer skills (e.g., word processing, tables and graphics,spreadsheets, presentations andtemplates)

  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team, within and across culturally and geographically diverse environments

  • Proven ability to assemble, share and apply key learnings across multipleprojects

Other Information/Additional Preferences:

  • Specialized knowledge of editing & proofreadingtechniques

  • Knowledge of medical and statistical terminology; willingness to expend effort in acquiring scientific knowledgeand understand strategicissues

  • General knowledge of scientific literature search andretrieval

  • Limited travel, up to approximately10%

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At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!