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Lilly Associate / Sr Associate - Data Engineer /Scientist - Setup and Implementation in Cork, Ireland

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.

Job Description


The Global Business Solutions (GBS) Center at Cork was established in July 2010 to provide financial shared services such as Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay, and General Accounting and Global Travel and Meeting services. Since then, the scope of GBS Cork has expanded outside of Finance and into other Business Service functions, Customer Meeting Services, Global HR Data Management and Medical Information. The current headcount is circa 1250 multi-lingual employees and the culture is vibrant and diverse.

Lilly enjoys a strong reputation for quality and focus on employee development. We make it our mission to attract the best and we always look at alternative ways to provide opportunities for our people to excel, grow and build a great career. Other than working with a great team, we also offer a very competitive benefits package, we provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long-term career.

The GBS Lilly Management Team is currently looking for a customer focused and quality centric IRT Setup and Implementation colleague to join its new team in Cork. This individual will be an exceptional professional, who consistently exceeds expectations, thrives in a challenging and dynamic work environment, and will be an active contributor to our team.

Roles and Responsibilities include the execution of the study set-up process and ensuring the IRT is configured and functions according to approved customer requirements. This position requires strong collaboration with other business partners to ensure successful IRT execution and compliance.

Key Responsibilities

Consultation, study set-up and execution

Build and maintain effective business partnerships with clinical study teams and key functions

Understand system functionalities, including capabilities and limitations, for Lilly’s internal IRT.

Participate in Study Development Process to review study-specific protocol requirements and establish implementation timelines

Participate in all aspects of the System Development Cycle, including but not limited to:Strong understanding of study-specific system requirements

Executing the study set-up process from requirements approval thru implementation

Creating study-specific documents including clinical-trial site IRT user tools

Ensuring timelines are met according to agreed-upon system-need dates

Provide a validated study-specific IRT build that meets approved customer requirements

Ensure confidentiality and blinding is appropriately maintained at all times

Maintain Operational Excellence

Sustain a culture of quality and compliance.

Proactively identify ways to improve day-to-day activities and practices, and actively communicate opportunities to peers and leadership team

Participate in and/or support the implementation of local/divisional projects and other process improvement initiatives

Take proactive measures to avoid or reduce crises. When emergencies occur, identify root cause of issues and communicate countermeasures and lessons learned

Demonstrate excellent project management abilities and strong understanding of IRT processes.

Troubleshooting configuration and execution problems (which could include logging formal incidents), identifying root causes, and implementing solutions

Basic Requirements

Fluent in English

Self-motivated professional with excellent customer service and strong working/team building relationship skills

Proven interpersonal and communication skills

Demonstrates good judgment and is solution orientated

Ability to work independently and within a team environment

Strong organizational and multitasking capabilities

Attentive to details to ensure compliance and accurate reporting

Experience of working to tight deadlines

Flexibility in adapting to a non-routine and fast paced environment

Additional Preferences

Systems experience especially IRT and/or electronic data capture

Ability to managing multiple IRT study builds simultaneously

Experience with Clinical Trial Materials supply chain

Understanding of clinical development and roles

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or higher

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