Lilly Advisor-Global Launch Governance Lead in Greenfield, Indiana



This Global Launch Governance Lead plays a critical role in assuring the implementation of the new launch excellence process, which includes the launch business and brand readiness strategy for new and core brands. The Global Launch Leader is also accountable for developing and executing launching capabilities in global and local affiliates. Has a strong cross-functional, cross-specie’s influence in Elanco. Coaches and trains marketers and other key stakeholders to deliver launch excellence.

  • Defines and executes the global launch governance of Elanco

  • Leads business and brand reviews to assess readiness and success of L+3 launches

  • Is accountable for the launch scoreboard and KPI for launch execution including Planisware

  • Assesses with other CVLT leaders and CMO the process effectiveness and impact on launch performance. Defines improvements and recommendations across functions that will ensure success in launching new products

  • Assess quality of the marketing strategy for new product launches, including market archetype, evaluation and recommendations on product strategy and portfolio fit

  • Ensures that all launch leaders, brand managers, and corresponding local leaders follow defined business processes related to global and local product launches

  • Develops launch and launch leader capabilities that are consistent, repeatable and easy to execute at the global, regional and local level through training curricula, coaching and mentor

  • Fosters knowledge transfer by effectively capturing best practices, launch learnings and after-action reviews for new brands by leading the Launch Excellence Community of Practice

  • Represents marketing launch excellence at the New Product Planning and Strategy meetings to effectively communicate and assign launch teams and launch leaders to specific projects

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional partners

  • Effective problem-solving and ability to synthetize information

  • Demonstrated success in communication, persuasion, influence and negotiating skills

  • Personal accountability and strong drive for execution

  • MBA preferred

  • Significant experience (5+ years) and deep expertise in the animal health industry

  • Strong analytical mindset; ability to anticipate and recognize systemic problems, diagnose root causes and work with cross-functional partners to influence corrective actions

Additional Information:

Lilly 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. .


Advisor-Global Launch Governance Lead

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 10 years’ experience in animal health marketing/sales and launch management in a comparable position

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Company Overview:

Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana.





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