Lilly Advisor-Nutritional Health in Greenfield, Indiana



The NA NH Commercial Leader will be responsible for:

  • building in collaboration with the regional and local organization the NH capability

  • leading the development and execution of the NH business strategy in the region.

  • supporting the local demand creation and marketing organization to increase their impact and value delivered to the market.

The responsible person will work closely with the regional leadership, country directors and Business Unit managers to drive alignment on priorities, staffing and support execution plans. In addition, the responsible person will coordinate in close relation with the regional leadership and affiliate directors the execution of the annual plans to achieve expected business results. Position will be the voice of the region within the nutritional health lead team and will contribute to shape the long-term NH strategy.

Major Responsibilities/ Key Objectives/ Deliverables:

  1. Commercial NH Leadership:

  2. Lead the development & execution of the strategy to grow the NH business in the region and achieve the business goals.

  3. Go to Market Model planned for and executed, including structure, positions, OPEX/resources, forecasts.

  4. Build NH Capability

  5. Enhance NH expertise within the area

  6. Assess, identify needs, and implement resources that are or need to be part of the Affiliate resourcing to support the NH business.

  7. Develop affiliate & regional leadership that understand NH market, align with marketing/ innovation strategies & are themselves capable of providing leadership for sustained growth.

  8. Develops the NH business, financial, planning, and customer interaction skills of the commercial team

  9. Ensure standardization and alignment of NH business processes and approach across the region driving both effectiveness and efficiency

  10. Drive and support NH Business Execution

  11. Drive accountability among the NH team members

  12. Coordinate brand plans with marketing

  13. Work with sales, marketing and technical teams to execute marketing plans to achieve annual expected business results

  14. Support sales, marketing and technical teams in key customer facing activities

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Demonstrated ability to network & build influence across functions, countries & diverse cultures

  • Cultural sensitivity and interpersonal flexibility

  • Strategic and critical thinking capabilities

  • Ability to influence across the organization

  • Leadership, initiative and resilience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to analyse and interpret market data

  • Self-starter - Results driven

  • Customer focused

  • Knowledgeable of marketing capabilities and competencies

  • Knowledgeable of modern agriculture production practices

  • Demonstrated organization skills

  • Build relationships with individuals & teams across a range of functions.

  • Nutrition industry expertise with minimum of 10 years of broad marketing/sales/supervisory experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the animal health industry is essential

  • Prior experience in launching new products across multiple markets

  • Experience in managing personnel as well as experience in building effective teams is essential.

  • Prior experience in building and executing to strategic plans

  • Experience in effectively working across multiple markets with success

  • Demonstrated ability to coach and develop regional and affiliate talent

  • Working knowledge of the specific region will be highly regarded.

Additional Information:

  • Ability to travel on a very regular basis, both within region and globally occasionally

  • Elanco 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.

Workplace Arrangement:



Advisor-Nutritional Health

Job Category:

Animal Health

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 7 years experience in nutritional health or strategic leadership

  • 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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North America