Lilly Assoc Consultant-US Market Access Contracting in Indianapolis, Indiana



  • The Contract Development Associate plays an integral role in helping Lilly become our customers’ preferred company and preserving shareholder health by ensuring Lilly’s decision-makers understand contractual risk and opportunity, and by developing deal structures that our customers understand and appreciate. The complex, rapidly changing healthcare environment requires the Contract Development Associate to be a passionate, honorable, agile learner who’s both accountable and adaptable as he/she proactively leads Lilly’s contracting process with the support of the Contract Development Process Lead. Analytical skills, attention to detail, customer service orientation and strong communication skills are critical in developing and maintaining strong relationships with both internal and external customers. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and skilled in collaboration/teamwork, influence, compliance, judgment, time management, solving problems and building trust.

  • Summary of Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Lilly’s and MHS’ vision, mission, business strategies/goals. Understand Lilly’s products and pipeline, the science behind them and how they can bring value to the customer. Know Lilly’s position in each therapeutic area and the supply chain for the continuum of therapies. Understand the broad range of stakeholders and the roles they play. Show knowledge of Lilly’s myriad resources and how to access them fully when needed. Understand Lilly’s compliance requirements and Lilly-required processes.

  • Display knowledge of Lilly’s competitors, including marketplace and customer-specific strategies and goals, competitive products and pipeline, the science behind them and the value they bring to the customer.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of customer(s), including the business and regulatory environments they operate in, their business model, strategies and goals, their Master Contract and Amendments and their customers.

  • Exhibit basic knowledge of business law. Translate customer requirements into legal documents through coordination with the Deal Development Center of Excellence. Know when to escalate to Legal for help.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Lilly’s processes and tools.

  • Continuously seek opportunities to improve Lilly’s people, systems and processes. Identify, test, measure, codify and share key learnings by following predefined processes, identifying opportunities and implementing improvements.

  • Inspire confidence and build trust by consistently delivering results.

  • Gather input by engaging Account Management and Brand teams in order to develop contractual opportunities and mitigate risks while meeting the needs of the business.

  • Create legal agreements by translating approvals into contracts that customers understand and appreciate and that protect Lilly’s interests; consulting Account Management and Brand teams; and securing formal approvals from Contract Administration and Government Pricing, peers and directors.

Reporting Relationship

  • The Contract Development Associate reports to the Director, Contract Development

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Experience or coursework that clearly demonstrates analytical and/or contracting capabilities

  • History of taking ownership and accountability for work produced

  • Demonstrated attention to detail

  • Demonstrated sense of urgency in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Negotiation experience preferred

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.


Assoc Consultant-US Market Access Contracting

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree

  • 1 to 3 years experience preferred in Legal and/or contracting environment

  • 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:

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.





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