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Lilly Consultant – Data Democratization: Visualization and Training in Indianapolis, Indiana

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.

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.


You will be part of a growing and dynamic team of Business Insights & Analytics professionals whose main goal is to help our marketing, sales, finance, and business leadership partners achieve their business goals through data, reporting, and analytics. The Consultant – Data Democratization: Visualization and Training is responsible for bringing Data Democratization to life for LUSA through tools, visualizations, and training. This position reports to the Advisor – BI&A Reporting & Data Democratization.

Key Objectives

  • Understand Brand reporting needs and develop methods to standardize reporting definitions and calculations across LUSA by coordinating with BI&A Advisors, GOSO, and Brand teams

  • Work with LCCI to build the data products that feed Data Democratization reporting tools, and establish processes to automate and validate these data products

  • Build tools and visualizations both individually, as well as through partnering with LCCI, AADS, and IDS as appropriate

  • Develop and deploy novel methods of visualizing data in reporting tools

  • Deploy those visuals in the creation of Data Democratization Tools

  • Act as a CoE for reporting tools and visualization within BI&A – interface with the AADS Visualization CoE and other UX teams/forums to remain on the forefront of visualization techniques

  • Create user-interfaces that are very easy to use and intuitive, while also containing all the necessary information to enable end-users to appropriately leverage the tools for decision making (e.g. including information on data capture rates, how metrics are calculated, data lags, etc.)

  • Develop and lead trainings on Data Democratization tools

  • Work with Lilly Marketing Institute as appropriate to develop trainings

  • Develop and lead demos and other ad hoc trainings with Brand Marketers and other functions (GOSO, Forecasting, Finance, etc.)

  • Act as an evangelist for Data Democratization

  • Evaluate new tools and build SME capabilities in measurement and reporting

  • Build in automation wherever possible

  • Troubleshoot questions related to Data Democratization tools

  • Work with BI&A Advisors to retire dashboards as cross-Brand Data Democratization tools are created, and maintain/update user lists to ensure appropriate access to dashboards

  • Maintain and update the BI&A website as new tools are released/old tools are retired; make the website easy to navigate, intuitive, and impactful to ensure broad use at LUSA

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Information Management, or other quantitative degree, or equivalent experience

  • At least 5 years relevant work experience and experience delivering data and analytics measurement and reporting

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

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Strong analytical measurement and reporting skills coupled with business acumen, and an ability to think strategically in an ambiguous environment

  • Experience working with Tableau, PowerBI, RShiny, and other reporting/visualization tools

  • Strong track record leading and delivering complex cross functional projects

  • Experience with 3rd party data and analytics

  • Experience with AWS

  • Proven ability to rally resources to achieve project and business results

  • Experience with pharmaceutical sales and marketing analytics

  • Experience with commercial analytics practices and processes

  • High level of motivation and a strong desire to find creative solutions to challenging situations

  • Excellent communication (written & verbal)and interpersonal influencing skills

  • Prioritization skills

  • Demonstrated ability to teach complex topics to non-technical audiences

  • Experience with web development languages

  • Demonstrated ability to apply all Compliance Policies and Procedures (CPP) and Good Promotional Practices (GPP) and related Federal marketing and promotional laws and regulations in unstructured and fluid situations

Additional Information

  • 0-10% travel depending on business need

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.

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