Lilly Consultant-Search & Evaluation-Immun in Indianapolis, Indiana

41177BR

Responsibilities:

The Search & Evaluation function within the Immunology Therapeutic Area is a virtualized R&D group within Lilly that takes an entrepreneurial approach to helping Lilly deliver medicines. This is achieved by aggressively seeking and evaluating commercially viable early and late stage assets for potential in-licensing and partnering activities, and by generating additional value from internal Lilly assets via out-partnering and novel financing models in disease areas of high unmet medical need. Do you have immunology experience and an understanding of key pathways that impact critical disease states? Do you have a deep understanding of key clinical and marketed assets within Immunology? Do you love working in a dynamic environment and have a drive to get things done in the midst of ambiguity? We are a highly collaborative group who enjoys networking, engaging with the external research environment and leveraging our scientific knowledge. Would you like to join our team?

Some of your core responsibilities might include:

Technical Assessments

  • A key group member in the assessment of partnership/acquisition opportunities

  • Lead both preclinical and clinical stage asset assessments

  • Deal team participant as S&E representative

  • S&E team participant in Due Diligence and pre-due diligence activities

Conference Prep and attendance

  • Key conference activities for the Disease Area group

  • Identification of key conferences for group participation and critical activities as part of conference attendance

  • Conferences activities include: Identifies external parties for meetings, coordinate scheduling and logistics, establish appropriate conference follow-up and reporting on activities

External Company Visits

  • Coordinates pre-visit materials for Lilly participants

  • Host of visits to Lilly

  • Lead a Lilly Team on visit to external party

Landscapes/Systematic Proactive Reviews

  • Key participant in all projects leading significant number of these efforts

  • Coordinator, generation of data

  • Understands requests and data issues that may impact effort

  • Able to influence effort to achieve best result

  • Either does data generation or works with contractor to ensure data generation done appropriately

  • Represents efforts and results to key internal customers

Agreements

  • Ensures appropriate structuring of all CDAs

  • Responsible for working with legal and TA scientists on all agreements

Presentations

  • Prepares all Lilly presentations

  • Ensure appropriate Business Unit and TA slide materials are available and current

  • Capable of representing External Innovation/BU/Lilly in giving presentations to external audiences at conferences and external company meetings

Special Projects

  • Key contributor on all projects, leading many efforts

  • Will be the only S&E Immunology Area group member where appropriate

  • Provide project updates and results to key interested internal parties

Inova Usage

  • Accountable for organization and cataloging data

Req ID:

41177BR

Additional Skills/Preferences:

Technical Expertise

  • Advanced degree preferred with a strong Immunology background

  • Previous experience with or knowledge of drug development processes

Operational Expertise

  • Project management, organizational, administrative and computer skills

  • Ability to lead a cross-functional project

Interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, clearly communicate with peers, External Innovation partners, and leadership.

  • Able to articulate issues and to provide written materials needed for training or various presentation efforts.

  • Excellent self-management and organizational skills are required. Able to manage working with a large number of different teams/organizations with varying styles, issues, and complexity and to independently handle workload and adjust priorities as needed.

  • Ability to influence others, to appropriately network across a wide variety of functional components. Partner across broad business partners and work effectively with all levels of the organization.

  • Flexibility to adjust quickly and effectively to changing business priorities and needs.

Additional Information:

  • Day shift, located on Lilly Corporate Center

  • 25% travel requirement

  • 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.

Location Details:

Indianapolis

Title:

External Innovation-Search & Evaluation-Immunology

Job Category:

Science

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's and/or Masters Degree, preferably in a health/pharmaceutical-related or scientific field with at least 4 years of work experience in drug discovery or development or

  • PhD with additional post-doctoral experience preferably in immunology drug discovery/development

  • 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.

City:

Indianapolis

Country:

USA

State / Province:

Indiana

Region:

North America