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Lilly Project Manager - IDM Asset Delivery 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 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.


  • Health, Safety and Environmental – The Project Manager is accountable for the safety of the Project Team and those who are involved with asset delivery. This includes but not limited to Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) plans, metrics, driving an HSE mindset into the project team and being a leading example for HSE.

  • Project Cost and Schedule – The Project Manager is accountable for developing the budget and schedule of the project which includes creating cost estimates, scenario building, cash flow projections, drive the funding process, driving schedule creation from level 0 thru level 4, having the proper controls in place, analyzing the costs and critical path to reduce cost and time, building a risk profile to understand and articulate impacts to cost and schedule and remediating the risks.

  • Project Quality – The Project Manager is accountable for the quality of the asset being delivered. The asset/system must function according to the User Requirements (Urs) and must be reliable.

  • Project Execution and Governance – The Project Manager will be required to create and implement a communications plan, resource tracking, weekly/monthly/quarterly project metrics, presentations, etc throughout the project. Project close-out and capitalization is also part of the PMs responsibilities.

  • Continuous Improvement (CI) - The project manager will be required to advance the IDM Device Realization Process (DRP) vial improvement activities either in conjunction with assigned projects or as standalone assignments

Basic Requirements:

  • BS Degree required. Degree in STEM field preferred.

  • 5 or more years capital project management or equivalent work experience

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Procurement, construction scheduling, and GMP experience

Additional Information:

  • 10% or greater travel required

  • Day shift

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