Software Contracts Consultant (Drug Discovery & Development) in Lansing, Michigan
Loxo@Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo@Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Louisville, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.
The Software Contracts Consultant (Drug Discovery & Development) is responsible for negotiating contracts to support IT related to drug discovery and development projects.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Position:
Work with information technology, discovery, legal, and finance teams to help draft, negotiate and manage contracts and amendments to support the business needs across drug discovery & early phase drug development
Identify and mitigate business risks throughout the contracting process
Provides guidance to Loxo’s discovery project managers related to ongoing IT/software licensing for drug discovery engagements
May potentially support third party risk management process for IT/Software vendors
Required Qualifications and Preferred Background:
Bachelor’s degree required along with 3+ years of contract management experience, including the drafting and negotiation of software licenses and professional services agreements in a Pharma/Biotech setting
IT/Software vendor management experience is required
Experience negotiating software licenses to support drug discovery and bioinformatics is strongly preferred
Proven experience drafting contracts as well as applying review and analysis skills is required
Ability to communicate and collaborate efficiently and effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional environment
Ability to manage and meet strict deadlines, work independently, and multi-task
Excellent attention to detail
MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Physical Demands/ Travel:
The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties .
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
This position’s work environment is in an office.
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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.
As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law).
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