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Loxo@Lilly Manager, Facilities in New York, New York

About Loxo@Lilly:

Loxo@Lilly aims to create medicines that make life better for all those affected by cancer around the world. Bringing together the focus and spirit of a biotech with the scale, resources, and heritage of Lilly, our team is focused on rapidly delivering impactful new medicines for people with cancer. Our approach centers on creating oncology medicines that unequivocally show early signs of clinical activity and will matter to patients. We intend to curate a balanced pipeline of medicines, either internally or externally discovered, with the potential to treat cancer with dramatic effect. Loxo@Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. Loxo@Lilly is a global organization with team members in Louisville, Colorado; Indianapolis, Indiana; New York City, New York; San Diego, California; South San Francisco, California; Stamford, Connecticut; and Madrid, Spain.

Position Summary:

This individual will oversee and coordinate all site-related activities for Loxo@Lilly personnel in their designated site. This individual will be tasked with identifying and managing external vendors to ensure safe and efficient laboratory and office spaces for Loxo@Lilly scientists on site. Working cross functionally, this individual will excel at relationship building at all levels of the organization and thrive in a fast-paced environment, working closely with the Loxo Facilities and IT department teams to set strategy, develop long-term planning, oversee construction and successfully execute projects. The goal is to ensure Loxo@Lilly’s business accommodation is problem-free and safe so that employees can work under the best conditions.

*Roles and Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Responsible for overseeing office management and laboratory operations services.

  • Identify and manage external vendors across multiple functions within the facility operation to ensure alignment with Loxo Oncology department heads and scientists.

  • Responsible for oversight of the installation and qualification of laboratory equipment.

  • Work with the Loxo Facilities and IT department teams on strategy, long-term planning, new construction, and project execution.

  • Manage and review service contracts.

  • Oversee the design, construction and occupancy of laboratory and office spaces for the Loxo employees on site.

  • Check completed work by vendors and contractors.

  • Contribute to the creation of Site Operational Budget and annual Site Capital Budget for Loxo. Ensure site budgets are managed and maintained. Provide budget forecasts for site as required.

  • Frequent contact and interaction with department heads, outside agencies/architects, and government and municipal representatives.

  • Allocate office space according to needs of Loxo personnel.

  • Keep financial and non-financial records.

  • Forecast, allocate, and supervise the financial and physical resources of the facility management.

  • Recommend maintenance, mechanical, electrical, and facility design modifications.

  • Prepare cost estimates for moves and equipment.

  • Ensure that the facility is clean and maintained according to company policy and procedures.

  • Negotiate bids and contracts for third-party services.

  • Manage and coordinate work with 3rd-party vendors including tracking work order completion, vendor and client follow up, validating/approving subcontractor invoices.

  • Oversee the implementation of Environmental, Health and Safety programs for Loxo personnel on site.

  • Conduct and document regular facilities & EHS inspections.

  • Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet the required health and safety standards.

  • Responsible for preparing for, responding to and taking corrective action for any EHS or other site audits.

  • Maintaining a safe work environment for all employees.

  • Serve as emergency response coordinator for Loxo and attend site emergency preparedness meetings.

  • Maintain regular communication with building, landlord or Lilly Facilities staff, staying current on building requirements that could impact Loxo.

  • Other duties as required.

Required Qualifications and Preferred Background:

  • Required:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Facilities role with a strong preference for pharma/biotech experience specifically in a Discovery laboratory setting

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.

  • Good analytical/critical thinking.

  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles.

  • Adept at building and managing relationships with local vendors, government and municipalities.

  • Assists team members when needed to accomplish company goals.

  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.

  • Goal-oriented, organized team player.

  • Able to provide encouragement to team and support personnel;

  • Capable of mentoring and leading.

  • Self-motivated and self-directed.

  • Experienced at compiling and following budgets.

  • Accurate and precise attention to detail.

  • A positive attitude and excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Computer skills; including Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Strict adherence to company philosophy/goals.

Ideal candidate will also have:

  • Strong preference for direct experience supporting Discovery based lab in a Biotech/Pharmaceutical/Academic Research setting.

  • BS degree preferred.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for the Manager level position could range from between $90,000 to $121,000, and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus (depending, in part, on company and individual performance). In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items. The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described.

Physical Demands/ Travel:

The physical demands of this job are consistent with office duties/working in a lab space. Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift, up to 25 pounds.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

This position’s work environment is in an office/lab.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*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@Lilly (Eli Lilly and Company) 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.

Loxo@Lilly (Eli Lilly and Company) is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process for positions at Loxo, please email for further assistance. Please note, this email address is intended for use to request an accommodation as a part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.