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Lilly Strategy and Operations Officer in Vernier, Switzerland

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.

Purpose of Position:

The Strategy and Operations Officer is responsible for strategy and operations governance across the Swiss Affiliate, including how and when to evaluate key execution elements (Sales, Marketing, 3rd party, launch prioritization) including stake-holder mapping and communication on key transformation projects.

Key Job Responsibilities:


  • Creates an inclusive team focused on ensuring volume growth for key brands and driving efficiencies and synergies across the organization

  • Actively participating in lead team in order to maximize people, patients and performance!

  • Attract, develop and retain talent by being responsible for any cross-brand trainee’s as well as supporting the broader organization

  • Responsible for governance across lead team and affiliate including how and when to evaluate key execution elements (Sales, Marketing, 3rd party, launch prioritization) across the affiliate including stake holder mapping and communication on key transformation projects

  • Models Team Lilly behaviors to ensure marketing team feels valued, cared for and trusted.


  • Drive customer plan process and key IBU processes in partnership with key stakeholders

  • Accountable for any products in NPP – product valuation for Switzerland and strategic planning to ensure resources for the future (18+ months out) products.

  • Point person for centralized agency selection and leveraging cross brand / cross BU resources in order to accelerate the business.

  • Management of Sample Process within Switzerland.

Performance :

  • Create a performance centric team focused on removing barriers and acceleration in order to deliver results

  • Responsible for synergies und standardization across functions (medical, marketing, sales) within the Swiss Affiliate including supporting lead team as necessary

  • Drive process improvements for Team Lilly Switzerland including small i, innovation and bigger innovation ideas.

Position Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of Marketing, Finance or relevant pharmaceutical experience

  • Proven leadership experience, formal or informal

  • Experience in working with and leading cross functional teams

  • Ability to think strategically in an ambiguous environment

  • Strong organizational skills and a willingness to get into details and drive clarity.

Education: Master’s degree or equivalent in Business, Science

Languages: English, German, French.

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At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!