Manager, Investigator Site Activation and Management at Eli Lilly And Company

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Description:

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.

Organization Overview:

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.


Manager, Investigator Site Activation and Management supports clinical development, a critical component to Lilly's mission of delivering life-changing medicines. You will provide leadership, guidance and technical expertise to the Trial Capabilities Consultants, Associates and Assistants focusing on results and driving efficiency to meet or exceed goals and objectives. You will ensure inspection readiness at all times through a complete, accurate and readily available Trial Master File.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be accountable for establishing, obtaining and exceeding goals for clinical trial initiation for development programs.

  • Lead team through site initiation, maintenance, and close-out activities align with local/regional requirements, data privacy requirements and Lilly's global quality standards.

  • Craft and execute enrollment readiness strategies across the dynamic portfolio.

  • Continually strengthen the customer experience through innovative strategic solutions.

  • Build synergetic relationships with key business partners, maintaining clear communication of progress through the delivery of all clinical site activities.

  • Prioritize the work to meet the needs of the portfolio through ensuring flexibility of resources across trial capabilities teams.

  • Influence the sharing of learning across the organization and with other functional groups within the Clinical Development Organization and Medical Development Unit.

  • Partner with Clinical Information and Process Automation to increase the efficiency through the use of technology and other advanced resources.

  • Foster an innovative mentality and create an environment drives efficiency through enhanced processes, people skills, and shared learning.

  • Recruit, develop, and retain a scientific and operationally capable workforce skilled and knowledgeable in clinical development.

  • Develop a culture that exemplifies diversity, inclusion and innovation and demonstrates judgment based decision-making.

  • Drive succession management and performance discussions with a constant focused on continued capability development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in a scientific or health related field

  • 5 years of clinical research experience or relevant experience in a health care related field

Additional Skills & Preferences:

  • Understanding of the overall clinical development paradigm and the importance of efficient site initiation.

  • Validated leadership skills and ability to influence others and lead across the business

  • Project management processes and skills

  • Appreciation of / experience in regulated environment

  • Ability to learn and align with financial and legal guidelines and policies (budget and contract).

  • Robust communication and problem solving skills

  • Self-management and organizational skills

  • Previous supervisory experience or proven leadership capabilities

  • Experience with process improvement and/or Six Sigma

  • Legal and/or contracting experience

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