Job title: Associate Director-GSC
Job description: Purpose: Scientific data and information are core assets of Lilly. Providing balanced, objective, and accurate information to the scientific community, regulatory agencies, health care professionals, payers, and patients in a consistent and timely fa
Purpose: Scientific data and information are core assets of Lilly. Providing balanced, objective, and accurate information to the scientific community, regulatory agencies, health care professionals, payers, and patients in a consistent and timely fashion across the entire drug development lifecycle is fundamental to Lilly. The GSC Associate Director, LCCI is responsible for managing the performance and development of the team at LCCI who are working on clinical submissions and launches, and developing and managing content that ultimately enables the timely approval of a Lilly medicine. The Associate Director, LCCI working closely with the GSC teams based in the US and Cork, will ensure the delivery of documents, oversee the compliance, quality, effectiveness of deliverables, and implement strategic plans to optimize the team’s performance. This position leads across therapy areas, compounds, phases of development, and/or functional capabilities. As the subject matter expert on site, this role is responsible for establishing and maintaining effective communication and partnerships with the GSC advisors and leads, and to provide technical coaching to the team that facilitate technical success for Lilly molecules. The Associate Director, LCCI will be responsible for developing scientific content for deliverables and/or reviewing deliverables as needed. Primary Responsibilities: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the job requirements at the time it was prepared. The job requirements of any position may change over time and may include additional responsibilities not specifically described in the job description. Consult with your supervision regarding your actual job responsibilities and any related duties that may be required for the position. Portfolio Management/Delivery Accountable for management/delivery of a large overall book of work as assigned to the site area. Develops and executes sourcing and submission/launch plans in partnership with other functional site leads, GSC leads, and Cork managers to ensure seamless delivery of asset plan and priorities. Collaborates with function, capability, and site leadership to ensure alignment of business planning and operations. Accountable for prioritization of work to meet portfolio needs assigned to the site in partnership with the global colleagues. Coordinates across and develops synergies with therapeutic areas, phases of development, and geographies. Leads and directs internal and external team members in achieving team goals. Provides expertise in scientific writing and communication and/or document delivery capabilities keeping up to date with country/regional and industry requirements. Consults with GSC Leads and team leadership to plan document strategies/scenarios and their impact in order to make effective decisions, mitigations, and optimize submissions and launches. Ensures that issues are resolved at the lowest level while identifying and resolving those that require escalation. Leads new and efficient ways to accomplish goals. Partners in the selection process and may manage relationship for preferred vendors. Regularly reports results of team activities/metrics to leadership and stakeholders. Ensures audit and inspection readiness, quality, and compliance to ensure deliverables are accurate, transparent, of high quality, and in compliance with internal/external guidance/regulation. Lead functional site quality initiatives. People Management and Development Recruits, develops, and retains a strategic and operationally capable workforce skilled and knowledgeable in scientific communications and/or document delivery, ensuring consistency with other site and functional leaders. Effectively creates and manages an agile organization that continuously meets the needs of a changing portfolio. Builds an organizational culture aligned with Team Lilly – inclusion, innovation, acceleration, delivery, integrity, excellence, and respect for people. Leads local initiatives. Develops staff who demonstrate expertise in drug development, therapeutic area science, strategic thinking, project management, document delivery, and cross-functional leadership. Leads and develops functional site standards for employee development, talent assessment, and succession planning activities. Develops an organizational talent base that demonstrates judgment-based decision making and that fosters inclusion and innovation. Provides guidance, training, and supervision to personnel. Monitors the workload of the team, tracking timelines and quality in collaboration with other functional site leads. Communicate priorities to direct reports. Provides technical support and guidance to direct reports as needed. Evaluates performance by reviewing documents, attending deliverable meetings, and soliciting feedback, and recommends developmental actions for all assigned staff. Uses knowledge to create and lead site and functional improvement initiatives. Ensures all direct reports are compliant with company policies, procedures and regulations. Document Preparation, Development and Finalization May develop scientific content or complete finalization activities for deliverables as needed per the responsibilities covered in the job description for Scientific Communications Associate. Subject Matter Expert/ Organizational effectiveness Develops and leads development of new and emerging capabilities to support the effectiveness of GSC. Provides document/submission/launch/capability expertise to others. Functions as expert on requirements, document strategy, planning and execution, and industry standards and guidelines. Identifies and ensures shared learning across the organization, site, and with other functional groups. In partnership with others, designs, creates and implements training for audiences within and outside of GSC. Analyzes and interprets new and updated industry guidelines for applicability. In partnership with others, develop, implement, and update Lilly policies, procedures, training, and tools that are compliant with industry guidelines. Develop and manage strategies to improve customer experience. Enable a culture of continuous improvement to drive efficiency through process improvement, people skills, and shared learning. Maintains key external industry, technical and key professional organization connections and understanding to ensure GSC stays at the forefront of leading industry best practices. Minimum Qualification Requirements: Master’s degree in a scientific, health, communications, technology, health outcomes, or public health related field. 5 years experience in medical communication / pharmaceutical industry. 3 years experience in leading/managing a key part of portfolio or business process. 3 years experience leading others, including relationship and team building, setting expectations, holding others accountable, and technical coaching. Strong scientific communication skills, including extensive experience in writing, reviewing, and publishing scientific materials and the ability to appraise scientific literature and raw data critically. Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly with all audiences and forums through exemplary oral and written communication skills. Successful completion of writing exercise. Other Information/Additional Preferences: Advanced degree (MBBS, MD, PharmD, PhD, MPH). Educational/work background in a health care, medical affairs, clinical development, health outcomes, public health, scientific or medical communications field. Expertise in industry standards and best practices, compliance issues, and regulatory requirements. Strong leadership, problem-solving skills, negotiation/influence/motivation, project management and critical thinking skills with ability to use effectively in a team, cross-functional setting and/or global environment. Clinical pharmacology, therapeutic area or other medical/scientific-specific knowledge and experience (e.g., neuroscience, oncology, cardiovascular, endocrine, health outcomes, public health). Experience managing business plans, budgeting and capacity resourcing. Knowledge of scientific, statistical, and research principles and guidelines. Experience in the global environment and an appreciation for global diversity. Knowledge of software/tools used in scientific writing. Experience leading submission or launch activities. Limited travel, including international, up to 10%.
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka
Job date: Fri, 18 Feb 2022 23:19:57 GMT
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