Eli Lilly and Company

Sr Specialist-Clinical Trial Designs

Indianapolis, Indiana
Jun 29, 2018
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time


Are you someone who has strong administrative skills that would enjoy supporting clinical trial design? Do you have strong technical skills and ability to manage of databases, tracking tools and collaboration sites? Are you a strong teammate that enjoys being a part of a cross-functional team? We have the role for you is you are looking for your next career move.

As a Design Hub Foundations Specialist, you will provide administrative, technical, document and project management support to the Design Hub Foundations, Integrated Delivery Team in the application of key processes and tools to deliver excellence in clinical trial design. The Design Hub Foundations Specialist supports trial and asset level tasks across the portfolio. Other experiences you will encounter in this role include:

  • Support administrative and technical tasks associated with processes, tools, and systems owned by the Design Hub Foundations Integrated Delivery Team
  • Management/maintenance of databases, tracking tools, collaboration sites, and/or other communication platforms, repositories, or libraries supporting the Design Hub Foundations, Integrated Delivery Team
  • Support external sourcing requests, third party organization (TPO) assessments and eBuy processing requests, and continued monitoring of deliverables
  • Working with External Sourcing, Procurement and Legal to generate and implement confidentiality disclosure agreement (CDA) and contracting process with third parties
  • Meeting planning and facilitation; sending timely meeting agendas, pre-read/data, and meeting minutes
  • Ensure delivery of various outputs and timely communication/escalation to customers and/or leadership; highlight any timeline issues that prevent the reliable delivery of outputs, advising on process, contracting and third party relationship issues.
  • Perform document management, editing and finalization services for scientific communications
  • Ensure timely delivery of error-free design hub trial package documents by applying document templates and standards, and by cross-checking source documents.
  • Acts as a resource to the business with regard to shared learning, process improvement, and identification of special/complex needs.

Company Overview

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 39,000 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.

Basic Qualifications

  • Two-Year Associates Degree or at least five years of administrative experience in clinical trials or a healthcare related field.
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Information

Lilly credits its exceptional employees for its successes, and knows the key to ongoing achievement lies in attracting and retaining the best people. Here are a few of the recognitions Lilly has earned for creating an outstanding work environment:

  • Business Week magazine 50 Best Places to Launch a Career
  • Black Enterprise 2018 list of 50 Best Companies for Diversity
  • FORTUNE 50 Best Companies for Minorities
  • Human Right Campaign Corporate Equality Index - 100% score

Lilly 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.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Experience, preferably in a health-related and/or technical field
  • Computer proficiency and experience with using a variety of software packages (e.g., IMPACT, MS Excel, Collaboration Sites)
  • Strong self-management and organizational skills (ability to work with minimum supervision)
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills; able to adapt to diverse interpersonal styles.
  • Strong attention to detail demonstrating accuracy in tracking and reporting data
  • Good problem-solving skills; anticipate and recognize problems, diagnose root causes and take corrective action to prevent recurrence
  • Flexibility to adjust quickly and effectively to frequent change and altered priorities.
  • Knowledge of clinical trial development and clinical operations
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate cross-functional meetings
  • Proven ability to work effectively cross-culturally
  • Ability to see and incorporate the “bigger picture” into discussions, process improvements and project deliverables.
  • Awareness of compliance and privacy requirements related to clinical trial planning and execution.