Eli Lilly and Company

Medical Slide Coordinator

Indianapolis, IN, United States
Oct 24, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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.

Do you have scientific, medical, or pharmaceutical training/experience? Have you had your work or research published? Are you looking for a career that offers involves both? This role allows you to utilize both creative writing and your analytical skills.

The Medical Affairs, Scientific Slide Coordinator is aligned therapeutically and works with global launch teams and affiliates to facilitate the process work flow for creation, review, approval, and storage of scientific slides in appropriate repositories or systems (including but not limited to Slide Source, MedVA, Veeva Vault).

  • Responsible for the coordination of on-time, integrated delivery of scientific slides/ slide modules in collaboration with business partners.
  • Facilitate the process work flow for review, approval, and storage of scientific slides in appropriate repositories or systems (including but not limited to Slide Source, MedVA, Veeva Vault).
  • Support the launch teams/affiliates to facilitate overarching view of therapeutic area, disease state, compound, available data, customer questions, life-cycle and external environment (including competitors) to contribute to the strategy / planning / execution scientific slides/slide modules. Partners may include:
    • internal medical leaders, including medical launch leaders,
    • internal physicians/scientists
    • medical education
    • publication coordinators
    • statisticians
    • health outcomes
    • other external-/internal-facing team members (medical science liaisons, medical information, etc.), and/or
    • writers
    • vendors
  • Ensure plan is globally integrated and executable (e.g. interdependencies of disclosures are managed, inputs and outputs are clearly delineated, resources are identified)
  • Execute global slide plan: Communicate, collaborate, and negotiate with team leadership to maintain focus and awareness of potential delays, problems, gaps of information, cross functional resourcing issues, expectations, project steps, milestones, and deliverables to effectively manage the document process / progress.
  • Manage execution, additions or changes to the plans, which may include leadership of applicable forums to review and discuss operational plan (i.e. Slide Governance Committee Meeting), including managing requests made from affiliates and how to incorporate those into global plans.
  • Collect and report metrics to track progress
  • Apply project management concepts to optimize delivery
  • Maintain broad knowledge of applicable resources; able to access and integrate data and information from various sources and technologies to address customer needs.
External Service Provider Management
  • Build / manage relationships with external service providers
  • Provide oversight on deliverables, including project management, timeline management, delivery of feedback and issue management and quality control.
  • Collaborate effectively with management / team to develop a feasible sourcing strategy to deliver plan including identification and selection of appropriate external service provider.
Slide Delivery: Preparation / Deliverable Management
  • Plan, write, edit, review and coordinate the delivery of slide content while adhering to Lilly guidelines. Not excluding localization of global slides for affiliate use or assisting affiliates in local slide needs.
  • Conduct effective document initiation meetings to ensure team alignment and understanding
  • Ensure and coordinate quality checks for accuracy, collates reviewer's comments, adjusts content of document as required based on internal/external input, and prepares final version.
  • Work with teams to ensure smooth and timely development of documents.
  • Influence or negotiate change of timelines and content with other team members.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 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 Skills/Preferences
  • Demonstrated writing experience or aptitude.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, project management, leadership, written and oral communication skills
  • Good judgment and ability to be flexible in varying environments
  • Ability to develop high level end-user computer skills (ie, word processing, tables and graphics, spreadsheets, presentations, and templates)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Additional Information
  • *Scientific, medical, or pharmaceutical training/experience preferred
  • *Prior publication history
  • 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