Eli Lilly and Company

Outcomes Liaison-Oncology

Indianapolis, IN, United States
Feb 20, 2019
Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
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.

Our Outcomes Liaison team acts as the point of contact for value and population based decision makers. These interactions result in large scale patient population decisions and have the potential to impact millions of patients' lives. We seek to understand our customer's medical/health economic information needs, find opportunities to address those needs, provide medical information (per request) and enable partnerships passionate about improving patient outcomes. We develop and execute medical strategy, coordinate medical engagement, and create an environment of collaboration with internal and field-based medical and commercial managed care partners by building positive customer experiences.

As an Outcomes Liaison, the primary responsibility is customer engagement and evidentiary support. We work to deliver value-based medical information to meet our customer's needs. Key activities in this role include the following:
  • Synthesize, communicate, and translate complex information packages into transparent, relevant, and actionable data for value-based decision makers
  • Serve as a knowledgeable resource to customers on topics related to disease state, Lilly and competitor products, health outcomes research, quality measures, healthcare policy, technology assessment, and real world evidence
  • Develop relationships and appropriate partnerships with population health decision makers within an assigned geography/"healthcare ecosystem" in order to understand medical or health outcome information needs
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Actively engage with external organizations to understand their interests, capabilities, and research agenda
  • Provide technical support for value-based arrangements (VBAs) including the process, customer engagement, and metric development
  • Awareness of environmental trends, healthcare policy, and regulatory actions relevant to our work

Basic Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in health sciences or health outcomes (PharmD, MD, PhD, MSN, MPH)
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • 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
  • Experience working with or supporting population-based decision makers
  • Oncology and/or precision medicine experience and expertise
  • Demonstrated expertise in health outcomes, outcomes research, health technology assessment, and pharmacoeconomic principles including AMCP Dossiers, FDAMA 114, and pharmacoeconomic models
  • Experience in disease management and quality measures
  • Proven understanding of Lilly's business and the current healthcare environment as well as deep understanding of the US healthcare system, US population and value based customers and their evidence needs
  • Ability to analyze and effectively communicate study findings on a range of topics (e.g., reviews, epidemiology, burden of illness, treatment patterns, comparative effectiveness)
  • Significant experience and success in self-managing priorities and multi- tasking projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills to distill various data sets (HEOR, epidemiology, treatment patterns, etc.) to inform, educate, and influence
  • Significant direct experience in meeting customer needs for complex medical information
  • Experience in field-based customer- facing roles in industry (e.g., medical, clinical development, government affairs, HEOR, managed care, sales)

Additional Information
  • Geography: Flexible
  • The position is field-based with upwards of 60-70% required travel (car and plane) to handle assigned geography.
  • Ability to use field-based electronic or other communication tools for all aspects of the job is essential.
  • 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.