Eli Lilly and Company

Sr Medical Advisor - Global Safety Lead

Indianapolis, IN, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. For more than 140 years, we have worked tirelessly to discover medicines that make life better. These discoveries start in Lilly Research Laboratories, where our scientists work to create new medicines that will help solve our world's greatest health challenges.

Are you pursuing a career that makes a difference in the world? We are seeking a new physician on our Global Patient Safety (GPS) team who has immunology and autoimmune disease expertise. As part of our GPS team, you will be an integral team member providing medical leadership to ensure patients' needs are met. You will also work closely with development and global brand teams in the evaluation of safety data. In this role you will be responsible for characterizing the safety profile of our immunology molecules. If you are ready for a new and exciting challenge, read on to find out more about the responsibilities of this role!Provide global medical leadership and input into all aspects of product safety including surveillance programs and risk management planning
  • Ensure proactive safety surveillance by leading risk management activities
  • Guide the surveillance activities of scientists on the team including signal detection and clarification activities and risk evaluation activities; provide support, training and continued improvement as appropriate
  • Lead decisions and actions to be taken, including communication to appropriate customers (e.g., Product Teams, Management, Affiliates and Regulators)
  • Liaise with GPS Medical Area Directors and with Lilly Medical Therapeutic Area Team Leaders and Directors, as appropriate, to fulfill safety obligations
  • Oversee reports on safety issues and their implications for the core safety information and core risk minimization activities
  • Build strong working relationships with internal and external partners to ensure high quality medical evaluation
  • Represent GPS Medical and/or Product on appropriate committees and brand teams
  • Lead process and provide medical input for review of Adverse Event cases
  • Demonstrate knowledge in pharmacovigilance and risk minimization, which includes understanding of relevant aspects of laws, regulations and guidance

Basic Qualifications
  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy. Must be board eligible or certified in appropriate specialty/subspecialty or have completed the comparable level of post-medical school clinical training relevant to the country of hiring.
  • US trained physicians must have achieved board eligibility or certification.
  • Foreign medical graduates (in US based jobs) who are not US board eligible or certified may be hired directly for employment in the US at the discretion of the Chief Medical Officer.
  • Non-US trained physicians must have completed education and training at a medical school that meets the requirements of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).

Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Clinical research or pharmaceutical medicine experience preferred
  • Fluent in English; both written and verbal communications
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills with ability to effectively obtain results in a matrix environment
  • Ability to influence others (both cross-functionally and within the function) in order to create a positive working environment
  • Willing to engage in domestic and international travel to the degree appropriate to support the business of the team
  • Strong clinical/diagnostic skills
  • Demonstrated success in implementing projects

Additional Information
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