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Associate Director-IT Procurement

Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
Start date
Mar 26, 2024

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Administration, Procurement
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

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 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.

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the global by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

As part of Global Procurement, IT Procurement works closely with their business customers to bring competitive advantage and innovation through the sourcing and management of suppliers. By understanding business requirements, analyzing spend data, and investigating the marketplace, IT Procurement develops category strategies for optimal value. These strategies are implemented via competitive bid process, online auctions, negotiations, contracting, and supplier relationship management. The IT Procurement Associate Director will have an excellent opportunity to network, interact, influence, and impact all levels of senior management within IT.

Do you have high learning agility and experience partnering across diverse functions of business? This is an exciting opportunity impact the future of Lilly IT. Consider joining the Lilly family today!

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business related field including Finance and Supply Chain or related subject area or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • 5 or more years of Information Technology or relevant Sourcing Experience
  • 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:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to resolve conflict and/or negotiation skills
  • Ability to understand and negotiate contract terms and conditions including contract lifecycle management
  • Ability to influence at multiple levels of management
  • Strong business acuity related to Information Technology
  • Ability to prioritize commitments and deadlines
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate internally and externally
  • Project Management experience

Additional Information:
  • TRAVEL: <10% for supplier/partner visits and industry workshops and conferences.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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.

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.



Science has been our calling from the beginning. Colonel Eli Lilly founded the company in 1876 and charged employees to “take what you find here and make it better and better.” More than 147 years later, we remain committed to his vision through every aspect of our business and the people we serve, starting with discovering the best treatments for those who take our medicines and extending to health care professionals, employees and the communities in which we live. Moreover, you can also count on the team at Lilly to be incredibly civic-minded, supporting our communities through philanthropy, volunteerism, and a creative and innovative can-do spirit. 

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