Medical Affairs External Engagement Apprentice at Eli Lilly And Company in Indianapolis, Indiana

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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 35,000 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.

The Lilly Professional Apprenticeship Program is a 12-month intensive fixed duration (FDE) professional development program during which the apprentice receives a combination of formal training, on-the-job learning, and mentoring in a key functional area to be equipped to compete for a Lilly position after successful completion of the apprenticeship.  

Responsibility Statement 

Lilly is seeking a Medical Affairs External Engagement Apprentice who shares our passion for making life better for people around the world. The purpose of this role is to provide administrative oversight and support external engagement.  The Associate will partner with appropriate internal and external business colleagues to ensure strong operational support for various external engagement workstreams.  The role is responsible supporting various operational aspects of external engagement, including both thought leader engagement planning activities as well as congress planning activities.  The Apprentice is responsible for high quality, timely, compliant, and on-budget fulfilment of deliverables.    

Key Responsibilities 

Project Management:  


  • Support processes necessary vital to enable standardized implementation of TL Thought Leader Engagement, Ad Boards, Congresses and any other relevant external touchpoints. 

  • Support opportunities for collaborations across regions and business units within the Medical Affairs organization. 

  • Help find efficiencies in the delivery of external engagements streamlining costs, improving quality and consistency and enhancing the ultimate customer experience. 

  • Support the External Engagement team and their mission to ensure external engagement initiatives within the BU which impact the Oncology Medical Affairs Organization  

  • Promote collaborations with key internal and external customers to ensure compliance continuous and process  

  • Answer administrative questions from internal customers regarding external engagements. 

  • Support team communication plan to ensure effective communication with internal and external business partners.  Provide or drive immediate and accurate communication of key decisions/results. 


Operational Support 

  • Support the development of an integrated and aligned project plan between the team and partner that clarifies roles, responsibilities, SOPs, assignment of deliverables as well as an accountability model and metrics. 

  • Support the operational management structures for plan execution, monitoring, and control. 

  • Support and help facilitate clear and effective communication  

  • Build strong internal and external working relationships and third party providers to meet operational support needs. 


Basic Qualifications 


HS Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of related or professional experience. Proven experience with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)  

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 

 Desired Experience:  

  • At least 1 year of college and/or associate degree with medical/healthcare background and experience 

  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills 

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills  

  • Ability to work well in a team environment 

  • Strong organizing/multi-tasking skills and attention to detail 

  • Learning agility and self-management skills 

  • Strong research and analytical skills 

  • Demonstrates critical thinking and good judgement  

  • Collaboration site creation and maintenance 

  • Knowledge of regulations and guidelines that apply to external medical engagements 

  • Demonstrates customer focus and customer service skillset 

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