Payer Communications Apprentice at Eli Lilly And Company in Indianapolis, Indiana

Posted in General Business 15 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 Payer Communications Apprentice who shares our passion for making life better for people around the world. The Payer Communications Apprentice role would be part of the Lilly Value & Access (LVA) Training, Communications & Operations team. The purpose of this role is to work alongside the Payer Communications Associate in supporting the LVA field teams and select payer communications related to launch priorities. While the bulk of the apprenticeship is focused on Payer Communications, the apprentice will also have the opportunity to partner on an ad hoc basis with the Field Operations Associate to learn and grow in that operations role as well. The Apprentice will have the opportunity to cultivate knowledge across the LVA business, collaborate with cross-functional business partners, and understand upstream and downstream implications of our work. Additionally, he/she will have the opportunity to learn more about the healthcare environment and the pharmaceutical market. In this role, the Apprentice will develop a foundation payer knowledge and gain exposure to multiple business and functional areas, including Brand teams, Channel Management, Field teams, Human Resources and Legal. With coaching and feedback, Lilly will provide you the ability to further your growth as a professional within the organization.  


Key Responsibilities 

  • Develop understanding across the LVA organization and key business partners. Use this knowledge to support daily tasks, workstreams and projects. 

  • Support the development of communication tactics for US Pricing Compendia Organizations, Drug Wholesalers, and Pharmacies. 

  • Partner to build Implementation Guides and FAQs to support field Market Managers and The Lilly Answers Center (TLAC). 

  • Manage, monitor and improve the LVA Lilly HUB website and for necessary changes and updates. 

  • Assist in delivering weekly LVA Field Communications.  

  • Partner with Human Resources, IT, Legal to understand compliance surrounding field destruction notices. 

  • Support Knowledge University through scheduling sessions, creating agendas, disseminating logistics and executing successfully. 

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop process improvements across workstreams and platforms 

  • Process and track Field Communication Approval Process (FCAP) and Medical, Legal and Regulatory (MLR) Review requests for non-branded materials.

  • Support field requests for business information as needed in partnership with Field Operations team member. 


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 in a related field.  

  • Experience, knowledge and desire to work in Pharma / Healthcare  

  • 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 

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.

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