Lead Clinical Data Analytics

November 15 2018
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Are you seeking a career that makes a difference in the world? Do you have clinical systems expertise? Are you good at interpreting and connecting information from a variety of sources? If so, we have the role for you.

The Clinical Development Organization (CDO), a division of Lilly Research Laboratories, partners with Medical colleagues in Research, Oncology, Biomedicines, and Diabetes to effectively and efficiently design, plan, and execute clinical trials across all phases of research. Uniting experts in clinical development and design, laboratory and data sciences, site engagement, and trial capabilities, the CDO focuses on participants, patients, and investigators to deliver novel designs and innovative research approaches. Our focus on excellence in bringing these capabilities together and providing diverse career opportunities within global clinical development has established Lilly as an industry leader in bringing new medicines to patients.

We are looking to expand our capabilities in the analytics space by partnering with well-versed analytic professionals to further develop and deliver analytics that support our ever growing portfolio. We are looking to hire analytics professionals with broad experience (industry or educational) in the areas of predictive and/or prescriptive analytics, machine learning, metrics, reporting, and visualizations. The chosen analytics professionals should be comfortable with various data concepts (data wrangling, data modeling, data mining) and have a solid understanding of databases (concepts, schemas, normalization). Finally, a solid understanding of industry tools and languages like Tableau, Spotfire, ‘R', and Shiny is strongly desired. Be a part of the team that delivers cutting edge solutions that bolster the exciting future of Lilly CDDA.

Sound interesting to you? Read on to find out the key responsibilities you will have in this role...Clinical Information Systems Expertise
  • Understand business strategies, processes and technology as it relates to clinical development
  • Serve as domain expert to ensure data, process and/or technology interfaces are optimized across other clinical information systems that are integrated with these systems
  • Support internal audits and external inspections
Project Management
  • Define, lead and execute implementation plans to deliver on technology strategies and improvements
  • Develop critical success factors for pilots/projects and monitor progress to ensure clear criteria exists to enable decision making
  • Identify, monitor and communicate global customer (internal and external) needs/requirements related to process and/or technology performance and improvements
  • Lead organizational change, communication planning and training initiatives
  • Provide guidance and consulting into forecasting expenses
  • Identify project implementation and system execution risks and raise issues appropriately
  • Lead progress reporting activities and system metrics to leadership, process owners and end users
  • Partner with process owners, leadership, Quality and Information Technology to ensure capable, integrated and efficient system usage across the portfolio
  • Actively participate in shared learning across the team
  • Work with vendors to improve customer experience and efficiencies

Company Overview
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.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a analytics discipline or health related field
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in analytics, clinical drug development or clinical information flow
  • 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
  • Knowledge and/or experience in analytics with clinical trials, Lilly staff and external parties including vendors, industry experts and related organizations
  • Predictive and/or prescriptive analytics, machine learning, metrics, reporting, and visualizations
  • Data concepts (data wrangling, data modeling, data mining)
  • Databases (concepts, schemas, normalization)
  • Industry tools and languages like Tableau, Spotfire, ‘R', and Shiny
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong business insight
  • Demonstrated strength in logical thought, problem solving ability and critical thinking
  • Ability to communicate and influence across functional boundaries
  • Ability and experience in positively handling and resolving conflict
  • Flexibility in approach; able to adjust to unexpected business opportunities while also being a catalyst for change
  • Knowledge of regulatory and quality requirements governing clinical development
  • Interest and/or experience in the Shared Investigator Platform (SIP) and study learning management system
  • Interest and/or experience in clinical data management

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.

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