Design Hub Analytics, Clinical Trial Budgeting

Indianapolis, Indiana
August 02 2019
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 financial or budgeting expertise? Do you want to apply your clinical support experience in a business setting? Are you good at interpreting and connecting information from a variety of sources? If so, we have the role for you!

The Clinical Design, Delivery, and Analytics (CDDA), 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.

The purpose of the Design Hub Analytics Budgeting Associate role is to perform and lead significant budget development activities. You will be a key team member providing budget process guidance and influence.
Key responsibilities you will have in this role ….

Execute, maintain and optimize Lilly's clinical trial budgeting process
  • Complete budget development, coordination and communication at a trial and/or country level.
  • Process incoming budget requests, review protocols, identify procedure codes, review company and industry cost data, prepare budgets, network/validate key assumptions, evaluate risk, and facilitate alignment.
  • Facilitate business process and fair market value consistency across therapeutic areas, studies and countries.
  • Analyze clinical trial progress and costs, benchmark information from external and historical data sources, identify potential improvement opportunities, handle study close-out activities, and use metrics to drive increased accountability.
  • Own the identification of business process gaps, investigate potential opportunities, and provide solutions to address gaps.
Support data elements for budgeting processes
  • Develop clinical study negotiating strategies, communicate Lilly's position on various financial issues, control study expenditures, collect feedback and facilitate communication with the appropriate study team, TPO or affiliate/regional/global personnel.

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 degree in science or business related field with at least one year experience or High School Diploma/GED with at least 10 years of experience working within a clinical setting or supporting a clinical development process.

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.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Excellent written and presentation skills
  • Able to multitask and prioritize
  • Attention to detail and dedication to accuracy
  • Strong working understanding of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Financial, procurement, operations or compliance experience preferred
  • Analytical ability to review data and use complex software systems
  • Strong business partnering skills (including ability to influence and negotiate)
  • Critical thinking, learning agility, desire to learn and interest in continuous improvement also seen as beneficial