Associate Consultant-R&D Strategy

Greenfield, Indiana
October 18 2019
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
The Associate Consultant-R&D Strategy role manages execution of the R&D change agenda, collaborates with the Corporate Communications Team to produce and disseminate internal and external communications, and assists with R&D Lead Team operations. This includes gathering & prioritizing requests, managing and executing assigned projects according to timelines, and preparing meeting materials and any needed metrics for a given project

Functions, Duties, Tasks:
  • Work with key stakeholders within R&D and Regulatory to continuously improve our culture and remove interpersonal barriers to innovation.
  • Assist in developing cross cultural awareness in all R&D sites.
  • Build and maintain key internal networks with extended team members who are critical to the success of the implementation
  • Establish clear communication channels for R&D and Regulatory and utilize them to improve the flow of communication to and from employees.
  • Develop an appropriate tool (collaboration site, intranet site, etc.) to utilize as a way to manage knowledge and information in R&D and Regulatory that is dynamic and sustainable.
  • Develop ways to visualize data and information that facilitates decision making by R&D Leadership.
  • Act as project manager for key programs across R&D
  • Communicate with the R&D Lead Team on project status, issues, successes, and/or changes to the plan
  • Create a strong team working relationship with Project Management Advisors and Team Leaders
  • Work closely with Executive VP of R&D/Regulatory/BD on projects as needed

Company Overview

Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we're driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life - all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science or MBA
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Additional Information

  • Less than 10% travel
  • Elanco 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

International experience a plus

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