Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Patients are at the heart of everything we do at Loxo Oncology, and we continue to be motivated by our goal of improving the lives of people living with cancer. We pursue this goal with a tenacity, focus, and commitment to excellence that defines who we are and how we work.

We seek dedicated, passionate, hardworking, intelligent, thoughtful, and authentic individuals who thrive within a collaborative and fast-paced environment and will bring their experiences, unique perspectives and problem-solving skills to the team. In return, we cultivate an environment that rewards and recognizes hard work and provides opportunities for learning and growth as part of a team making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients.

Associate, Project Management

Location: South San Francisco, CA or Indianapolis, IN or Stamford, CT

Reports To:

Chief of Staff/VP, Program & Alliance Management

Position Summary

Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, South San Francisco, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

Loxo Oncology at Lilly (LO@LLY) is seeking a Project Manager to provide strategic and operational drug development leadership across the Research and Development portfolio, integrating drug development across all functions and translating strategy into execution to deliver medicines to patients.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position*

Responsible for Facilitating and Supporting Asset Strategy and Portfolio    Delivery including the following:

  • Manage scope and support creation of a global integrated development plan that articulates the strategy for the molecule and provides the foundation for operational objectives
  • Create and execute project plans and delivery of project milestones.
  • Develop and implement team communication plans and drive communication of key decisions/results to stakeholders.
  • Drive development of a global integrated project budget that ensures alignment with functional representatives and leadership.
  • Proficient in self-management and organizational skills; able to manage workload, set personal and team priorities and adjust as needed.
  • Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills; able to develop effective teamwork between team members with diverse styles.
  • Project Management Tools/IT Management:
    • Provide quality and timely content using project management tools
    • Monitor and prioritize team risks to suggest ways to avoid/mitigate risks and initiate contingency plans as needed
  • Bring forward areas for continual process improvement to decrease drug development cycle times and cost.
  • Liaise with Project Management Office (PMO) and Resource Modeling and Forecasting (RMF) teams to identify, share, and incorporate best practices into future processes, tools and training.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in a health-related, scientific or engineering field.
  • Advanced degree or certifications (e.g. MS., MBA, Master’s degree in Project Management or PMP) preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in the pharmaceutical industry, drug development, and/or project management.
  • Knowledge of or previous experience with drug development processes and application of project management tools and processes in cross-functional settings.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and capable of maintaining appropriate project documentation.
Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each role and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. 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.

For more information about Loxo Oncology’s privacy practice, please view the Privacy Statement.