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.

Manager, Business Operations

Location: Stamford, CT

Reports To:

Senior Director, Business Operations

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.

The Manager of Business Operations is responsible for negotiating complex contracts to support drug development and related biomarker needs, including sponsored research, material transfer, and collaboration agreements.  This individual will also manage the projects and relationships with partners and academic institutions arising from such agreements. 

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position*

  • Work with discovery, translational medicine, clinical, biomarker operations, legal, and finance teams to help draft, negotiate and manage contracts to support drug development and related biomarker needs
  • Identify and mitigate business risks throughout the contracting process
  • Help manage projects resulting from these contracts, including working with partners and academic institutions to track data/results as well as financial and resource obligations
  • Act as alliance manager for certain relationships

Required Qualifications and Background

  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA a plus)
  • 3+ years of business development/contract negotiation experience, preferably in the Diagnostics or Biotech/ Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Strong contract drafting, review and analysis skills
  • Alliance Management experience (or equivalent demonstration of relationship management)
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to manage and meet strict deadlines, work independently, and multi-task
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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.