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, Diagnostic Development & Medical Affairs

Location: Indianapolis, IN or Stamford, CT or Remote

Reports To:

Director, Diagnostic Development & Medical Affairs

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 Diagnostic Development and Medical Affairs (DxDMA) team supports diagnostic aspects of late phase and on market assets as well as the robust pipeline of oncology therapeutic molecules. This role will provide strategic support for the DxDMA organization along with portfolio-level tracking of biomarker and diagnostic components of preclinical and clinical assets for the purposes of ensuring timely reviews by the Diagnostic Lead Team and building transparency for diagnostic activities across the portfolio. The Manager DxDMA will ensure cross functional communication across development, laboratory and medical affairs within the DxDMA organization.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position*

  • Build strong partnership with Therapeutic Asset Operational Leaders, Project Managers and diagnostic lead team members to enable transparent communication of asset and diagnostics timelines and deliverables.
  • Track diagnostics development and Companion diagnostic requirements and timelines across geographies; Monitor and communicate regional changes impacting diagnostics development
  • Manage relationships with external vendors/partners as requested by the Director of Biomarker Operations
  • Align with diagnostics leadership to ensure cross-functional coordination across both Loxo Oncology at Lilly and Lilly’s Oncology Business Unit (OBU).
  • Develop process maps to gain efficiency and streamline cross-functional processes
  • Helps create process to monitor and track rational deployment of resources to support Dx needs of both early phase and OBU assets
  • Harmonize and integrate key project management processes and tools across diagnostics and both internal and external functional partners
  • Respond to inquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Respects and leverages others expertise and work experience in a way that encourages learning, collaboration, innovation and commitment to a common vision
  • Facilitate preparation for working group meetings, including but not limited to, preparation of meeting agendas, meeting minutes and summaries
  • Deliver cross-functional results through people utilizing project management, influence and communication skills rather than direct or positional authority.
  • Drive documentation and communication of key decisions, actions, and key modifications in time, budget, scope, and risk to key stakeholders
  • Ensure that the team, key stakeholders and the broader organization understand key project risks. Drive risk management processes to ensure appropriate plans and actions are in place. 
  • Ensure accurate collection, analysis, and communication of metrics with key stakeholders.
  • Drive and support cross functional efforts for continuous improvement and transformation.
  • Various tracking responsibilities may include but are not limited to: budget (including planned vs. actuals), travel, seminars/education, decisions, publications and POs.
  • Ensure alignment with budget items and communication plan back to teams (LO@LLY and OBU)
  • Serve as a champion for the Loxo Oncology @ Lilly culture

Required Qualifications and Background

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a science-related health field. 
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry and/or drug development (5-7 years preferred)
  • Demonstrated project and portfolio management skills (e.g. management of integration, scope, time, cost, quality and communications). PMP certification preferred.
  • Experience within Oncology, integrated drug development and clinical trial operations a strong preference.
  • Experience working in a heavily matrixed organization
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Attention to detail and organizational skills are required.
  • Able to effectively facilitate team meetings and team leadership interactions.
  • Drive effective and efficient team decision-making.
  • Good learning agility and flexibility to adjust quickly and effectively to changing business priorities and needs.  Must be able to manage working with a variety of different teams/organizations with varying styles and complexity and to independently manage workload and adjust priorities as needed.
  • Demonstration of leadership behaviors consistent with level expectations

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.