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Specialist Marketing Project Owner

Bengaluru, India

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Req ID R-3485 Title Specialist Marketing Project Owner City Bangalore State / Province Karnataka Country India

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.

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.

Position Description:

The primary responsibility is implementation of insourced projects through our marketing material approval system – bringing accurate and compliant marketing materials to market quickly, efficiently and on schedule. The primary role is to partner with brands, agencies and internal partners to ensure quality, speed, value and compliance throughout the Customer Information Materials Lifecycle. The Marketing Project Owner serves as the main personal accountable for insourced projects – bringing accurate and compliant marketing tactics to market quickly, efficiently and on schedule.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

Know Lilly’s processes, brand strategies and tactics, and support resources

  • Understand Lilly’s culture, organizational structure, roles and practices
  • Understand outside agency structures and processes
  • Know Lilly’s products and services, associated brand strategies and disease states
  • Model strong knowledge of tactic lifecycle, from kickoff through withdrawal
  • Demonstrate knowledge of tactic types and associated business rules
  • Have a thorough understating of Lilly's Quality processes and must be capable of understanding and applying these processes and requirements when executing their role
  • Comprehending project/content management tools such as Wrike and Veeva Vault
  • Identifying ways to continuously improve processes by exploring opportunities to reduce costs and by documenting the rationale behind tactic decisions

Ensure quality, speed, value and compliance throughout the Customer Information Materials Lifecycle

  • Work with brands/Multi Channel Engagement (MCE) to understand needs, goals and objectives for insourced tactics and define outcomes
  • Add value when attending critical brand or MCE planning meetings with agency to ensure tactics are able to meet marketers’ expectations and timelines
  • Troubleshoot barriers and provide solutions to deliver insourced projects on time
  • Identify ways to continuously improve processes by exploring opportunities to reduce costs and by documenting the rationale behind tactic decisions
  • Actively participate in deviation investigations, and contribute to continuous improvement efforts as role dictates

Bring accurate and compliant insourced marketing tactics to market quickly, efficiently and on schedule

  • Develop detailed timelines/chronologies for insourced tactics
  • Manage and track timelines for insourced tactics and key milestones
  • Collaborate with Marketing Integration Associate (MIA) to schedule reviewers of insourced tactics
  • Check work thoroughly between document approval system handoffs for insourced tactics (e.g., changes by IT, Creative Services, or proofreading are made before uploading)
  • Partner with MIA on promotional material approval process (e.g., PCA) review meetings
  • Lead annual claims review/assessment
  • Support the MIA and marketer during the label change process and resulting actions
  • Anticipate potential problems by proactively communicating with brand teams and reviewers

Education Requirements:

Bachelor degree with relevant work experience. MBA in Pharma/ IT/ Marketing from a reputed B-School or Master in Pharma/ Biotechnology/ Life Science Domain is preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in Pharma /Marketing/ Digital Marketing/ Vendor Management experience. 3 Years of experience in Digital Content Project Management (e.g. Emailers, Web sites, and Banners etc.) is preferable but not mandatory
  • Experience on project management tools such as Wrike/ Workfront and hands on experience on Veeva vault is preferable but not mandatory
  • Proven ability to be an agile learner who’s proactive on a daily basis
  • Demonstrated ability to be stress tolerant under a variety of work conditions
  • Hands on experience project management tools and methodologies
    • Create and manage projects on Project Management tools such as Wrike
    • Develop thorough plan
    • Monitor time and quality of deliverables
    • Identify, communicate and mitigate risks
    • Ensure deadlines and objectives are met
  • Excellent communication skills   (Oral & Written)
    • Use clear and concise and relevant language
    • Build strong partnership with internal and external stakeholders   
    • Schedule weekly calls
    • Provide status reports proactively
    • Be open in communication and ask questions on processes with Account Managers and get clarity
    • Accept & Own responsibility of deliverables
  • Able to influence, collaborate and work effectively on a team
  • Skilled at showing attention to detail, with an eye toward quality and continuous improvement
  • Proven planning and organizational skills

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly 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.

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-3485.

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.

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