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Cork Associate/Sr Associate/Associate Consultant, CRSPI Project Management

Cork, Ireland

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Req ID R-14114 Title Cork Associate/Sr Associate/Associate Consultant, CRSPI Project Management City Cork State / Province Cork Country Ireland Region Research

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 35,000 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.

Organization Overview: 

Clinical Research Systems, Processes & Information (CRSPI), as part of Clinical Design, Delivery and Analytics (CDDA), delivers innovative and reliable systems, processes, and information to enable clinical development and speed medicines to patients.  The Associate, CRSPI Project Management will support operational activities and lead projects within CRSPI for their assigned area, which could include business process management, vendor management, systems management, and emerging technology implementation. This role will collaborate closely with members of the CRSPI team, as well functional leaders and subject matter experts across CDDA, Quality, Learning & Development, IDS, Finance, and/or Procurement. 


  • Maintain a deep understanding of assigned area processes, workflows, responsibilities, and integration points across the end-to-end clinical development process.
  • Drive the application and integration of key project management processes and tools to deliver value in assigned area, with quality on time, on budget and within scope.
  • Partner and communicate effectively across CRSPI, the CDDA, and other functional areas to support regular operations and process improvement.
  • Independently create and manage operations and project plans as needed for assigned areas; ensure realistic timelines for deliverables.
  • Ensure a change control process is in place to gain alignment with peers and leaders in managing modifications to plan timelines, deliverables, milestones, resourcing needs.  
  • Manage governance and documentation needs for assigned area.
  • Ensure quality and operational excellence of teams, support performance of processes, and create and/or manage operational metrics.
  • Anticipate risks and effectively resolve issues with projects and operational processes.
  • In partnership with team members, collect needed data, complete analyses, provide summaries for assigned area.
  • Lead the creation, integration, and maintenance of process and business documentation for assigned area, including maintenance of team collaboration sites.  
  • Manage vendor financial requirements as needed, including requests, contracts, purchase orders, change orders, reports, invoicing, etc.
  • Coach and train others as needed, to ensure the effective implementation and execution of business processes.

Basic Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a science- or health-related field.
  • A minimum of three years project management experience in a drug development or pharmaceutical setting.

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Advanced degree, preferably in a science- or health-related field
  • Project management certification, education, or training (eg PMP, Six Sigma Black / Green Belt)
  • Previous experience with managing vendor and procurement processes
  • Previous experience with business management processes, quality systems, process management
  • Previous experience leading implementation of emerging technology, automation, system changes or upgrades
  • Proficiency with project management/finance systems and tools (eg, Microsoft Excel, Project, TEAMS, Sharepoint, SAP, etc)
  • Demonstrated influence with peers, leadership, and stakeholder groups
  • Proven ability to synthesize information from multiple sources, understand root causes, and make risk-based decisions
  • Demonstrated proactive process improvement
  • High learning agility
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Exceptional customer focus

Additional Information:

  • Travel 0-10%
  • GBS Cork, Cork, Ireland

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 ( ) 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 and apply to Req ID R-14114.

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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