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Medical Information Agent (French Language)

Cork, Munster

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Req ID 53706 Title Medical Information Agent (French Language) City Cork State / Province Cork Country Ireland Region Europe; Middle East; Africa

Company Overview

At Lilly, we make a difference for people the world over by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help people live longer, healthier and more active lives. Central to all that we do are our talented and motivated professionals, circa 500 of whom are based at our Global Business Solutions centre in Little Island, Cork. There we boast vibrant workforce made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking over 27 languages.

Established in 2010 to gain efficiencies in areas such as General Accounting, Purchase to Pay and Order to Cash, the GBS Cork quickly excelled in its financial mandate, allowing the Cork leadership to ask, how can we apply these processes to other areas of the business? And so the GBS we have today was born, still leading in finance, but also evolving and expanding into diverse Business Service functions including Customer Meeting Services, Global HR Data Management, Medical Information and more to come on stream across 2018 and 2019.

This, along with the current physical expansion of the Little Island campus, means there has never been a more exciting time to be part of the GBS story! Mirroring the existing Island House building, the new Island Hall facility will extend our overall capacity to in excess of 1000 employees where Lilly will continue to offer a premium workspace across both buildings, complete with healthcare, pension and life assurance benefits, subsidised canteen, wellbeing facilities, travel subsidies, car-pooling incentives, bike to work scheme, on-site parking and much more.

At the GBS, it’s not just about what we do today, but how we can continuously improve and innovate for present and future operations. We view the development of our highly skilled workforce in much the same way and want to grow your role into an empowering and fulfilling career here at Lilly. Therefore, with the sole purpose of employee progression, weekly Manager 1:1s, a dedicated Learning & Development service and Educational Assistance schemes all await you.

Above all, it’s about being part of an open, welcoming and inclusive culture, one that is further enhanced by the dedication of our committees - Culture Club, Diversity & Inclusion, Sports & Social, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health Safety & Environment and Food.

The GBS focuses on the following foundational pillars across the full organisation to ensure a solid and consistent approach to running our business (Additional Information section in 2XB):


Compliance
  • Demonstrate a strong compliance oriented mindset & help to build a strong compliance culture
  • Familiarise with all applicable policies, documentation & training materials to ensure you operate in a fully compliant manner
  • Ensure ownership for all applicable Operational controls for your area
  • Support all investigations, monitoring and affiliate audits as required
  • Ensure high levels of confidentiality to protect customer sensitive data
People
  • Actively work with the core team members, customers & internal business partners to build effective working relationships
Customer
  • Demonstrate excellence in all interactions with our external customers & GBS internal business partners
  • Focus on measuring & improving our customer’s experience with the GBS
Continuous Improvement
  • Demonstrate a strong Continuous Improvement oriented approach & help to build a strong Continuous Improvement culture
  • Actively work with the core team members & Regional/Global Medical Information team to drive improvements for processes

Responsibilities

The role of a Medical Information Agent is to provide excellent and efficient Tier 1 Medical Information support to Healthcare professionals, patients and other customers & to complete the relevant documentation for these queries. The customer queries are received either by telephone, email or web chat. The majority of queries for most markets are via telephone, thus primary responsibilities encompass phone coverage

  • Manage customer queries regarding products/medical devices from healthcare professionals, patients and other customers in a courteous, professional manner with predefined answers/resources that are balanced, accurate and non-promotional. Escalations to product specialist may be required when the predefined answers do not answer queries.
  • Log all queries received via email and assign accordingly between the Medical Information Agents and Analysts
  • Accurate recording of all customer queries in the medical information database in a concise, thorough, and accurate manner in line with Good Documentation Practices.
  • Identification of customer queries containing either Adverse Events/Product Quality Complaints and handle those in accordance with appropriate operating procedures.
  • Maintain and enhance Lilly product and organizational knowledge.
  • Support global/regional Medical Information projects with a key focus on excellence & knowledge, efficiency & customer experience
  • Support the overall Medical Information team by demonstrating flexibility in providing cover for team members and training of new team members
  • Ensure optimal Customer satisfaction
Systems
  • MS Office, Sales Force, Veeva
  • Interaction Client Phone system
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Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degree with relevant customer service experience. Business experience such as medical sales representative will also be considered.
  • Native French and Dutch would be a plus
  • Excellent active listening skills with effective verbal skills to respond to customers with a rational and empathetic manner
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent written skills to succinctly, accurately and objectively respond to customer queries

Additional Skills/Preferences

Ability to proactively & effectively analyze & resolve problems
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete key tasks and deliverables in a dynamic, evolving environment
  • Able to respond succinctly, objectively, accurately and empathetically to customer needs, managing their expectations effectively
  • Ability to work in regional/global team environment and communicate effectively with external customers and internal business partners of all levels & disciplines

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID 53706.

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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