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Advisor - Data Scientist-Commercial Analytics Innovation

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Req ID R-4882 Title Advisor - Data Scientist-Commercial Analytics Innovation City Indianapolis State / Province Indiana Country United States

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.

Job Title: Research Advisor - Commercial Analytics Innovation

The job tasks listed below outline the scope of the position. The application of these tasks may vary, based upon current and evolving business needs.

  • Lead advanced analytics efforts in the US in the areas of consumer analytics, omnichannel orchestration analytics, and marketing spend optimization. Lead the development of new analytics innovation areas that bring significant value to the business.

  • Lead the development and establishment of best practices and standards in advanced analytics methodologies for marketing applications

  • Be an advanced analytics thought leader on how to deploy advanced analytics methods across the business units

  • Lead a small team of advanced analytics professionals to effectively and efficiently deliver on-time quality advanced analytics commercial work

  • Coordinate the data engineering team in the Lilly Capabilities Center in India to serve the needs of the US advanced analytics team

  • Innovate in new data sources and ways to analyze data to improve the business

  • Align with US Business Insights and Analytics leaders on priorities and issues resolutions

  • In connection with the Director of US Advanced Analytics, align with US commercial leaders on priorities and issues resolutions

  • Document contributions and value for the analytical work being done

  • Participate in strategy development and future state visioning

  • Be fully engaged with business teams, bringing an objective voice to the table, and facilitating decisions grounded in data

  • Build a strong network of analytics stakeholders throughout the US business

  • Recruit, hire, onboard, train, and retain new team members

  • Accountable for overall performance of direct reports

  • Be an effective coach to the team members on their work performance and on their future career goals

  • Be an inspirational leader of other technical/analytics staff

  • Responsible for providing leadership, technical guidance, developmental support, and career planning for staff

Basic Qualifications

  • PhD in Statistics, Econometrics, Operations Research, Mathematics or other advanced analytics degree program

  • 5+ years of experience leading advanced analytics projects and initiatives

  • Deep knowledge of advanced analytics programming (R, Python, SAS, etc.)

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Deep and broad knowledge of many areas of advanced analytics (e.g. statistical modeling, machine learning, data mining, experimental design) applied to business/commercial problems

  • Excellent Interpersonal communication skills for effective customer consultation

  • Teamwork and leadership skills

  • Strong learning agility

  • Self-management skills with a focus on results for timely and accurate completion of competing deliverables

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and strategic thinking as well as driving implementation of initiatives that lead to fulfillment of the strategic plan

  • Ability to understand complex business problems and reduce them to mathematical/statistical questions/hypotheses that can be answered through analytics

  • Insatiable curiosity for understanding existing information sources, uncovering new ones, and developing and improving on analysis approaches

  • Positive and professional approach

  • Ability to prioritize across multiple projects and demands from Business Units

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 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.

To submit resume, visit and apply to Req ID R-4882.

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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