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Medical Education Manager - Diabetes

Toronto, Canada

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Req ID R-7908 Title Medical Education Manager - Diabetes City Toronto State / Province Ontario Country Canada

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.

The Medical Education Manager - Diabetes role develops and executes a medical education strategy and tactical plan to support Health Care Professional (HCP) practice change and optimal patient care, ensuring alignment with principles of educational effectiveness and identified medical/business priorities in the Diabetes Business Unit.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with HCPs to gather feedback and insights on their learning needs to advise the Medical Education Strategy Plan, including specific needs in Quebec.

  • Collaborating with Thought Leaders, Faculty, and Speakers to develop educational content and as a result provide unbiased learning opportunities that meet HCP needs in both official languages

  • Accountable for transforming HCP needs and strategy into the development of fair and balanced educational solutions across all therapeutic options aligned with principles of adult education and instructional design.

  • Lead the development and ongoing execution of medical education tactical plans from strategic concept through implementation, execution, design, and deployment including budget and vendor management, leveraging their scientific and clinical therapeutic area knowledge and business acumen

  • Collaborating with Brand team(s) to understand commercial strategy, Medical to incorporate the latest scientific data, Sales for logistical implementation of educational solutions and Compliance to ensure the highest ethical standards

  • Providing an excellent learning experience that triggers practice change to optimize patient care


  • Advanced degree in health sciences (M.Sc., Ph.D., M.D., Pharm.D). or Health Care Professional degree (R.N., B.Sc.N., RD, Pharmacist, CDE, Master’s Degree) OR equivalent relevant therapeutic area and/or relevant med Ed experience

  • Minimum 3 years relevant clinical or therapeutic experience or 3 years relevant industry experience (Eg. In Medical Education)

  • Bachelors level degree considered if 5 or more years clinical/pharmaceutical experience in therapeutic area exists and demonstrated expertise in development of adult education programs

  • Fluent in both English and French with excellent communication skills written and oral. 

  • Demonstrated competence in the principles of adult education and effective instructional design

  • Good understanding of Health Canada, Accreditation Standards, Innovations Medicines Canada and other regulatory bodies

  • Demonstrated business acumen and ability to conceptualize, think strategically and translate a strategy to a customer focused, creative, innovative and implementable plan

  • Relevant medical and scientific background ideally in Diabetes with ability to comprehend and communicate complex science in a clear concise fashion

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to listen to external and internal needs, build professional relationships, network, plan projects, negotiate solutions to complex challenges and communicate to any level of the organization effectively

  • Demonstrated experience and success in managing and organizing data, self-managing priorities and multi-tasking projects with a strong attention to detail

  • Highly motivated and able to operate independent of direct oversight

  • Strong learning agility and adaptability

  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Reader)

  • Ability to work in a Virtual Based role and work and communicate in virtual teams

  • CCPE Certification in Continuing Health Education preferred (otherwise, relevant third party certification must be completed within 1 year of starting role)

  • Regional/National Travel: [20-40%]

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-7908.

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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