Associate- US Public Policy

06 Jul, 2020

Jobs

Associate- US Public Policy

Eli Lilly
Indianapolis, IN

Responsibilities

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.

Responsibilities :

The policy associate consultant is part of a team addressing public policy strategy, research, and engagement across multiple topics.  The department’s scope of issues includes biopharmaceutical pricing, reimbursement, and access, biosimilars, real world evidence policy, the value of medicines, pharmaceuticals in the environment, and other topics critical to maintaining access for innovative medicines in the U.S.

The position will focus on U.S. federal and state level public policy issues, with periodic project assistance in other areas of the department.

Responsibilities Overview: 

  • Draft key messages and other policy communication tools in response to federal and state legislation or policy topics.
  • Review legislation as requested by Federal and State Government Affairs and develop recommendations with U.S. policy leadership.
  • Conduct research to support company policy positions, working in collaboration with colleagues in Global Public Policy, Managed Health Services, other business units, and related functions (Federal and State Government Affairs, Communications, Global Regulatory Policy, Global Patient Outcomes).
  • Track, monitor, and provide analysis on federal and state legislation in select areas, as needed, and provide reports to management and other Corporate Affairs leaders; contribute to managing legislative tracking systems.
  • Monitor the external environment for new regulatory and policy developments, possible implications on Lilly’s position, and communicate with internal stakeholders.
  • Support the development of position papers, fact sheets, and presentations for internal and external audiences.
  • Participate in trade association working groups or meetings, as needed, related to policy issues.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One or more years of relevant work experience in public policy, the biopharmaceutical industry, trade association, government, or stakeholder organization.
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/Preferences :

  • Understanding of U.S. legislative, regulatory, and health care systems
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze strategically and critically policy and legislative proposals from multiple points of view and craft effective supporting or opposing arguments based on the company’s position
  • Strong self-starter and the ability to influence within an organization
  • Excellent oral presentation and writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues and business partners
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and across geographies and cultures

Additional Information :

  • Some domestic travel may be required, approximately 10%.

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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 https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID 57708BR.

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.

Job posted: 2020-07-06