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Loxo@Lilly Associate Director, Discovery Contracting in Santa Fe, New Mexico

About Loxo@Lilly:

Loxo@Lilly aims to create medicines that make life better for all those affected by cancer around the world. Bringing together the focus and spirit of a biotech with the scale, resources, and heritage of Lilly, our team is focused on rapidly delivering impactful new medicines for people with cancer. Our approach centers on creating oncology medicines that unequivocally show early signs of clinical activity and will matter to patients. We intend to curate a balanced pipeline of medicines, either internally or externally discovered, with the potential to treat cancer with dramatic effect. Loxo@Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. Loxo@Lilly is a global organization with team members in Louisville, Colorado; Indianapolis, Indiana; New York City, New York; San Diego, California; South San Francisco, California; Stamford, Connecticut; and Madrid, Spain.

The Associate Director of Discovery Contracting will be responsible for negotiating complex contracts to support drug discovery pipeline needs including custom scientific engagements with third parties and associated amendments.

*Roles and Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Work with discovery teams (potentially including translational medicine, target discovery, chemistry, toxicology, and/or DMPK teams) as well as legal and finance teams to draft, negotiate and manage contracts to support discovery pipeline needs

  • Identify and mitigate business risks throughout the contracting process

Required Qualifications and Preferred Background:

  • Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3+ years of contract management experience, including contracting to support discovery efforts in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical setting

  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively

  • Ability to manage and meet strict deadlines, work independently, and multi- task

  • Excellent attention to detail and critical thinking skills

Level commensurate with education and experience

Ideal candidate will also have:

  • Drug discovery/development experience

Loxo@Lilly currently anticipates that the base salary for the Associate Director level position could range from between $109,500 to $160,600 and will depend in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus (depending, in part, on company and individual performance). In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items. The compensation described above be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

Physical Demands/Travel:

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties .

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

This position’s work environment is in an office setting.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo@Lilly (Eli Lilly and Company) 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.

Loxo@Lilly (Eli Lilly and Company) is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process for positions at Loxo, please email loxoaccommodation@loxooncology.com for further assistance. Please note, this email address is intended for use to request an accommodation as a part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.