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Statistical Leader - HTA and Real World Analytics

Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
Start date
Jun 17, 2024

Job Details

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 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.

Within the Global Statistics organization, Real-World and Access Analytics is the global center of expertise for all statistical aspects of Patient Access, Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and Real-World Evidence (RWE). We are providing input and statistical leadership to evidence generation plans, Access & Reimbursement, and Real-World Evidence projects to accelerate patient access in collaboration with multiple partners from other functions, geographies, and affiliations.


General Scope

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

  • Is a successful problem solver who can bring to bear technical expertise to work closely with other functions to answer important questions about our products by translating strategic needs into innovative statistical solutions.
  • Is responsible for providing technical statistical leadership to data-related research in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and reimbursement to improve the success of the compound considering requirements across the globe (US, Europe, Asia Pacific and other geographies). Uses the most efficient or innovative approach in economic modeling, (network)-meta-analysis and indirect comparisons, clinical trials, and observational research.
  • Keeps up to date with respect to statistical methodology, particularly in methods applicable to observational research area of HTA, to maintain proficiency in applying new and varied methods, and to be competent in justifying methods selected.
  • Ensures high quality statistical support for projects through the oversight of external suppliers and provides input into outsourcing strategy and processes.
  • Influences cross-functional team members regarding appropriate research methods.

Communication of Results and Inferences

  • Collaborate with team members to write reports and communicate results.
  • Assist with, or be responsible for, communicating study results via payer submissions, publications, or oral presentations in group settings, as well as for communicating one-on-one with key customers and presenting at scientific meetings.
  • Support responses to payer queries and/or interactions. Actively contribute to internal and external scientific interactions with decision making agencies and healthcare professionals

Therapeutic Area Knowledge

  • Understand disease states, competitive landscapes, and regulatory/payer environment to enhance the level of customer focus and collaboration as a strong scientific contributor.

Statistical leadership and Teamwork

  • Introduce and apply innovative methodology and tools to solve critical problems.
  • Merge scientific thinking and business knowledge to identify issues, evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Lead projects independently and work effectively across functions. Apply technical expertise to influence business decisions.
  • Actively contributing to brand strategy and portfolio decisions in cross-functional governance bodies

Basic Qualification:

  • PhD with 3+years of experience or MSc degree with 6+ years of experience in statistics or related field

Additional Preferences:

  • Expertise in HTA, health outcomes research, and/or real-world evidence is required
  • Significant experience in Health Technology Assessment in major markets
  • Excellent knowledge of statistical theory and methodology, with solid understanding of experimental design and causal inference methods
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and critical thinking.
  • Proficient in statistical programming languages/software such as SAS, R
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills including the ability to translate and disseminate sophisticated scientific information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong project management skills, business awareness/business development skills
  • Work effectively in geographically dispersed/virtual teams and the ability to lead virtual teams.
  • Ability to manage work using third party organizations.
  • Self-management skills with a focus on results for prompt and accurate completion of competing deliverables
  • Resource management skills
  • Fluent in English – both oral and written

Additional Information

  • Location is flexible in desired geography (Europe - England, France, Germany or US - Indianapolis)
  • Domestic and international travel may be necessary.

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.

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.



Science has been our calling from the beginning. Colonel Eli Lilly founded the company in 1876 and charged employees to “take what you find here and make it better and better.” More than 147 years later, we remain committed to his vision through every aspect of our business and the people we serve, starting with discovering the best treatments for those who take our medicines and extending to health care professionals, employees and the communities in which we live. Moreover, you can also count on the team at Lilly to be incredibly civic-minded, supporting our communities through philanthropy, volunteerism, and a creative and innovative can-do spirit. 

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