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Loxo@Lilly Associate Manager, Business Operations – Licensing Contracts & Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Loxo@Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo@Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Louisville, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Associate Manager of Business Operations is responsible for negotiating material transfer agreements, license agreements, and processing transfer documentation for licensed materials. This individual will also be responsible for tracking and sharing information related to existing licensed data/materials and any related use restrictions.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Work with discovery, legal, and finance teams to help draft, negotiate and manage contracts to support drug development with a focus on data/material licenses and related transfer documentation

  • Identify and mitigate business risks throughout the contracting process

  • Help track and share existing licensed data/materials and related use restrictions

  • Potential to manage sponsored research agreements, including working with partners and academic institutions to track data/results as well as financial and resource obligations

Required Qualifications and Preferred Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 3+ years of contract negotiation with significant experience negotiating and managing license agreements, including licenses for cell lines, genetically modified animal models, and data

  • Experience negotiating software licenses and/or sponsored research agreements would be a plus

  • Experience optimizing the tracking and sharing of information, including establishing new processes and/or systems

  • Strong contract drafting, review and analysis skills

  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively

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

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for the {insert position} level position could range from between $78,000 to $114,498 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 is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described.

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.

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 Oncology, Inc. 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.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law).

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (“Loxo”) 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 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.