HR Project Consultant

Eli Lilly - Indianapolis, IN4.2

The Consultant, HR Strategic Business Projects role is accountable for leading and implementing projects and/or processes to achieve both long and short term objectives of the business unit or global function they support. This includes ensuring that the right organizational capabilities, leadership and talent are in place and ensuring that people are engaged, motivated, and appropriately rewarded.

This role works closely with the HR strategic business partner and business leaders to drive business results and consults with subject matter experts in HR including compensation & benefits, recruiting and staffing, leadership development, talent management among others, to ensure that the policies, programs, and plans best serve the needs of the business that they support.

This particular role will provide support across the Lilly Research Labs (LRL) Organization.

Although projects will vary based on the strategy and needs of the function or business unit, the
consultant role will be responsible for the following deliverables:

Implement the strategic workforce plan and corresponding diversity and retention strategies. This includes talent acquisition strategies based on business plan and long range plan.
Responsible for leading the continuous flow talent strategy, which includes shaping, implementing and documenting succession planning and pipeline discussions.
Lead and implement innovative initiatives and process, including the associated leading and lagging metrics to improve the outcomes.
Partner with HR business leaders to lead LRL specific projects across various subject matters in support of the change agenda approved by the function (e.g. NGR culture, capability matrix work, reward strategies, diversity goals).
Partner with the HR COEs to continually and relentlessly improve HR services for scientific and medical talent that reach across Research, Development and the Business Units.

Company Overview

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.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors Degree
5+ years of HR or Project Management Experience
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 Information

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.

Additional Skills/Preferences

Project management: Demonstrated project management skills
Outcomes Focus: Demonstrated both a bias for action and focus on results.
Problem Solving: Demonstrated ability to appropriately diagnose business problems and create and implement appropriate solutions.
Measurement Orientation: Demonstrated ability and propensity to use data, measurement and analytics to diagnose problems and to evaluate the actual effect of changes implemented.
Business Acumen: Understands what is critical and unique to performance of this unit and the implications for the organization and people.
Business Integration Knowledge: Ability to recognize the interdependencies of this unit and others, how line and support functions connect, and to apply knowledge of integration to the HR solutions deployed.
Courage: Demonstrated ability to provoke or motivate the business partner as well as other HR professionals to think and act beyond what is normally expected. Act with no fear of speaking up against the status quo. Can perceive areas of receptivity and resistance and effectively leverage those
to drive change.
Influence: Ability to influence and steer people at all levels, without authority, convince partners at varying levels to accept/appreciate/need HR insights. Excellent written and oral communication.
Understanding of reward systems and design
Previous HR experience
Six Sigma experience
Knowledge of SAP/Metric systems
Advance degree (e.g. MBA)

RegionNorth America


Workplace Arrangement


Job Expires07-Feb-2019