OMPD Learning Design Consultant

Eli Lilly - Indianapolis, IN4.2

The Office of Medical Professional Development (OMPD) develops Lilly Medical Professionals through innovative learning experiences that unlock strategic proficiencies. Our target audience includes, but is not limited to, Clinical Research Physicians (CRP), Clinical Research Scientists (CRS), Medical Affairs Professionals (MAP), Medical Science Liaisons (MSL) and their supervisors. We help ease the challenges that these individuals experience during their transition to Lilly from clinic, academia and other pharma companies by creating and delivering blended learning experiences that improve professional capabilities. OMPD analyzes learning needs in order to design, develop & deliver innovative programs and solutions that bridge performance gaps.

The OMPD Learning Design Consultant will work closely with the OMPD Director, , OMPD Consultants, OMPD Project Manager, Vendors, Subject Matter Experts and Stakeholders. The OMPD Learning Design Consultant will follow the OMPD instructional design process to create eLearning, live virtual events, instructor-led workshops and a variety of support materials as needed.

The OMPD Learning Design Consultant will use strong interpersonal, written, technical and visual communication skills to curate text, images, animations, video and audio to craft learning solutions. The Learning Design Consultant will generate and oversee the creation of online, mobile, video, and in-person learning solutions using a suite of course-building technologies including; Articulate Storyline, PowerPoint, Vyond, Adobe Connect, and any other best-in-class learning technologies supported by Lilly. This role will collaborate primarily with the OMPD Project Manager & Consultants during the analysis, design, and content creation phases providing guidance on content development, instructional strategies for learning transfer, project timelines, deliverables and learning activities that reinforce targeted skill-building.

Consultation & Partnership
Build, nurture and sustain mutually beneficial relationships with key stakeholders (OMPD Staff, Target Audience, Vendor, Internal Learning Consultants, etc.)
Partner with and provide Instructional Design expertise, feedback, and guidance for SME/business partners to build learning solutions with Instructional Design and Adult Learning Principles
Follow approved OMPD Learning Development process and continuously assess to identify and propose opportunities for efficiencies
Lead Instructional Design portions of the process to ensure quality milestones/deliverables, including Project Charters, High-level Design Documents, Storyboards, final functional deliverables, Power Point decks, Participant/Instructor Guides, and other learning collateral
Facilitate learning events, as needed and appropriate
Instructional Design
Maintain current knowledge and assess realistic application of industry best-practices, including awareness of internal constraints and functional solutions
Conduct needs, audience, and task analysis to identify content and performance gaps
Design and create innovative deliverables that provide meaningful and learner-centric solutions
Ensure seamless implementation of meaningful learning events (eLearning, Instructor-led Workshops, Virtual Instructor-led Sessions, Job Aids, etc.) that adhere to the OMPD visual identity, providing a consistent learner-experience
Build and execute evaluation plans (with learning objective congruence) with actionable outcomes/improvements/insights
Responsible and accountable for Instructional Design rigor and quality in all OMPD learning solutions
Course Production
Apply effective project management to ensure timely delivery of the performance solution
Effectively utilize technology to support development of learning solutions (e.g. IT tools, video technology, etc.) and ensure they can be integrated with Lilly systems
Develop implementation plans for learning solutions in cooperation with other L&D employees and business partners
Address change management issues
Participate in the creation and distribution of communication plans pertaining to the learning solution(s) developed
Conduct pilot and/or usability testing of performance solutions, ensuring appropriate follow-up activities occur
Establish and/or ensure use of existing processes and tools for creating deliverables.
Communicate and track project status
Evaluate and improve processes used for development and implementation of learning solutions
Curriculum Management
Navigate all aspects of Lilly’s Learning Management System (LMS), SuccessFactors, to support OMPD course and curriculum creation/execution, periodic course review and troubleshooting that creates a positive learner-experience
Build and execute the OMPD learning strategy to compliantly reduce the volume of learning assignments in individual training plans (for our intended audience)
Support the OMPD customers (and their managers) with Learning Plan audits to ensure they are receiving the training that is relevant to their role
Work as the main point of contact with OMPD Vendors on technical needs within the LMS including troubleshooting issues and providing innovative solutions to known issues within the system

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 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.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or higher in education, instructional design, performance technology, or related field
3 years minimum experience of demonstrated knowledge with SuccessFactors architecture
3 years minimum of demonstrated experience and expertise in current content development software (e.g. Articulate Suite, or other systems)
3 years of experience and expertise in instructional design and program/project management (ADDIE analyze design develop implement and evaluate)
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

Limited global travel may be required
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

Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a collaborative environment and build trust with internal and external business partners
Demonstrated ability in communication, conflict resolution, using good judgment, and managing complexity
Demonstrated strong organizational skills
Demonstrated high learning agility to enable expedited business acumen
Ability to effectively partner globally
Ability to navigate complex, matrix-based organizations
M.S. degree in Instructional Systems Technology, Performance Technology, Adult Learning, or related experience/education
Working knowledge of and/or experience in a regulated environment
Previous experience in a Medical or related organization in Pharma

RegionNorth America


Workplace Arrangement


Job Expires26-Jun-2019