Consultant-MBA and Strategy

Website Eli Lilly and Company

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.

Talk about meaningful work. Talk about a role that impacts the lives of people. Let’s talk about your next career move. The Global Recruiting and Staffing Talent Acquisition group provides recruiting support to all US business areas, enabling the attraction, selection and hiring of the right talent with critical capabilities. The Consultant—Talent Acquisition for MBA Recruitment will own and drive strategy and recruitment for all MBA recruiting programs, including the Accelerated Management Program (AMP) and International Business Unit recruiting. The Consultant will work with key stakeholders, including Business Unit leaders, HR Strategic Business Partners, global HR Directors and other senior leaders to develop and execute the recruitment strategy for MBA talent across the globe in multiple functions. The role will also be responsible for developing and maintaining the Lilly MBA internship program, and unified campus brand and communication strategy across all degrees recruited. This role will manage several external relationships in an effort to enhance/expand the Lilly brand, and coordinate with campus resources and recruiters to ensure MBA talent acquisition strategies are aligned with objectives and the overall diversity and inclusion goals for the company.


Ensure we are effective at attracting, selecting, & hiring the best MBA talent in line with our values, local law/compliance obligations and business plan
Development and execution of the overall campus strategy including planning and implementation of internship programs in US and abroad consistent with Lilly’s diversity strategy and objectives.
Development and execution of campus branding, messaging, and marketing campaigns
Leadership and strategy for activities supporting internship program (conferences, campus/social media presence, etc.)
Develop strong working relationships with global HR Directors, HR Strategic Business Partners and senior leaders in order to ensure recruitment strategies are up to date and effective
Develop and implement campus recruiting strategies for all MBA acquisition efforts: US, OUS and AMP
Monitor business needs and align MBA Assisted Education Leave strategy with external MBA acquisition efforts to meet needs
Manage “high touch” recruitment process engaging directly with students through the entire recruitment cycle

Deliver an excellent experience for the candidate, employees and supervisor
Effectively represent the Lilly brand and values to all who touch the recruitment process
Focus on the MBA candidate experience, answering questions and providing value-added information consistently, with quality and fairness
Ability to manage through ambiguity, make sound decisions and juggle multiple competing priorities
Develop innovative approaches to campus and student engagement globally
Partner across the Lilly talent management organization to ensure consistency of career messages, and alignment with the global Lilly People Strategy.

Build and lead an effective recruiting organization
Develop, track, monitor, and communicate impactful performance metrics to stakeholders and Recruiting leadership as needed, leveraging data to make process improvements
Develop and present information on campus results and metrics at different levels
Lead projects or initiatives to drive improvements in MBA and share key learnings with the undergraduate campus programs
Effectively bridge strategy with execution through strong relationships with recruiters
Develop understanding of total talent management philosophy and build talent advisor skillset
Coach business leaders, US/global HR and recruiters on best practice
Anticipate future trends by continuously analyzing and addressing market conditions
Use solid judgment and thrive in a fast-paced and ambiguous environment.

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum of 5 years of HR, recruiting, talent management, or related experience (i.e. scientific discipline, sales, engineering, finance, IT, marketing, project management) or MBA
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 Skills/Preferences
Demonstrated success with event planning / activity coordination
Fluent in Powerpoint and other Microsoft office applications
Campus leader or team member
Prior sourcing/recruiting experience
Lilly project consultant or six sigma experience
Experience with recruiting technologies (CRM, ATS, etc.)
Demonstrated excellent relationship building and partnership skills with external organizations/people
Success and comfort delivering messages to large audiences
Leadership skills with ability to include and leverage diverse perspectives and ideas
Excellent communication (verbal, written and presentation) skills
Demonstrated ability to influence others at all levels
Experience developing strategy and executing large scale projects
Ability to build strong relationships and partner with business support areas
Ability to interface with and influence senior leadership internally
Demonstrated ability to evaluate situations and make appropriate decisions
Broad business perspective and a thorough understanding of business goals, vision, and culture
Additional Information
Ability to travel up to 50% of the time during peak seasons

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