Would you enjoy helping to move the pharmaceutical industry forward by facilitating the communication of scientific data and the sharing of knowledge among medical experts all over the world? Does interacting with leading Global Medical Doctors and Scientists on new innovative portfolio interest you? If yes join us on an exciting journey where we will establish our presence in NASH and build a pipeline that goes beyond the treatment of metabolic diseases.
In Other Serious Chronic Diseases (OSCD), we aim to create a strong presence by building a competitive pipeline and scientific leadership. Our focus will be on non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and New Therapy Areas such as chronic kidney disease (CKD), cardiovascular (CVD), inflammation and Alzheimer’s disease.
Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, haemophilia, growth disorders and other serious chronic diseases. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs over 43,000 people in 80 countries, and markets its products in more than 170 countries.
The positionWe are looking for a Medical Manager/Advisor to join us. This position will report to the Head of CMR / Head of Medical Affairs and be a member of the affiliate CMR team.
As Medical Manager/Medical Advisor, you are responsible for the planning and execution of the local medical strategy for development of the NASH therapy area. You will be instrumental in the identification and segmentation of KOLs relevant to the NASH therapy area and develop engagement plans, including obtaining expert advice to guide local decisions and strategy.
You will draft and adapt a global publication plan with regards to the local needs and regulations. You will also liaise with relevant professional associations, including congress activities in support of Novo Nordisk presence in the NASH area. Providing guidance and training internally to support capability building in (affiliate) as well as giving support to clinical operations in the execution of clinical trials in NASH, in geographies where medical resources to support NASH studies are not available are also key responsibilities. You will seek opportunities and advice to obtain understanding of the market and patient pathways within NASH in support of internal medical and commercial business decisions and scientific development of NASH area.
Close collaboration with medical and commercial colleagues in obesity to ensure strategic alignment and synergy of NASH within obesity is key to success.
QualificationsYou are an MD with a minimum 2 years’ experience in the field of metabolic medicine (diabetes, obesity, CVD, dyslipidaemia), either from the pharmaceutical industry, medical practice or academia. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in medical affairs in the pharmaceutical industry would be advantageous.
You have an in-depth understanding of the role of medical affairs in pharmaceutical industry, medical affairs tools and activities. You can connect medical affairs and commercial priorities and are able to work with cross-functional stakeholders. You have excellent medical communication skills. You are driven, can take initiative, and are agile in actions. Your personality is aligned with our Novo Nordisk Way and you are fluent in both written and spoken English.