Medical Director Cardiometabolic Diseases

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Ørestad, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you have a broad knowledge in Cardiovascular medicine? Are you an excellent communicator, who can lead credible ’’peer-to-peer’’ conversations with leading cardiovascular physicians in Europe? Are you a great cross-collaborator, with a ’’getting things done’’-mindset, across internal and external partners and stakeholders?


Then this might be your defining moment. Apply today and join us for a life-changing career.


The Position

As a Medical Director Cardiometabolic Diseases, you will develop and drive medical- and scientific cardiovacular area strategy and priorities in Region NWE. You will lead and chair Region NWE’s medical leadership community within the cardiovascular area, ensuring close collaboration, sharing of information, and implementation of strategic priorities as well as individual affiliate support. You will also drive cross-functional collaboration, including leading the Region NWE cross-functional cardiovascular working group to secure that regional clinical needs are addressed in product development programmes and representing medical and scientific affairs in the cross-functional team with commercial and external affairs.


Furthermore, you will:

  • Represent Region NWE medical function and drive priorities for NWE in European/Global fora (internally and externally), as well as leadership meetings with professional associations, etc
  • Develop and nurture productive relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders including key opinion leaders, subject matter experts, professional associations
  • Collect and provide medical/scientific expertise within the cardiovascular  area in relevant fora to support relevant stakeholders
  • Practice independently with high level of empowerment and drive strategic medical/scientific initiatives for Region NWE, with direct and clear influence on course of actions and results



  • You are a Medical Doctor, and/or have an MSc or PhD within relevant scientific field
  • You hold business, medical affairs and leadership experience, ideally from a relevant therapy area 
  • You have a proven track record of project-based activity run successfully, and delivering initiatives and results
  • You have a patient and costumer centricity, and can prioritize strategically with a focus on what matters
  • You take pride in your personal leadership, and can through your excellent communication skills be both impactful and influence, as well as convey


About the Department

The Clinical, Medical & Regulatory (CMR) department is one of the key functions that enable the business strategy through effective execution of functional goals, in the areas of Clinical Research, Medical Affairs, and Regulatory. The position Medical Director Cardiometabolic Diseases is located in Ørestaden, Capital Region of Denmark, and reports to the Senior Cardiometabolic Medical Director. 


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we

seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.



If you have any questions in terms of the position, feel free to reach out to Senior Cardiometabolic Medical Director at +45 3075 4578



Apply before 9th of October 2022

We ask you to submit your CV and motivational letter in English. Please, also consider that the Talent Acquisition team starts to review and engage with suitable candidates on a regular basis before the deadline. We invite you to don’t hesitate and apply soon!



We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.