Obesity Product manager

Category:  Marketing and Market Access

Almaty, Almaty Province, KZ


Product Manager, Obesity


Would you enjoy helping to move the pharmaceutical industry forward by engaging in preparation and implementation of focused brands marketing strategies and facilitating launch and sales execution? Do coordination of marketing programmes and achieving short and long term business objectives interest you? If yes join us on an exciting journey where we will establish our presence in different therapeutic areas and build a diverse pipeline.


The position

As a Product Manager, you are responsible for the designing and execution of the brands marketing plan within CIS Emerging Markets (CEM) region. You will actively manage the planning and execution of local, regional, national and international events (congresses, symposia) relevant for the brands. As well as develop, implement and monitor the annual brand strategy.

You will communicate product promotions and marketing plans to the sales force to ensure alignment with Novo Nordisk strategy and drive the implementation of product marketing plan and campaigns. You will collaborate closely with the medical and sales department to align marketing and medical messages.

As the Product Manager you will be responsible for developing and maintaining contacts with Key Opinion Leaders and Healthcare professionals. In order to ensure success of promotional campaigns you will be coordinating the campaigns with creative and event agencies; providing trainings and ensuring salesforce knowledge on product marketing plan and campaigns.



You have an in-depth understanding of a Product Manager role, marketing tools and activities. You are able to work with cross-functional stakeholders. You have excellent communication skills. You are driven, can take initiative, and are agile in actions. Other requirements for this role are:

  • University degree in life sciences, medicine/pharma, marketing, or other related fields
  • Previous successful experience in a (Junior) Product Manager role gained within pharma/FMCG industries
  • Fluent Russian language and excellent level of English (Upper Intermediate or higher)
  • Ideally you have been involved in contacting awareness projects as well as large scale events focused on different stakeholder  


About the department

Commercial Affairs department in Kazakhstan is a part of a fast-growing and developing CEM cluster hub for Central Asia and Caucasus, covering 9 countries in total: Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Mongolia. You will work in a diverse team, which includes product managers, digital marketing manager, event coordinator, as well as professionals in business analytical activities. You will report to the Commercial Affairs Head CEM and be located in Almaty.


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.



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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.