Assistant Product Manager

Category:  Commercial Marketing

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Department: GLP 1 Marketing


Do you want to be a part of a high performing team in Novo Nordisk that plays a critical role in driving the success of the business? Do you have what it takes: the right drive, a sharp mind, customer orientation, openness and focus on what matters and a genuine interest in working with people?  If you find challenges inspiring and want to drive innovation within a multifaceted and inspiring working environment, you may be our new Assistant Product Manager for the GLP 1 Marketing team based at Bangalore. If you have what it takes to be a part of Novo Nordisk team, Apply now!     


The Position

This role requires someone To support the execution of local portfolio marketing strategy with the Sr Marketing Manager and actively launch, campaigns and sales execution as well as follow-up with internal stakeholders, working in order to achieve short and long term business objectives.  As an Assistant Product Manager, you will be responsible to:

  • Plan and execute brand marketing plan and strategy – long and short team.
  • Conduct competitor and market analysis, analyze affiliate expectations, evaluate market potential, prepare medium term marketing strategy and investment plans.
  • Develop and align with key stakeholders on the strategy for the promotion of the product.
  • Initiate market research / pilot studies and finalize promotion plans.
  • Negotiate costs and appoint PR and advertising agencies, identify innovative promotional tools.
  • Conceptualize and design mass campaigns, liaise with medical professional bodies, track progress and take corrective measures in order to ensure higher product sales and return on investment for marketing activities.



  • Post-Graduation – MBA with specialization in Marketing from Premier B School. Preferably a science graduate.
  • Product marketing experience of 2-3 years.
  • Therapy - experience in cardio and diabetic.


About the department

Novo Nordisk is a Denmark based multinational with leadership in diabetes. Novo Nordisk India affiliate office is in Bangalore & has more than 1,400 people working across the country in various functions. The GLP-1 team in the India affiliate looks after two therapy areas – type 2 diabetes and obesity. Our aim is to drive better awareness and adoption of GLP-1 RAs for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity. Our product portfolio spans Rybelsus® (oral semaglutide), Victoza®. 


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we are driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic conditions. Our treatments today are benefiting millions of people living with diabetes, obesity, and rare blood and endocrine diseases. From our labs to our factory floors, we are discovering and developing innovative biological medicines and making them accessible to patients throughout the world. Since the company was founded in Denmark more than 100 years ago, we have been translating the unmet medical needs of people living with serious chronic diseases into innovative medicines and delivery. Our focus is on these diseases, which affect hundreds of millions of people and are among the most urgent global health challenges. By combining our innovation and commercial excellence, we draw upon insights from patients and partners to transform bold ideas into life-saving and preventive medicines. Our ambition is to take the lead in each of these areas, driving change with an unfailing belief that it can be done.



To submit your application, please upload your CV and motivational letter online (click on Apply and follow the instructions). 



29th Nov 2023.


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.