Associate Manager

Category:  Medical Affairs

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Department- Global Medical Affairs (GMA GBS) – Regions & Operations.


Are you passionate about quality and simplification? Do you want to build quality within processes in the most efficient way? Do you have an innovative mindset to drive change in a future-ready environment and support your colleagues and stakeholders by challenging the status quo in a friendly and open-minded way? If so, there is a job opportunity waiting for you as our new Associate Manager. At Novo Nordisk, we will challenge you to do the best work of your life. Apply Now.


The Position


The primary role of this position is to be responsible for overall performance of the Medical & Scientific Affairs (MSA) Regions team within Regions & Operations (R&O), including timely planning and proper execution of projects and deliverables to achieve shared business objectives and drive team’s success.


  • People management: Leading and managing a team of medical & scientific advisors and contribute towards achieving the R&O and GMA-GBS goals and strategic priorities.
  • Stakeholder management: establishing and maintaining effective stakeholder relationships.
  • R&O activities: Establish a strategic partnership within GMA-GBS and with medical affairs teams outside of GMA-GBS.
  • Foster collaboration across Medical affairs world wide.




  • Should be a Science/Pharmacy post-graduate with PhD (preferable) and/or MD/ MBBS degree.
  • Should have around 5 years of relevant work experience. Affiliate (back office and/or field) experience preferred.
  • At least 4 years of people management experience.
  • Additional education and experience in pharma business/marketing.
  • Willingness to coach colleagues and support team development.
  • Teamwork skills, ability to get results through others and to work in a highly motivated team.
  • Ability and willingness to quickly adjust to new situations in a continuously developing environment.
  • Ability to engage and collaborate with people with different backgrounds (science, business, etc.).


About the Department


Global Medical Affairs, GBS (GMA GBS) is an extension of the Global Medical Affairs team in Headquarters (HQ) in Denmark and Zurich, based out of Global Business Services (GBS), Bangalore, India. The team consists of highly motivated medical advisors, project managers, scientific advisors and publication managers working together with HQ, regions, and affiliates across the world. Our core competencies are communicating scientific and medical knowledge on our products to the external scientific community and across the organisation, delivering external medical events including in-house content development and project management and Publication planning.


Working at Novo Nordisk


Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company with a 100-year legacy of driving change to defeat serious chronic diseases. Building on our strong legacy within diabetes, we are growing massively and expanding our commitment, reaching millions around the world and impacting more than 40 million patient lives daily. All of this has made us one of the 20 most valuable companies in the world by market cap. Our success relies on the joint potential and collaboration of our more than 63,000 employees around the world. We recognize the importance of the unique skills and perspectives our people bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk, we're working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it's a collective effort. Join us! Together, we go further. Together, we're life changing.



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



Apply before : 22nd July 2024.



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.