Global Associate Director - CVD

Category:  Marketing and Market Access

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Do you want to work for an organization that has a strong purpose towards driving change to defeat chronic diseases and impact the life of millions around the world?

If so, you could be the right person to join our Commercial & Corporate Affairs team as a Global Associate Director for a life-changing career.


About the department

The Commercial & Corporate Affairs – Global Business Services (GBS) unit is responsible for driving deliverables for multiple Corporate Vice President (CVP) areas within Commercial & Corporate Affairs, including Insulin, GLP-1 and Obesity Marketing, Market Access, Commercial Planning and Commercial Operations. The Commercial & Corporate Affairs unit also supports Biopharm global marketing for Haemophilia and growth disorders. The Novo Nordisk Corporate Strategy has established the ambition to become leaders in cardiovascular diseases as a distinct Therapy Area with in Other Serious Chronic Diseases (OSCD). The commercial CVD team is therefore ramping up efforts to ensure and make the CVD therapy area a significant growth contributor for the company for the future.


The position

The owner of position should work closely with global and affiliate stakeholders based on the strategic objectives supporting commercial deliverables leading to the successful launch.


The key deliverables are the following:

•        Primary market research such as preference share and drivers

•        Prescriber and patient population segmentation

•        Defining the positioning of pipeline products

•        Brand strategy

•        Commercial core story


Required Qualification & Experience

  • Master degree or above in relevant area
  • Minimum formal project management training equivalent to 10 full days continued professional education
  • 10+ year of pharmaceutical industry experience, with specific experience in early asset or marketing/brand strategy
  • The therapy area is new to Novo Nordisk; hence the incumbent should therefore have significant commercial experience in CVD or similar therapy areas such as rare diseases or Oncology.
  • Experience working with pharmaceutical product or medical device development and marketisation (from R&D, marketing, market access or similar function). Preferably international exposure in a large organization.
  • Working experience in major market or alternatively solid record of collaboration with major markets
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and deep understanding of different functions across the value chain is must.



Working at Novo Nordisk

We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities, and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.



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8 February 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.