Global Marketing Manager

Category:  Corporate Affairs

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Department –Commercial, GBS


Do you want to work for an organization that has a strong purpose towards driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity, rare blood & rare endocrine diseases? If so, you could be the right person to join our Commercial & Corporate Affairs team as a Global Marketing Manager with Diabetes therapy area. Join us for a life-changing career.


About the department

The Commercial, GBS unit is responsible for driving deliverables for multiple Corporate Vice President (CVP) areas within Commercial & Corporate Affairs, including Insulin, GLP-1 and Obesity, and other serious Chronic diseases marketing, Market access, Commercial Planning, sustainability and Commercial Operations.


The Position

The primary role of this position is to drive commercial strategy and performance for Commercial Diabetes team lead, the team and work towards ensuring success of the responsible product portfolio by driving relevant projects, being responsible for marketing deliverables according to the plan and to manage complex core processes in marketing for assigned tasks such as budget planning, approval, etc. Commercial Diabetes team is responsible for driving insights, commercial strategies, collaterals, Therapy Area development, Lifecycle management, Launch planning and develop future proof strategies for upcoming launches.  This role requires strong leadership and ability to collaborate across organisational boundaries i.e. HQ, Business Areas & affiliates.


  • Contribute towards development of commercial strategy, required communication collaterals & campaigns.
  • Ensure continuous innovation & optimize productivity by integrating and developing new tools & bringing external perspective thereby ensuring it’s well integrated with Commercial Diabetes area approach.
  • Build newer capabilities to ensure organization achieves strategic objectives in Commercial Diabetes area.
  • Continue developing strong people management/leadership capabilities within the team and drive excellence in Quality & Execution.



  • Master’s degree or above in relevant area
  • 10+ years of experience in pharmaceutical marketing and sales, project management
  • People management experience is must exhibiting the following competencies:
    • Marketing strategy formulation & implementation
    • Launch Excellence
    • Leadership
    • Planning & organisation
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills – ability to make data driven and fact-based decisions.
  • Quality mind-set.
  • Proven track record working in global and/or regional environment preferred.
  • Diabetes therapy understanding & experience is preferred.


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. 



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



30th April 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.