Global Project Manager

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Novo Nordisk is a healthcare company with a leading position within the area of diabetes, haemophilia, growth hormone disorders and menopause. As an employee at Novo Nordisk you will have the potential to make a significant difference to patients, the medical profession and society.

Does your motivation come from challenges and working in a dynamic environment? Is your ambition to create visible results? Are you enthusiastic about understanding the business and bringing attention to key business challenges across cultures? Then we might have the right position for you. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who is excited about joining a growing team working in an international environment.


About the department:
Global Medical Affairs, Bangalore (GMA-BLR) is an extension of the Global Medical Affairs team in Headquarters (HQ) in Denmark, is based out of Global Service Centre (GSC), Bangalore, India. The team consists of highly motivated medical advisors, project managers and publication manager supporting HQ, regions and affiliates across the world.

The Job:
As Project Manager you will work closely with a team of Global Project Managers working in the HQ and BLR office. Our team develops and implements initiatives to ensure successful recruitment and retention of patients in our most important clinical trials. We call it Scientific Recruitment & Retention Programmes (SRR).

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Liaise with our affiliates on implementation of SRR in the trial-participating countries and ensure motivation is high
  • Develop and implement (scientific or other) educational materials
  • Communicate & align with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage internal communication channels, e.g. Sharepoint and training sessions on Teams
  • Vendor management
  • Budget and contract management and administration of SRR materials


You are a team player comfortable working in a dynamic environment and have excellent interpersonal skills and a track record of successful collaboration and influencing multidisciplinary stakeholders from multiple countries, even remotely.

You have personal drive and are enthusiastic, energetic and confident. You thrive in developing new solutions to the challenges we meet to work smarter. You will take part in key activities both on a global as well as a local level; hence you should expect up to 20 travel days a year.


The right candidate for this position would possess below mentioned requirements:

  • Educational qualification: business, communication or science degree combined with min 4 years work experience from the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in both global and local roles.
  • You have strong project and change management skills as well as a high level of proficiency in verbal and written English.
  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated editorial skills.
  • Good presentation and communication skills.
  • You have experience/a track record with planning, driving and implementing projects successfully across organisational functions.
  • You are self-motivated with a strong personal drive to move things forward for yourself and the team and not afraid of challenging status quo.
  • You are able to work independently.
  • You are able to work on multiple tasks in parallel and cope well under time pressure while maintaining your good sense of humour.
  • You are able to travel internationally (approximately 10%)


If you believe you are qualified, and are willing to take the challenge, please send your motivation letter, CV and relevant documentation directly via our online application tool



30 Novemember 2021

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.