Global Scientific Advisor

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Department: Clinical Development and Medical



Does your motivation come from challenges and working in a dynamic environment? Do you thrive in a working environment where close collaboration with key stakeholders and strategic alignment is essential? Do you have a can-do attitude with continuous improvement as one of your career objectives? Then we might have the right position for you. Apply now and join a growing team, working in an international environment. 


 The position

As a Global Scientific Advisor, you will deliver timely accurate and credible medical communication materials across medical affairs focus areas to internal and external stakeholders. Furthermore, you will support medical affairs teams in the development of and execute strategy for medical education activities for each product/project (CME and non-CME). Additionally, you will support medical affairs teams in executing global medical education and medical communication plan to ensure KOL/HCP recognition and understanding of clinical profile of compound through presentations of data, participation in meetings and symposia, and personal visits. You will support medical affairs teams in development of communication materials based on accurate scientific data Also, you will provide on-site support for medical guidance activities driven by global medical affairs. You are entrusted to fulfil the following responsibilities:


  • Support development of slide decks on NN supported studies (NN sponsored as well as investigator sponsored studies)
  • Proactively engage in scientific dialogue and relationship with global KOLs.
  • Gather and analyze medical and scientific feedback, e.g., from KOL interactions in advisory boards.
  • Support medical affairs teams in the development and execution of scientific story line, content, topics of advisory boards
  • Development of posters and publication slide decks in collaboration with the Global Publication Manager and medical illustrator



  • Ph.D. with substantial clinical and/or research expertise relevant area preferred, ;and MSc with relevant experience could be considered.
  • Experience in research and development.
  • 2-4 years of clinical and/or pharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English.
  • Demonstrated research experience (e.g., publications).
  • Additional education and experience in medical communication.
  • Study or work in a country other than the native country.


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 and is based out of Global Business Services (GBS), Bangalore, India. The team consists of highly motivated scientific and medical advisors, project managers, medical illustrators and publication manager 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 organization; delivering external medical events including in-house content development and project management; and Publication planning.


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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15th 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.