Global Scientific Advisor in Global Medical Affairs

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


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? Then we might have the right position for you.


About the department
Global Medical Affairs (GMA), Bangalore, an extension of the Global Medical Affairs team in Headquarters 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 Head Quarter, regions and affiliates across the world.

The position

You will have to deliver timely accurate and credible medical communication materials across medical affairs focus areas to internal and external stakeholders. You will take care for the management of cross-functional collaboration, clinical activities by supporting development of slide decks on Novo Nordisk supported studies and scientific recruitment and retention materials. You need to work on publication planning by supporting development of posters and publication slide decks. You will also be expected to work on scientific and medical education and provide Internal Medical guidance.


The Global Scientific Advisor strives to be the specialist on the product/project within his/her responsibility. Internally, the Global Scientific Advisor will collaborate with colleagues from GMA teams in Denmark and Bangalore. The focus is specially to provide scientific support for Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and other Health Care Professionals (HCPs) nurses, pharmacists, etc on a product/project specific basis. Externally, the Global Scientific Advisor acts as a liaison between Novo Nordisk and KOLs at meetings and conferences.


We expect you to hold the below skills, knowledge and experience.

  • Minimum knowledge required to fulfil job responsibilities
  • MD / Ph.D. with substantial clinical and/or research expertise relevant area (e.g. Endocrinology, General Practice or Internal Medicine)
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical industry
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Demonstrated research experience
  • Experience with clinical medicine, clinical research and development
  • At least two years of clinical and/or pharmaceutical industry experience


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, your skills, dedication and ambition help us change lives for the better. In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talent and benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development. We create value by putting patients first. Working here is not just a way to make a living, but a way to make a difference.



For further information, please contact Sowmya at



10 November 2019


Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronical diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.