Medical Reviewer

Category:  Clinical Development

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Department – Centralised Monitoring Unit (CMU)- Bangalore


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.


About the department


The Centralised Monitoring Unit (CMU)- Bangalore, is a department within the Clinical Drug Development area. It is a perfect blend of skilled medical professionals (Medical reviewers) and technical programmers (Functional programmers, statistical monitors).  Medical reviewers actively involved in Risk based medical monitoring in collaboration with the medical specialists from Denmark, with focus on ensuring overall patient safety and wellbeing of all clinical trial participants, by ensuring compliance to protocol and identifying potential clinically significant outliers that requires medical attention and medical data cleaning. The Functional Programmers develop operational visualisations in data visualization tools to support the trial teams on proactive centralised monitoring and Statistical Monitors perform detection of unusual data patterns, systematic errors and potential lack of compliance or fraud across trials.


The Position: (Note: This is not a role within Pharmacovigilance)

The Key Responsibilities in this position will be to perform Medical Review of all trial subjects of all assigned clinical trials within drug development portfolio across therapy areas & to ensure high quality consistent medical data. Medical Review is performed for all trial subjects to ensure patient safety and adherence to protocols, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), ICH Guidelines, local regulations, and Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs). Medical Reviewer ensures high quality medical data through medical review of clinical trial data. Ensure close collaboration with relevant study group members, especially the Data Manager, Trial Manager(s) and Medical Specialists during trial conduct. Report status of medical review to project as appropriate, following the project communication plan and blinding plan. Consult with Trial Managers and Medical Specialists as appropriate to ensure medical review issues are escalated in a timely manner.


  • Responsible for contribution to or participation in trial planning activities related to       medical review.
  • Responsible for clarifying and if possible, resolving issues of medical concern and inconsistencies in clinical trial data with staff at investigational sites.
  • Responsible for presenting findings of Medical Review to relevant Medical Specialist to enable decision making. Responsible for documenting medical review in the sponsor TMF.
  • Ensure close collaboration with relevant study group members, especially the Data Manager , Trial Manager(s) and Medical Specialist during trial conduct.
  • Review and provide inputs to MMP as well as Medical Monitoring, Displays or other data listing required to perform Medical review. The input should ensure unambiguous monitoring requirements as well as medical monitoring displays and data listing to enable efficient medical review.



  • Minimum as Graduate in Medicine or other relevant (MBBS & MD in pharmacology preferred, MBBS & MD in other clinical/paraclinical areas with relevant experience in clinical patient management/ clinical research).
  • 2 + years of experience as Medical Reviewer is preferred.
  • Good knowledge of ICH (International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use), GCP (Good clinical Practice).
  • Demonstrated computer skills (MS Office, MS Project, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent understanding of medical terminology and clinical trial activities.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.


Working at Novo Nordisk


At Novo Nordisk, we are driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic conditions. Our treatments today are benefiting millions of people living with diabetes, obesity, and rare blood and endocrine diseases. From our labs to our factory floors, we are discovering and developing innovative biological medicines and making them accessible to patients throughout the world. Since the company was founded in Denmark more than 100 years ago, we have been translating the unmet medical needs of people living with serious chronic diseases into innovative medicines and delivery. Our focus is on these diseases, which affect hundreds of millions of people and are among the most urgent global health challenges. By combining our innovation and commercial excellence, we draw upon insights from patients and partners to transform bold ideas into life-saving and preventive medicines. Our ambition is to take the lead in each of these areas, driving change with an unfailing belief that it can be done.




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

Internal candidates are kindly requested to inform their line Manager before applying.




Apply before 05 December 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.