Key Account Manager

Category:  Sales

Colombo, Colombo, LK

Are you ready for an exciting role that will change patient’s lives? We have an opening for a Key Account Manager at Novo Nordisk Sri Lanka.


Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, haemophilia, growth disorders and other serious chronic diseases. 


About the Department


You will join the Insulin & Biopharm Business, and contribute in achieving sales target as a whole, by efficient and effective promotion of Novo Nordisk products to healthcare professionals. This position will be based in Colombo, covering the key cities nationwide, and will report to Country Manager.



The position


As an integral member of Novo Nordisk business, you will manage a defined territory and responsibilities will include:


  • Promote Novo Nordisk products to medical doctors and industrial LGUs, and plan, organize and implement sales, marketing programs for maximum effective coverage, with a complete round of the accounts every promotional cycle.
  • Tap new potential accounts for inclusion and drive inclusion of current and future product portfolio in current accounts
  • Establish and build good relationship with Medical Doctors and Pharmacists, as well as organize seminars and scientific meetings in industrial accounts and LGUs
  • Conduct prescription survey and Medical Doctor's usage preference checks to determine impact of his/her promotion
  • Submit sales report in time, and utilize tools given efficiently and effectively.
  • Work according to Business Ethics procedures, local law, Novo Nordisk way and policies, quality standards and guidelines 




  • A college degree preferably Science related
  • At least 2 years of key account management experience, preferably within pharmaceutical industry
  • Highly independent and take initiatives to improve strategies
  • Professional, self-motivated, team player, resilient, passionate, solution oriented in a dynamic environment  
  • A strong will to win and has a proven track record in pharmaceutical sales
  • Knowledge and experience of the disease area would be an additional advantage
  • Possess effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience of the local healthcare landscape and customers would be an additional advantage
  • Willing to be mobile



Please send your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions). Internal candidates are requested to inform your line manager.



Until the completion of recruitment

Millions rely on us 


At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive change. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees to change the lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.