Obesity Medical Representative, Daegu & Gyeongbuk (1 year)

Category:  Sales

Daegu, North Gyeongsang, KR


If data could speak, it would say that the prevalence of weight stigma and discrimination is preventing people living with obesity from getting the care they need. In fact, 69% of adults living with obesity even report experiences of stigmatisation from healthcare professionals.1 At Novo Nordisk, we’re flipping the script. Working within marketing in the Obesity Therapy Area, you’ll test innovative solutions, and collaborate with entrepreneurial marketing professionals. You’ll pioneer new approaches and lead the way, driving change for the 764 million adults around the world living with obesity.2 Join us at the forefront, and help us change the way the world sees, prevents and treats obesity. Are you ready to change the story now?

About the department
We’re part of a global healthcare company with 100 years of innovation and leadership in metabolic disease care – the Obesity Therapy area is one of the fastest-growing business units we have and makes the largest part of our future portfolio, and we can’t wait to have you onboard.

Learn more about careers within the Obesity Therapy Area, and meet our fantastic colleagues right here: 
[https://www.novonordisk.com/obesity-therapy-careers] Let’s change the story for people living with obesity (Video – 1 min 30secs)
The position
This is a 1-year contract-based position with the possibility of a 1-year extension and regularization based on performance assessment. The sales territory coverage areas are Daegu and Gyeongbuk, and the role involves executing the sales and marketing strategy to achieve the company's business and financial targets for the Obesity brand, improving the treatment experience for people living with Obesity across the Patient Journey.
Key tasks include, but not limited to: 

  • Driving Sales: Deliver given sales performance versus targets & marketing objectives. Develop and manage long term relationships/networks with HCPs and KOLs. Detail follow up and call evaluation on field visits. Ensure high quality call (planned field days). 
  • Analysis & Planning: In-charge of proactively conducting customer segmentation and targeting to find out right customers for right patient of Obesity. Develop and adjust call plan to exploit new business. Collect, store & report data about customers, field activities including competitor activities.
  • Customer engagement & Disease awareness: Participate in congress promotional activities and symposia. Develop customer awareness of Novo Nordisk in the area of obesity. Provide standard medical information in response to clinical requests.
  • Functional collaboration: Work with product manager and commercial manager towards territory business planning and the identification of new business opportunities. Provide feedback to product manager for the development of the local marketing strategy, product positioning, communication and support services.
  • Compliance: Work according to business ethic procedures, local laws, NN Way and NN policies and guidelines. Building and strengthening customer relationship with key stakeholders.



  • Graduate University or same level of educational background.
  • Min 3 years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry or related industry like medical devices or healthcare industry.
  • Proven track records of sales success within industry.
  • Territory sales analysis and territory management will be critical.
  • Experience in out of pocket market - desirable.


Working at Novo Nordisk 
At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. 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. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.


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Until the completion of recruitment. Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.


At Novo Nordisk we recognise 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.



WHO Weight bias and obesity stigma: considerations for the WHO European Region.

World Obesity Forum: World Obesity Atlas 2022