Area Manager, Obesity HCM City

Category:  Sales

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, VN

Do you have a strong desire to be part of a patient-centric company improving patient lives? Novo Nordisk Vietnam has opened a role for the Area Manager. Apply now and be part of the game-changing organization.


About the department
Novo Nordisk (NN) is a global healthcare company with 100 years of innovation in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, haemophilia, growth disorders, rare diseases, and other serious chronic diseases. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs over 60,000 people globally and markets its products in more than 170 countries.

As part of a globally successful pharmaceutical business, Novo Nordisk Vietnam is a high-growth affiliate with an exciting growth trajectory and pipeline in new products and therapy areas in the coming years. We proudly live our purpose of improving the lives of patients within the therapy areas our products treat and put both patients and people firmly in the centre of everything we do.


The position
In this role, you will guide and develop the medical representative team to successfully execute the business plan for the related territory based on the Business unit (BU)/portfolio strategy. The main scope of accountabilities includes but is not limited to:

  • Territory Management & Business Development; Plan and organize activities and projects in a manner which will help achieve or exceed established performance goals. Optimize the productivity of individuals and the team to deliver results. Ensure all activities are in line with company strategy. Ensure the customer database validation. Manage the territory performance relating to product information activities and maintain the educational and product information activities in assigned area. Develop/ maintain networks and healthcare partnerships.
  • People Management; Field coaching for further improve detailing skills, territory management, communication skill, product knowledge. Develop & motivate team ensuring high performance mind set. Supervise the Medical Representatives to ensure adherence to working plan.       
  • Collaboration; Collaborate cross-functional in providing the service to external customers. Participate in and contribute effectively to accompanied working, regional meetings, national conferences, and the company meetings. Liaising with peers including Marketing, Market Access, and CE to maximise performance of company products.  
  • Compliance; Ensure all activities are in compliance with company policies and regulations. Train and supervise the implementation of Code of conduct, company guidelines.                                                                                                                    



  • Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy or related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years sales representative background in the pharmaceutical industry with 3-5 years of people management experience.
  • Strong leadership, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Good communication with English proficiency.


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. 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 live a life of chronic disease.



Please send your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions). 



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 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 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.