Diabetes Medical Advisor

Category:  Medical Affairs

Kfar Saba, Israel, IL

Are you highly motivated by being able to make a difference in improving patients’ lives? Are you a high-performing executive who is energized by problems and able to energize people around you? If so, you should continue reading. Here is an exciting Medical Advisor opportunity to work in a highly collaborative and driven team environment to create better treatments and care for patients in Israel. By working with us in this role, you will have a direct impact on improving the lives of the patients. Apply today and join us as our new Diabetes Medical Advisor within the Novo Nordisk affiliate in Israel!


The Position

Novo Nordisk Israel is looking for a Diabetes Medical Advisor. In this role, you will lead medical activities in collaboration with the Diabetes Brand Team in Novo Nordisk Israel and actively contribute to the process of building and executing the Brand Team's strategy, with a focus on medical-related initiatives. As Diabetes Medical Advisor, you will report directly to the Diabetes Medical Lead. Your main accountabilities will be:

  • Generate and drive execution of the local Medical Affairs strategic plans, including establishing and maintaining scientific relationships with key opinion leaders.
  • Lead medical education internally and externally, including leading pre-launch and launch medical activities.
  • Support evidence generation process.
  • Execute national advisory boards.
  • Support National Health Basket submission process.



To be eligible for the role, you need to hold an Advanced Degree in Health Sciences (Doctor of Medicine\ Doctor of Philosophy\ Doctor of Pharmacy\ Doctor of Veterinary Medicine\ Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry). You should have at least 1 year of experience in the pharma industry or at least 3 years in the biotech industry. We would also like you to have:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Hebrew.
  • Multi-tasking ability in a fast-pacing environment.
  • Proactive approach and accountability for assigned tasks.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills, including communication across functions and strong presentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach.
  • Precision and accuracy in everyday work.


About the Department

The medical department in Novo Nordisk is comprised of top tier healthcare professionals dedicated to medical education and research promotion in our therapeutic areas. The department is divided into three units: Diabetes, Obesity, and Rare Diseases.


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, and challenges. 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 lead a life independent of chronic disease.



If you believe you are qualified, and are willing to take the challenge, please send your CV in English directly via our online application tool. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.



Until we find suitable candidate. 


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.