Clinical Medical Manager

Category:  Clinical Development

Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, MY


Are you looking for an opportunity where you can utilize your medical knowledge to convey scientific data and interact with medical global thought leaders? Are you passionate about the world of clinical trials? Are you highly motivated by being able to make a difference in improving patients’ lives? If so, we have an exciting Clinical Medical Manager opportunity for you. Apply today!

About the department

The Clinical, Medical and Regulatory (CMR) department is one of the key functions that enables the business strategy through effective execution of functional goals, in the areas of Clinical Research, Medical Affairs, Regulatory, and Quality Assurance. 
You will be reporting to the Clinical Medical Manager (CMM) Lead.
The position
As a Clinical Medical Manager, you will facilitate the execution of clinical trials related to New Therapy Areas (including Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), Liver Disease, Inflammation and Alzheimer’s disease) by providing medical/scientific expertise and advice based on interactions with KOLs, independent professional associations, and patient advocacy associations as necessary.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Identify and map KOLs, investigators, and research centres within the relevant therapy areas and collaborate closely with clinical operations teams during the feasibility and allocation process.
  • Collect and discuss relevant early development data with external medical and scientific experts optimizing the feasibility process for the clinical trial conduct and regularly engage with the clinical experts in relevant TAs to obtain guidance relevant to clinical trial execution. 
  • Contribute to delivering successful clinical trials (phase I-IV) in collaboration with clinical operations including driving scientific discussions at site selection and initiation visits, performing ad hoc visits, ensuring KOL inclusion in clinical trials, and engaging key investigators to convey trial results.
  • Provide timely medical guidance and internal training by helping in content creation and delivering training to clinical staff.
  • Engage in extensive scientific communication internally as well as externally and excellent and proactive communications skills are a necessity. Strong presentation skills are a must.


  • MD or Ph.D. in healthcare with a strong clinical and preferably research background.
  • Minimum solid 3 years or more of clinical or pharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Good understanding of pharmaceutical drug development processes and relevant experience as clinical trial investigator, or sub-investigator is preferred.
  • Expert in the therapeutic area of relevance, preferably with authorship in peer-reviewed journals. Knowledge of the specificities and nuances of the local healthcare infrastructure.
  • Some international travel related to site visits, congresses and company events must be expected.

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


7 Mar 2024


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.