Medical Advisor

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, MY

Are you highly motivated by being able to make a difference to improving patients’ lives? 

Are you a high performing executive who is energized by challenges 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 collaborated and ambitious team environment to create better treatments and care for patients in Malaysia.


    About the Department


The Clinical Medical Regulatory and Quality (CMRQ) department is one of the key functions that enable the business strategy through effective execution of functional goals, in the areas of Clinical Research, Medical Affairs, Regulatory, and Quality Assurance. The position of Medical Advisor is to be located at Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, and report to the Director  of Clinical Medical Regulatory and Quality.


   The Role


The role of the Medical Advisor is to increase Novo Nordisk's leadership in  Diabetes/ Biopharm portfolios. As Medical Advisor for Malaysia, you will train various internal stakeholders in disease, therapy and product areas as well as topic specific customized training.


You will be responsible for medical affairs strategy development and advocacy building, as well as driving Medical Affairs preparation for launches..


You will establish strong functional collaboration with internal stakeholders from sales, marketing, clinical, market access and even the regional office, to achieve collective business outcomes that benefit patients.


You will advise clinical operations to identify PDP and help select relevant clinical trials.


You will also champion centralised Medical Affairs initiatives such as, advisory boards, speaker trainings, policy shaping initiatives towards your portfolio.. 


You will also coordinate publications and lead collaboration with scientific associations. You will be responsible for developing and delivering presentations at local meetings and symposia and for providing high quality medical education and training to external customers (clinicians and Healthcare Professionals within diabetes). Input into promotion materials will also be required for ensuring compliance with local guidelines.


You will participate in and contribute effectively to the CMRQ team, as well as to cross-functional projects within Novo Nordisk along with marketing & market access team and sales team. You will drive the non-interventional studies conducted by Novo Nordisk..


The job will mandates 25-30% travel across Malaysia.



  • Medical Doctor’s degree or Ph.D in relevant background is highly preferred
  • Other relevant major including pharmacist background are also welcome to apply
  • Candidates from pharmaceutical industry with related experiences are welcome to apply
  • Minimum 2-4 years of corporate experience in Medical Affairs are a must
  • Experience with new product launch will be a plus
  • Experiences in the areas of diabetes, haemophilia or growth disorders will be a plus
  • Possess strong scientific and medical knowledge with a good business understanding
  • Good ability to interpret and communicate complex scientific data
  • Strategic thinking, communication skills and stakeholder management skills are highly important


By working with us in this role, you will have the direct impact towards improving the lives of the patients


Working at Novo Nordisk

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 the communities we operate in. We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. We are happy to discuss flexible working, depending on the role and subject to business needs.



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



Millions rely on us

To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.