Product Manager, EWA

Category:  Marketing and Market Access

Lagos, Lagos, NG


Do you want to be a part of a high performing team in Novo Nordisk that plays a critical role in driving the success of the business? If you find challenges inspiring and want to drive innovation within a multifaceted and inspiring working environment, apply now to be our Product Manager at English Western Africa? Apply today and join us for a life-changing career. Be part of the game-changing organization!


The Position

As a Product Manager, you will be based ideally in Lagos, Nigeria. You will be responsible to develop affiliate product marketing strategy, facilitate launch, sales execution as well as follow-up on the marketing programmes & strategic projects with internal stakeholders; working to achieve business objectives in accordance with internal & external quality guidelines.


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Design and execute the product marketing plan. Ensure that the launch plan is in place and develop the product campaign including sales force promotional materials. Develop a competitive product marketing plan, executing counterstrategies when necessary.
  • Communicate the marketing programme to internal stakeholders and implement campaigns. Communicate product promotions and plans to the sales force to ensure alignment with NN strategy. Provide the affiliate management with product and marketing updates. Drive the implementation of product strategies and campaigns, monitoring sales progression and performance regularly.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with target customers and external stakeholders. Maintain and execute a regular visit plan with target customers in coordination with the sales force.
  • Propose the product marketing budget and manage it efficiently, ensuring effective spending investment to maximise return on investment for Novo Nordisk.
  • Ensure sales force knowledge and training about product marketing plan and campaigns. Represent Novo Nordisk in congresses and company meetings.



  • Relevant academic degree within medical or business – preferably with scientific background.
  • English proficiency, both written and spoken.
  • At least 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience in pharma industry.
  • 1-2 years of experience in the role of product manager is preferred.
  • Experience in pharma marketing is considered as an advantage.
  • Good understanding of launch process and brand promotions.


About the Department 

Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 100 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. The company also has leading positions in haemophilia care, growth hormone therapy, and hormone replacement therapy.

Novo Nordisk employs approximately 50,000 employees in 75 countries and markets its products in more than 180 countries.

Novo Nordisk Middle Africa, which the English West Africa (West and Central Africa) Business Unit is affiliated with, was formed in early 2012. Novo Nordisk has an established presence with human insulin in Africa and our focus today is to sustain the growth of the market, ensure the availability of better-quality modern insulin within the markets and support the communities living with diabetes.


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.



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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.