Medical Manager -Cardiovascular & Emerging Therapy Areas

Category:  Medical Affairs

Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN


Department - Medical Affairs & Medical Education


Location – Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata


Would you enjoy helping to move the pharmaceutical industry forward by facilitating the generation and communication of scientific data and the sharing of knowledge among medical experts all over the world? Does interacting with leading medical doctors and scientists on new innovative portfolios interest you? If yes, join us on an exciting journey where we will establish our presence in Cardiovascular & Emerging Therapy Areas and build a pipeline that goes beyond the treatment of metabolic diseases. Be part of our mission to defeat serious chronic diseases as a Medical Manager at Novo Nordisk. Apply today for a life-changing career. 


The position

As a Medical Manager, you will report to the Director of Medical Affairs and Medical Education and be a member of the affiliate CMR team. You are responsible for the planning and execution of the local medical strategy for the development of the Cardiovascular & Emerging Therapy Areas. You will be instrumental in the identification and segmentation of KOLs relevant to the Cardiovascular & Emerging Therapy Areas and develop engagement plans, including obtaining expert advice to guide local decisions and strategy. You will also be responsible for –

  • Drafting and adapting a global publication plan about the local needs and regulations.
  • Liaise with relevant professional associations, including congress activities in support of Novo Nordisk's presence in the Cardiovascular & Emerging Therapy Areas.
  • Providing guidance and training internally to support capability building in (affiliate) as well as giving support to clinical operations in the execution of clinical trials in Cardiovascular & Emerging Therapy Areas,
  • In areas where medical resources to support Cardiovascular & Emerging Therapy Areas studies are not available are also key responsibilities.
  • Seek opportunities and advice to obtain an understanding of the market and patient pathways within Cardiovascular & Emerging Therapy Areas in support of internal medical and commercial business decisions and scientific development of Cardiovascular & Emerging Therapy Areas.



  • Medical Doctor with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of metabolic medicine (diabetes, obesity, CVD, dyslipidaemias), either from the pharmaceutical industry, medical practice, or academia.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in medical affairs in the pharmaceutical industry would be advantageous.
  • People management experience is desirable.
  • In-depth understanding of the role of medical affairs in the pharmaceutical industry, medical affairs tools, and activities.
  • Can connect medical affairs and commercial priorities and can work with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Excellent medical communication skills.
  • Driven, can take initiative, and are agile in actions.
  • Personality is aligned with our Novo Nordisk Way and you are fluent in both written and spoken English.


About the department

In Cardiovascular & Emerging Therapy Areas, we aim to create a strong presence by building a competitive pipeline and scientific leadership. Our focus will be on non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), chronic kidney disease (CKD), cardiovascular diseases (CVD), and Alzheimer’s disease. Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 100 years.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company with a 100-year legacy of driving change to defeat serious chronic diseases. Building on our strong legacy within diabetes, we are growing massively and expanding our commitment, reaching millions around the world and impacting more than 40 million patient lives daily. All of this has made us one of the 20 most valuable companies in the world by market cap. Our success relies on the joint potential and collaboration of our more than 63,000 employees around the world. We recognize the importance of the unique skills and perspectives our people bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk, we're working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it's a collective effort. Join us! Together, we go further. Together, we're life changing.



To submit your application, please upload your CV and motivational letter online (click on Apply and follow the instructions). 



29th April 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.