Real World Evidence Specialist (1 year contract)

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Seoul, Seoul, KR


Are you highly motivated by being able to make a difference to improving patients’ lives? Are you a high performing executive who can energize people around you? If yes, then continue reading and apply now! 

In Novo Nordisk Korea, the position of Real World Evidence (RWE) Associate provides you the opportunity to work in a high performing team to contribute directly towards the business results while creating values for the patients. Apply today and join us for a life-changing career.



About the Department

The Clinical, Medical, Regulatory (CMR) 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, and Regulatory.


The Position

The Real World Evidence (RWE) Specialist will work within NNPK (Novo Nordisk Pharmacokinetics) RWE team, as a member of Clinical, Medical and Regulatory department to aid with the RWE strategic initiatives and specific projects execution through customer engagement, communication, and advanced analytics. 

The RWE Specialist will actively involve in specific in-house real world data studies across the entire Novo Nordisk portfolio working with external platforms housing real world data (including electronic health records, national health claims, as well as uniquely sourced health data). 

The role will also aid in the execution and implementation of RWE generating studies, in particular, non-interventional studies (NIS) to assist with the NNPK evidence generation plan with partners and with vendors, contribute to driving innovation in RWE analytics by implementing new analytic methods, study design and technologies to answer research and business questions, conducting RWE studies using internal and external real world data to generate unique disease insights and epidemiological information to improve patient care and business needs, and communicate RWE matters with key internal stakeholders (ex. medical affairs, Pharmacovigilance, market access, marketing, etc.)  and scientific community.


Nature and scope of Main accountabilities:


•    Collaborate with external vendors (ex. CROs) on RWE projects and manage communication, contracting and project follow up and ensure expected deliverables and meet timelines / challenges on content for low or medium complexity projects.
•    Prepare presentation materials (in PowerPoints) and assist investigator meetings and other meetings, and conduct literature reviews and online research to assist with RWE studies 
•    Involve in identification of Real World Data sources (electronic medical records, registry database, patient reported outcomes survey, and national claims database) which is best for business needs and study objectives, and able to interpret, comprehend and discuss data results, protocol, SAP, study report and other RWE study related materials
•    Ensure compliance with all existing applicable requirements, overall ensuring compliance with GCP and other applicable external regulations for the non-interventional studies, and Combination of strong methodological quantitative knowledge, strategic, innovative thinking, and communication skills.
•    Background knowledge of industry trends and best practices specifically related to epidemiology/outcomes research.



•    Degree in statistics, public health, epidemiology, or other health related fields.
Master’s degree in a field such as epidemiology, biostatistics or similar is preferred, and must have a minimum of two years of related experience conducting research in the pharmaceutical industry, contract research organization, healthcare provider / HTA or academic institute; or experience in a closely related discipline within the pharmaceutical industry.
•    Experience working with longitudinal RWD (e.g., claims, electronic health records, and/or surveys), and in supporting primary data collection studies (non-interventional study/observational study, late phase study) or secondary database study (electronic medical records, registry database, patient reported outcomes survey, and national claims database)
•    Experience in using statistical software (e.g., R, SAS, SPSS, and/or Stata).
•    Collaborative approach to problem-solving and ability to plan and multi-task.
•    Excellent communication, presentation, people skills, both written and spoken, and fluency in written and spoken English.

Working at Novo Nordisk

Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees to change the lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases.


Please upload your CV to our online career page (click on Apply and follow the instructions).



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


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