Medical Advisor/Senior Medical Advisor

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Sydney, New South Wales, AU


Do you have a passion to make a difference in patient’s lives? An exciting opportunity has become available for a full time Medical Advisor/Senior Medical Advisor to join our successful and high-performing Medical Affairs Department located in our new Sydney head office.

Novo Nordisk Oceania is in an exciting growth phase, with an exciting pipeline of innovative products and the team is expanding in Australia.


The Position

The position of Medical Advisor is an essential part of the Medical Affairs team, with a specific emphasis on the review of scientific content, development of high quality educational programs, KOL engagement strategy, Advisory Board execution and publication planning. The role incorporates responsibility for an established successful diabetes portfolio and the rare diseases portfolio.


This position requires:

  • Clinical Activities - facilitating KOL engagement in trials, supporting the identification of new sites, conduct site education visits and support investigator sponsored studies.
  • KOL Engagement - Identification of KOLs and development of relationships and speaker engagements, development and conduct of advisory boards; communication of relevant scientific and clinical data.
  • Publication Planning - Creation of the  publication plan for assigned portfolios; presentation of publications at national and international conferences; engagement of external authors.
  • Medical Education - Develop and implement the  Medical education strategy for assigned portofolios; review of all sales-led medical education meetings and Accredited medical education; attendance at conferences and congresses.
  • Medical Guidance - Adaptation of global medical strategy for incorporation into the assigned brand strategy, including the creation of Medical activity plans; Conduct internal training; translation of scientific information for internal stakeholders to assist with the development and implementation of strategy; Approval of promotional material; Provision of tailored medical responses.



  • A PhD in life sciences, a Medical Degree (MD) or a postgraduate qualification in pharmacy or a life science is desired.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in medical affairs.
  • Local industry experience or clinical experience relevant to the company's therapeutic interests in endocrinology and diabetes and/or rare diseases, is preferred.
  • Familiarity with TGA and other local regulatory guidelines is required.


You must be able to meet the work and travel requirements of the role including the flexibility for regular travel away from home and the occasional after-hours and weekend work.  You must either be an Australian Citizen or have a current residency Visa to live and work in Australia.


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we work together to prevent, treat and eventually cure diabetes. Nearly 366 million people worldwide are living with diabetes today, with two people diagnosed with the disease every ten seconds. Working here is not just a way to make a living, but a way to make a difference



Contact BMYS@novonordisk.com for further information


Application Deadline

We will review your applications as you apply!


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.