Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, haemophilia, growth disorders and other serious chronic diseases. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs over 43,000 people in 80 countries, and markets its products in more than 170 countries.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Medical Advisor
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Category: Clinical Development and Medical
Do you have a strong desire to improve care for people with diabetes?
Would you enjoy facilitating the communication of scientific data and the sharing of knowledge among medical experts?
Does interacting with leading Medical Doctors and Scientists on an innovative portfolio in Diabetes interest you? If yes, join us as a Medical Advisor on an exciting journey to make a difference in the management of Diabetes.
Be part of the game-changing organisation.
As a Medical Advisor you will be responsible for providing proactive medical support to new business opportunities and strategic objectives for the affiliate. Key Responsibilities include:
Reviewing of medical educational and promotional material for scientific accuracy, currency and relevance, providing training to employees and Health Care Professionals, providing medical guidance to the Sales, Marketing and Market access departments in terms of treatment guidelines and current clinical practice, providing support and guidance on pharmacovigilance matters and providing medical information to customers as required.
You will further be responsible for managing the relationships with Key Opinion Leaders, as well as be the point of contact for all medical enquiries and scientific matters. Other primary medical responsibilities include publication planning and implementation.
You will demonstrate good communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders for the successful implementation of your main responsibilities.
The candidate will have as a minimum a University Degree in Medicine - MD, be a qualified medical doctor who has completed their internship and community service and worked in a clinical environment.
3-year experience in pharma is an advantage.
Interest in Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders is desired.
The candidate must demonstrate computer skills (Excel, Word and Power Point) and two (2) years of experience as a Medical Advisor in the Pharmaceutical Industry will be considered an advantage.
A Master’s Degree in Public health, Business Administration, or Heath Economics will also be an advantage.
Important skills to work in this position are:
Strong analytical skills and the ability to influence and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders;
Demonstrate Cross-functional Collaboration and Team Work;
Good Decision-making and problem-solving ability;
Demonstrate agility in ways of working, be self-motivated and results-oriented;
Great communication (verbal and written);
Good planning and organizational skills, project management skills.
About the Department
Novo Nordisk is looking for a Medical Advisor who will develop and lead the implementation of the medical strategy and drive Medical Affairs activities in the affiliate.
The base location of this Medical Advisor position will be in Lagos, Nigeria, however the incumbent will be required to travel nationally as well as internationally (West English-speaking Africa) and will report directly to the Affiliate Medical Affairs Manager in Kenya.