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  • Posted: Dec 1, 2021
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    At Novo Nordisk, we are driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic conditions. Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions: haemophilia, gr...
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    Medical Advisor Southern Africa

    The Position

    Key outputs will include these field-based duties: Scientific support for marketed products and development projects within diabetes. Keeping productive relationships with key stakeholders and relevant institutions/organizations to achieve competitive advantage and market leadership within diabetes. Training and educational activities for clinicians and other HCPs working with diabetes. Driving or assist national and affiliate advisory boards. Support initiation of and perform follow-up on local Investigator Initiated Studies.

    Office based duties will be as follows: Support market access for Novo Nordisk products. Deliveries of diabetes medical information to Drug Formulary Committees and Expert Groups. Specific medical project leadership and responsibility. Planning and aligning HCP and Key Opinion Leader (KOL) engagement planning with brand event calendar. Medico-marketing support for product campaign development & implementation. Supporting and training for diabetes sales teams. Medical support to brand team. Leveraging local clinical trials – harvest potential synergies to support key business objectives.

    Key measures are these: Medical and scientific knowledge. Quality of scientific support. Quality of relations with external clinicians and relevant institutions. Cohesive handling and management of medical information. Delivery against local RWE generation where applicable. Successful education project management. Quality KOL's plans and management of advisory board meetings. Quality of relationship with sales teams, marketing functions and medical team colleagues.

    Your responsibilities will be field based: Driving and organizing advisory boards. Planning and executing product pre-launches, launches and post-launches support. Developing and presenting externally presentations diabetes.

    As well as office based: Participating in Brand teams meetings. Delivering internal education diabetes. Executing sales training internally. Proofreading/approval of Novo Nordisk Products API. Reviewing and approving promotional materials for the affiliate. Conducting Literature searches and Journal screening for adverse events and customer complaints.


    • A Medical doctor is required for this role. A postgraduate degree in Health Economics, Public Health, Business Administration & international health management will be a plus.
    • 2 - 3 years of industry experience is a plus.
    • At least 3 years of clinical practice (Diabetes, Internal Medicine and Primary Practice).
    • Experience in dealing with HCPs and developing their competencies.
    • Knowledge of healthcare systems in the region.
    • Good business understanding (preferably previous pharma industry experience).
    • Resident in Nairobi, Kenya.

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