Regional Medical Manager, Greater Manila Area
Novo Nordisk
Manila, Nati, PH
5d ago

Imagine being a part of a team dedicated to helping people defeat diabetes and other serious chronic conditions. Here at Novo Nordisk, we seek out opportunities to contribute to healthier communities and better lives for all people.

And that’s what you’ll gain by joining Novo Nordisk Philippines.

At Novo Nordisk Philippines, we are passionate about our purpose to help Filipino people defeat diabetes and other serious chronic conditions.

With this purpose we are growing our GLP-1 Diabetes Business Unit and looking for a Regional Medical Manager who are passionate to work for our purpose.

Do you want to be a part of a life changing career? If yes, then apply now and join our team!

About the Department

Novo Nordisk Philippines is part of Business Area South-East Asia (BASEA) with its office based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The dedicated and passionate affiliate of Philippines now exceeds over 130 colleagues and is well positioned to meet future growth challenges.

The team is now looking forward to drive further growth and establish significant market share in 2021.

The Position

This role will report to Clinical, Medical, Regulatory & Quality Director and will be based in Manila.

The Regional Medical Manager will be expected to provide scientific / medical assistance to both internal and external stakeholders regarding Novo Nordisk products in alignment with current global strategic objectives as well as local business needs, ensuring that the profile of Novo Nordisk remains high amongst KOLs (Key Opinion Leaders), HCPs (Healthcare Professionals) and patients.

The job is primarily field based (>

50%), with traveling required across the Philippines

This position requires :

  • Serving as a scientific expert, accountable for both internally and externally for scientific communication aligned with strategic imperative and healthcare market challenges.
  • You must also execute medical education activities (small-scale regional / large scale national scientific activities) and engagements that is compliant with ethical standards, company procedures and other local legal requirements.

  • You are implementing the Medical Affairs strategy and key tactics, foster collaborative relationship with key opinion leaders and facilitate the exchange of unbiased scientific information (including deep and advanced diabetes knowledge and product expertise) between the medical community and Novo Nordisk to develop scientific advocacy for our products at a local level in line with business needs primarily (90%) through face to face and virtual interactions.
  • You must be able to answer medical queries related to products raised by HCPs and field staff in OCE - MIRF (Orchestrated Customer Engagement - Medical Information Request Form) and assist cross-functional teams (i.
  • e. sales, marketing) in designing and implementing educational programmes that are aligned with the current medical-marketing strategies.

  • You must be able to assist the CMRQPV (Clinical, Medical, Regulatory, Pharmacovigilance) team by providing medical information / documents necessary for RA activities and aligning with the medical strategies and plans of the CMRQPV head.
  • You will also facilitate in planning & execution of new product launches

  • You need to visit clinical trial sites in case of medical interaction assistance is requested by the clinical trial department and support investigator sponsored trial internal process
  • Qualifications

  • Local licensed Physician with minimum 1 year of post licensure experience preferably in pharma industry.
  • Possess effective communication and social skills and has strong ability to influence and work with cross-functional colleagues as well as external stakeholders.
  • Has a strategic, problem-solving, and innovative mindset with excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Post graduate medical qualification with knowledge and experience of the disease area (Diabetes, Cardiovascular, other Endocrine-related disorders) and local healthcare landscape and customers are desirable.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English will be an added advantage.

    Working at Novo Nordisk

    We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities and challenges.

    For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work.

    Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.


    Please send your CV online (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.

    Internal candidate is required to inform Line Manager prior to submitting application.

    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.


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