Associate Director

Novo Nordisk A/S



Marketing and Market Access


Søborg, Capital Region of Denmark, DK

Associate Director to maximise the value of the Novo Nordisk insulin portfolio throughout the lifecycle

Do you have a strong commercial mindset, and are you motivated by developing innovative commercial strategies to maximise the value of our insulin brands in an increasingly competitive environment? Do you thrive on being a strategic sparring partner for affiliates, and can you challenge your stakeholders when needed? Then take the next step in your life-changing career and join us in the New Generation Insulin project team.

About the department
We are part of the Diabetes Commercial Unit and are a team of diverse and passionate individuals who are responsible for the lifecycle management of Novo Nordisk’s insulin portfolio, supporting more than 13 million patients on a daily basis and generating 40bDKK in annual sales. We craft long-term strategies and drive commercial initiatives that will ensure strong performance and growth for our insulin portfolio for many years to come.

The position
As our new Associate Director, your primary role will be to lead the development and implementation of a strong long-term strategy for Novo Nordisk’s New Generation Insulin portfolio with focus on maximising the value of each product throughout its lifecycle, from recently launched products to mature brands approaching loss of exclusivity.

In this role, you will be responsible for setting the strategic direction and developing commercial tools to achieve our long-term objectives, ranging from strategic portfolio opportunities to competition with biosimilars on the mature insulin portfolio.

You will be part of a cross-functional group working closely with patient access and act as a strategic sparring partner to our key markets and regions, collaborating closely to ensure co-creation and strong execution of strategies and projects.

You will be reporting into the Project Vice President of the New Generation Insulin portfolio.

You are an expert with commercialization of pharmaceutical/healthcare products and have solid experience from commercial roles within the industry. Throughout your career, you have worked closely with product lifecycle management in a commercial operational role in an affiliate or in regional/global positions. You have explored innovative commercial approaches, with focus on business strategy and value maximisation of product lifecycle in a portfolio setting.

You are a strategic thinker who is known to have impact and your primary driver is to make a difference in the market. You have a strong business acumen, quickly identify opportunities and are eager to execute on your ideas. Furthermore, you are an excellent presenter and communicator across all levels in the organisation, as demonstrated by effectively operating in cross-functional teams and/or matrix structure.

You have a relevant academic degree, and you are fluent in written and spoken English.

Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, your skills, dedication and ambition help us change lives for the better for patients around the world. In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talent and to benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development.

For further information, please contact Kathrine Bengaard Poulsen on +45 3075 0694.

March 1, 2020

Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronical diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.

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