Senior Medical Project Manager Cardiometabolic

Novo Nordisk US

Novo Nordisk US

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Malmö, Sweden
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

Are you passionate about driving projects autonomously and would like to become part of changing patients’ lives? Do you have a scientific background with a deep experience in the pharmaceutical industry, and want to be part of the world leader company in diabetes, and other serious, chronic illnesses?

Then this could be your defining moment. Apply today and join our Swedish Medical Affairs team!

The Position

We are looking for a Senior Medical Project Manager to join the Medical Affairs team in Sweden. As Senior Medical Project Manager it is your responsibility to drive medical strategy cross-functionally and be a scientific expert on cardiometabolic diseases and portfolio. With this expertise, the Senior Medical Project Manager initiates, drives and manages scientific projects with internal and external stakeholders and research collaborators.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading the development and execution of our medical strategy within the cardiometabolic field.
  • Engaging in cross-functional activities with e.g., marketing, sales, market access, and clinical and ensure achievement of targets to support the success of Novo Nordisk current and future portfolio within the cardiometabolic field.
  • Coordinate and drive scientific meetings and dialogue around the cardiometabolic field and our related data.
  • Collaborating with relevant external stakeholders in developing scientific approaches and solutions to support scientific business strategies.
  • Initiating and implementing scientific real-world data (RWD) and other relevant medical projects within Diabetes and other therapeutic areas.

You will also drive and manage ISS proposals and be responsible for developing Key Opinion Leader (KOL) engagement. As part of your role, you’ll engage with national advisory boards and medical agencies.

We can offer this position as a hybrid model, where you can be based anywhere across Sweden.


You are either a Medical Doctor, or hold a Master’s or PhD within a relevant field. You are a strong collaborator and communicator with experience of informal leadership, capable of having a deep scientific dialogue with KOL´s and other stakeholders.

Furthermore, you:

  • Have Medical Affairs experience from the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Are excellent in working cross-functionally and have a great understanding of the commercial pharmaceutical business.
  • Project management experience and skills
  • Thrive in a high phase and dynamic environment
  • Enjoy educating and presenting for bigger audiences.
  • Ideally have previous experience from working within diabetes, cardiovascular disease or cardiometabolic disease.
  • Proficient in Swedish and English, both oral and written, are crucial for the position.

About the Department

The Medical Affairs department at Novo Nordisk in Sweden comprises 11 professionals. As our Senior Medical Project Manager, you’ll be reporting directly to the Head of Medical Affairs. Our office is based in Malmö, but a lot of our colleagues are benefitting from our hybrid model of working.

Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.


If you have any questions, please reach out to Head of Medical Affairs, Nils Ekström –

Please apply via our online platform as we don’t accept directly sent CV’s.


Please apply before 25 February 2024

The Talent Acquisition team will engage and review with applicants on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to not hesitate, and apply early!

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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