This position is a part of the Industry Practice Fellowship Program at Novo Nordisk. Interested applicants must apply directly to the job posting listed on the Novo Nordisk website: Job ad (novonordisk-us.com).
About the Department
The Cardiometabolic Marketing Team leads the US marketing efforts for Novo Nordisk’s robust cardiometabolic product portfolio, which includes world class therapies for the treatment of diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. As part of the team, you will contribute to the development and delivery of our portfolio vision, business strategies, and tactical plans that drive our business forward. You will help to drive the NNI portfolio and Brand strategies to ensure the products reach the people who need them most.
A track of Novo Nordisk Inc.'s Industry Practice Fellowship Program, the Portfolio Marketing Fellowship is a one-year program within Novo Nordisk Inc.'s (NNI) Cardiometabolic Portfolio Marketing department based in Plainsboro, New Jersey.
The team's vision is to ensure Novo Nordisk's leadership by optimizing promotional education and health care provider engagement while identifying and exploring future healthcare trends leading to improved patient care. This fellowship is intended to expose the Pharm.D. Fellow to the development of promotional education content and the design and execution of promotional education programs targeted to healthcare professionals. The Pharm.D. Fellow will engage in information gathering activities such as advisory boards and publication surveillance to gain and apply insights to guide Portfolio and Brand strategic and tactical planning.
The postdoctoral fellow will focus on Cardiometabolic portfolios at Novo Nordisk Inc., where a Pharm.D.'s training and expertise will provide value to the organization. The fellow will gain the skills needed to pursue a career within the pharmaceutical industry where their education and experience can make a significant contribution to satisfying customer needs and achieving company goals.
The fellow will report to their Fellowship Manager/Preceptor within Portfolio Marketing throughout the one-year program. Additional key internal relationships include Medical Affairs, Marketing, Legal, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance. Other internal relationships include managed care, trade, government affairs and global marketing. External relationships include relations with key opinion leaders, clinicians, and professional service agencies.
All fellows will complete a Fellowship project for presentation at a key conference/congress. Additionally, fellows may be asked to attend other relevant scientific conventions, national team meetings and other travel as required for business needs related to fellow projects
The fellow will have regular contact with cross-functional areas, including Marketing, Medical Affairs, Medical Operations and Legal. This structured approach will allow for a broad “hands on” experience enabling the fellows to gain the skills needed to pursue a career within the pharmaceutical industry
Participate in the development of promotional education content and the design and execution of promotional education programs targeted to healthcare professionals
Engage in information gathering activities such as advisory boards and publication surveillance to gain and apply insights to guide the cardiometabolic portfolio team, brand strategy and tactical planning
Assist in the strategic development of annual portfolio plans. Align with commercial brand strategies across the cardiometabolic portfolio
10-20% overnight travel required.
Ability to drive or to fly to various meetings - approximately 15% overnight travel.
A Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE - accredited college of Pharmacy by June 2023 with strong academic track record required
Demonstrate leadership capabilities
Presentable, highly articulate, goal-orientated, honest, with high integrity and strong ethics
Track record of teamwork, innovation and project management
Possess good communication skills, both oral, written and presentation
Demonstrate an ability to perform medical accuracy review with strong attention to detail
Proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, and MS Word software applications and overall computer skills with knowledge of literature search technique required
We are a global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered just outside Copenhagen, Denmark with our US headquarters located in Plainsboro, NJ. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity, and rare blood and rare endocrine diseases. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines and working to prevent and ultimately cure the diseases we treat. We employ more than 43,000 people in 80 offices around the world, and market our products in 170 countries.
For almost 100 years, we have been translating the unmet medical needs of people living with a serious chronic disease into innovative medicines and delivery systems, like our insulin pens. Our treatments today are benefiting millions of people living with diabetes, obesity, and rare blood and endocrine diseases. From our labs to our factory floors, we are discovering and developing innovative biological medicines and making them accessible to patients throughout the world. Our industry is dynamic. And the scientific understanding of the diseases we treat and the people living with them, improves every day. This is a constant... reminder that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. As an employer, we recognise the need to embrace experimentation and strive f or diversity and inclusion to help make better decisions by ensuring that multiple perspectives are considered. Together, we’re life changing.