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Medical Specialist in Global Development

We are looking for a talented Medical Doctor with experience in clinical development. Join us and you will be part of a dynamic team that strives to develop better treatments options which makes a difference for people with obesity. We offer a great opportunity for you to use your experience with clinical development, and we expect that you will do your utmost to improve the lives of people with obesity.

About the department

Obesity Medical & Science is medically responsible for clinical development programmes within the Obesity area. This includes medical and scientific support to health authority interactions and the planning and execution of trials. The department is part of Global Development in Søborg, and our work is done in close collaboration with many other skill areas, each contributing with their high level of expertise.

Our team is expanding, and we are currently eight medical doctors with many different backgrounds who take pride in developing new and better treatments for people with obesity.

The position

As a Medical Specialist, you will take on a broad role where focus and daily tasks vary to a great extent, depending on the life cycle stage of the project. Your job will include being instrumental in providing medical and scientific support to the interpretation and documentation of clinical data leading to New Drug Applications (NDAs) and variation applications as well as periodic safety updates on marketed drugs and drugs in clinical development.

We expect you to take a leading role on tasks which include development of strategies for studies to demonstrate efficacy and safety, designing of protocols in collaboration with project teams and international external experts and taking part in investigator, result and authority meetings presenting studies and data. In addition to this, you will write reports and clinical reviews. Naturally, you will also keep yourself updated on medical literature and participate in congresses.

You will collaborate closely with many colleagues across the Novo Nordisk organisation and across skill areas. The job is globally oriented and will require strong interaction with highly skilled colleagues and external stakeholders including regulatory bodies, prescribing physicians and therapeutic experts.


We are looking for candidates with experience from executing clinical trials and/or interaction with health authorities. You must hold a university degree as a Medical Doctor. Moreover, you must have passed post-graduate internship followed by 2-5 years of clinical practice and/or a Ph.D. We strongly prefer that you have documented research experience, preferably from a Ph.D. within an area related to our research.

You are a flexible, open-minded and dedicated team player. You thrive in a global environment of continuous development and focus on high quality and results. We put patients first and do not compromise on quality, and we expect you to do the same. Interaction with internal and external global experts require proficiency in English and excellent communication, coordination and planning capacities. You may expect travelling activity of approximately 10%.

We are an organisation with many international employees, and we welcome local as well as non-local applicants. We have extensive experience of helping people move to Denmark and will support relocation.

We offer an inspiring and ambitious working environment, alongside the flexibility that allows you to shape your own working day. We believe that is what stimulates the innovation that will help us develop the next generations of treatments that matters to people with obesity.

Working at Novo Nordisk

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

For further information, please contact Rasmus Rabøl, Obesity Medical & Science, at +45 3079 3449.

23 January 2017.

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