Medical Advisor – Cardiovascular

Novo Nordisk

Are you an experienced Medical Advisor with a strong background in cardiovascular medicine? Do you have a passion for improving the lives of people living with serious chronic diseases? We are looking for a dedicated and knowledgeable Medical Advisor to join our team in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. If you are ready to make a difference and contribute to the advancement of medical science, read on and apply today for a life-changing career.

The Position

As a Medical Advisor, you will contribute to medico-marketing strategies and provide support for local business plans to promote the achievement of targets. Moreover, you will provide quality medical and scientific support to key customers across the business area functions.

Your main accountabilities will be:

  • Seek opportunities and advice to obtain an understanding of the market and patient pathways within cardiovascular disease
  • Liaise with relevant professional associations, including congress activities in support of Novo Nordisk’s presence in the cardiovascular disease area
  • Enable access to Novo Nordisk products for patients in Saudi Arabia in collaboration with medical team colleagues, Sales-Market Access Managers, and the Public Affairs Manager
  • Ensure national and regional Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and healthcare professionals (HCPs) are aware of and understand the scientific basis and clinical usefulness of Novo Nordisk cardiovascular compounds
  • Make an effective contribution to the medical team and cross-functional project groups


As a Medical Advisor, you need to have a deep understanding of medical and scientific aspects of contemporary treatment options for cardiovascular diseases. In addition, you need to have the ability to connect medical affairs, commercial priorities, and regulatory requirements.

To be successful in this role:

  • A Medical Doctor (M.D) or a bachelor’s degree in Pharma, MD is preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Medical Affairs within a multinational organization
  • Experience in Cardiovascular space is a must
  • Ability to work with stakeholders cross-functionally
  • Proficiency in the English language is a must

About the Department

At Novo Nordisk, the Clinical and Medical department aims to improve patients’ lives by being a leading strategic partner in the generation, interpretation, and communication of scientific data with relevant stakeholders, while ensuring full compliance in all our internal and external activities. We work closely with cross-functional teams to support our business growth needs in a continuously changing environment. Such a striving environment needs a partner who is willing to work in a team, building a future where every life counts by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, and expanding to new therapy areas to prevent and ultimately cure serious chronic diseases. Join us and make a difference.

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 to manufacturing, marketing, and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.


Please click on “apply now” to submit your resume in English.


Apply before May 28th, 2024.

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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