Senior Brand Manager Obesity

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

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Posted 4 months ago
Job details
For over 100 years we have been driving change to defeat diabetes, but we know that what got us here today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We are now transforming our business and taking our expertise into new territories including obesity and rare blood and endocrine diseases.
Our story is one of incredible growth and success, which has culminated in receiving many prestigious awards, such as Best Places to Work and Vitality – Britain’s Healthiest Workplace 2nd year running!
The position
As a Senior Brand Manager within the Obesity team, you’ll use your expertise in marketing tools and strategies to lead integrated marketing campaigns from concept to execution.
In the role, you will be responsible for:
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of cross-functional marketing plans and projects for new and existing products to include mapping the customer journey, understanding different customer segments and targets, market modelling, scenario and contingency planning.
  • Driving market research to determine market requirements for existing and future products.
  • Analysing customer research, current market conditions and competitor information and using insights to inform and create innovative marketing strategies.
  • Managing the approval of campaigns to ensure compliance with the ABPI and Novo Nordisk policies.
  • Keeping abreast of environmental changes in the NHS and private market. Maintain an element of customer contact, including Field Visits, congress attendance, etc.
You will also collaborate closely with colleagues and vendors in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, delivering and testing innovative campaigns.
Our ideal candidate is a graduate with a degree or equivalent in Life Science, Marketing or Business. They will be experienced in pharmaceutical product management and/or marketing with strong digital marketing background.
Additionally, they will:
  • Excel in stakeholder engagement and fostering collaborative relationships with colleagues across all organizational levels. Prior experience working with the NHS is a must.
  • Prior experience in the pharmaceutical industry or within a pharmaceutical agency is essential.
  • Be a proactive and motivated team player who can demonstrate a Growth mindset, with a track record of wanting to learn, develop and stretch oneself.
  • Be a proactive and motivated team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills, including creating and delivering presentations, report writing and key message delivery.
  • Have some exposure to budget management and leadership skills.
You should also be strategic planner and capable of thinking to the bigger picture.
About The Department
The Obesity business includes sales, marketing and market access experts across both field and office teams within the NHS and private markets. What stands this team apart is our passion and determination to improve outcomes for patients living with obesity and its associated conditions.
The role will report directly to the Director of Marketing, Obesity and will work closely with other teams such as Market Access, Medical Affairs, Public Affairs, Communications and the broader Sales and Marketing Teams.
Working at Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.
What We Offer
  • Bonus: We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached, you’ll be rewarded through our bonus scheme.
  • Your workplace: Our offices will be your primary workplace but with flexibility to work 2-3 days at home during your working week.
  • Pension: a market leading pension scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Wellness: We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to an award winning Wellness programme, including Private Medical Insurance, the Lifeworks App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and offerings.
  • Insurances: All colleagues are covered by our private medical, life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.
  • Inclusive culture: our culture is one of care, support and respect for our people. We are committed to making your workplace safe and believe that a transparent, inclusive culture and leadership is the way to empower every individual to do their very best.
Application support
We are an equal opportunities employer, and we commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. If you're a person with a disability, if you're neurodivergent, and need any adjustments to be made during the application and selection process, please send an email to Please include your name, the role you are interested in and the type of adjustment your need.
Please submit your application via the Novo Nordisk website. We do not accept directly sent CVs.
Please apply before 8th March 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.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk

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Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 54,400 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information visit

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