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BRIAN PERRELLA
CHERYL PEDOTA
Prabhdeep Singh
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Hemophilia Community Liaison Central East Job

Date: Aug 8, 2018

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Company: Novo Nordisk

Purpose
Attends, and when possible assists with planning events held by patient organizations in his/her territory, and represents Novo Nordisk, Inc. (NNI) at selected national events hosted by those patient organizations. Events may include fundraising/volunteering efforts along with representation at educational meetings. Collaborates with Market Access and Government Affairs teams when advocacy issues arise and as appropriate. Cultivates relationships with patients, caregivers and other community stakeholders by participating in and assisting with community events on behalf of NNI. Establishes and manages relationships with key patient organizations, including local chapters of the National Hemophilia Foundation and, Hemophilia Federation of America chapters etc. Regularly communicates perspectives, findings and insights to BioPharm leadership through informal and formal (e.g., oral and written presentations) mechanisms Includes sharing insights and competitive intelligence within the hemophilia area. Represents NNI to the Hemophilia patient community and patient organizations (e.g., local hemophilia chapters) with the goal of increasing patient awareness of Novo Nordisk’s hemophilia products in an assigned territory. Serves as the center of coordination for patient-related activities across patient community and the broader NNI organization (both within BioPharm and relevant functions outside of Biopharm) to ensure that learnings from patients, caregivers and other stakeholders are incorporated into the BioPharm strategy and business decisions.


Relationships
Helps identify when home office support and presence is needed at larger community based events such as chapter meetings and other functions. Member of the Hemophilia Field Force and has interactions with hemophilia Marketing to provide feedback on development of direct-to-patient materials, tools and programs. Reports directly to BRD and interacts with other Hemophilia Community Liaisons (HCL)and other relevant NNI functions including Government Affairs.


Essential functions
Develops direct relationships with patients/caregivers and other hemophilia community members including hemophilia organizations and chapters, state and local advocacy groups. Executes patient and caregiver educational meetings / exhibits at chapter events, home care meetings, patient conventions, patient dinners, support at community events/camps, etc. about hemophilia and NNI products and services within relevant guidelines. Plans and conducts meetings with state and local chapters with the goal of educating patients, caregivers, and other stakeholders on NNI’s products and services within relevant guidelines. Promotes NNI hemophilia products and services to patients and caregivers within the hemophilia community. Coordinates with BRDs and Marketing team, regularly sharing insights on how NNI can continue to improve its offering to the hemophilia community. Coordinates with other HCLs to prepare internal communications to the BioPharm team, keeping internal stakeholders attuned to the pulse of the community. Ensures all communications are HIPAA compliant. Identifies for home office, opportunities for increased levels of presence, support and engagement. Proactively works to continually deepen NNI’s relationship with State and local advocacy organizations (e.g. local chapters of NHF, HFA, etc.), engaging with Government Affairs when necessary. Represents NNI at local and national hemophilia events. Supports planning efforts for community fundraising activities as needed. When necessary, directs questions from the community to the appropriate NNI channel (e.g., ePIR, NovoSECURE®, etc.). Utilizes discretionary budget for maximum impact on sales.


Physical requirements
75-80% overnight travel required.


Qualifications
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience required. Relevant experience may include hemophilia care, treatment or advocacy, business to business or pharmaceutical sales experience; pharmaceutical sales experience preferred
  • Marketing or clinical experience preferred
  • A Bachelor’s degree required, scientific degree preferred
Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


Requisition ID: 58144BR
State/Provinces: Detroit
Job Category: Sales


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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