Prabhdeep Singh

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Senior Director - Medical Affairs Strategy & Population Health Job

Date: Aug 4, 2019

Location: Plainsboro, NJ, US

Company: Novo Nordisk

About the Department
The Clinical, Medical and Regulatory (CMR) department at Novo Nordisk Inc (NNI) is one of the most diverse and collaborative groups within the organization. From health-care-provider interactions and developing and implementing regulatory strategies with the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to providing medical education and collecting data to support efficacy and new product development, CMR is involved. The one thing that keeps us all marching to the same beat is our patient-centered focus. At Novo Nordisk, you will help patients around the world. As their needs evolve, so does our challenge to find better and more innovative ways to improve their quality of life. We’re changing lives for a living. Are you ready to make a difference?

The Position
Leading team responsible for the alignment of population health strategies across internal stakeholders and products as well as for effective communication of scientific information aligned to needs and NNI priorities.

External relationships include medical affairs and NNI vendors, expert advisory board members, investigators, other consultants, and key customer groups. Internally, this role will work in close collaboration U.S. Competitive Intelligence, Marketing, Marketing Operations, Market Shaping, Global Medical, Global R&D, Medical Operations, NACO, Legal, Compliance and Regulatory to ensure consistent and aligned clinical and commercial strategies. This position reports directly to the Executive Director Medical Strategy and Operations and has broad responsibility for managing multiple internal relationships within and across Novo Nordisk Inc. at all levels as well as with Global Headquarter (HQ). This role is responsible for leading direct reports to execute the defined deliverables.

Essential Functions

Provides input into population health strategy and ensures execution of that strategy as well as health system strategy across our portfolio. Lead insight team to ensure effective strategy, analysis, and communication of critical insight across Medical Affairs (MA) and to other internal stakeholders. Responsible for planning for success of both current and future product portfolios. Provide leadership and oversight for disease state and portfolio clinical projects/processes including Continuing Medical Education (CME)/medical grants review, advisory boards, and non-product clinical studies and initiatives. Partner with Global Medical, Medical Operations, Marketing Shaping and Clinical Development to develop and execute projects where necessary. Ensure methods and processes are in place to appropriately track activities against standard operating procedures (SOPs) and priorities and in support of governmental requirements. Responsible for development and execution of plans to enable collaboration between North American Clinical Operations (NACO) and Field Medical Affairs to enhance research program and investigator/patient experience. Align with Professional Association Relations (PAR) team to ensure integration of Stakeholder and PAR strategies. Ensure appropriate key performance indicators (KPIs) are in place to measure the impact of Medical Affairs projects and manage associated budget.

Physical Requirements
20-30% overnight travel expected.

Development of People
Ensure that reporting personnel have annual goals and measurements that are consistent with the priorities of the business, and that interim reviews are held so that their work is focused on those priorities, and they understand their level of accountability for results and the measurement process. Ensure that the individual development plan (IDP) forms include completed learning and aspiration plans and are in place for all reporting personnel to enable the achievement of goals and capability to assume increased levels of responsibility. Manage the application and communication of all Novo Nordisk policies, procedures, and Novo Nordisk Way.

  • Terminal doctoral degree with 8 years of combined experience in the pharmaceutical industry, clinical experience, health plan organization, health care system or quality improvement in healthcare experience required; however, individuals with a Master’s degree and 12 years of experience (ex Public Health, Business Administration, Population Health, Health Economics Outcomes research, Healthcare Administration) will be considered
  • Previous supervisory experience desired
  • Strong communications and relationship building capacity
  • Strong strategic mindset, understanding of market needs and resource allocation
  • Very strong familiarity with key market-shaping activities such as medical product strategy development, medical education, clinical competitive intelligence, medical congresses, and professional relations required

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer /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: 59993BR
State/Provinces: Plainsboro
Job Category: Regulatory

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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