Project Specialist

at Novo Nordisk
Location Karachi, Pakistan
Date Posted January 26, 2021
Category Pharmaceutical
Job Type Full-time
Education Requirement Bachelors/Masters
Career Level Mid Level
Experience Experienced
Base Salary Competitive Salary
Street address Karachi


If your dream is to help 400 million people worldwide by taking part in driving the world’s leading diabetes product portfolio? Then we have a great opportunity for you!

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, haemophilia, growth disorders and other serous chronic diseases.

Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs more than 42,200 people in 80 countries and markets our products in more than 170 countries. In Canada we are ranked as one of the top employers to work for and we invest significant resources in developing our employees through close collaboration, frequent feedback and by giving challenging responsibilities to individuals.

Novo Nordisk in Pakistan, a leader in diabetes care, is working closely with the stakeholders in changing diabetes in the country. Changing Diabetes® is Novo Nordisk’s response to the global diabetes challenge. In Novo Nordisk, we have a clear purpose. It is to defeat diabetes, obesity, and other serious chronic diseases, globally and here in Pakistan.

We believe we have a great working culture and a clear purpose to defeat diabetes in everything we do. We are looking for a progressive marketing professional with a can-do attitude. This position is an excellent opportunity to work with an industry leader that is constantly breaking new ground.

About The Department

Novo Nordisk Pakistan affiliate has been growing fast and our 300+ employees share a passion for changing patients’ lives. You will be joining a highly qualified team of Market Access and Public Affairs. You will report to the Patient Access Manager.

At Novo Nordisk, you will have the opportunity to build a life-changing career in a global business environment. We encourage our employees to make the most of their talent, and we reward hard work and dedication with the opportunity for continuous learning and personal development. Are you ready to realize your potential?

The Position

As a Project Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting the realization of public affairs projects and/or projects for the affiliate. As part of the affiliate organisation, provide support in the development and implementation of strategic plan or project and ensure all relevant KPIs and milestones are met. You would also be responsible for maintaining project budget and providing regular updates to relevant internal stakeholders. The main accountabilities include:

    • Execute relevant actions for local public affairs projects
    • Drive engagement activities with public officials, payers, academics and other key stakeholders in line with the projects
    • Supports partnership opportunities relevant for the entire affiliate or project with key stakeholders
    • Ensure cross-functional and cross-company alignment with IO/APAC/affiliate PA departments and critical functional areas in affiliate (Market Access, Marketing, MRQ, and FLIT) on relevant projects and to share relevant public affairs insights and initiatives
    • Develop reports to share progress/success of the projects and share with relevant stakeholders
    • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, including vendors and consultants on execution of initiatives

You must have a clear understanding of business ethics regulations in the pharma market and ensure the implementation of all local & global regulations during everyday business.


We are looking for a person with a Masters’ degree preferably in Management, Social Sciences, Communication, Journalism. You must have a proven track record with minimum 3 years of project management experience in a knowledge-based industry with a strong strategic and analytical capabilities, with demonstrated experience in analysing complex situations, collecting data, and putting together results.

Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we strive for excellence. You share the same passion and commitment as our employees in our journey to make a difference to patients’ lives. In exchange, we offer you the chance of a lifetime to work with extraordinary talent and benefit from unmatched opportunities for professional and personal development.


Kindly send your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions).

Internal candidates are kindly requested to inform their line Manager before applying.


14 December 2020

Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.

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