Head of Marketing  

  • January 10, 2020
January 10, 2020
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A bachelor’s degree is required in marketing or commerce
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Novo Nordisk Gulf Cluster
Are you motivated by the opportunity to be part of a highly engaged team with ambitions to develop NN GC? Do you have what it takes: the right drive, a sharp mind, openness and curiosity to other cultures and an interest in partnering with the business? Along with being innovative, agile, bold and great to be around? Then you may be our new head of marketing for the Novo Nordisk Gulf Cluster Team.
Novo Nordisk Gulf Cluster is a part of BAGOS (Business Area Gulf, Oceania and South East Asia), and with 60+ we are working to improve the lives of people with diabetes, obesity, haemophilia and growth disorders in Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Yemen.

NN Gulf Cluster is one the fastest growing affiliate in Novo Nordisk and as part of the team, you can help us continuing that growth and success. You will be an integral part of the management team, and report to the General Manager.
About the Department

NN Gulf Cluster Marketing Team’s mission, is to analyse, justify, figure out and manage the needs of doctors, nurses and patients. Promoting the products as part of a collective and comprehensive strategy within all areas. Put bold and ambitious targets, to increase market share and sales, as part of an operational triangle consisting of sales, marketing and medical. Result being, the patients get the best possible treatment and medicine. This is a great opportunity to make your impact and change on an area in development. Marketing team has three product managers and a CE&BI (Commercial Excellence & Business Insights) specialist for the time being.

The Job

You will play a key role in our strategies, our boldness and our future development. You and your team are the one of the cornerstones of the business, in developing bold and relevant targets and priorities.

You should analyse the market, provide relevant strategies towards achieving your market goals, involve stakeholders, internally being sales and medical, externally being KOL, HCP and MOH.

You should deliver a complete assessment and execution of our goals – in short you make the perfect circumstances for our collective team to succeed.

You will have product managers and a CE&BI specialist to help you in these efforts to deliver and drive their ideas and efforts to a maximum.

We are a global company, and thus you will have plenty of imports from a global level, but also from a local level.

We need you to execute and drive the ideas which are there, to create new ones, and to help us grow as much as we believe is possible.


A bachelor’s degree is required in marketing or commerce, scientific knowledge/experience will of course be an asset.  You probably have 5 - 7 years of experience in a commercial role with at least 5 years in the marketing field – preferably within the pharma industry. We expect that you are a proven leader with a track record of successfully executing complex projects/initiatives with demonstrated people management skills and can successfully direct a team, and collaborate in a global matrix organisation.
You have demonstrated strategic thinking and decision-making capabilities and strong analytical skills. You communicate perfectly, have a high energy level and your collaboration skills are brilliant.
At Novo Nordisk we use our skills, dedication and ambition to help people with diabetes, obesity, haemophilia and growth disorders.

If you are interested in joining our team in Gulf Cluster/Kuwait and and up for a great career opportunity, please apply through our company website.
(Applications are considered only via our(Novo Nordisk) website)

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 chronical 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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About the Company/Organization

About Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, we are driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases.

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 other serious chronic diseases: haemophilia, growth disorders and obesity.

Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 42,200 people in 80 countries and markets its products in more than 170 countries.

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