Job Vacancy: Specialist Product Advisor, Lagos

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Job Vacancy: Job title: Specialist Product Advisor, Lagos

Job description: Do you have a strong desire to improve the quality of people’s lives? Would you like to promote Novo Nordisk’s product and services with strong customer obsession? Do you want to work for a prestigious pharmaceutical company? If your answer is yes, then this is your defining moment. Apply today and join us for a life-changing career. Be part of the game-changing organization!

The Position

As a Specialist Product Advisor, you will be based ideally in Lagos, Nigeria. You will be responsible for promotion and sales of our products and services within an assigned geographic area, product range, and/or list of customers’ accounts. This is 100% field position.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure territory sales, analyse, and diagnose territory, make, and execute territory plan. Execute according to marketing strategy.
  • Work according to Business Ethics procedures, local law, Novo Nordisk Way and Novo Nordisk policies, quality standards & guidelines.
  • Build effective relationships with assigned customers, provide them with information on our products, devices and indications and ensure consistent follow up. Conduct customer contacts and register them in IOENGAGE.
  • Participate in and contribute effectively to regional meetings, national conferences, and other Novo Nordisk meetings, participate in and contribute effectively to cross functional collaboration (field functions). Organising (educational) customer events and ensure follow up.
  • Liaising with colleagues including Sales, Marketing, Market Access and CMR to maximise the sales of Novo Nordisk products.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Pharmacy, Pharmacology or Biological Sciences.
  • Min. 3-5 years of experience in pharmaceutical field sales.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Demonstrate an ability and passion to influence from a patient-centred approach; strong attention to quality and detail; good planning and organizational skills and the agility and willingness to quickly adjust to new situations in a continuously developing environment; ability to engage people with different backgrounds (Science, business, etc.) and work within a diverse environment.
  • Personality wise dynamic high-performer with a strong performance-driven track record who is highly engaged.
  • Good decision-making and problem-solving skills and excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to negotiate.
  • Willingness to collaborate with stakeholders and drive their personal development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and good command of English are required; and good computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

About the Department

Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 100 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. The company also has leading positions in haemophilia care, growth hormone therapy, and hormone replacement therapy.

Novo Nordisk employs approximately 50,000 employees in 75 countries and markets its products in more than 180 countries.

Novo Nordisk Middle Africa, which the English West Africa (West and Central Africa) Business Unit is affiliated with, was formed in early 2012. Novo Nordisk has an established presence with human insulin in Africa and our focus today is to sustain the growth of the market, ensure the availability of better-quality modern insulin within the markets and support the communities living with diabetes.

Working at Novo Nordisk

We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things–from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here – to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.


Please click on ‘apply now’ to submit your resume in English.

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.

Location: Lagos, Lagos State

Job date: Tue, 09 Jan 2024 23:17:24 GMT

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