Associate Global Payer Evidence Generation Lead (Bangalore, Karnataka, IN)



Department – GBS , Commercial & Corporate Affairs (CSCA)


Do you want to work for an organization that has a strong purpose towards driving change to defeat diabetes and serious chronic diseases such as NASH and Cardiovascular, rare blood & rare endocrine diseases? If so, you could be the right person to join our Commercial & Corporate Affairs team. Apply today and join us for a life-changing career.


About the department

The Commercial & Corporate Affairs – Global Business Services (GBS) unit is responsible for driving deliverables for multiple Corporate Vice President (CVP) areas within Commercial Strategy & Corporate Affairs, including Insulin, GLP-1 and Obesity Marketing, Market Access, Commercial Planning and Commercial Operations. In the market access area, we are a passionate team helping millions of people across multiple TA's, gain access to life saving innovative solutions and technologies developed by Novo Nordisk. We work to ensure our products have a global reach to as many people as possible at right price at the earliest. We drive and execute projects across a strong portfolio comprising of both launch and life-cycle management brands.


The Position

Responsible and accountable of payer relevant real world evidence studies to drive market access preparedness for pipeline products and to maintain/expand the access of the Novo Nordisk in-line brands. Drive the design and execution of real-world evidence studies by generating insights from real world data, by leveraging commercial and open-source real world data sources. Generate robust real-world evidence (RWE) to support market access activities pre/during and post launch. The studies include but not limited to epidemiologic analysis like incidence and prevalence, healthcare resource cost and utilization, adherence, persistence analysis. Independently drive execution of end-to-end real-world evidence generation studies. Proactive planning of project milestones and ensure projects are delivered as per timeline. Statistical programming and input to analysis plan. Provide guidance for PEG Mangers in HQ about real-world data sources, strengths & limitations. Provide support for publication materials across key major international/national congresses. Identify scope and opportunities for leveraging novel data sources and analytics like Machine Learning /Artificial Intelligence.


  • Coordinate with PEG Manager to design study analysis plan. Design study analysis plan and Execute feasibility analysis then advice on conduct of full studies.
  • Data and statistical programming/writing code scripts (SQL, SAS/R). Review and approve publication materials for conducted studies.
  • Prepare analyses cohorts based on in-house commercial EMR/claims databases.
  • Identify scope and opportunities for leveraging novel data sources and analytics like Machine Learning /Artificial Intelligence (ML/AI).
  • Lead ML/AI projects with a high degree of independence end-to-end, from scoping/designing to execution to result dissemination.



  • Bachelor’s/Masters in Biostatistics, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Computer science, Life sciences, Public health or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 9-10 years of experience in data analytics/science, ideally within pharmaceutical industry or consultancy.
  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience working on patient data and epidemiological studies and statistical analysis.
  • Exposure to product evidence generation strategy and cross functional collaboration.
  • Experience in end-to-end machine learning projects preferred.
  • Experience in responsibilities of brainstorming new ideas, designing, execution and communication for studies/projects preferred
  • Experience contributing to medical publications preferred.
  • Communication and Stakeholder interaction.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working towards something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 59,000+ employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.



To submit your application, please upload your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions). 



11th June 2024


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.


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