Real World Evidence Manager (Seoul, Seoul, KR)


  • Full Time


Are you passionate about driving strategic initiatives and programs in the field of Real World Evidence (RWE)? Do you have experience in managing teams and engaging with stakeholders? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Clinical, Medical, Regulatory Affairs (CMR) department as a Real World Evidence Manager. Read on to learn more and apply today for a life-changing career.

About the department
The Clinical, Medical and Regulatory (CMR) department at Novo Nordisk 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 and Drug Administration (FDA) to providing medical education and collecting data to promote 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

The RWE Manager reports to the CMR Director, manages 2 team members, and in charge for developing and executing RWE initiatives and programs for assigned therapeutic or functional areas, with a focus on Obesity. The role involves leading customer engagement and serving as a partner to Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals Korea (NNPK) and APAC stakeholders in CMR areas. This role liaises with other departments in International Operations (IO)/APAC for evidence generation and research partnerships.

The key tasks include:

  • Project management: Innovates and develops RWE projects aligned with affiliate and IO needs. Ensure compliance with governance requirements, identify best practices, assist cross-functional alignment and project endorsement, and provide project progress/proposals. Identifies risks and mitigation actions, sets project metrics, and shares learnings with the team.
  • People management: Manage the RWE team by anticipating barriers and challenges to achieve business expectations and apply people management processes to recruit, develop, engage, and retain high contributors. Provide clear directions and leadership assistance to ensure the team executes against Novo Nordisk's strategy, regulations, and standard operating procedures, and achieves organizational goals.
  • Internal and external stakeholder management: Identify stakeholder needs and priorities, plan and execute stakeholder engagement, and overcome possible objections. Manage communication, contracting, and project follow-up with external vendors handling the RWE study execution and analysis.
  • Real world study project and stakeholder management: Effectively manage communication with the Core Team, CRO, and affiliate, and create an operational plan for real-world studies, including a Gantt chart to ensure timely deliverables. Use project management tools, such as communication and risk management plans, to convey the timely delivery of study documents to the IRB/IEC, affiliates, and other stakeholders. Regularly advise the Core Team and other skill types on study progress. Prepare, update, and follow up on study budgets, develop budget guidelines, and manage vendor/CRO selection. Share learnings and best practices.
  • Real world study Operations, Coordination and Execution: Provide input to study documents, ensure audit and inspection readiness, and comply with applicable regulations. Plan and conduct investigator meetings and protocol writing coordination. Collect and assess data to justify business decisions, develop KOL and scientific communication plans, and identify changes and trends in the business environment. Aid internal organizational readiness through product knowledge trainings and medical communication guidance.



  • Ph.D. or Master's degree in relevant biotherapeutic areas (health economics & hutreach research, epidemiology, biostatistics, data science, predictive analytics, health services research)
  • Well-balanced experiences of medical affairs and clinical operation/development is required.
  • Global Multi National Company (experience working with global teams) experience is highly preferred plus excellent communication expertise & English fluency is required. 
  • Min. 2 years of work experience in real world data analytics as well as Min. 3-5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience required. 
  • Peer-reviewed publication track record is a with experience working with longitudinal RWD assets (e.g., claims, electronic health records, and/or surveys) and experience in the conduct of non-interventional research are plus as well as experience in using statistical software (e.g., R, SAS, Python, SPSS, and/or Stata), database query (SQL) or visualization tools (e.g., Tableau) will be an advantage with collaborative approach to problem-solving and ability to plan and multi-task.


Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.
Kindly upload your CV to our online career page (click on Apply and follow the instructions).

Until the completion of recruitment.
Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


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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