About the Affiliate
Novo Nordisk Middle Africa, which Nigeria is affiliated to, 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 availability of better quality modern insulin within the markets and support the communities living with diabetes.
Position: Base of Pyramid Project Manager
The BoP Project aims to increase patients’ access to diabetes care and Novo Nordisk products in a sustainable and scalable manner. As BoP Project Manager, you will drive the execution of the BoP project in Nigeria by executing distribution optimisation, education and awareness campaigns, and other relevant activities. Through successful external management, you will establish and lead partnerships with national and local authorities, healthcare institutions, and project partners. Awareness holds a very important weight; hence you will ensure awareness of diabetes and BoP initiatives in the regions where the BoP project is present to ensure high level of attendance of people with diabetes at facilities included in project scope. You will be responsible for the project budget and KPIs.
The position requires travelling 4-8 weeks in a year within sub-Saharan Africa and extensive field work in Nigeria.
You hold a relevant BSc degree (e.g. in Business Administration, Marketing, Life Sciences, Public Health, Public Affairs, etc.). You have minimum 5 years of experience particularly in project management. English proficiency is mandatory. You have excellent stakeholder management and communication skills. You demonstrate ability to see the big picture and provide useful advice and input. You are a problem-solving, result-oriented, and multi-tasking individual, who can perform under pressure.
You are flexible to work with different origins and cultures in difficult and changing environments.
At Novo Nordisk, you will have the opportunity to build a life-changing career in a global business environment. From research and development, to manufacturing, marketing and sales, we strive to improve quality of life of people living with diabetes.
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