Project Manager

Novo Nordisk

Job title:

Project Manager


Novo Nordisk

Job description

Do you want to use your strong project management skills and understanding of the pharmaceutical industry to drive and facilitate projects in a fast-paced environment? Do you have proven track record of successfully leading complex projects, and detailed knowledge of Novo Nordisk’s organization, the systems, and processes in the Production Facilities and Systems?
If so, we would like to hear from you. Apply today and join us for a life-changing career!

The position
As a member of our team, you will play a crucial role in driving improvement projects focusing on processes from idea to implementation.
This includes being responsible for:

  • Stakeholder and team involvement and engagement
  • Project plan
  • Solution development and implementation

With every idea and project, you will build and expand your network across and through close collaboration with decision-makers, project owners, process specialists, and colleagues. Additionally, you will gain insight into processes, systems, value chains, and challenges while strengthening your skills to navigate, negotiate, drive innovation, and implement changes.
Our team is responsible for supporting the integration of new commercial investments, new regulatory requirements, and new digital solutions into the Novo Nordisk culture and business. There are a lot of things need to be agreed and aligned with multiple stakeholders at different levels. Hence, we are looking for a new colleague who can approach processes from different perspectives, assess the needs of the organization, understand the business drivers as well as the end-users, facilitate innovative thinking and drive improvements that matters, are feasible, viable and sustainable. You will play a key role in bringing employees and decision makers along as we work to align multiple stakeholders at different levels.

To excel in this role, you have:

  • Master’s degree in life science or a solid understanding of the value chain developed while working in the pharma industry/clinical development for several years.
  • Project manager experience, preferably with a track record of driving cross functional improvement projects within the pharmaceutical industry. Can prepare a business case, a project plan, a stakeholder map, a risk assessment, and communication and implementation plans.
  • Familiarity with the value chain, and the general processes.
  • Strong in people skills, facilitation, negotiation, and communication and can create trust, engagement, and commitment.

On a personal level you have an objective and tend to be analytical, with a pragmatic mind-set. You are active listener and curious, with the ability to switch between a helicopter view and a detailed approach as needed. We expect you to work independently while continuously collaborating and exchanging ideas with colleagues.

About the department
The Novo Nordisk site in Kalundborg is a small city, about 60 minutes from Copenhagen and Odense. Here, thousands of colleagues work together to deliver quality products to millions of people around the world living with chronical diseases – manufacturing more than half of the entire global supply of insulin. We take pride in applying our skills and our dedication towards the mission of helping people, and we enjoy a healthy and good-spirited work environment with many opportunities for personal and professional development.

Working at Novo Nordisk
Biotech & Rare Disease (BRD) is part of Novo Nordisk Product Supply, which is a global production network at the forefront of technology and quality production of pharmaceutical products. In BRD we are not only supplying all Novo Nordisk products for Rare Diseases, but also using our competences in Biotech to support the growing efforts into completely new production platforms and therapy areas for Novo Nordisk.
We are app. 4000 colleagues committed to drive change for people with serious chronic diseases. We produce our life-saving medicines out of five state-of-the-art production sites in Denmark and United States – covering the entire production value chain where raw materials are cultivated, purified, formulated, filled, assembled in devices, packed, and distributed across the globe. Not only are we making a difference for patients – we also strive to make a difference for our employees by promoting a learning culture with high level of trust, innovation, and development for everyone. Are you ready for a life-changing career?

For further information, please contact Tommy Peter Korndrup, Associate Manager for API FVII Equipment Support at +45 3075 7700.

5 February, 2024.

Please note that we will conduct interviews on an ongoing basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

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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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Kalundborg, Sjælland

Job date

Tue, 23 Jan 2024 23:20:31 GMT

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