Project Manager

Warsaw, Masovian, Poland
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11 June 2024


Are you passionate about projects, systems and compliance? Always seeking room for improvement and ideas to expanding or standardize HR and Payroll services? Do you thrive in an international working environment while working with highly skilled and experienced team? Would you like to shape the future of Regional Services Center in Novo Nordisk and support our colleagues to serve patients with chronic diseases even more? If yes, you may consider joining our Development Team, as Project Manager in Warsaw. Apply today and join us for a life-changing career.

The position

As our new Project Manager, you will coordinate HR and Payroll&Benefits projects execution within Regional & Global remit including but not limited to transformations and transitions. The role is also to ensure project completion within target timelines and minimal business disruption.

Your main responsibilities will include:

-Managing one or multiple projects according to the methodology with close cooperation with the RSC EMEA Development Lead, Payroll & Benefits Team, askHR Team and other Global/Regional teams. Provide project support if necessary for any other projects
-Optimise HR and Payroll & Benefits processes and services according to principals
-Build and maintain a strong collaboration and communication with all internal stakeholders
-Contribute to growth, motivation of the teams as well as team spirit

In this role you will get the opportunity to work with talented and passionate colleagues who share a common purpose. You will join a team of highly skilled peers and managers where team spirit is equally important as delivery of results.


Our ideal candidate will have minimum bachelor’s degree in Project Management, business, Finance, HR, or similar area and have fluency in English (speaking & writing).

To succeed in this role, we expect you to have:

-Minimum of  3-4 years experience within Project Management, preferably from HR / Payroll Shared Services function;
-Nice to have certification in project management: IPMA, PMI, PRINCE2, SCRUM;
-Experience in managing projects delivery, transitions or transformations ;
-Good presentatin skills
-Ideally also cross-cultural experience working closely with colleagues in different regions, global collaboration as an asset

On personal level, the ideal candidate should have strong analytical skills to drive process standardisation, optimisation and continuous improvements with strong customer mindset and solid business understanding. As a person, you need to have excellent communication and presentation skills which are essential to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at different levels of organization as well as being proactive, entrepreneurial and working independently with a can-do attitude.

About the department

We are on an exciting journey towards expanding our HR Regional Service Centre for Europe in Warsaw. The ambition for the Regional Service Centre is to provide professional HR operational service and guidance to the approx. 4.000 employees working in Novo Nordisk in the different countries in Europe. The askHR Europe unit is the first point of contact for all people inquiries and the team also contributes to the development of new global processes and systems including new digital solutions.

The Regional Service Centre is co-located with the Business Area office for Europe East and the Polish affiliate. With annual budgeted sales level of over 700 million DKK and with 130 employees in the Polish affiliate the company ambition is to continuously improve quality of patients’ life and bring innovation into the markets.

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 toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 63,400  employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.


Kindly send your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions).  Internal Candidates are kindly requested to inform their line Manager when applying.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Please apply before 6th 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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