Do you have solid experience within planning an execution of investment projects in the pharmaceutical industry? Do you get motivated by identifying and improving investment projects for the benefit of millions of insulin-patients worldwide? Sounds as an interesting job opportunity?

Come and join our Project Office - we are on the lookout for multiple Project Managers for investements projects in our Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Production.


The Position
As a Project Manager your primary role will be to ensure, that scope, time, cost and quality are on track in projects that you are responsible for. You will be in charge of strategic investment projects ranging in size and complexity, from design phases to execution and validation for final handover to our key stakeholders and owners in Purification Plants.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting business cases to estimate project potential
  • Implementing and anchoring projects within line of business
  • Monitoring key project parameters and managing risk
  • Transforming modern technology into operational excellence as part of the projects
  • Making presentations at steering committee meetings



To succeed in this role, you need to have strong project management skills and a proven ability to network, build trust in your relationships and get commitment form internal and external stakeholders. Curiosity and eagerness to challenge the status quo in a respectful manner are natural parts of your skill set to ensure pragmatic solutions are presented quickly.

To be successful in this role, you have:

  • An educational background as engineer or similar
  • 5+ years of project execution or project management experience, preferably in the global pharmaceutical industry or a consulting company
  • A track record of leadership that has resulted in a smooth and cooperative process within projects and with stakeholders
  • Working experience in the Pharmaceutical GMP regulated industry is preferred
  • Strong communication skills, as well as the ability to create clear, high-quality presentation materials


On a personal level, you are a self-starter who thrives with driving tasks independently. You have excellent analytical, planning and organization skills enabling you to continuously set direction, keeping an overview of the state of progress and prioritize accordingly. With your strong logical ability, you succeed in transforming complex information from the scoping phase to execution and completion. It is crucial that you never compromise on quality, standards and safety.


About the Department

You will become a part of a high performing team that consists of project managers, project assistants and supporting professionals and as a team responsible for portfolio management of projects that improves our facilities.

Our overall challenge is to execute an increasing portfolio of diverse projects in a complex, constantly growing and highly regulated area. In the team – and the department as a whole – we are proud of our ability to strike a balance between ambitious goals, hard work, and a healthy and enjoyable approach to our tasks. You will join an effective, skilful and inclusive team where you will never be alone with the hard challenges or in celebrating your victories.


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 to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.


Would you like to hear more about the position, feel free to contact hiring manager Trine Wolff at +45 3075 5032.



1 November 2022. Interviews will be scheduled on an ongoing basis. Please note that job posting will be removed once we have enough qualified candidates.

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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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About company

The Danish job market is booming and many sectors are facing skills shortages. Therefore, there are many sectors with good job opportunities one of them is Life Science. The Danish life sciences industry, comprising almost 1.500 life sciences companies and approximately 47.300 employees, contribute considerably to both R&D, economic progress and employment in Denmark. Subsidiaries of most of the major international life sciences companies are already present in Denmark, employing over one fourth of all employees in the Danish life sciences industry. In Denmark, there is a long-standing tradition for efficient public-private partnerships in areas such as development and testing… Read more