Head of Data Hub

– lead the essential part of the Data Management organization

Are you an experienced people leader and a good coordinator who is comfortable with the responsibility of managing both operational tasks of the team as well as strategic tasks, such as, implementation of our new Data Platform? If you have a can-do attitude and are eager to lead by example by motivating and inspiring your team, then this position as our new Head of Data Hub in Orifarm might be of your interest.

About the job

As a Head of Data Hub, you have the opportunity to add your footprints to the organizational design within an exciting growth company in the pharmaceutical industry. You have a unique chance to draw on your experience to help build the right enterprise setup while you are executing. Further, you will also lead the way into the future with the Data Management team, as well as your own department.

One of your main tasks is to build an effective team by focusing on the right sense of community and inspiring all team-members to “go the extra mile” in collaboration with the rest of the organization. It includes change leadership by communicating and serving as a role model and ensuring “buy in” from the department and the rest of the organization. You will focus on results by planning, prioritizing and following up on tasks and responsibilities within the department to make sure that commitments aligned with organizational goals are met.

Additionally, your primary tasks include:

  • Focusing on performance in order to ensure accountability
  • Ensuring implementation of the overall data strategy and the necessary corrections
  • Managing the development and implementation of processes and procedures aimed at ensuring the integrity and consistency of information, in accordance with the strategic direction outlined
  • Ensuring that information resources that support business requirements are always available
  • Establishing, maintaining and revising a business information model that facilitates the role of IT as a “repository” of information and enables optimal creation, use and sharing of information for the business globally
  • Ongoing reporting and one2ones to and with the Data Management Director

Who are you?

We expect you to have an extensive experience within the role as a people leader in the area of data management or a similar role from a more “mature” IT enterprise setup. You are accustomed with deign principles, data platforms, enterprise architecture, data management, data hub etc. – in short; you are data savvy.

You are used to a partner role providing relevant technical business sparring and – understanding. Further, you are used to implement and follow up on relevant structures, processes and tools as well as to professionalize a setup. You have the ability to gather people to reach a common goal, and you are experienced in leading and managing change. In short; you have tried this before and you know how to perform and transform at the same time.

Further, we expect you to:

  • Be fluent in written and spoken English
  • Master relevant IT tools
  • Be goal-oriented and customer-focused
  • Possess analytical skills and structure – and process oriented
  • Strategic - and tactical thinking
  • Be able to build trust through honesty, integrity and authenticity

Who are we?

With reference directly to the Data Management Director, you will be responsible for leading the Data Hub department. Part of the Data Management department consists of an Data Hub, a BI-team, Data Science and a Architecture function. Your future team consists of 9 skilled specialists.

As a result of considerable success and business growth, technological development, increasing complexity and demand from the business areas in which the company operates, the Corporate IT function is being reorganized. To do that we are implementing a new Data Strategy where Data Platform implementation is one of the key tasks for the Data Hub.

About Orifarm

Starting out with a strong entrepreneurial mission, Orifarm was founded in 1994 by Birgitte and Hans Bøgh-Sørensen. The underlying explorer spirit still characterises the company, and with high ambition, we are constantly looking for new opportunities and business areas to invest in. Our purpose of being is to create competition and provide important savings for society and to ensure better value for money for consumers. We strive to make this happen while insisting on being good colleagues, improving together, helping each other, and innovating.

We operate within seven business areas: Over the Counter (OTC), Consumer Healthcare, Generics, Promotional Rx, Unlicensed Medicines, Parallel import and Clinical Trials Supplies (CTS). We are the largest parallel importer of pharmaceuticals in Europe as well as the largest supplier of pharmaceuticals in Denmark. We hold a strong position in Generics in the Nordics, being the largest producer of over-the-counter medicine in Denmark. Our portfolio contains well-known brands such as Pamol, Kodimagnyl, and Apovit. Moreover, within New Bizz, we aim to expand our business by exploring new opportunities within pharmaceuticals.

We offer

In Orifarm, we place great emphasis on both your professional and personal development and on giving you the opportunity to bring all of your skills into play.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and our staff canteen offers a variety of healthy menus every day. Physiotherapy will also be at your disposal.


The job is located at out headquarter in Odense but you have opportunity to work from home two days a week.

Need further information?

If you need further information about the job, please contact Kamil Karolak, Data Management Director, Corporate IT, at +45 44 45 86 16.

Application deadline: As soon as possible.

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