Senior Project Manager

Do you want to drive IT/OT deployment across our global manufacturing network in collaboration with our strategic vendors? In Novo Nordisk we are investing significantly in expanding and upgrading Novo Nordisk’s global manufacturing network to meet future demand.

We are searching for a seasoned Project Manager, with experience in driving IT/OT deployment and vendor management as well as large scale implementation programmes. Apply today to join our team!

About the department

You will be working in Manufacturing IT, which is part of our Digital, Data & IT organisation, and you will be an integrated part of the capacity expansion programme. You will get the opportunity to join an international, high performing team. We are supporting IT used in production and we take responsibility for new IT investment projects with the focus of harmonising and standardising the IT landscape across our manufacturing areas globally.

The position

We are looking for a new colleague that can combine IT knowledge, vendor management expertise and solid project management skills. The position will be based in Bagsværd, where you will be co-located with your day-to-day stakeholders.

Specifically, you’ll take responsibility for:

  • Building and maintaining an overall roadmap of IT/OT deployment across our capacity expansion projects
  • Establishing, operating and improving our global processes for demand and IT/OT resource management in collaboration with our strategic vendors
  • Creating work packages for strategic vendors for all capacity expansion projects in accordance with type of site, tech stack, and location constraints/requirements
  • Continuously leverage our strategic partnership to optimise value creation
  • Ensuring goals, success criteria and business benefits for the project are accurately described and managed
  • Providing timely and relevant updates on project status for all key stakeholders, reporting and adjusting for any deviations from your plans as you advance the projects.

You will work closely with our highly engaged global colleagues from Product Supply, Digital Data and IT, our business stakeholders and our strategic external partner.


We are looking for ambitious and proactive colleagues who can contribute to the team both professionally and personally. To succeed in the role, you have a proven track record in most of the following skills & experience:

  • A Master's degree within a relevant field and more than 5 years’ experience in IT project management
  • IT/OT deployment in large scale implementation programmes
  • Professional experience from a large global company and you are used to working with different cultures
  • Experience with vendor management in large scale rollouts
  • Excellent communication skills, with strong English fluency

On a personal level, you have strong analytical and people skills as wells as a natural ability to engage your stakeholders. You can handle several tasks at the same time while keeping an ongoing focus on learning and delivering strong results. You are structured and ambitious about your projects and are interested in growing your skills as well as expertise to lead the way.

Working at Novo Nordisk

Founded in Denmark in 1923, Novo Nordisk has become one of the world’s leading healthcare companies. At Novo Nordisk, we are committed to driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases. To fulfil this purpose, we pioneer scientific breakthroughs, expand access to our medicines, and work to prevent and ultimately cure disease. That said, we are anything but linear.

With us, your skills, commitment, and ambition help us change patients’ lives worldwide. In exchange, we offer you a rewarding and purpose-driven culture with talented and diverse co-workers. Therefore, your professional and personal development is essential for us, and in Novo Nordisk, the sky is the limit for career opportunities.


For further information, please contact Morten Felding at +45-3079 0511.


12 February 2023

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We will be calling for interviews on an ongoing basis. So, do not hesitate to send your application today!

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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Novo Nordisk A/S
Publiceret: 27. januar 2023


Location Bagsværd