Associate Manager – Novo Nordisk – Kalundborg

   We are looking for a bright and dedicated leader to join our fantastic department. We can offer you a workplace where we focus on psychological safety for everyone and to be a part of a great management team who work closely together. We believe in having fun at work while being productive and having a relaxed and respectful tone in a department filled with an engaged and friendly atmosphere. Does this sound like your next job? Then you may be Novo Nordisk new Associate Manager. Apply today! The jobAs an Associate Manager you will lead a support team of academics and laboratory technicians. Moreover, you will play a key part in developing your team and continuously improve performance as well as delivering excellent results. Apart from that, you will also have the responsibility for coordinating and prioritizing resources and tasks in the team to ensure fulfilment of our ambition to obtain more capacity and a stable laboratory performance. In addition, you will be part of an effective management team who works closely together and takes a joint responsibility of the development of the department. You will work closely with your management colleagues on day-to-day operations and people management related matters. Your key responsibilities will be to:Ensure laboratory production support Set objectives and targets for your teamLead the team by developing competencies, coaching, and training the employees to ensure the right composition of skills to address future needsOversee and manage day-to-day operations and long-term planning of resourcesSecure quality and compliance of product and processDrive your leadership with a LEAN mindset QualificationsTo succeed in this role:You preferably hold a Master’s in engineering, biotechnology or equivalent and have at least 3 years of leadership experience.Experience with pharmaceutical production and/or laboratory processes.Ideally, you have experience from GMP regulated production and knowledge about QC 4.0.  As you will be working closely with stakeholders across our organization, you have excellent written and spoken communication skills in English and Danish. As a person, you have strong analytical skills with an interest in systematic problem solving. You are structured and proactive in your work and will never compromise on quality. To succeed you need to be able to keep calm and make decisions in a busy work environment, where the agenda changes frequently. As a leader you see and match your employees needs and ambitions, where you naturally adapt your leadership style, ask curious questions and are able to communicate on all levels of our organisation.   About the departmentOur laboratory is part of Insulin Manufacturing (IM1), which is a full production line. In the Quality Control (QC) laboratory we do all necessary lab work and makes sure all quality and regulatory demands are met in due time. Our approach to lab work is changing and are becoming more digitalized and efficient in the way we work with the great amount of data that we work with. Our new Associate Manager will be responsible for leading that change and making sure everyone feels included so we get access to all the knowledge and know-how that everyone in the teams possesses.  Working at Novo NordiskAt 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, through to manufacturing, marketing, and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.  ContactFor further information please feel free to contact Annika Jensen, tlf. 3075 0856. Deadline20th. July 2022. You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV.  To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV. 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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