Director Clinical Operations – Serious Chronic Disease & Outcomes – Novo Nordisk – Søborg

   Director for a new department within Clinical Operations in Serious Chronic Disease & Outcomes Do you have passion for leadership and want to be part of a journey into new and exciting therapeutic areas and ways of working? Are you motivated by a high level of responsibility combined with people management and global collaborations? Then you might be our next colleague in Clinical Operations in OSCD & Outcomes We are looking for a leader who can engage and inspire by leading and setting the direction for the team while ensuring well-being and strong global collaboration. About the areaWorking with trial management in the OSCD & Outcomes, you will join our mission improving the life for patients living with Cardiovascular Disease, Kidney Disease and Alzheimer’s disease where there is a huge unmet medical need. We are engaged in early phase 2 development, several phase3 programmes and Real-World Evidence studies. We are working in more than 40 countries together with our colleagues in a truly global collaboration. You will join a growing team with more than 70 dedicated clinical operational colleagues, where we value an open and respectful work environment, welcome new ideas and inspire each other to continuous development. By contributing to our shared mindset of collaboration and curiosity, you bring innovation to our clinical trials and pave the way for success of our mission. The positionAs a Director, you will be managing and developing an engaged and skilled team of Clinical Project Leaders, Global Trial Managers and Clinical Trial Administrators. Taking on this international role is a unique opportunity to make an impact in a large and global development organisation. You will be driving the global coordination of several clinical trials within one or more development programmes. Further, you will be a member of one or more Global Project Teams representing Clinical Operations and being accountable for accomplishing clinical project success by providing insights on operational strategy and ambitious plans. Additionally, you will be responsible for the plan and allocation of the needed resources for a given trial within the clinical programme. As line manager, you will be responsible for competency development and performance management by coaching and guiding your team members, setting expectations, and ensuring the success of the team. It is expected that you support the implementation of the trial management strategy as well as you are motivated by working with change management and providing guidance on ‘what good looks like’ for our team and roles. The job is based in Søborg, Denmark. Some travelling for meetings can be expected. QualificationsYou hold a master’s degree or bachelor’s degree in science and have several years of experience working with clinical drug development. You have previous experience with line management and project management. It is also expected that you have experience with the operational aspects of planning and conducting global clinical trials. You are familiar with cross-organisational and global work and can navigate well in a project-driven matrix organisation.It is expected that you have the ability to inspire and motivate employees to do their best while having an organised and structured approach to leading employees. Preferably you have previous experience and can navigate well during organisational transformations.   Working at Novo NordiskAt Novo Nordisk, we are the world leader in diabetes care and a major player in obesity treatment, haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. Our R&D and production facilities span five continents, and our people are united by their passion for creating sustainable solutions. ContactFor further information, please contact Eva Åsbrink Nilsson, VP Clinical Operations OSCD & Outcomes on +45 3075 1547 Deadline27 June 2022 but screening and interviewing will be done on an ongoing basis.  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 applicant.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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