IT Project Director for Global Data Office projects – Novo Nordisk – Bagsværd

   Managing data is managing the future of technology. At Novo Nordisk, the digital journey is on, and data has become a keyword to succeed. The newly established Global Data Office is the primary driver behind the implementation of the Digital Data Strategy across Novo Nordisk. To support this important mission, we are looking for two IT Project Directors to take lead in managing some of our largest initiatives and projects.  About the jobAs IT Project Director you will be managing the growing Global Data Office portfolio of projects, delivering solutions based on different data management platforms. You will be accountable for the overall orchestration of the Global Data Office deliverables and business outcomes and manage multiple project teams of internal and external project managers and team members. You will apply leadership and direction setting as well as guidance and coaching to the project teams in relation to project approach, activities, risks, issues, organization, and general management. You are expected to manoeuvre between traditional waterfall like project methods and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). You will work closely together with the different agile delivery teams across the organization, our external partners, and our internal business stakeholders. You will have a high visibility and support from senior management and the position requires extensive stakeholder management at all organisational levels in Novo Nordisk. About the departmentYou will join a team of experienced IT Project Managers working in the department named Cross IT Services & Business Partnering. For the first 12-18 months you will be managing Global Data Office projects, but your role and responsibility might very well expand to other areas of Cross IT. Cross IT works to “bring data to life” across the horizontals of the Novo Nordisk value chain. Cross IT and Global Data Office are both anchored in the Global IT organisation which counts approximately 2000 employees in a global setting.   QualificationsWe are looking for two ambitious, self-motivated, and proactive colleagues who can contribute to the team both professionally and personally. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in most of the following skills & experiences: 5-8 years of experience as an IT Project Director, Product Manager or Product Owner with strong leadership skills and experience in managing highly complex projects and large teamsExperience with solution design, development and implementation in an agile environment mastering different methodologies and project management Experience with implementation of IT solutions data management such as Master Data Management, Data Quality or Data Catalog is not a must, but it would give you an edgeStrong strategic, reasoning, and analytical skillsAbility to effectively plan, prioritise, execute, and follow up in a proactive and timely mannerSelf-motivated, result-oriented, and always raising the bar for yourself and othersA high degree of independence, quality mindset, and can maintain an overview also under time pressureMaster’s degree within relevant fields such as IT, Business Administration, or similar education and have stayed up to date on technology trendsHaving worked with IT projects within the pharma industry is an advantageStrong cross-functional understanding as well as excellent communication and people skills, including being fluent in English  You possess strong people management skills and have a natural ability to engage your stakeholders. You can handle several tasks at the same time while keeping an ongoing focus on learning on the journey and delivering real results. Lastly, you are driven by a curiosity about people, organisation, technology, and digitalisation. You are ambitious about your projects and career and interested in growing your skills as well as expertise to lead the way. Working at Novo Nordisk We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason for existing. We’re inspired by life in its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities, and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here – to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.When you join Novo Nordisk, you become part of a worldwide team focused on changing the future of diabetes care and united by our culture of trust, respect, and collaboration. Novo Nordisk offers an extraordinary environment where talent is nurtured and bright and engaged people are offered life-changing career development opportunities. ContactFor further information, please contact Katrine Bisgaard Høy (kibi@novonordisk.com), Director, Cross IT Services & Business Partnering, +45 3079 2715 or Nigel Anthony Blacks (nabl@novonordisk.com), Director, Programme Implementation Management, Global Data Office, +45 3075 9448. Deadline: 1st July 2022  Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.  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. Please refrain from adding a photo to your CV to ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process 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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