TeaserAre you proactive, service minded and a team player? Does providing an exceptional service for others bring you joy? Do you thrive with cross-functional collaboration and are motivated by being in a dynamic environment? Then you could be the new Management Assistant in the Research & Early Development (R&ED) Executive Office. The positionAs Management Assistant you will support the R&ED Executive Office team, and be part of a global team providing excellent administrative support and working across all of R&ED to solve cross-organisational tasks. You will be working with highly engaged colleagues and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on all levels, on tasks such as: Prepare meeting agendas, minutes and follow-up on action lists Prepare budgets and monthly follow-up Calendar support, incl. booking meetings and travelsTake ownership of planning monthly meetings for the teamSupport the practical onboarding process and welcome new employees and international guestsManage purchase of supplies and services Perform ad hoc administrative tasks You will be an active member of the Executive Office team and get broad insight into the R&ED organisation at senior level. Furthermore, you will be part of the R&ED Leadership PA group. The position offers great opportunities for utilising your personal skills and for personal and professional development. You will be quite visible in an ever-changing organisation. QualificationsAs an ideal candidate you: Have minimum 5 years of relevant working experience from a similar role within administrationAre a positive team player, flexible, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of integrityYou have a ‘can-do’ attitude and enjoy working with tight deadlines and to be a part of a dynamic team.Are self-motivated, work independently and used to thinking steps ahead of others and secure coordination.Contribute actively to the positive workplace culture and build strong networksAre a skilled user of IT systems, including MS OfficeCan communicate effortlessly, both verbally and written in English at business level On a personal level, you are curious, well organised, and a proactive problem solver. You are reliable, and service-minded. You have a structured approach to your tasks and enjoy solving administrative tasks with great efficiency and sense for detail. As a trusted colleague, the ability to handle matters of confidentiality is a must. You know how to provide great service and thrive in a role as go-to person. About the departmentIn R&ED we are more than 3000 employees. We improve lives of people with chronic diseases through innovative science, research and partnerships. We strive to build a modern organisation that is fit for purpose, flexible, and recognised for scientific excellence and openness to the outside world. 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. Contact If you have any questions about the job, please do not hesitate to call Bridget Lilliehöök on + 45 3079 2952 between 8 and 9 am CET. Deadline Please apply before 30 June, 2022.Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis. 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.