Project Director – Clinical Drug Development (GLP-1 Diabetes) – Novo Nordisk – Søborg

   Do you want to apply your pharmaceutical development expertise in a leadership position where you lead cross-functional teams to deliver toward ambitious goals? Then this will be a great opportunity for you!   We are seeking a Project Director to join the project management team that lead our development portfolio of incretin-based products for treatment diabetes.   About the departmentWithin the area we are approximately 100 colleagues across Medical &Science, Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Operations and Project Management. We are responsible for driving the very important portfolio of incretin-based therapies for patients living with  diabetes.  The projects cover all the way from first in human testing in phase 1, dose finding (phase 2), through efficacy in phase 3 and new indications and safety studies in phase 4.GLP-1 Diabetes project management area is anchored in Clinical Drug Development under our Development organisation and located in the Copenhagen area in Denmark About the positionThe Project Director will be responsible for leading cross-functional teams, plan and drive key activities for our development projects. The job holds amble opportunities for personal and leadership development. You will be part of the area leadership team, and you will report to the Corporate Project Vice President heading the project area. We work in an inspiring work environment with focus on patient needs, cross-functional and external collaboration, and personal development. We set ambitious goals and stretch targets, – and we succeed by working and learning together. The working environment is informal and easy going.  Your place of work will be in Søborg, Denmark (near Copenhagen).  We have flexible working options which also includes the possibility of working from home e.g., 2 days a week. Travel activities are expected to amount to 4-6 travels annually of a few days each. We welcome international applicants and will be able to offer relocation support if needed. If you already work for Novo Nordisk it may also be possible to work remotely from another country, if you are prepared to travel to Denmark as needed (likely 1-2 days every 2 weeks). QualificationsDue to the nature of the projects in scope the preferred candidate has some experience with late-stage drug development. In addition, to apply for this job you should have a flair for collaborative leadership and a very good understanding of the pharma value chain.  The following qualifications and skills are considered highly relevant:Ph.D. or M.Sc. degree in a field of medical, biological, pharmaceutical, or other life-sciencePharmaceutical work experience and insight into the drug development value chain is a must.You have experience working in cross-functional teams as well as leading key activities with a cross-functional scopeYou have a structured and analytic mindset with strong implementation capabilitiesYou thrive with complex problems containing many uncertainties – and you have a flair for taking decisions that balance value/risksYou can set direction, lead, and motivate your team and have a strong inclination to invest in personal development of your team members You have excellent collaboration and communication skills and are fluent in professional English.We offer an inspiring work environment and teamwork in close collaboration with highly talented and ambitious colleagues with diverse backgrounds and you will have a great opportunity for skill building and personal development.  Working at Novo NordiskAt Novo Nordisk, we use our skills, dedication, and ambition to help people with serious chronic diseases. We offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace where passion, commitment and a patient-centric mindset are met with opportunities for professional and personal development. ContactTo learn more about the position, please contact Marie Lindegaard +45 3079 0876. Deadline:27 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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