Project Portfolio Manager – Novo Nordisk – Hillerød

   Hillerød, Capital Region of Denmark, DK Do you want to play a central role in securing effective project portfolio management in Device Manufacturing Development in Novo Nordisk? Are you keen to contribute to continuous improvements, and are you eager to learn? Then you could be the Project Portfolio Manager we are looking for. The positionAs Project Portfolio Manager you will be a part of Device Manufacturing Development (DMD) Business Support and our Project Back Office. You will be responsible for portfolio management and deployment of our Product Maintenance Core Teams portfolio and for driving our New Product Introduction Steering Group which is anchored in DMD and has a global and senior stakeholder landscape across different areas in Novo Nordisk.Your main responsibilities include:Working closely with the management team and project managers to ensure projects support the overall strategic ambitionPlan and execute Portfolio and Steering Group meetingsDefine and drive the yearly portfolio review processContinuously optimise the overall portfolio management framework and foster best practice that impacts the development of the organisation QualificationsYou are empathic, energetic, and you thrive in an environment with a high degree of autonomy and empowerment. You have excellent communication skills and are able to collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. You actively drive cross-collaboration and have the ability to secure commitment to solutions. Key qualifications for the position:A relevant academic degreeExperience with project portfolio management or business controlling in a complex organisationExperience with senior management support and driving projects in a global stakeholder landscapeFluent in spoken and written English and able to communicate in DanishIt would also be an advantage if you have a previous experience from working in a regulated environment, e.g., in the pharmaceutical industry About the departmentDevice Manufacturing Development is a project-focused organisation comprised of more than 300 dedicated employees striving to be the best manufacturing development partner of medical devices. Our dedication is to build superior quality into our device products and processes. Our key task is to execute a growing portfolio of diverse projects in a complex, international and highly regulated area. DMD Business Support is a support function which consists of a diverse group of employees. We handle everything from project portfolio management, finance, strategy, business intelligence, LEAN, Environmental Health & Safety, training and business development. The department plays a key role in fostering an innovative culture across the organisation, increasing innovation capabilities, and ensuring utilisation of Design Thinking, Agile and LEAN methodologies to change our way of working. Furthermore, the team is and must be working in a highly flexible manner and be able to shift its focus based on rapidly changing opportunities. We are right now on a journey applying agile ways of working, and we are embracing new ideas of how to do this. Working at Novo NordiskWe are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all 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. ContactFor further information, please contact Mads Wørmer at mdwm@novonordisk.com or +45 3079 4131. DeadlinePlease apply before the 26 June 2022, however, please note that interviews will be conducted continuously.To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV. You don´t need to attach a cover letter to your application together with a 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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