Senior Project Manager for Manufacturing Development – Novo Nordisk – Køge

   Do you get motivated by working in a changing environment? Would you like to have impact on entire value chain and to play a key role across our organisation? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your professional project management expertise within process and/or analytical development?Apply today and join us for a life-changing career. The positionAs our Senior Project Manager, you will be leading a Project Core Team focused on delivering our products into production in an engaging and motivating way. You will become a part of a team, where ideas are turned into actions in a variety of early and late-stage development projects and Life-Cycle Management projects. This position will give you the opportunity to collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders across Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S in Køge. You will be responsible for coordinating and leading projects activities through the different stages from proof of concept, through product characterization and process development, technology transfer to large scale manufacturing (incl. Contract Manufacturing Organisations), and life cycle management. You will also be involved in activities with raw materials, planning of large-scale manufacturing, development of upscaling for full-scale manufacturing, cleaning activities, as well as compiling and presenting strategies and plans for internal and external stakeholders. Last but not least, you will provide a continuous overview of what is happening from a process perspective. QualificationsYou hold an M.Sc. in chemistry, biochemistry, engineering, life-science, or another relevant field within pharmaceutical scienceYour degree is supplemented by at least 5 years of industry project management experience, with expertise gained from working in GxP regulated facilities with product development and/or manufacturingCMO experience would be advantageousExtensive stakeholder management experience is requiredProcess transfers and manufacturing process development experience as well as process understanding is crucialYou are fluent in written and spoken English and, you are willing to learn Danish, if you don’t know it already On a personal level, you have a lot of enthusiasm to push your tasks forward and interact with your co-workers. You are goal-oriented and take pride in achieving your objectives, and your positive attitude inspires your teammates. It motivates you to work closely with colleagues and stakeholders from various functions and departments while still being able to work independently. About the departmentYour new department, R&D Manufacturing Development, consists of 16 highly motivated employees located in Køge. The department is involved in the entire portfolio of development projects moving through early to late-stage product development and production of new enzyme and resin candidates to the biopharmaceutical market. We strive to have a high level of scientific knowledge and a helpful and pleasant working environment. Working at Novo NordiskNovo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S is a 100% owned subsidiary of Novo Nordisk, located in Køge. We are more than 200 people covering the entire value chain from R&D and Business Development to Manufacturing, Marketing, and Sales. Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S is a global and leading manufacturer of pharmaceutical ingredients for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries.Our purpose is to enable better medicines by providing sustainable pharmaceutical materials through innovative and customised solutions. Our product range consists of Quaternary ammonium compounds (Quats), Recombinant Insulin, Customised Purification Resins, and Specialty Enzymes. ContactFor further information please contact: Senior Manager, Alexander Hildenbrand, +45 30793630. In week 25 please contact Nils Bjerregaard: +45 31995914 Deadline 4 July 2022. Please note that applications are screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. 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.     

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