Executive Support & Sustainability Manager

Category:  General Management and Administration

Alphen aan den Rijn, Zuid-Holland, NL


Are you about people engagement and coordinating porjects?

Someone with an open-mind and enjoy working cross-functionally?

Looking to explore a new role that provides a flexibility to grow in pharmaceutical?

Novo Nordisk the Netherlands is growing with new therapeutic areas opening in the coming years. To act on the increasing amount of work and complexity of the business we are now looking for an Executive Support and Sustainability Manager. In this role you will be working in a dynamic business setting, with the flexibility to express your analytical and strategic mind and translate your passion for sustainability into projects.

We invite you to explore the opportunity and apply!


The Position

In this new position Novo Nordisk NL, you will deliver executive support to the Corporate Vice President (CVP) on coordinated efforts on selected projects. Positioning Novo Nordisk NL as a pioneer in North West Europe or International Operations (NWE/IO) among pharma peers through internal and external communication activities.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Support the CVP in meetings, strategic planning, and provide recommendations in alignment with the affiliate’s values and goals;
  • Organise key affiliate meetings with relevant functions within NWE/IO;
  • Drive the projects' goals agenda in Novo Nordisk NL in alignment with global and regional strategy, with special attention to the needs of the local context;
  • Maintain high-standard of progress reporting, and policy developments;
  • Deliver effective cross-functional communication to the internal and external stakeholders.



  • University degree or equivalent in Economics, International Business Administration or similar;
  • Pharmaceutical background is preferred;
  • Excellent cross-functional and cross-cultural communications;
  • Good time-management, eager to learn and grow, and comfortable to manage projects simultaneously; 
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English are required.


About the Department

You will be reporting directly to the Corporate Vice President of Novo Nordisk NL. You will be working in a fast-paced team, which demands proactivity, loyalty, flexibility, and the understanding of strategic challenges


Working at Novo Nordisk

At 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.



If you believe you are qualified and are willing to take the challenge, please submit your updated CV in our platform.



Apply before 5th September 2022.

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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.