Experienced QA for Global Manufacturer Organisation

Category:  Quality

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK



Would you like to work in one of the most interesting, complex and dynamic areas in Novo Nordisk? Are you passionate about Quality Assurance (QA) and have experience with outsourced production activities outside Denmark? Are you ready to engage, support and mobilise colleagues in an international business environment, to make a difference for people living with diabetes? Then you could be our new colleague in GCM QA, Bagsværd and we very much look forward to welcome you here!

Global Contract Manufacturer (GCM) QA is responsible for quality assurance and quality support for outsourced production activities worldwide.


The position
You will have the opportunity to make a difference for thousands of patients around the world by ensuring a high level of quality of the products of Novo Nordisk.
As QA Professional you will be responsible for quality assurance of contract manufacturing. You will have to offer QA support and GMP guidedance to our partners and do the final release of the API/IM from CMO's to the further processs in Novo Nordisk.
Also, you will be responsible for ensuring that our products are manufactured according to cGMP and our marketing authorisations.
You will have numerous encounters daily with both internal and external business partners and you should expect a high level of complexity in your daily tasks. You will solve a wide variety of tasks and have a great opportunity to be challenged every day. The daily QA activities are typically carried out by the contract manufacturers themselves, but the handling of documentation from the contract manufacturers is a part of the job.
Since the manufacturers are located outside Denmark, you are expected to travel 5-10
days a year primary in Europe. If you are looking for a job, which can foster the development of your professional and personal competences, this may be your opportunity. ­­

You hold an academic degree as Pharmacist, Engineer or similar and have at least 4 years of experience from a pharmaceutical organisation where you have gained a solid and up-to-date knowledge of quality and GMP requirements i.e. Non-Conformity (NC), Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions (CAPA) handling, change control, complaints, Annual Product Review (APR) and validations.
The ideal candidate is Qualified Person (QP) delegate and/or has thorough knowledge of quality assurance of pharmaceutical manufactured products.
With your good cooperation and communication skills you are able to organise and drive tasks. You have a pragmatic approach to problem solving and strong interpersonal skills. You are detail-oriented with a strong quality mind set and are a team player, but are also able to work independently. You thrive on working across departments in an international organisation. Great communication skills are a must and you are expected to be fluent in Danish and English.
We are looking for an open minded person with an outgoing attitude and natural networking skills. Additionally, we would enjoy welcoming a straightforward person with a good sense of humour to our department.

About the department
GCM QA is a dynamic department consisting of 30 competent people and is characterised by a high level of professionalism, flexibility and cooperation. The primary role of our department is to deliver QA support and set direction for our Global Contract Manufacturer Organisations worldwide.

The open position as experienced QA is in the aseptic operations team.


For further information, please contact Birgitte Madsen Find on +45 3075 4482.


31 October 2021

Applications will be reviewed on-going.

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.