Senior HR Business Partners

Category:  Human Resource Management

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Senior HR Business Partners

Are you motivated by the opportunity to act as a strategic sparring partner for senior managers and to drive the people agenda in Novo Nordisk which has a deeply rooted people-focus?

Novo Nordisk is currently experiencing unprecedented growth and as a part of this, we are strengthening and expanding our HR Business Partnering community. We are looking for senior HR Business Partners to assist our organization in Denmark in managing and developing throughout these positively challenging times.


The positions

You will be dedicated to a business area where you will identify and deliver on the HR agenda which supports the required strategic and operational business deliverables. Your key responsibilities will be to advice, support and collaborate with stakeholders within and outside the area on varying HR related matters, the main HR BP responsibilities being within:

  • Organizational development and effectiveness
  • culture and engagement
  • change management
  • talent management & development
  • workforce management


You will play an essential role in continuously reviewing, assessing and evolving the organization in order to contribute to organisational cooperation, sense of cohesiveness and business outcome. In doing so, you found opinions, advise and initiatives in both quantitative and qualitative analyses and ensure the progression from idea to concrete outcomes.

Furthermore, you will be shaping and fostering an engaging, diverse and inclusive employee environment, rooted in the Novo Nordisk Way.



You combine your strong skills within organization and team dynamics with a deep and broad business understanding and an ability to think strategically. This enables you to translate business into HR actions, based on a thorough understanding of the challenges and future outlook. You are able to remove roadblocks related to people and organization, ensuring strong to strategy implementation.

You probably have HR Business Partner experience and solid skills and knowledge within the topics of change management and organisational development. You possess the experience from a large, international and culturally diverse organisation in actively driving forward an inclusive and performance-oriented culture.

You are characterised by being:
•    a strong and pragmatic executor
•    a person people want to work with because you drive things forward
•    a person with high personal integrity, which allows you to offer your perspective respectfully
•    a person with a high level of drive and ability to progress from analysis and diversity of opinion to action and concrete outcomes

It is natural for you to bridge opinions, by demonstrating excellent cultural understanding and stakeholder management at relevant organizational levels. And you find solutions and get people to follow along, focusing on what matters the most for the HR end-users. 

You hold a relevant academic degree, and you are fluent in English, both written and spoken. 


The department

You will become part of a large, inspirational and international community which will provide direction and plenty of room for knowledge sharing.

People and Organization Business Partnering consists of units that partner with the business and collaborate closely with the Global People and Organization Centres of Excellence. All Human Resources Business Partners work as strategic advisors to the business and draw upon the expertise and services in the Global People and Organization community  and our functional areas (Legal (Employee Relations), Regulated Training, and Health and Safety), all working with and in the business.


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, your skills, dedication and ambition help us change lives for our patients and make a difference. In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talents and benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development.



For further information, please contact Heidi Ballisager, HR Business Partner at



We will interview on an ongoing basis as new opportunities occur, so please do not hesitate to apply.

You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few lines about your motivation in your resume or CV. In addition, please avoid the use of photos in your CV. This makes for a better and more fair process.


Millions rely on us

To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.

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.