HR Business Partner

Category:  Human Resource Management

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you want to be part of a large, inspirational, global HR Business Partnering community - a community focused on enabling the Line of Business in executing their business strategies - a community on a journey being proactive strategic partners in a changing environment? Do you define yourself as a strategic thinker with a strong interest for translating business needs into HR?  Do you build strong relations as a trusted advisor to the leaders you work with? If yes, you might be the HR Business Partner for Global Research Technologies we are looking for!
The position
You will be the HR Business Partner to leaders at VP and CVP level and their business areas in Global Research Technologies in Research and Early Development (R&ED).  

Your main focus is to understand the business priorities and translate strategy into relevant and impactful HR actions, which include driving:
•    Organisational development and effectiveness
•    Strategic workforce management
•    Change management
•    Diversity & Inclusion
•    Talent management & development 
•    Culture and engagement 
Alongside your HR Business Partner colleagues as well as executive support functions, you will be in charge of continuously reviewing, assessing and evolving the business to drive organisational efficiency and agility. Furthermore, you will be shaping and fostering an engaging, diverse and inclusive employee environment, rooted in our values - the Novo Nordisk Way.
As a trusted advisor, you will build solid relationships with the business and the P&O organisation, identify challenges and play an advisory role in addressing them. You will be working closely with Centres of Excellence within P&O in defining and executing initiatives identified to improve the business areas’ ability to seize business opportunities and overcome challenges.
You are characterised by being a strong and pragmatic executor with a strategic can-do mindset. A person people want to work with and who is respected by stakeholders because you drive things forward and because you have a high personal integrity, which allows you to offer your perspectives respectfully.
Ideally, you:
•    Have 3+ years of experience as an HR Business Partner within a large, international and culturally diverse environment with change management and organisational development
•    Are able to think strategically and to translate business into HR actions, based on a thorough understanding of the challenges and future outlook.
•    Know how to remove people and organization related roadblocks, ensuring strong support to strategy implementation
•    Hold a relevant academic degree within HR, Organization, Business Psychology or similar.
•    Are fluent in English, both written and spoken.
It is natural for you to bridge opinions, among other things, by demonstrating good cultural understanding and stakeholder management. You find solutions and get people to collaborate, focusing on what matters most for the end-user, and you are an experienced process facilitator.
About the department
You will become part of the People & Organisation (P&O) Business Partnering unit and report directly to the Executive Vice President HR Business Partner for R&ED. The team consists of a number of highly engaged HR BPs supporting different parts of the R&ED area.
Working at Novo Nordisk
We 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.
For further information, please contact P&O Director, Heidi Ballisager + 45 3079 2629.
6th February 2023.

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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.