Cyber Security Auditor in Group Internal Audit

Category:  Legal, Compliance and Audit

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you want to play a key role in planning and executing IT and Cyber Security audits across the Novo Nordisk group? Do you want to be part of a highly skilled team in Group Internal Audit? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you.


The role as IT Auditor with a Cyber Security profile is an exciting position for the candidate that appreciates a truly global workplace. Working with our team, you will get exceptional insights into the global business operations and principles of the Novo Nordisk Group and build a broad network in the organisation. 


This is a unique opportunity for personal and professional development working in a culture where we take pride in being a great place to work while at the same time delivering high impact and value to Novo Nordisk. 


The position

We offer an exciting and challenging job that will provide you with an inside perspective on Novo Nordisk's business processes and a profound understanding of how the organisation works with IT security and compliance. The wide range of assignments is primarily related to conducting IT audits of affiliates and production sites worldwide and in our headquarters. On top of this, you will also be involved in cross-disciplinary projects with the opportunity to take an active role in the performance and completion of a variety of assurance tasks, including ad-hoc management requests, performing and completing internal projects, and participating in compliance investigations coming through the organisation's whistle-blower system. 



We are looking for a candidate with at least 2-5 years of professional experience from a Cyber Security org., the IT function of a global organisation or similar. You hold a Master's degree in IT with strong results and are fluent in English. Certifications such as CISA, CISSP, and the SANS organisation that demonstrate IT security, cloud security, and auditing skills are an advantage. 


As a person, you have an open mindset and feel comfortable in a challenging and dynamic environment. You have strong analytical skills combined with a pro-active attitude and are excellent in communicating effectively with colleagues and top management. In addition, you have a good sense of humor, show commitment in your daily work, and are willing to travel 40+ days a year.


About the department


GIA consists of 30 employees representing ten different nationalities and is responsible for assuring senior management and the Audit Committee within business ethics, finance, and IT. Our team consists of various backgrounds, working in a dynamic, ambitious, and informal environment. 


The IT audit team is situated in Bagsvaerd, Copenhagen area, and covers activities globally (i.e., affiliates, production sites, HQ functions). The atmosphere in the department is informal but ambitious, so if you are ready to walk the extra mile to secure the development of the department while holding on to your good sense of humor, you are the kind of person we are looking for.


Working at Novo Nordisk

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



You are welcome to contact Director Nicolas Gomez Iglesias (+45 3079 0813) for further information.



October 5, 2021

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.