Project Manager in Manufacturing Development, DAPI

Category:  Manufacturing

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you want to work with improvement projects for API processes to continually support and strengthen Novo Nordisk as a world leading insulin and GLP-1 manufacturer? If so, we offer you the opportunity to be part of DAPI MDev Project Office in Manufacturing Development in DAPI (Diabetes Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients). In our team high engagement, innovation and ambition are key words in executing projects set to improve capacity, compliance and quality of our API manufacturing processes. We are expanding the department with a Project Manager to be able to support the increasing demand for APIs.


The position

As Project Manager, you will be involved in projects with high impact on the supply of API from DAPI. In collaboration with the responsible Senior Project Managers, you will drive and follow up on optimisation projects of the manufacturing process for the insulins or GLP-1 APIs. You will have the opportunity to be engaged in multiple projects across the respective APIs depending on current priorities and activities. You will work closely together with colleagues from MDev, Production, QC and Regulatory Affairs.


You will also be deeply involved in the regulatory activities for the APIs. Thus, it is important, that you have a keen interest in ensuring the right information in the documentation for the health authorities in collaboration with Regulatory Affairs and other stakeholders.


You hold a Master of Science in pharmacy, biotechnology, engineering or similar, supplemented with minimum 5 years of experience within medical production. Preferable, you are experienced within manufacturing of API and/or project management. On a personal level, you are ambitious, pro-active, and self-driven. You exhibit a global mindset and enjoy building relations across the organisation with multiple stakeholders and work cultures and geographies. Lastly, you must be confident in both written and spoken English.


About the department
In DAPI Project Office, Life Cycle Management we are a team of 8 Senior Project Managers focusing on insulin and GLP-1 APIs for marketed products. We execute quality improvements, capacity expansions, and cost saving projects, and we support a project structure that secures continuous optimisation across DAPI. We are deeply involved in the regulatory work associated with Life Cycle Management of APIs.


In the team we are proud of our balance between ambitious goals, working hard and maintaining a healthy and fun approach to our tasks. You will be joining an effective, skilful, and inclusive team, where we collaborate both in dealing with challenges and when celebrating our successes.


We offer:

At Novo Nordisk we improve lives of people living with diabetes and other chronic diseases and we have been changing diabetes since 1923. If you are ready to strengthen our position as an innovative pioneer and respected industry leader, we encourage you to join us to make the most of your talent. We expect high performance and the ambition to make your mark on our business. In exchange, we offer global opportunities for professional and personal development. The position will link you to a wide range of stakeholders across locations in Novo Nordisk. It gives you the opportunity to be working out of either Bagsværd or Kalundborg.


For further information, please contact Project Director Ulla Falkenberg on +45 3075 8890.


Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis, so please apply for the position as soon as possible and no later than December 8th, 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.