Scrum Master and Azure DevOps Support

Category:  Information Technology & Telecom

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


At Novo Nordisk, the digital journey is on, and we are now in search for a talented Scrum Master with experience in Azure DevOps. Managing data is managing the future of technology.

The Global Data Office is the primary driver behind the implementation of the Digital Data Strategy across Novo Nordisk and to support this important mission. Apply today to join our team!

The position
As a Scrum Master in the Global Data Office, you will be responsible for facilitating and supporting our agile delivery teams and following the agile ways of working by ensuring the agile processes and events are implemented effectively. You will be engaged in the implementation of one or more business epics or in our architectural runways depending on your specific interests and domain experience to help deliver data management solutions to our business areas. There will be a close collaboration with other scrum masters, product owners, architects and developers including our external implementation partners in the delivery.


In addition, the position includes responsibility for Azure DevOps support and enablement across the Global Data Office and continuous support to the agile delivery teams using the platform actively and effectively as part of the agile processes and events.

We are looking for an ambitious, self-motivated, and proactive colleague who can contribute to the team both professionally and personally. The candidate will have a good understanding and experience with agile principles, methodologies, and events and have worked in a global organisation with a high level of complexity. 

To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:


  • Master’s degree within relevant fields such as IT, Business Administration, or similar education and have stayed up to date on technology trends together with 2-3 years of experience as an IT Project Manager, Scrum Master or PMO with a track record of driving and delivering results
  • Understanding of agile principles and ways of working and basic knowledge of agile tools such as Scrum, Kanban, DevOps, and SAFe and specific experience with Azure DevOps
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, prioritise, execute, and follow up in a proactive and timely manner with stakeholders
  • Self-motivated, result-oriented, and always raising the bar for yourself and others and collaborating effectively across different level of the organisation
  • Having worked with IT projects within the pharma industry and in large organisations is an advantage
  • Strong cross-functional understanding as well as excellent communication and people skills, including being fluent in English

We expect strong people management skills and that you have a natural ability to engage your stakeholders. You can handle several tasks at the same time while keeping an ongoing focus on learning on the journey and delivering real results. Lastly, you are driven by a curiosity about people, organisation, technology, and digitalisation. You are ambitious about your projects and career and interested in growing your skills as well as expertise to lead the way.

About the department
Global Data Office is one of the prioritized and strategic areas in Digital, Data & IT. We are connecting the dots.

The focus of the Global Data Office is to detail and execute the Global Data Strategy in Novo Nordisk and unlock the full potential of data across all Line of Business. As new unit, the number of employees is growing continuously, aligned to the speed of data maturity within the organisation and handling an increasing number of data related business challenges. Global Data Office is an organisation of 50+ employees in Denmark and Global Business Services (GBS India), anchored in Novo Nordisk Digital, Data & IT (DD&IT) which counts approximately 2000 employees in a global setting.

Working at Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company headquartered in Denmark. For 100 years, we have been driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases. As a result, our treatments today benefit millions of people living with diabetes, obesity, and rare blood and endocrine diseases. We are proud of that.


We are proud of our people too, and we employ more than 50,000 bright and diverse minds in 80 offices worldwide. With us, your bright mind and commitment help us change lives for people worldwide. In exchange, we offer you a seat in a rewarding and purpose-driven culture where your professional and personal development is highly valued. That said, opportunities are many in Novo Nordisk. 


For further information, please contact Nigel Anthony Blacks, Director, Global Data Office on +45 3075 9448.


11 June 2023


Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV. Please refrain from adding a photo to your CV to ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process.


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.