Senior Inventory Partner

Category:  Supply Chain and Procurement

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK

Are you passioned about supply chain planning and inventory planning? Do you have experience in a partner role in production or inventory planning? Do you want to drive inventory optimisation in Novo Nordisk and continuously improve inventory management? If yes, then you might be our new Senior Inventory Partner. Come join us for a life-changing career.


The position

As Senior Inventory Partner you will have many different responsibilities managing inventories and working with a broad set of key stakeholders in Novo Nordisk. You will be engaged in upstream and downstream supply chain as well as production and the commercial organisation.


Novo Nordisk is currently rolling out a new advanced planning solution, OMP, and you will join the project team to get thorough introduction to the system, capabilities and get an understanding of the functionalities.


You will be the translator from system to organisation, driving discussions and initiatives in specific parts of the supply chain and across the supply chain. With an overall insight into inventories and how inventories are calculated, you will act as change management and liaison when new models, systems or other inventory improvements must be designed and implemented.


As part of an international team, your roles will be:

  • Be a strong business partner within the entire supply chain organisation
  • Drive inventory management decisions
  • Drive inventory models and inventory processes
  • Drive inventory KPI management
  • Train and coach inventory management within the organisation
  • Drive innovation within Novo Nordisk inventory management
  • Participate in projects related to inventory management


As Senior Inventory Partner the balance of engaging with the stakeholders while driving inventory improvements across the supply chain will be key to success. Understanding the needs of the stakeholders and the business they operate in will be crucial to establish relationships for successful change management in this area.



  • Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or similar
  • Between 4-7 years’ experience within production planning or inventory planning e.g., in a partner role
  • Understanding of inventory models and inventory mechanisms
  • Very strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong presentation skills and change management abilities
  • Experience working in advanced planning systems (ideally OMP, otherwise Kinaxis)


As a person you:

  • Are a dynamic team player who thrives working in a high paced team with a positive engaging atmosphere. You have strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Have interests in detail but are able to go to higher levels when consolidating information and presenting.
  • Listen and respect the opinion of others while being able to deliver clear and concise messages. 


About the department 
You will join a highly dedicated team with the responsibility of transforming the way that we do planning across our global network. We have an end-to-end focus from demand planning at affiliate level to the long-term and tactical S&OP horizon and further down to the operational production- and purchase planning. The project team is a large international and diverse team, with highly competent and engaged colleagues, and we have a global reach and engage with stakeholders across the Novo Nordisk supply chain.


Working for Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.


For more information, please contact Project Director Tommy Hielscher at +45 30791351


October 9th, 2022. 
Applications will be screened 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 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.




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.