Senior Manager

Category:  Manufacturing

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Digitalisation and Automation Manager


Do you want to impact and set direction for the digitalisation and automation journey across the Quality Control (QC) units in Injectable Finished Production (IFP)? Do you have a profound interest in new technology and how it can be applied to increase productivity and decrease deviations? Are you an experienced and strategic leader who` can drive complex and challenging agendas across many stakeholders? Are you an inspirational people manager who ensures followship? If yes, you could be our Senior Manager for the IFP QC Digitalisation & Automation department. Take the first step and make a change that will benefit you for years to come.


The position


You will be heading up a department responsible for executing our digitalisation and automation strategy in IFP QC. The responsibility will include:

  • Setting direction for the digitalisation/automation journey in IFP QC incl. future use and functionality of the laboratory IT systems (LIMS)
  • Coordinate all digitalisation/automation activities across IFP QC according to roadmaps
  • Execution of projects with focus on impact in co-creation with laboratories both in DK and across the global QC network
  • Maintaining the static data in LIMS for IFP QC in close collaboration with local site users
  • Ramp-up and operation of a new Connectivity Institute to secure lab equipment connectivity and data flow


The department consist of 20 experienced and engaged project managers, automation engineers, chemists, LIMS SMEs and static builders.




We are seeking a candidate who meets the following criteria:

  • Relevant master's degree within engineering, pharmacy, IT science or similar
  • Solid experience in leadership, project and change management, and technology optimizations
  • Proficient in dealing with complex stakeholders and has knowledge of QC processes and IT systems (Labvantage LIMS)


You are motivated by driving change and improvements, involving many stakeholders at various organisational levels. You have a high level of drive, initiative, persistence, and you are result-oriented.


About the department


You will join IFP QC DK where 200 colleagues look forward to welcoming you. We are responsible for performing all QC analysis across IFP DK, including release test from several production units, handling of customer complaints, stability samples and validation activities. In addition, we are an important partner in the global IFP QC network in IFP that also consists of laboratories in France, Brazil, US and China.



Working at Novo Nordisk


In Novo Nordisk, you will be met with trust, interesting challenges and rich opportunity for personal and professional growth. You will be investing your unique skills in an environment focused on a competent sharing of knowledge, and where your talent and experience is valued. We are proud to use our dedication and our capabilities to make a difference for millions of people around the world.




For further information, please contact Vice President Søren Gregers Christensen on +45 30750449.




18 June 2023


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