Senior Manufacturing Project Manager

Category:  Project Management & Agile

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK




Are you a project manager looking for a new and exciting challenge in the pharmaceutical industry? Would you like to further develop your project management expertise and take part in an exciting transformation journey, effectively impacting the lives of millions of patients worldwide? If so, we have an opportunity for you as a Project Manager in our Bagsværd Project Office.
Apply now and join us!


The Position
As Project Manager you will be responsible for cross-functional projects that have a strategic impact to our manufacturing site in Bagsværd. You will drive and facilitate your own projects and engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and be responsible for all project metrics throughout the entire life cycle of the project, from ideation to delivery. 
In Bagsværd you will be joining our Project Office, a team consisting of 12 skilled and diverse Project Managers, who run a portfolio of Projects that includes new technologies (machines and processes), new product launches, line improvements and production upscales.


We are looking for candidates who have:
•    Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, engineering, or other relevant academic background
•    Extensive Project Manager experience, preferably in manufacturing or industrial sectors
•    Great written and oral English language skills
•    Knowledge of GMP standards and pharma regulatory requirements 
Ideal candidates will be self-starters with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, capable of engaging stakeholders, building trust, and securing commitment to support projects. Comfort in fast-paced environments, flexibility to adjust to changes, and the ability to guide teams through complexity by setting clear directions are essential qualities for this role.


About the Department
Bagsværd is part of the production network for Aseptic Manufacturing at Novo Nordisk. The local Project Office is part of Business Support – an area responsible for projects, logistics, finance, lean, digitalization, training, facilities and EHS.


Working at Novo Nordisk 
At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.


For more information, please contact Fabricio Roepcke, Senior Manager of Project Office, at +45 3448 1257.


31 July 2024
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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.