Senior Project Manager

Category:  Project Management & Agile

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you want to join our ambitious area ensuring we succeed with major capacity expansions? Are you an ambitious and result oriented project manager who is looking for your next challenge and would like to utilise your strong communication, leadership, and stakeholder management skills?


If so, then we would like to hear from you to discuss being our next Senior Project Manager supporting one of our business-critical areas. Apply now!


What’s the role about?

You will work in the SAP Expansions and NextGen warehouse Program collaborating with colleagues that are also delivering into the program’s roadmap such as API capacity expansion, Fill & Finish expansion and others supporting our strategic area to succeed with the ambitious pipeline we have ahead of us. Your role will be critical to ensure we have an updated portfolio roadmap, strategic outlook for internal manning and external partner to ramp-up in time and deliver in time to our many projects.

You will also be overall responsible for ensuring a budget overview and tracking in the program. You will work closely together with Deployment leads, product managers and others in the program.


Your key responsibilities will fall into these primary areas:


  • Be responsible for portfolio management and ensuring it is updated.
  • Vendor management, including contract overview, roadmap for when to initiate vendor engagement in alignment with deployment leads
  • Budget responsible for the programs including forecast and budget tracking
  • Assure timely escalation of changes to roadmap if needed
  • Stakeholder management and building strong partnership with the program delivery leads, production sites, and other relevant parties
  • Handle the outlook of resource ramp up need overall in the program
  • Ensure 0 variance on finances and backfill


What we scout for

We expect you to have:


  • Master’s degree in Business, IT or another relevant field and ready to go into a strategic area
  • At least 7+ years of experience in delivering large projects
  • Can-do attitude and like to juggle different tasks at the same time
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Savvy in understanding financial data and in running budgeting processes for mid-sized projects
  • Solid understanding of IT rollouts to production sites


What team to join

The team waiting for you is a diverse group with different nationalities, experience, and a very dedicated and fun to work with. The program has currently 36 team members as part of the central team including a few externals.


DD&IT PS Supply Chain Produce & Deliver is anchored within the DD&IT Product Supply and is focused on implementing IT solutions to support Novo Nordisk’s production as well as supply chain needs worldwide. We set the strategic direction and ensure that processes across production lines and supply chain are automated and optimised


Joining Novo Nordisk

Founded in Denmark in 1923, Novo Nordisk has become one of the world’s leading healthcare companies. At Novo Nordisk, we are committed to driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases. To fulfil this purpose, we pioneer scientific breakthroughs, expand access to our medicines, and work to prevent and ultimately cure disease. That said, we are anything but linear.

With us, your skills, commitment, and ambition help us change patients’ lives worldwide. In exchange, we offer you a rewarding and purpose-driven culture with talented and diverse co-workers. Therefore, your professional and personal development is essential for us, and in Novo Nordisk, the sky is the limit for career opportunities.


Bring your questions

For further information please contact Ana Melo Sørensen, Head of Produce & Deliver, at



11 December 2023


Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you 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. To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV.


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.