Senior Supply Manager

Category:  Procurement

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Are you passionate about Supply Chain Management? Do you want to be part of a dynamic team that drives supply chain optimization projects within the upstream part of the Novo Nordisk supply chain? Can you handle complex challenges with a diverse set of stakeholders and external suppliers? Then, you may be the Senior Supply Manager we are looking for. Apply today!


The position
As Senior Supply Manager, you will be responsible for securing the supply of raw materials while driving category optimization projects across the inbound supply chain in order to add a competitive advantage to the Novo Nordisk supply chain. The scope of the projects or changes can vary, but can be, for example, focused on the suppliers, the manufacturing sites, the forecasting process, or compliance-related matters.


Apart from that, some of your focus includes:

  • Identifying better practices and driving process improvements
  • Acting as a role model in the category and department
  • Supporting and acting as a sparring partner for the cross-organizational category team on a strategic level
  • Collaborating with stakeholders at all levels to achieve results


In this role, you can expect to have a high degree of independence.


To succeed in this position, we imagine you:

  • Hold a master’s degree in supply chain management or any other relevant subject
  • Have at least 5 years of experience within the supply chain management field
  • Exhibit exceptional stakeholder management abilities 
  • Possess excellent written and spoken communication skills in English


It would be considered as an advantage if you have a previous experience with project management.


As a person, you have a strong analytical and quality mindset in terms of processes. You communicate effectively, meet deadlines, and approach tasks in a structured way. You are a dedicated team player who inspires trust amongst colleagues and partners. You have a positive attitude towards challenges and see continuous improvement as a natural part of your job.


About the department
Inbound Supply Management is part of the Sourcing Organisation (SoOp) responsible for planning, purchasing, distributing, and warehousing of the thousands of materials going into our productions worldwide. Our common goal is to ensure a reliable supply of quality products (raw and packaging materials) in regulatory compliance, sustainable, and at a competitive cost to Novo Nordisk manufacturing sites globally.
You will join a dynamic team of dedicated Supply Managers who are passionate about driving the supply chains across SoOp to become more robust, resilient and sustainable, while ensuring compliance.
Working at 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 careers 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 60,000 employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life-changing.
For further information, please contact the Hiring Manager, Pavlin Todorov, at


26 July 2024. 
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.