Public Affairs Manager (Affiliate) - Romania

Category:  Communication and Corporate Affairs

Bucharest, Romania, RO


Do you want to be part of a fast growing and developing company which saves millions of lives every day? Are you a person curious in nature, motivated by change? A fast learner who is not afraid to dare and explore? If your answer is yes, you might be our new Public Affairs Manager and we welcome you to apply today.


The position

As a Public Affairs Manager, you will develop and execute a Novo Nordisk Public Affairs strategy with the aim of influencing governmental trends and policies that might impact diabetes and rare diseases. You will establish relevant strategic engagement platforms to facilitate stakeholder dialogue and drive company priorities in multi-stakeholder partnerships, as well as create and integrate PR campaigns aligned with corporate and brand strategic plans. 

This role reports directly to the External Affairs Director NN Romania and the geographical scope of the role is Romania.


Your main accountabilities will be:

  • PA strategies and activities are planned and executed with utmost care. Implementing high-quality PA event management ("Cities Changing Diabetes," Danish Embassy roundtables).
  • External and internal communication of Novo Nordisk issues related to diabetes and rare diseases; sustainable business (zero environmental impact, Triple Bottom Line).
  • Organizing, driving, and contributing effectively to external meetings, conferences, and other meetings (local, national, or regional level).
  • Supporting and contributing to add-hock tasks across all Romania affiliate departments (e.g., providing support to product managers with launches). Creating clear and convincing communication documents; providing senior management with written or oral briefings.
  • Monitoring and documenting external changes and trends in order to identify risks and/or opportunities and to propose strategic response actions internal buy-in of external engagement activities for implementation.



To be successful in this role, we require you to have fluent English and to be based in Romania. You need to understand the healthcare environment, have a strong understanding of the Novo Nordisk way of management, and have strong product portfolio and disease knowledge. You need to have at least 5 years of experience in access, public affairs, and/or external communication areas for pharmaceutical companies.

To be effective in this role, it is mandatory to have:

  • Innovative thinking and planning skills for developing business solutions.
  • Proven project management skills, high ambitions, delivering strong results.
  • Good selling and presentation skills.
  • Good communication skills and network connections.

As a person, you should be determined, goal-driven, ambitious, attentive to details, hardworking, and innovative.


About the department

We are a constantly growing team of diverse and highly engaged individuals who enjoy making a difference, impacting the future, and working closely with stakeholders across the organization.


Working at Novo Nordisk

We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason for existing. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energize us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here: to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.



Please click on "apply now" to submit your resume in English. We are continuously reviewing applications, so please apply before the expiration date.

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 to your CV.



Apply before 17th May 2022


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.