Associate Manager for Infrastructure and Security

Category:  Information Technology & Telecom

Hillerød, Capital Region of Denmark, DK

Are you passionate about leadership and technology? Do you enjoy working in a dynamic environment and play a key role for you team and team development? We are looking for a bright and dedicated people leader to join our great IT Infrastructure and Security team. We believe in having fun at work while at the same time being professional and productive. Does this sound like your next job? Then you may be the new Associate Manager in DD&IT PS IFP-HI.


The Position

As Associate Manager you will lead a team of 7 dedicated employees who are responsible for and acting as the focal point of contact towards local site infrastructure (Servers, clients, AD, VMWare, Databases, LAN/VLAN, Backup/Restore) as well as IT Security. Moreover, you will play a key part in developing your team and continuously improving performance as well as delivering excellent results.

Apart from that, you will also have the responsibility of coordinating and prioritizing resources and tasks in the team to achieve our ambition of a robust, scalable and secure infrastructure set-up. In addition, you will be part of a management team who works closely together to ensure we succeed as a department.



Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Lead the team by developing competencies, coaching, and training the employees to ensure the right composition of skills to address future needs
  • Oversee and manage day-to-day operations and long-term planning of resources
  • Ensure Infrastructure and Security services are designed, developed, implemented and maintained so it fits production requirements.
  • Drive cooperate with customers, colleagues from other IT/OT areas or vendors regarding all aspects of infrastructure and security services
  • Secure quality and compliance of product and processes and drive your leadership with a cLEAN mindset.



To succeed in this role, you:

  • Preferably hold a degree in engineering, technology or something completely different. The most important thing is your leadership capabilities.
  • Have experience with pharmaceutical production and/or IT Infrastructure and Security processes.
  • Ideally have experience from GMP regulated production and knowledge about IT/OT.
  • Are fluent in Danish and English.

As a leader you focus on empowerment, and both see and match your employees needs and ambitions. Naturally, you adapt your leadership style, ask curious questions and can communicate on all levels of our organisation.

As a person, you have strong analytical skills with an interest in systematic problem solving. You are structured and proactive in your work and will never compromise on quality. You are able to keep calm and make decisions in a busy work environment, where the agenda changes frequently.


About the Department

You will join the IT & Automation area in DD&IT PS IFP in Hillerød. We are more than 65 employees in the unit, and you will be in a team with great atmosphere and team spirit. We are a group of people with various backgrounds, but we all have in common to support the production and help each other, have a good time and to make a big difference.

The team will also be responsible for running and participating in various IT/OT related projects, to ensure production stability, compliance and future demands. Our way of working is informal and ambitious at the same time. We expect strong collaboration and good team spirit where we also value great sense of humour even when we are working under pressure.


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 further information, please contact Søren Ravnløkke (Director, DD&IT PS IFP-HI, IT & Automation) on: +45 3079 3404



6th January 2023. Please note, applications will be reviewed, and interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis.
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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.