Talented Junior Project Manager for capacity expansions, Device Manufacturing & Sourcing

Category:  General Management and Administration

Hillerød, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you want to play a key role in introducing new production equipment enabling Novo Nordisk to deliver medical pen systems to our patients around the world? We need a talented Project Managers that can ensure that new moulds and production equipment are brought diligently into our production, both at our site in Hillerød and at our suppliers around the world.


The job

You will be supporting the process of ordering the needed moulding tools and production equipment based on input from our Supply Chain department. Together with a team of project managers, equipment owners and engineers you will make sure that the equipment is manufactured timely at our tool and equipment vendors placed around the world without compromising on quality, time and cost. Finally, you will plan the validation at either our local site Hillerød or at one of our supplier sites around the world e.g. China, USA, Brazil, or Europe.


To succeed in this role, stakeholder management is key as you will interact with many internal and external stakeholders ensuring that expectations to quality, timely delivery and budget are met. Hence you must be good at planning and coordinating project activities and confident in a workshop facilitator role. You must be able to inspire and motivate the project team to deliver excellent results. Another key aspect is that you together with your project manager colleagues share best practice and together improve our standards of working i.e. working in a LEAN way.



  • You hold a technical or scientific academic degree from a relevant field
  • 0-3 years of experience from a similar position as Project Manager within production and/or pharma area.
  • Knowledge about qualification/validation, Good Engineering Practice (GEP), and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) will also be an advantage
  • Great communication and stakeholder management skills when it comes to creating and facilitating networks as well as keeping your stakeholders motivated, engaged, and informed
  • Excellent English skills, both orally and in writing.


As a person, you are self-driven, proactive with a high degree of responsibility. You enjoy working in a dynamic environment and can manage several projects simultaneously. You have a strong drive and the ability to set direction and engage your project team. Lastly, you are result-oriented, curious by nature and dare to challenge status quo.


About the department

Device Manufacturing & Sourcing is located in new buildings in beautiful surroundings in Hillerød. The department Moulding & Quality Support consists of 75 dedicated engineers and professionals. The department is responsible for maintaining our fleet of moulding-, decoration- and robot equipment, and installing new capacity supporting Novo Nordisk’s global production of prefilled and durable medical pen systems. You will be part of the team Mould Factory & Validation.



For further information, please contact Johan Eriksen at +45 30755570.



24th of July 2022

Interviews will be held throughout the period and we encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible.


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.