Senior Project Quality Manager

Category:  Quality

Hillerød, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Are you looking for an exciting Senior Project Quality Manager position where you will have a strategic role working on a new, large project? Do you enjoy working in an international and challenging environment and would you like to drive across Novo Nordisk?


Then, apply today and join us for a life-changing career!


The position
In Biotech & Rare Disease (BRD) we are planning to expand our production facilities in Hillerød, to meet the future need of our expanding product pipeline. Therefore, we are looking for a highly skilled Senior Project Quality Manager (PQM), also called Commissioning Qualification and Validation (CQV) Manager. You will work on a highly critical project with high strategic impact for Novo Nordisk’s future business.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the quality activities in the project and their execution
  • Train and guide the project organisation and our engineering partners
  • Secure the right manning
  • Lead the writing of validation master plans, quality risk assessments, Requirement Traceability Matrices, and other project quality related documents



To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Any relevant academic degree
  • Extensive experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in managing the Qualification and Validation of a large-scale capacity increase projects
  • Experience in writing and reviewing validation master planes, quality risk assessments and risk-based approach and other CQV related document
  • Full professional proficiency in English


As a professional you are working independently, you thrive driving initiatives and have a forward-thinking outlook. As a person, you enjoy collaborating, learning, and sharing information with others. You are driven by achieving great results together with colleagues.

You possess excellent communication and collaboration skills enabling you to interact with your many stakeholders from different functions and parts of the organisation.

About the department
Biotech & Rare Disease (BRD) Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Denmark is in Gentofte, Hillerød and Kalundborg. This is where the active ingredients, going into all our life-saving biotech products, are made by app. 500 committed colleagues. We manufacture through complex chemical and biotechnological processes requiring a high level of expertise, commitment, and engagement from our employees and including cultivation, recovery, purification, and freeze-drying. We are producing at full speed in existing facilities, while building and ramping up new state of the art additions to keep up with demand and new Novo Nordisk products. We bring value to patients by delivering the purest possible high-quality API made in compliance with GMP. We drive change by always looking for improvements within our processes, but also in the way we work together to make our products reach as many patients as possible.

Working at BRD, Novo Nordisk
Biotech & Rare Disease (BRD) is part of Novo Nordisk Product Supply, which is a global production network at the forefront of technology and in quality production of pharmaceutical products. In BRD we are not only supplying all Novo Nordisk products for Rare Diseases, but also using our competences in Biotech to support the growing efforts into completely new production platforms and therapy areas for Novo Nordisk. We are app. 2500 colleagues committed to drive change for people with serious chronic diseases.

We produce our life-saving medicines out of five state-of-the-art production sites in Denmark and United States - covering the entire production value chain where raw materials are cultivated, purified, formulated, filled, assembled in devices, packed, and distributed across the globe. Not only are we making a difference for patients – we are also stiving to make a difference for our employees by promoting a learning culture with high level of trust, innovation, and development for everyone. Are you ready for a life-changing career?


For further information, please contact Project Director Esben Munck at +45 34 48 11 28 or Director Helle Grubbe at +45 34 48 11 29.


9 October 2022


Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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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.