Senior Quality Assurance Professional

Category:  Quality

Hillerød, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you have a background within pharmaceutical production? Do you get energized by many different responsibilities within a broad spectrum of tasks? Do you get motivated in a job where you work together with highly competent and helpful colleagues who jointly share the responsibility to secure the quality of API production of biological medicine? Then you have a great opportunity to become our new colleague in Biotech and Rare Disease, Hillerød.

The position
The position is based our API production facility in Hillerød, which is not just a standard production facility, but one of the most interesting and challenging facilities as we not only produce API for marketed products but also run production for phase 3 clinical trials and process validation of new products about to be released.


As Senior QA Professional, you need to use your talents to secure our running production as well handling complex new projects, as new equipment, new processes or completely new products.

As Senior QA Professional, it is your overall responsibility to set the direction for quality and compliance based on the regulatory requirements we comply with. You must therefore help to ensure the solutions that integrate quality and compliance with good optimizations in production. This requires good cooperation and a solution-focused dialogue with both the production and your other QA colleagues. 


As our new Senior QA Professional, the key requirements are:
•    You hold a MSc in pharmacy, engineering, veterinary science, biotechnology or similar.
•    You have 5+ years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry, either from Production, Validation or Quality
•    Own a strong quality mindset
•    Able to thrive in an environment with different tasks
•    Able to communicate clearly and effectively with stakeholders, and keep a respectful tone, even when the message is not easy 
•    Contribute positively to a good overall working environment, and show good collaboration skills with colleagues
•    Can demonstrate solution-focused dialogue with both the production and your other QA colleagues


About the department
We are a well-functioning department with many interfaces in the organization including production, management, and other QA departments. We love professional challenges, work with great individual responsibilities, have a high level of commitment and a good socializing environment, convinced that these ingredients make it an inspiring and fun place to work. All together we are 60 employees covering the production of API across our sites in Hillerød, Kalundborg and Gentofte. You will be part of the team with 16 colleagues based in Hillerød.


We can offer an exciting and challenging position, where you become part of a highly skilled team that acts as sparring partners and problem solvers within quality assurance issues for the production.


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we use our competencies, dedication, and ambitions to help many people improve their lives. At the same time, we offer the opportunity to become part of a global workplace where you work with talented colleagues and where your passion and commitment are met with opportunities for personal and professional development.



For further information, you are welcome to contact Nikolaj O. Christiansen, QA Associate Manager +45 3075 6771


June 30th, 2023


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 / CV. 
You may submit your application in English or in Danish. We look forward to reading your application, and we will review applications received on an ongoing basis, so do not hesitate to apply 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.