Facility Project Manager

Category:  Project Management & Agile

Kalundborg, Region Zealand, DK


Are you an accomplished Project Manager with a track record of effectively guiding teams and projects to success? Do you aspire to work in a project department where we pioneer warehouses for the future, incorporating cutting-edge technologies, sustainable designs, and fostering collaborative efforts across functions? 

If so, we are looking forward to welcoming you in our new Warehouse Hub. Don’t miss out on this opportunity - apply now! 


The position 

As Facility Project Manager, your role entails planning and executing facility and infrastructure related projects in collaboration with the Facility WPO (Work Package Owner). You will oversee projects spanning:  

  • Facility – Design and Construction of the Facility. 

  • NN Stakeholder deliverables. 

  • Liaison with internal and external infrastructure projects. 

You will closely collaborate with other WPO’s and engage with the engineering partner and contractors. Furthermore, your role involves regular interaction with various disciplines, stakeholders, and QA professionals daily. 


Your main activities encompass: 

  • Aligning project scope with user requirements and stakeholder expectations. 

  • Developing comprehensive plans and optimising performance through progress monitoring, priority aligning, roadblocks removal, and issue escalation. 

  • Ensuring adherence to time-plans and budgets, providing regular reports on their status. 

  • Fostering effective collaboration among project teams, vendors, and consultants. 


Your work package will evolve over time to encompass design, execute design reviews, review construction and quality control onsite, and participate in commissioning to ensure best in class solutions and quality level are achieved. After successful acceptance and validation, you work with the team to ensure smooth transition of all systems into operation, including handover to the facility team from Line of Business. 



To be successful in this role, we imagine you have: 

  • At least bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field. 

  • Hands on experience in managing construction projects or operating facilities 

  • Demonstrated expertise in overseeing complex technical projects and have proven project management experience. 

  • An organized approach to tasks, a willingness to learn and the ability to thrive within a project department 

  • Proficiency in both written and verbal English. Also, it would be advantageous if you are fluent in Danish. 


As a person, you embrace a proactive mindset, welcoming new challenges and striving to drive processes forward, always meeting deadlines. Your proficiency extends to navigating complex stakeholder landscapes, coupled with a knack for analysing and understanding intricate structures and systems. Your exceptional communications skills enable you to effectively convey ideas with clarity and confidence. Lastly, you are a dedicated team player, committed to enhancing team performance while maintaining high work quality. 


About the department 

We are part of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Expansions, who manages CapEx projects across Novo Nordisk. In New Warehouse Hub Kalundborg, we are responsible for implementing new internal warehouse capacity to meet future demand. This includes building a new raw material warehouse (greenfield) in Kalundborg. While our department operates in both Kalundborg and Hillerød, this position will primarily focus on activities based in Kalundborg. 


Joining our team means becoming part of a close-knit group, which in a short time will consist of over 20 dedicated colleagues, a team who prioritise mutual care and support. As a member of the project team, you have the opportunity to assume responsibility and receive assistance for your development. You can expect to grow both on a personal and professional level as you embark on this journey with us. 


Working at Novo Nordisk 

We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. 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 energise 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. 



For further information, please contact Rasmus Olsen, Project Director at +45 3079 8355 or Owain James Facility WPO at +45 3448 6313.  



4 August 2024. 

You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few lines about your motivation in your resume or CV.  


In addition, please avoid the use of photos in your CV. This provides a better and more fair process. 


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.