IT System Manager

Category:  Information Technology & Telecom

Kalundborg, Region Zealand, DK

Are you interested in getting the opportunity of developing your competencies in a global and ambitious environment? Do you want to play a key role in operating, developing and continuously improving IT systems in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) supporting Novo Nordisk’s manufacturing activities in Kalundborg?

Then apply today and become our new IT System Manager in API IT.


The position

As IT System Manager, you will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of several critical IT systems used across departments in API.
It will be your responsibility to systematically maintain documentation, perform reviews, drive life cycle management, and run small projects that ensure that the cross-site IT systems live up to internal and external requirements


Furthermore, you will:

  • Supervise the operation and maintenance of the IT systems and identify new requirements for the system
  • Manage the expectations of customers, system owners, end-users, quality assurance personnel, and other key stakeholders concerning the use and operation of the IT systems
  • Communicate and collaborate closely with the key stakeholders, including follow-up on vendor deliverables and services according to agreements


You will have plenty of opportunities for professional sparring and best practice exchanges with an internal network of IT system managers and our central IT organisation. You will be located in Kalundborg.



You are the ideal candidate if you have:

  • Approximately 2-4 years relevant experience either within IT system management or IT system validation
  • Minimum a Bachelor degree within automation, IT or similar
  • Documented project management experience will be an advantage
  • It will be a plus if you have experience in a similar position in the pharma industry or with IT/automation in a regulated production environment


As a person, you have a structured approach to challenges, you have a strong quality mindset, and you enjoy providing support within your area of expertise.

You like working together with stakeholders of different professions, and it is natural for you to take the lead on crucial improvement activities and present and report the progress to management. You are thorough and find it natural to work independently.


You are fully proficient in both English and Danish.


About the department

You will be part of a team of 11 colleagues in the IT department which is a part of Business Support. API Business Support is responsible for Finance, Technical Process Support, LEAN and IT. API-IT has the responsibility for driving cross site IT projects, IT security, program management and cross site IT applications.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Become a part of Novo Nordisk Manufacturing in Kalundborg and get a developing career among the most talented people in a successful company. Together, we make a difference every day for more than 30 million people living with diabetes and other chronic diseases.

Today, 3,200 employees of Novo Nordisk Kalundborg produce half of the world’s insulin and several biopharmaceutical products. With more than 50 years of expertise in large-scale biotech manufacturing, we are today the world’s largest insulin-producing facility.

You will soon sense why Novo Nordisk Kalundborg is a highly unique place and why we are passionate about working here. You will be met with trust and responsibility by welcoming and dedicated colleagues. Novo Nordisk Kalundborg is a workplace where involvement, development and multidisciplinary are in focus.



If you have any questions about the job, please do not hesitate to call Henrik Hallengreen Hansen Phone: +45 3075 8709



Please apply before 26th June, 2022.

Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis.


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 or CV.

To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV.


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.