Associate Manager to IT and Automation team

Category:  Information Technology & Telecom

Kalundborg, Region Zealand, DK


Do you want to be part of preparing Novo Nordisk in Kalundborg for the future Industry requirements? We will build up a new team consisting of talented newly graduated and students. We are looking for an Associate Manager to head up this team.


The job

As our new associate manager, you will play a central role in building the future competences for the IT and Automation organisation in DAPI. Your job is to create a team of highly skilled people and create a sustainable working environment to support projects and production. 


Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Establish a new diverse and inclusive team of IT/Automation talents     
  • Build on team competences and personal development
  • Establish a broad network of IT/Automation stakeholders, to provide innovation and identify future needs
  • Collaboration with universities to attract the best people to meet global business needs



  • You hold a master´s degree within IT/Automation and have at least 3 years of leadership experience
  • You have strong communication and relation competences, and you can engage and motivate both your employees and collaboration partners
  • You have insight and knowledge from industry or academia within IT/Automation  
  • As a person, you are ambitious, engaging and able to set direction, motivate and cultivate high performance and engagement.  You work in a solution-oriented manner with a dedication to creating results together with your employees and stakeholders. 


About the department

Diabetes Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (DAPI), located in Kalundborg, produces insulin and GLP1 for the treatment of diabetes and obesity. You will be part of a central IT/Automation department in DAPI. The department has the responsibility for driving DAPI’s automation Strategy, driving cross site IT projects and hosting cross site IT applications.


About Novo Nordisk Kalundborg

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 real difference every day for more than 30 million people living with diabetes and other chronic diseases.


We have 50 years of expertise in biotechnological production at Novo Nordisk in Kalundborg. Generations of employees have developed their professional qualifications, personal skills and careers at Novo Nordisk and have helped develop the production facility to become the largest insulin-producing facility in the world.


Today, our 3,000 employees produce half of the world’s insulin and a number of biopharmaceutical products. Furthermore, our finished product sections assemble and pack diabetes and biopharmaceutical products.


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 questions about the position, please contact Henrik Hallengreen on +4530758709.



October 10th, 2021


Millions rely on us 

At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive change. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees to change the lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.