Project Manager for Packaging Production

Category:  Manufacturing

Kalundborg, Region Zealand, DK


Do you want to set the direction and lead the way for the packaging production in one of our facilities? Are you motivated by working in a dynamic and diverse environment and you have the interpersonal skills to navigate in a complex stakeholder landscape?

If so, you could be the Project Manager we are looking for to handle the planning and execution of the local project with Hemophilia and Growth Hormone Disorder. Apply now and join us for a life-changing career!


The position

As a Project Manager, you will lead a number of projects and interact with both internal and external stakeholders across our production facility in Kalundborg, where your homebase is located as part of the Business Support department. Your team will consist of project members from the production site, and you will join an international and diverse team of dedicated project managers and validation engineers in our Project Management Office.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Lead implementation of projects in accordance with strategic goals and timelines
  • Ownership of cross functional project teams, project metrics (Scope, time, plans, costs, etc.)
  • Coordinate project execution and optimizing project performance.
  • Identify and manage key stakeholders and steering groups related to your projects.
  • Communicate project performance and progress to relevant stakeholders.


We offer a position in a dynamic team where you will get to work with many different stakeholders, exiting projects and have many opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Full-time presence at the workplace in Kalundborg during the week will be required in order to work closely with project team members and stakeholders.



You will be a great asset to our team because you have:

  • An academic degree within Life sciences, engineering or similar.
  • At least 4 years of experience working as a Project Manager, delivering projects with high business impact.
  • Solid understanding of the Project Management toolbox.
  • Knowledge within GMP and working with validated equipment is a strong advantage.
  • Experience working with engineering firms, contractors, and/or manufacturers.
  • Professional proficiency in oral and written English.

As a professional, you are a confident communicator, comfortably addressing operators, managers and senior stakeholders and you have leadership skills.

As a person you are reliable, loyal, structured and can motivate a team to deliver according to project objectives. You can lead through others and set clear objectives for a project team. You enjoy working according to tight deadlines and being a part of a dynamic team. You are self-motivated, work independently and used to think steps ahead of others.


About the department

The Project Management Office in Business Support, BRD FP is currently based in Gentofte and supporting three different sites Gentofte, Kirke Værløse and Kalundborg. The department holds 60 employees, and you will be part of a strong team with 8 committed colleagues and an experienced and supporting leader. Our Business Support unit supports the production areas in Gentofte, Kirke Værløse and Kalundborg with portfolio and project management, planning and scheduling, project controlling and validation.


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 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 more than 3000 colleagues committed to drive change for people with serious chronic diseases.

We produce our life-saving medicines out of six 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 also strive 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 Manija Ghafory, Associate Manager, at



21 April 2024. Please note that applications will be reviewed continuously, 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.