Product Owner

Category:  Manufacturing

Måløv, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Would you like to be Product Owner for a team working with digital transformation across production, Manufacturing Development, technical support, business support and Quality Control? Are you good at transforming needs and ideas into concrete actions? Then we have the perfect job for you! A team of dedicated developers are waiting to welcome you to be part of an agile workplace, that interacts with various stakeholders across the Oral Finished Production (OFP) organisation. Apply today and join us for a life-changing career.


The position

Your main responsibilities will be to: 
•    Define and own the product vision and team’s roadmap and work in close collaboration with the development team
•    Manage and prioritise the product backlog
•    Represent the team and secure alignment with key stakeholders to ensure the team can work dedicated towards reaching key priorities
•    Takes both business and technical aspects into perspective
•    Accountable for communication to all stakeholders including end-users
•    Seek best practice and inspiration from similar units across Product Supply, Quality, and IT, when deciding solutions for our end-users


Many internal stakeholders will rely on your business understanding and your ability to translate business needs into digital and technology solutions.


Why should you choose to be part of our journey? 
We are well on our way, but we still have plenty of room for learning and shaping. You will get a unique opportunity to impact the development of the agile culture in Novo Nordisk and work with dedicated colleagues, together with whom you will build and grow your own as well as the organisational capabilities. Finally, you will get the chance to work with dedicated colleagues who on an everyday basis takes pride in being part of a leading global healthcare company on a great mission to change the lives of people living with diabetes.



To succeed in this role, you:
•    A relevant university degree
•    Flair for IT and interest in exploring how IT solutions best can support business needs
•    Experience managing complex roadmaps working in collaboration with tech, science, UX, business and functional leaders
•    Understanding and experience working with Manufacturing and Digital solutions are a plus, but not a must. The right approach and mindset are a bigger plus 
•    Experience with agile working and methodologies is an advantage
•    Are fluent in English both oral and written


You have experience in collaborating with many stakeholders on various organisational levels and are recognised for an excellent quality mindset. Your personal qualities define you as robust, a self-starter, and a great collaborator always having a positive attitude. You can keep an overview, despite changing demands or tight deadlines and you have strong communication skills including the ability to communicate complex subjects in an easy and understandable way. 

As a person you are not afraid of being challenged by peers and stakeholders and your personal robustness enable you to integrate different views in the decision-making process and stand firm whenever needed. Above all, you are proactive, have a strong drive and a desire to create real impact for the business.


About the department

The position is anchored in the Technology Innovation Unit within OFP Manufacturing Development, whose key mission is to redefine our manufacturing approach by creating a fully data driven and continuous process for oral tablet formulation and optimise the manufacturing production and analysis from end to end. We aim to create a new paradigm that will alter the approach to drug development by redesigning and digitalising the processes.


The team consist of approx. 12 highly skilled colleagues with different scientific backgrounds ranging from Product owners, Data scientists, Front-end developers and UI/UX designers. With the rapid advancement within data and analytics, we are expanding our team and bringing in new competences and skills. Our ambition is to be the frontier, use the latest techniques and software to draw greater insights and future predictions from the data and thus making a significant impact on how we manage the future manufacturing operation.


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we don't wait for change. We drive it. 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 are anchored on scientific innovation through the power of our diverse differences.  We embrace the spirit of experimentation and strive for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing, and sales – we are all working together to advance patient care.



For further information, please contact Frederik Blom Lange at +45 3079 4747 or



14 October 2022.


Please note that interviews will be held on an ongoing basis, so apply today. We shall close the job advert when the right candidate has been found. 


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.