Senior Communications Partner

Category:  Communication and Corporate Affairs

Måløv, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Are you excited by the prospect of how AI and digitalisation can accelerate and enhance the development of drugs for life-changing benefit of millions of patients?
Are you a strategic-thinking communication expert with a high drive and energy that can advise and support our leaders and drive strategic and operational content internally and externally?
Do you have visions and ideas about how to ensure innovative ways of communicating to ensure that the right messages are communicated to the right people at the right time?

If you can help bring communication in Digital Science and Innovation to the next level, then this is the opportunity for you! 

Apply today for a life-changing career!


The Position
As a Senior Vice President (SVP) Communication Partner you will be responsible for planning communication across the SVP area, Digital Science, and Innovation, internally in Novo Nordisk and externally.
Your key responsibilities include to:

  • Develop and execute communication strategy for Digital Science and Innovation.
  • Ensure clear and motivating communication to the right audience via the most suited communication channels – as well as guiding and impacting others to do the same.
  • Drive content strategies and develop communication plans and processes for relevant change initiatives and projects
  • Align with communication partners, alliance managers, corporate communication, media relations and legal in connection to external communication as an SVP area representative – e.g., in relation to press releases, external collaborations etc.
  • External communication support and identification of social media / media opportunities. 


To succeed in this role, the candidate ideally has:

  • Master's degree with minimum 8 years of relevant experience, and strong business understanding of research and/or digitalisation in pharma.
  • Significant proven track record of project management and development of communication strategies.
  • Relevant experience in scientific communication, corporate communication, brand communication, change management communication or similar, as well as in stakeholder engagement.
  • You have strong strategy development skills, project management competencies and analytical skills.
  • Ability to take on challenges and work under pressure.


About the department
Digital Science & Innovation  is supporting the digital journey across therapy areas in Research & Early Development. In Digital Science & Innovation , we work in multidisciplinary teams – in strong collaboration with relevant internal stakeholders. We participate in drug development projects across the value chain, from early discovery to pre-clinical development. We engage in external collaborations to ensure access to the latest research and technology enablers, we automate our labs and processes, and we focus on developing and retaining top talent.


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 embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving 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're all working to move the needle on patient care.


For further information, please contact Director of DSI Executive Office & EA to the SVP, Sune Klamer Jørgensen, via email: 


24 September 2023 
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

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.