(Senior) Business Partners

Category:  Finance

Søborg, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you want to use your strong analytical capabilities and business mind-set on exciting business challenges? Are you ready to turn large volumes of complex data into insights and decisions? Would you like to have an impact and support the management in decision-making across the whole value chain? 


Then, this is your chance as we are looking for two (Senior) Business Partners to join our cost group in the business analysis team to strengthen the trial budget process. Apply now! 

The position
As a Business Partner, your main responsibilities will be to:  

  • Drive the initial budget target setting for our clinical trial budgets globally.
  • Support our development projects with a special focus on trial budgets and resource management to ensure that we meet our targets.
  • Support management by creating transparency and analysis for informed decision-making.
  • Turn complex data into clear conclusions and easy-to-understand communication slides.

This is an exciting opportunity to further develop your career in a market-leading global pharmaceutical company. You will be engaging in cross-organisational projects, and develop your stakeholder management skills even further. We can offer challenging assignments, flexible working conditions, and continuous personal and professional development.
To be considered for this position, we expect you to:

  • Hold a master’s degree in business, science, or any other relevant field.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years experience in big-data analysis, business analysis or business controlling. 
  • Having experience building clinical trial budgets from a CRO or pharma company will be a great advantage but not a prerequisite.
  • Be fluent in English (both written and spoken).
  • Be proficient with IT-tools (especially Excel and PowerPoint).

As a person, you are self-driven, analytical, a good communicator, and function well in a dynamic global environment. The above skills are of major importance as you have to establish a strong collaboration with the project organisation based on mutual trust and be considered a value-adding business partner. You have strong business acumen and enjoy collaborating with many different stakeholders with diverse cultural backgrounds.
About the department
Clinical Drug Development is the Novo Nordisk area responsible for the global clinical research and project management of our products in development. It is a complex environment with many projects in our development portfolio. Transparency and in-depth analysis of global trial performance, capacity, and cost management is critical to us.


You will be part of a Business Analysis function, a global department of dedicated professionals supporting and collaborating across the global clinical development organisation. We are translating numbers into insights for the business in three focus areas: performance management (productivity), cost management, and resources management.
Working at Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear, and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That's why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in 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. Together, we go further. Together, we're life changing.
For further information please contact Simon Munch Hermansen at: +45 30753792.
3 December 2023. Please note that applications will be reviewed continuously, and interviews will be planned as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.
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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.