Global Trial Manager

Category:  Clinical Development

Søborg, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


At Novo Nordisk, we are seeking Global Trial Managers ready to immerse themselves in the core of our international clinical trial teams. If cutting-edge treatments in exciting therapeutic indications, operational expertise and global collaboration sounds appealing, then you are the Global Trial Manager we want on our team. 


Join us in the fast lane of innovation and make a real impact. 
The position 
As a Global Trial Manager, you'll play a key role in guiding phase I-IV global clinical trials alongside experienced colleagues. You'll join an organization with established procedures and a well-developed team in biostatistics, data management, medical science, safety, medical writing, etc. With streamlined processes, your focus as a Global Trial Manager will be on advancing progress and innovation in trial execution.


You can also expect the following: 
•    Fostering robust collaboration within the study group, with the global affiliate colleagues, and with our external vendors
•    Ensuring a seamless journey from kick-off to completion for our clinical trials
•    Coordinating and ensuring trial deliverables,
•    Monitoring trial progress, identifying risks and issues, and implementing mitigation strategies, as well as overseeing vendor deliverables


You will normally be involved in 1-2 clinical trials at a time.  
What is in it for you? 


Collaboration – Engage with seasoned professionals in your field in a global setting. 
Career Development Opportunities in a global setting – Step into a company teeming with possibilities where you can steer your own growth trajectory – be it as a Clinical Project Lead, Clinical Operation Lead, Project Director, Medical Writer, or exploring one of the many other skill areas in an global organisation. 
Support and Competent Colleagues – Benefit from valuable sparring and collaboration with proficient colleagues, prioritizing intentional knowledge sharing across projects. 
Comprehensive Onboarding and Tailored Training – Begin your journey with an in-depth onboarding program and seize training opportunities customized for your development. 
Benefits – Enjoy fitness benefits, social gatherings, and solid pension plans. 
Impact and Extensive Responsibilities in an Empowering Culture – Take on significant responsibilities in a culture that empowers. 
World-Class Drug Development – Be part of a world-class company driving ambitious drug development programs across established and cutting-edge therapeutic areas. 
Diverse and Inclusive Culture – Join a workplace that embraces diversity and is open to innovative ideas. 
Flexibility at Work – Experience a flexible working environment where your needs are also considered. 
Limited Travel – Expect light travel commitments, with up to 5 days per year.  
Your journey with us is not just about a job – it is a holistic experience tailored for your success and fulfillment. 
To succeed in this role, you have: 
•    A MSc, BSc or PhD degree in Natural or Health Sciences 
•    Hands-on experience steering interventional clinical trials, whether as a Clinical Research Associate, Local Trial Manager, Global Trial Manager, or in a similar capacity 
•    A proven track record demonstrating robust project management and stakeholder management skills 
•    A passion for collaboration with multiple stakeholders 
•    Professional proficiency in both verbal and written English and effective communication skills 
•    Experience working with Good Clinical Practice or in other highly regulated areas 

As a person, you have a curious mindset. You foster dynamic scientific discussions and drive progress. You create consensus across professional and geographical borders and build trust among colleagues to establish mutually profitable working relationships throughout the organization.
About the department
As a Global Trial Manager, you will be part of the clinical development organisation. This is a project driven highly complex organisation where you will work in close collaboration with Novo Nordisk colleagues around the world and multiple stakeholders. Together with our colleagues across the value chain, we ensure through scientific evidence that we can provide safe and efficacious treatment to people living with chronic diseases.  

For more and general information about Trial Management/Clinical Operations please visit the following website: Trial managers 
Working at Novo Nordisk 
At Novo Nordisk, we do not wait for change. We drive it. We are a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessary 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 are all working to move the needle on patient care. 


For further information about the position, please contact Director, Emma Cardona Roca at

For additional info about the recruitment process, please contact


1 March 2024, but screening and interviewing will be done on an ongoing basis.  


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.


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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.