Obesity Coordinator - Consumer Engagement & New Business Models

Category:  General Management and Administration

Søborg, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Join us! And be part of the Obesity journey.

Is your perfect workday when you get to support others, while shifting between team collaboration, manager support and individual tasks?  If you want to be part of a global team, thrive on providing excellent administrative support and are motivated by a dynamic environment, this might be a job for you!


We are looking for an Obesity Coordinator to support the Vice President, Senior Director, and team members in the VP area. Within the role you can look forward to many different tasks, ranging from administrative support and the opportunity to support on exciting projects.


About the department
The Obesity unit is responsible for the strategic leadership for the current and future obesity portfolio worldwide and is accountable for our portfolio strategies within obesity and the Obesity Business Plan. The mission of the Obesity Unit is to change how the world sees people with obesity and to make obesity a healthcare priority. We strive to develop and commercialize a leading portfolio of superior treatment solutions for those living with obesity.


The Consumer Engagement & New Business Models VP area is newly established and both consumer engagement and new business models is still very much in the shaping. You will therefore have a chance to join the team as we together seek answers and solve for the future needs of the business.


You will report to Vice President, Consumer Engagement & New Business Models and role is located in Denmark HQ, within Novo Nordisk’s Commercial Strategy & Corporate Affairs Organisation.

The position

Your key tasks will be to support the Vice President and Senior Director, actively contribute to building a well-functioning department and team spirit as well as support specific project and processes.


Tasks include:

  • Calendar planning, meeting preparation, minutes and follow-up on actions, travel arrangements, concur expense report and other various ad hoc tasks.
  • Supporting role to the team members helping coordination and logistics on different projects.
  • Budget planning, controlling and executing of the LoB budgets in our system BeTTi and do monthly follow up (no project budget responsibility in the role)
  • Assists with recruitment and lead the onboarding of new employees.
  • Plan and drive team off-sites as well as other team events and activities.
  • Ensure and assist with compliance for the VP area.
  • As relevant involvement in big meetings and projects across the team


As a coordinator you will be part of our cross-unit administrative network in Obesity and CSCA, where we share knowledge and experiences, helping each other and optimising ways of working across the unit.


  • Relevant educational background ie. an administrative background, bachelor’s degree, HD etc. and some years work experience in a relevant position.
  • You have +2 years of experience working with administrative tasks.
  • You enjoy solving administrative tasks with great efficiency and sense for detail.
  • You know how to provide great support and thrive in a role as go-to person, have a can-do attitude and master good coordination skills.
  • You communicate effortlessly both verbally and written in English at business level.
  • Previously worked with budgets and is not afraid of numbers
  • You can work independently, be proactive, and always strive to find solutions.
  • You thrive by being actively engaged with the team and visible to the team while also taking responsibility in nurturing a strong team-spirit.
  • You have a well-functioning ‘antenna’ that help you ensure all team members are thriving and feel a sense of belonging
  • You easily create structure in a newly established team and thrive in ensuring we work smarter every day
  • Most importantly, you are devoted to the administrative role and passionate about delivering the best possible support to your colleagues.


You will be exposed to unique opportunity for personal and professional development working in a high performing culture, where we take pride in being a great place to work and deliver high impact and value to Novo Nordisk.


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we use our skills, dedication and ambition to help people with diabetes and other chronic diseases like obesity. We offer the chance to be part of a global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.

For further information, please contact Anne Bech Frandsen at +45 30751151 or Lars Pallisgaard at +45 30777526.


3rd of February 2023

We care about your motivation. 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 and CV. Also, please refrain from adding a photo to your CV to ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process.



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.