Pharmacovigilance Compliance Professional

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Søborg, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


If you have experience or interest in pharmacovigilance and are looking for a dynamic role where you can combine your natural drive for improvement with your pharmacovigilance knowledge? Do you want to be part of an organisation where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional development? 


Then read more about our new job opening for the role of Pharmacovigilance Compliance Professional. Apply now for this life-changing career opportunity!


The position

In this position, you will play a key role in contributing towards ensuring safeguarding the patients as well as optimization of projects within the department. You will play a key role in contributing towards patient safety as well as optimization of pharmacovigilance processes, which requires project management skills to lead and execute planned activities. Besides your main responsibilities, you will also be able to form the role and assignments based on your professional experience and interest.

Main responsibilities can include: 

  • Driving patient engagement and communication activities and optimization of PV training
  • Managing Pharmacovigilance activities such as training and agreements
  • Compliance tracking for Global Safety
  • Providing pharmacovigilance advice and support to stakeholders across the organization
  • Contributing to process improvement initiatives, and when needed participate in audits and inspections
  • Ensuring coherence between requirements and internal operating procedures and guidelines in collaboration with other colleagues


You will be working within Global Safety Compliance, located in Novo Nordisk headquarters (HQ) in Denmark. This is an opportunity to join a high-performing team of around 10 pharmacovigilance professionals with different backgrounds within life sciences.



We believe that diversity drives value for Novo Nordisk, therefore our company is a mix of multicultural community. Fluency in both written and spoken English is required to communicate effectively.


To be successful in this role, you need the following:

  • Academic degree in Life Sciences such as Biomedical, Pharmaceutical Sciences or similar
  • Preferably experience within Pharmacovigilance systems and processes but maybe you just have an interest in pharmacovigilance
  • Knowledge of Pharmacovigilance principles and international regulations
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders
  • Interest in IT systems and analytical skills


As a person, you need to be detail-oriented and have a natural drive to always find ways of improvement, without compromising on quality. You are enthusiastic about working in a highly regulated compliance environment with complex projects and stakeholders. Excellent collaboration and communication skills are essential. Furthermore, we expect you to work independently and drive a variety of tasks with responsibility for delivering according to targets.


About the department
Global Safety is globally responsible for the patient safety. Global Safety Compliance is in the QPPV (Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance) office. Primary responsibilities of QPPV office are handling and maintaining Pharmacovigilance/Safety Data Exchange Agreements, Pharmacovigilance System Master File, Regulatory Surveillance and coordination of Pharmacovigilance Audits and Inspections as well as monitoring compliance and effectiveness for pharmacovigilance processes. Furthermore, we help HQ functions and affiliates across Novo Nordisk by providing pharmacovigilance advice and support regarding handling of safety in Customer Engagement Programmes and Digital Health initiatives.


We use our diversity to generate novel ideas and create high-quality solutions leading to continuous improvement in pharmacovigilance processes to ensure optimal support to the Novo Nordisk Global Safety and affiliates worldwide in safeguarding the patients using Novo Nordisk products.


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 Ea Marie Holst at +45 3448 7798.



08 October 2023. Please note that applications will be evaluated continuously when received and candidates may be called for interview before the deadline.


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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.