Senior Data Analyst

Category:  Business Support & Administration

Søborg, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Would you like to support the management in strategic decision-making with your analytical capabilities and business acumen? Are you ready to turn large volumes of complex data into insights and decisions? Do you want to impact the decisions taken in our Clinical Development organisation, ensuring alignment with business goals to bring life-changing treatments?
Then, this is your chance to join us as Senior Data Analyst in Clinical Drug Development (CDD) Business Analysis. Apply now!
The position
As Senior Data Analyst, you will act as a value-adding business partner with a key focus on speed, productivity, cost, and performance analysis across our Global Clinical Development organisation. You are expected to establish strong collaboration with the project organisation. 

Your key responsibilities:

  • Support our leadership teams with in-depth analysis and recommendations on how to improve productivity and performance ensuring that we meet our ambitus targets.
  • Create transparency and analysis for informed decision-making.
  • Turn complex analysis into clear conclusions and easy-to-understand communication slides.

The job 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 developing your stakeholder management skills even further. We can offer challenging assignments, flexible working conditions, and continuous personal and professional development.
To thrive and succeed, you have:

  • Master’s degree in business or another relevant scientific field such as data science combined with strong business acumen.
  • 6-10 years of experience in big-data analysis, data science, or business analysis showing both strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Proven track record translating data into strategic and actionable recommendations, determining the added value and potential risks.
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn about clinical drug development and the pharma industry.
  • Proficient with IT- tools.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

As a person, you are outgoing, self-driven, ambitious, analytical, a good communicator and you thrive in a dynamic global environment. Furthermore, you enjoy collaborating with many different stakeholders with diverse cultural backgrounds.
About the department
CDD Business Analysis is a global department of 15 dedicated professionals supporting and collaborating across global CDD organisation which is responsible for the clinical research and project management of our products in development with approximately 1100 people in the headquarters function and approximately 2500 in our regions. It is a complex environment with many projects in our development portfolio. Transparency and in-depth analysis on global trial performance, capacity and performance management is critical to us.
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 call Simon Munch Hermansen on + 45 3075 3792.
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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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.