Senior Safety Surveillance Adviser

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Søborg, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Would you like to be part of a department of highly talented pharmacovigilance professionals? Are you naturally curious and analytical? Do you want to play a key role in ensuring highest safety and lowest possible risk to patients that use Novo Nordisk products? 

Then you may be our new colleague in Safety Surveillance, Oral Semaglutide team. Join us and experience a world of opportunities. Apply now!


The position
As a Senior Safety Surveillance Adviser, you will together with other colleagues and be responsible for the ongoing safety surveillance of oral semaglutide. 

Key responsibilities include:
•    Perform critical analysis and medical evaluation of the emerging aggregate safety data received from sites participating in our clinical trials, or from patients or prescribers using a marketed product
•    Signal detection and the management hereof
•    Participate in preparation of communication about the benefit risk assessment (e.g. via Periodic Safety Update Reports, Development Safety Update Reports and Risk Management Plans)
•    Contribute to development of clinical trial protocols and clinical trial reports
•    Represent Safety Surveillance in cross-functional teams

You will get the opportunity both to work independently and in collaboration with a team of highly skilled, committed and enthusiastic colleagues. Assuming responsibility, communicating information and taking action will be essential parts of your workday.

You will have a close collaboration and interaction with other functional areas in Novo Nordisk such as Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs team and it will give you an extensive insight to the whole Novo Nordisk organisation.

As an ideal candidate, you have:
•    University degree in Medicine, Veterinary, Pharmacy or Biological Sciences
•    Several years of experience within drug safety/pharmacovigilance or drug development 
•    Good understanding of medical concepts, disease processes, scientific methodology and data analysis
•    Strong IT skills and knowledge of computer systems
•    Experience with clinical trial activities and/or documented scientific training (e.g., PhD) will be an advantage

As a person you are ethical, responsible, well-organised and a strong communicator. You are able to work under pressure when needed. You are a strong collaborator and a dedicated team player who thrives in a multicultural environment of continuous development, and you are good at establishing contact and collaborating with stakeholders.

You are fluent in English both written and spoken (company language) and an experienced user of MS Office.

About the department
Safety Surveillance is a department within Global Safety and is situated in Søborg, Denmark. We are globally responsible for surveillance of all safety information for Novo Nordisk’s products that are currently marketed or under development.

Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, your skills, dedication, and ambitions help us change lives. In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with talented co-workers and benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development. 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 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 are all working to move the needle on patient care.

For further information, please contact Cecilie Freddie Lange at +45 3079 4908

18 June 2023

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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We are looking for several Safety profiles at Novo Nordisk. Therefore, Hiring Managers from different teams might also look at your application.

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.