Trial Manager to lead and deliver on key trial elements in global clinical trials

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Søborg, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you dream of being part of international clinical trial teams as we set out on a journey into new and exciting therapeutic areas and ways of working? Can you help us bring new treatments to patients, faster and smarter, by leading and optimizing trial work within your area of expertise? Then you could be our new Trial Manager.

About the department
Clinical trial operation activities are anchored in the Development organisation and play a vital part in our ambitious drug development program. We plan and execute global clinical trials to produce the high-quality data and scientific documentation required by health authorities to turn our promising pipeline of exciting new medicines into marketable products. As a Trial Manager, you may be working on trials ranging from small and complex haemophilia projects to large cardiovascular outcome projects. Taking on this international role is a unique opportunity to make an impact and boost your career in a large and resourceful global development organisation. 

The position
As Trial Manager, you will be responsible for securing the successful delivery of significant trial management elements. You will enjoy sole responsibility for your tasks from trial start-up through the closeout stages. In addition, you will be expected to constantly pursue, develop and implement new and better clinical trial practices, and to share them with your team. You drive your tasks forward with the right stakeholders and take responsibility for close stakeholder collaboration and clear communication. Your responsibilities will also include: 

•    Collecting trial progress, events and handling issues 
•    Preparing input to facilitate efficient trial partner meetings, management reporting or other milestone-driven meetings
•    Actioning & tracking deviations and amendments
•    Overseeing vendor deliverables and escalating issues

The job is based in Søborg in Denmark but has a global scope. Travelling for meetings will be part of the job.

If you are  curious to know more about the role and/or about clinical operations, then please have a look here.

You hold a MSc in Natural Science with at least two years of relevant experience, or a BSc in Natural Science or equivalent with at least three years of relevant experience. You are well versed in clinical trial methodology and you bring creativity, flexibility and an infectious can-do attitude. You have the confidence and personality to drive changes in the way we work across skill types. As a person, you are a high performer with excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills. You create consensus across professional and geographical borders and build trust among colleagues to establish mutually profitable working relationships throughout the organization. 

Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, we are the world leader in diabetes care and a major player in obesity treatment, haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. Our R&D and production facilities span five continents and our people are united by their passion for creating sustainable solutions.

For further information, please contact Jon Bugge at +45 3075 7698 or Nis Hjortskov Jensen at +45 3079 7857. 


12 December 2021 but screening and interviewing will be done on an ongoing basis. 


Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.