Learning & Development Business Partner

Category:  Human Resource Management

Sydney, New South Wales, AU


This exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced L&D Business Partner who is looking for an opportunity to dive in and make an impact.  We work every day to contribute to changing the lives of people with diabetes and other chronic diseases, and your ability to design learning and development programs and workshops with an eye to the resulting improvements in performance and behaviour will be key to your success, and ours.


About us

Novo Nordisk Oceania is a high growth business with an exciting growth trajectory in the coming years. We put patients and people first in our business, and pride ourselves in achieving our goals, that feed into our purpose of improving the lives of the patients within the therapy areas our products treat.


The opportunity

We are moving to brand new modern offices in North Sydney, close to public transport.  This role reports to the Director, People & Organisation for Oceania and will drive the L&D strategy, and work closely with the HR Director as well as the Commercial Leadership, Medical and Marketing Teams.  Predominately delivering programs that underpin our drive for frontline excellence, the role will also be involved in the creation and curation of e-learning and blended learning programs, guiding our leaders toward training and development of their teams, and be an advisor to leaders and HR on talent and development.


Other key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):


  • Development, curation and delivery of impactful development programs – face to face, blended and online learning options – integrating global and regional programs to local needs;
  • Continuous collaboration with key commercial teams (Business Units, Medical etc.) in order to provide guidance and strategy on capability and skill development;
  • Act as a key advisor to people leaders on development options, and source, develop and present options based on identified capability needs;
  • Ensure measurable outcomes are designed for training programs, and presented in an accessible format for key stakeholders (i.e. increase in sales calls, increase in quality of sales calls etc.);
  • Continuous review and improvement of L&D programs;
  • Design and delivery of onboarding and induction processes;
  • Key design and delivery participant for cycle meetings, new product launches and new clinical data / reports;
  • Coordination of onboarding and large-scale training programs, including materials and assessments.


Qualifications & Requirements

To be successful in the role you likely have a degree in psychology, or adult education, with a passion for facilitation and learning, and an obsession with giving people ‘aha’ moments and life-changing insights and development.


We look for people committed to continuous development, and able to connect quickly and warmly with people, but also able to challenge respectfully and push your participants to truly achieve their potential.


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk we recognise 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 the communities we operate in.


We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. We are happy to discuss flexible working, depending on the role and subject to business needs.


We offer a market competitive salary package, annual bonus, 14.25% super and a great working environment.


We look forward to welcoming our successful candidate soon so please apply today!  We’re eagerly reviewing applications as they come in!




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.