CDC Team Manager - Talent Pipeline

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, PL


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Do you have what it takes to be our new People Manager at Novo Nordisk? We're seeking a high-performing executive to lead our clinical trial activities in an international environment. Warsaw is the preferred location for this role, but we're open to other locations in Poland. Apply now!

The Position
As People Manager, you'll maintain a competent clinical team for assigned trials by providing feedback, coaching, and training. You'll monitor team needs to meet business objectives and help recruit new team members. Your direct reports are CTAs/CRAs/Trial Managers/Specialists in CDC Poland countries. While focusing on people management, you'll also maintain top-notch trial execution and represent Novo Nordisk externally and internally.


Our ideal candidate is a strategic, natural people leader with great planning and execution skills. You must be able to coach your colleagues and share knowledge, with excellent negotiation, communication, and presentation skills to drive change in a dynamic environment. Proven problem-solving and decision-making capabilities are essential. We expect you to have:

  • At least 1 year of experience in people management
  • At least 3 years of experience in clinical trials
  • Prior experience in the role of CRA/CTA/Trial Manager
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Master's degree in Life Sciences or an equivalent field.


About the department
CDC Poland is part of Region South East Europe, Middle East and Africa (SEEMEA) and is a new set-up of clinical organization in Novo Nordisk Poland, covering a group of 16 countries including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Poland. CDC Poland is responsible for conducting clinical trials across this group of countries, providing clinical trial management and administration support to adjacent Affiliates. CDC Poland is currently responsible for approximately 20% of global patients in Novo Nordisk clinical trials.


Working at Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear, and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 50,000 employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.


For further information please apply your CV via the online recruitment system. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


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.