Are you an experienced Project Manager motivated by making a difference and being part of a team of ambitious talents with diverse backgrounds? Then look no further – we are looking for Project Managers and Senior Project Managers who can solve complex problems across Novo Nordisk’s value chain and deliver impact to patients.


The perfect candidate possesses robust leadership abilities, analytical skills, adeptness in engaging with multiple stakeholders, and a demonstrated history of leading strategy consultancies or strategy departments. If you identify with these qualities, don’t hesitate to apply now!


The position

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be co-responsible for:

  • driving projects, including the daily management of the project team typically consisting of 1-4 members.
  • acting as sparring partner on other projects, drive department activities, such as recruiting, and help shape department strategy.

Our team is working on exciting and diverse strategy projects ranging from evaluating new therapeutic areas, developing digital solutions for patients, advancing our sustainability ambition to assessing potential acquisition targets. You will be exposed to different organisational units throughout Novo Nordisk in Denmark and globally, building a strong international network and developing your leadership, methodical and personal skills, guided by our project tools and methodologies. Further, we expect you to take an active role in the continuous development of the department regardless of your role and tenure.



The ideal candidate has:

• A Master’s Degree in economics, business administration, engineering, science, medical, or the like with excellent results

• +4 years of experience in strategy consulting and project management from a well-reputed strategy consultancy or strategy department (professional experience and interview performance will determine whether we hire you as a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager)

• Excellent analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills

• Strong interpersonal skills and motivation to drive change at all levels of the organisation

• The ability to communicate complex information clearly (both verbally and in writing)

• Proven to be ambitious, challenge-seeking and result-oriented


Experience (part/full time) from a management consultancy or a pharmaceutical company is highly regarded but not a prerequisite for this position. We are looking for candidates who can start as soon as possible. However, we also consider candidates with start dates in later in the year.


About the department

Novo Nordisk Consulting is Novo Nordisk’s in-house management consultancy reporting directly to Executive Management. We focus on combining best practices from top-tier strategy consultancies with the strengths of being an internal consultancy to drive a broad range of high-profile projects across the value chain and geographies. Our projects provide exposure to Senior Management for all team members and the unit is recognised as a key talent incubator in Novo Nordisk with a strong track record for exporting talents to management positions across the organisation. We develop our talents by continuously investing in both personal and professional development and strive to offer the same steep learning curve as in top-tier consultancies.

You will join a young, dynamic team of +30 employees mainly with backgrounds from external consulting. Our aspiration is to grow further, which is supported by a strong buy-in from top management.


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, to manufacturing, marketing, and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.



15 April 2024


We will be screening candidates and conducting interviews on an ongoing basis.


To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo to your CV. We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

While not mandatory, we strongly encourage the submission of a cover letter, explaining why you are the ideal candidate to join us.

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.

Application deadline: 15-04-2024 Starting date: Ongoing