Clinical Project Lead for Novo Nordisk

Novo Allé, Bagsværd, Danmark
Ansøgningfrist: 28/04/2023
  • Reference: 144213
  • Job type: RecruitmentProject

An experienced Clinical Project Lead role that is responsible for overseeing highly critical and big-scale global clinical trials end-to-end. The role will collaborate with strong experts through all trial stages and will excel in a lead role that supports the development of products that can make a true difference for people with diseases worldwide.

We urge you to continue reading if you find this role matches your ambition of making a difference. You will join an organization where great investments are being made in developing ground-breaking products within, among other disease areas, Obesity & NASH, and where you will be supported by the best within their areas of expertise.

You will work in Clinical Operations, part of Clinical Drug Development for Obesity & NASH. In the role, you will have more than 60 colleagues in various roles that execute clinical trials through phases 1-3 in more than 50 countries and across 4.300 sites. The pipeline is extensive and exciting, and Novo Nordisk manages all parts of the clinical trials.

The Role

As Clinical Project Lead, you will take a leading role and manage up to 3 global clinical trials at a time. You will assume end-to-end accountability for the trials (planning, execution, and completion) and ensure they are executed according to scope, budgets, and timeline.

You will continuously drive trials forward while ensuring that all cross-functional stakeholders communicate, coordinate, and cooperate according to plan. Towards the stakeholders, you will maintain open, clear communication about goals and progress in the study groups, where you will provide leadership and motivation, delegate tasks and drive people forward.

Your success indicators will include:

  • Impeccable trial planning
  • Budget accountability
  • Identification of and resolving issues and obstacles to meet timelines
  • Excellence in facilitating team collaboration and efficiencies
  • Balance between having a helicopter view and diving deep into details

The role will be based in Denmark and have a global scope. Therefore, it will be important that you are comfortable building relationships across borders with colleagues from different cultures. Most likely, you will experience not being the best in everything, and hopefully, you will enjoy that you can rely on others to support you in executing successful trials.

The Profile

We expect you to be a high performer that is an excellent communicator and motivator – someone who can make high-level presentations and negotiations. Whilst providing direction and leadership, you are also a true team player. In your stakeholder management, you present yourself with confidence and openness, always looking for solutions that benefit all parties and position Novo Nordisk as an attractive collaborator.

Professionally, you can contribute with similar and relevant experience that you have acquired from other international pharmaceutical organizations:

  • In-depth knowledge about clinical trial methodology and personal views on how to best execute trials – strong in project management
  • Nurse or M.Sc. in Natural Science with solid experience in executing and project managing global clinical trials, where you have acted as lead
  • Experience working in an HQ environment and from an international perspective
  • Knowledge of clinical IT systems
  • Fluent in English

About Clinical Drug Development (CDD) 

Clinical Drug Development activities, with more than 650 people, are anchored in the Development organization and play a vital part in Novo Nordisk’s ambitious drug development program. Novo Nordisk plans and executes global clinical trials to produce the high-quality data documentation required to turn the pipeline of exciting new medicines into marketable products. There are 5 key project areas: GLP-1 Diabetes, Other serious Chronic Diseases & Outcomes, Rare Diseases, Insulin & Devices, and Obesity & Nash.

Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is the world leader in diabetes care and a major player in obesity treatment, hemostasis management, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. The development and production facilities span five continents, and the people are united by their passion for creating sustainable solutions.

For more information

To know more, please call Anja Giovanna Clemmensen from Hudson Nordic at ph. +45 50170579. Hudson Nordic supports Novo Nordisk in the selection. To apply, please click on the top left side of the page.

For applicants outside of Denmark, please note that Novo Nordisk will sponsor a relocation and assist in getting settled in Denmark.

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Commitment to diversity and inclusion

At Hudson Nordic we support equal opportunities for everyone and support the prohibition of discrimination based on race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Therefore, we encourage all interested candidates, regardless of background, to apply for this position.