Join the International Operations Finance

The International Operations Finance Graduate Programme is a springboard for a life-changing career for talents with a recent master degree. Embark on a 2-year journey of 3 rotations offering a unique chance to bring your knowledge, skills and talent to life in a global business environment. If this appeals to you continue reading, explore the graduate blog and connect with us on Facebook.

This programme will open for application in November 2015

Application for this programme ended 1 February 2015. Read about the selection process.

This specific programme will open for application again November 2015 (start working from September 2016).

About the programme

The International Operations Finance Graduate Programme for newly graduated master’s students is a 2-year programme. During this time you will explore the company and develop your personal and professional skills through three job rotations. The journey starts in your home country (see list of affiliates and business areas below). The other two rotations will be in either one of the business area headquarters, Region International Operations headquarter (Zurich, Switzerland) or corporate headquarter (Copenhagen, Denmark).

What you will be doing

During the three 8-month rotations you will work full-time and learn the finance skills relevant to the rotation placement. You will also spend a significant amount of your time on key change projects. The rotations are all characterised by a steep learning curve and high expectations will be set for you. The flow and content of the rotations are shaped individually to suit your skills and development needs, while at the same time meeting our business requirements and following our focus areas. Below is an example of how the rotations could be shaped:

Your development opportunities

As an International Operations Finance graduate, you will face diverse challenges, practical on the job training and will be required to acquire a solid business understanding. The actual job areas covered during most rotations will include:

Additional information about Region International Operations

Novo Nordisk’s International Operations encompasses markets outside North America, Europe, Japan, Korea and China. The region represents a large portion of the GDP growth in the world today; however the growth is very unevenly distributed, with countries like Turkey, India, Argentina, Brazil, Algeria and Russia being some of the main growth drivers of this development.

Egyptian affiliate

Novo Nordisk Egypt belongs to Business Areas Gulf, India and Egypt. and is one of the emerging markets with the potential to contribute significantly to the growth aspirations of International Operations.

The Philippian affiliate

With a population of about 100 million people, the Philippines is the 12th most populated country in the world. The incidence of diabetes in the Philippines, especially among children is alarming and a there is a big need for improvement of awareness, treatment rates, and optimal treatment for the more than 8 million Filipinos expected to suffer from diabetes by 2030. 15 years from now the Philippines is expected to be in the world’s top 10 countries with the most people with diabetes.

Read the job description and apply no later than 1 February 2015 - and start your career 1 September 2015.

Have you got what it takes?

To join the International Operations Finance graduate programme you must hold a master's degree in a relevant subject, for example within finance, economics or business administration. You have an outstanding academic record and came out top of your class. Only recently graduated, you have no more than 1 year of work experience and you have an excellent level of both spoken and written English.

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