Join the R&D Regulatory Affairs Graduate Programme

The Regulatory Affairs Programme, based at our company headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark, is a 2-year journey of three rotations. It is open to applicants from all over the world who have recently acquired a master’s degree in a natural science, for example within pharmacy, chemical engineering, biology, biotechnology or a related field. This is a great opportunity for future regulatory leaders to gain international experience in a world-leading company. Read the blog to find out how our current graduates are getting on.

About the programme

The Regulatory Affairs Graduate Programme is designed to provide you with comprehensive knowledge of our regulatory work, enabling you to find the niche where your competencies and interests coincide.

What will you be doing

During the three 8-month rotations you will work full-time and learn the regulatory 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 addressing our focus areas. Below is an example of how the rotations could be shaped:

Meet Programme Manager Jakob Wolter

Your development opportunities

As a Regulatory Affairs Graduate you will have an instrumental role in ensuring that the Novo Nordisk Regulatory Affairs organisation achieves our vision of being the best regulatory operation in the pharmaceutical industry. From day one you will be given responsibilities and your work will be with one or more projects.

Working within Regulatory Affairs

In Novo Nordisk, Regulatory Affairs secure the approval of new multi-billion dollar products and drug indications that will pave the way to use existing products in new ways. We stand at the centre of project planning and execution from the earliest stages of drug development all the way through life cycle management. It is Regulatory Affairs’ responsibility to obtain the authority approvals that make it possible for Novo Nordisk to bring our products to patients and this programme could be your pathway to a key role in that process.

Have you got what it takes?

To join the Regulatory Affairs graduate programme you must have a master's degree in a natural science, for example within pharmacy, chemical engineering, biology, biotechnology or a related field and have no more than 2 years of work experience since finishing your studies.

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