Join the Pharmaceutical Medicine Programme (PMP)

Are you a medical doctor looking for a challenging career path in a pharmaceutical company? Would you like to be part of highly qualified and ambitious teams in a global setting? Then this is your unique opportunity to apply for a position with 3 job rotations where you can use your medical and scientific knowledge in an inspiring way to create better treatments and care for our patients.

A career opportunity for MD's with 2-5 year's of experience (*)
Offering a broad introduction to the pharmaceutical industry, the PMP aims to develop medical doctors, who have 2-5 years of clinical experience, within various functions where strong medical competencies are needed. Apply here from February 2019. Programme starts September 2019. (*) If you have more than 5 years of experience show you interest for a medical career here.

Explore Novo Nordisk through 3 rotations
The PMP is a two-year programme with five participants accepted onto the programme each year. After successful completion of the programme participants are offered a permanent position within the company. The programme has been the springboard for many medical doctors’ progression to key positions within Novo Nordisk around the world. With a focus on both personal and professional development, and the knowledge and experience you will gain during the time you spend working in three different functions within the company, the PMP could be your first step towards a life-changing career.

At Novo Nordisk I have the opportunity to work with highly intelligent people who are dedicated to their job. The PMP programme lets me focus on getting a profound understanding of the different parts of the organization and the opportunity to evolve both personally and professionally, but also to use my competencies as a medical doctor to contribute to the varied tasks in every day work.

(Sarah Eggert, 1st rotation,
Global Safety)

Professional and personal skills:



  • Medical doctor university degree
  • Passed post-graduate internship
  • 2-5 years of clinical experience (more experience, click here)
  • No prior industry experience

With three rotations over two years, the PMP offers medical doctors a spring board to a life-changing career. 

Apply here from February 2019 (in 2018 we offered 5 positions). Until then sign up for the email job alert and get notified about other MD positions.

What is the PMP?