Global Business Graduate Programme

Global Business Graduate Programme

Looking for a life-changing career within Global Business, Marketing, HR & Market Access? Then look no further!

In 2021 we are offering a range of opportunities across our Global Business functions as well International Operations (IO) which are located in our affiliate offices around the world. Scroll through to learn more about each programme and find the one that's right for you.

So, what's the difference between Global and International Operations (IO)?

While all of our programmes offer the chance to explore the world and be stationed in new and interesting places, our Global positions keep a focus on operations in our HQ in Denmark while IO positions offer graduates the opportunity to return to our affiliate offices in their home countries once their rotations end. Our IO positions also have specific requirements for the countries in which they're based while Global positions are open to any and all nationalities. 

Global Business, Marketing & Market Access

Global Business

The Global Business Graduate Programme has been designed to develop the next generation of key people in our business functions and give graduates the opportunity to make a difference to the millions of people who rely on our products. 

Working with global business processes in Novo Nordisk can happen through a wide range of different and exciting roles and within a number of diverse teams and functions – but no matter what, you will work with people who all share the same commitment to excellence and to drive the continued success of the company.

We offer 4 jobs opportunities in the Global Business Graduate Programme in 2021. Read more about the programme and submit your application click here.

Global Marketing

The Global Marketing Graduate Programme has been designed to develop the next generation of key people in our commercial functions and give you hands-on experience with global and local pharmaceutical marketing and sales challenges as well as product pre-launch, launch and life-cycle processes. 

When you join global marketing at Novo Nordisk, you will contribute to a line of business that’s integral to driving strategy within our organisation – one that’s been entrusted to educate our customers and physicians about our life-changing products.

Global marketing provides early business input to discovery projects and prepares long-term marketing strategies. We also prepare the markets for product launches and ensure optimal execution of marketing strategies locally. We are responsible for managing our global key opinion leader relationships successfully.

Sound like the right spot for you? Read more about the position and our hiring criteria here. When you're ready you can also submit your application in the same place. 

In 2021 we will be offering 2 positions in the Global Marketing Graduate Programme. 

Global Market Access

Looking for a life-changing career with market access? Join the Global Market Access Graduate Programme! This programme has been developed to incubate the next generation of market access leaders and provide graduates with the opportunity to be a part of the next wave of pharmaceutical marketing.

Working with global market access in Novo Nordisk, you will contribute to ensuring that patients have access to our life-changing medicines on terms that are sustainable both for the company and for society.

Market access at Novo Nordisk is fully integrated across the value chain from early pipeline and launch assets, while our regional and country level colleagues drive access activities for in-market brands.

The Global Market Access Graduate Programme has been designed to develop top talents to become future leaders and specialists within this area.

There are 3 positions available for 2021. To read more about the specifics of this position and submit your application click here. 

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This is what our current graduates have to say about their experiences in the Global Marketing and Global Market Access programmes

IO Business and P&O

IO Business

Novo Nordisk International Operations encompasses markets in Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania and Latin America. Employees working within business in Novo Nordisk have a wide range of roles and responsibilities – but all share the same commitment to excellence and to drive continued success of Novo Nordisk.

During the 2-year programme you will undertake rotations in your home country, in our corporate or regional headquarters in Denmark and Zurich, and in one of our business regions or global affiliates. You will work as a fully-fledged member of the team and learn competencies relevant to the rotation.

The programme has been designed to develop the next generation of business leaders and will give you the opportunity to make a difference to the millions of people who rely on our products.

We offer 8 jobs opportunities IO Business Graduate Programme in 2021. We are looking for talents from one of these below countries that would like to pursue a career in their home country after their graduate journey:

IO People & Organisation (P&O)

Looking for a life-changing career within human resources? Then look no further! The 2-year graduate programme will give you a broad range of invaluable skills and experience in international HR practices as you work your way across different business areas and countries. 

During the programme you will undertake rotations in your home country, in our corporate or regional headquarters in Denmark and Zurich, and in one of our business regions or global affiliates. You will work as a fully-fledged member of the team and learn competencies relevant to the rotation.

You will also receive training and gain knowledge and invaluable international experience leading to both professional and personal development. We'll help you develop your core skills within areas such as HR management, talent attraction, succession management, organizational development, HR metrics or internal communication.

The 2-year graduate programme in Turkey and Italy, will give you a broad range of invaluable skills and experience in international HR practices as you work your way across different business areas and countries. The programme has been designed to develop the next generation of HR leaders and give you the opportunity to make a difference to the millions of people who rely on our products.

We offer 2 jobs opportunities for IO People & Organisation Graduate Programme in 2021. We are looking for talents from Turkey or Italy that would like to pursue a career in their home country after their graduate journey:

If this is the right programme for you then click on your country above to learn more about the specific criteria for candidates and to submit your application when you're ready. 

Learn directly from some current graduates about what makes the IO programmes special