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

We offer 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.

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. 

Working with global business 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.

This programme offers rotational opportunities across the organisation in areas such as business development, corporate communication, public affairs, commercial strategy, supply chain and strategic R&D.

During the 2-year programme, you will undertake three challenging and exciting rotations of 8-months duration, both in our corporate headquarters and in one of our global affiliates.  You will gain experience working as a fully-fledged member of the teams and receive leadership and teamwork training and development.

We’ve designed the programme so that following its successful completion, you will be equipped with the skills an experience to become an integral part of our company – typically with an exciting permanent position in our HQ office or elsewhere in our global organisation.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • A recent master’s degree in econometrics, health economics, outcomes research, public health, value communication or a related area of study
  • International experience
  • Relevant work experience or extracurricular activities obtained next to your studies
  • International mind-set and ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Team-player mind-set, excellent communication skills, high drive and an eagerness to learn
  • Professional fluency in English and someone who is globally mobile

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.

During this 2-year programme you will undertake three challenging and exciting rotations of 8-months duration, both in our corporate headquarters in Denmark and in one of our global affiliates.  You will gain experience working as a fully-fledged member of the teams and receive leadership and teamwork training and development.

You will work with senior managers and build an international network of world-class colleagues, establishing yourself as on of tomorrow’s key people within market access at Novo Nordisk.

We’ve designed the program so that following its successful completion, you will be equipped with the skills and experience to become an integral part of our company.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • A recent master’s degree in strategy, economics, management, international business, communication, public affairs, marketing or a similar field of study
  • International experience
  • Relevant work experience or extracurricular activities obtained next to your studies
  • International mind-set and ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Team-player attitude, excellent communication skills, high drive and an eagerness to learn
  • Professional fluency in English and someone who are globally mobile

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.

Together we’re life-changing.  We are a successful global pharmaceutical company and the world leader in diabetes care.  Your skills, dedication and ambition will help us continue to change lives for the better as we grow our business and help millions of people around the world.

You will develop your core skills within areas such as commercial strategy, development and implementation, product positioning and branding, market research and analysis, promotional material and communication.

Following successful completion of the programme, you will be equipped with the skills and experience to become an integral part of the company – typically with an exciting permanent position in our headquarters office or elsewhere in our global organisation.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • A recent master’s degree in marketing, branding, product management, business, communication or a similar field of study
  • International experience
  • Relevant work experience or extracurricular activities obtained next to your studies
  • International mind-set and ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Team-player mind-set, excellent communication skills, high drive and an eagerness to learn
  • Professional fluency in English and someone who is globally mobile

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.

We are a successful global pharmaceutical company and the world leader in diabetes care. Your skills, dedication and ambition will help us continue to change lives for the better as we grow our business and help millions of people around the world.

Working at Novo Nordisk, you can therefore make a significant difference to patients and society while also delivering exciting results from a business perspective.

During the Business graduate program, you will receive training and gain knowledge and invaluable international experience leading to both professional and personal development. You will develop your core skills within areas such as project management, marketing and sales, and finance related projects.

Furthermore, you will work with senior managers and build an international network of world-class colleagues, establishing yourself as one of tomorrow’s key people in business at Novo Nordisk.

We’ve designed the program so that, following its successful completion, you will be equipped with the necessary skills and experience to become a valued and promising part of our company in your home country.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Recent Masters degree
  • Relevant work experience or extracurricular activities obtained next to your studies (max. 1 year after studies)
  • Above average academic achievements
  • Team-player attitude, excellent communication skills, high drive and an eagerness to learn
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • International experience, for example from studying a full semester abroad, working or volunteering

Novo Nordisk International Operations encompasses markets in Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania and Latin America. The company relies on its employees’ competence, commitment and passion to achieve our goal of improving the lives of people with diabetes and other serious chronic conditions.  In human resources we focus on motivation, engaging and developing outstanding employees to support and drive the continued success of the business.

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.

Working at Novo Nordisk, you will receive the opportunity to make a significant difference to patients and society while also delivering exciting results from a business perspective. 

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

Furthermore, you will work with senior managers and build an international network of world-class  colleagues, establishing yourself as one of tomorrow’s key people in human resources at Novo Nordisk.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Recent Masters degree
  • Relevant work experience or extracurricular activities obtained next to your studies (max. 1 year after studies)
  • Above average academic achievements
  • Team-player attitude, excellent communication skills, high drive and an eagerness to learn
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • International experience, for example from studying a full semester abroad, working or volunteering