Looking for a life-changing career within Finance or Procurement? Then look no further!

We have 3 different tracks within Finance & Procurement:

  • Global Finance
  • Global Procurement
  • International Operations (IO) Finance

Scroll through to learn more about each programme and find the one that's right for you.

The full-time position as a Global Finance Graduate provides you with the opportunity to experience 4 exciting jobs in just 2 years. You will work in various finance functions across our global value chain from R&D to sales - ensuring a strong financial toolbox, including knowledge of digital tools, and a holistic understanding of Novo Nordisk and the pharmaceutical industry.

An example of a Global Finance graduate’s journey could look like this:

1. R&D Finance, HQ: Finance partnering supporting the management of investments in our future product pipeline

2. Novo Nordisk Management Consulting, HQ: Building on the project management toolbox, working with projects across the value chain and learning from colleagues with top-tier consulting background

3. Novo Nordisk, Inc., US: Forecasting sales and analysing the market dynamics in the biggest market

4. Strategic Finance, HQ: Supporting senior management with key strategic projects and financial modelling in connection to our business development activities 

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

Throughout the programme you will gain hands-on experience with transforming data into business insights, communicating recommendations and creating measurable business impact. You will work with senior managers and build an international network of colleagues, establishing yourself as one of tomorrow’s key finance leaders at Novo Nordisk.

As you embark on your life-changing career in Novo Nordisk, we will provide you with:

  • Accelerated personal and professional development through 1-on-1 sparring with a senior mentor assigned to you from day 1 and an extensive, custom-built training programme
  • International experience by working abroad for 6 months in one of our many affiliates or regional offices (e.g. USA, Colombia, Malaysia, a European capital or one of many other options)
  • A unique graduate community spanning across programmes filled with social activities and inspiring colleagues to spare with and learn from.

For the positions starting in September 2022, we were looking for candidates with:

  • A recent master’s degree in a relevant subject, for example Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting or Management Accounting with strong academic achievements
  • Relevant work experience or extracurricular activities
  • International experience from working, studying or volunteering
  • An international mind-set with an ability to adapt quickly to change and to relocate internationally as part of the programme
  • Professional fluency in English

In Novo Nordisk, Global Procurement is responsible for sourcing and purchasing billions of services and materials across the business.  Our responsibilities include establishing and anchoring supplier strategies, negotiating contracts, identifying sourcing needs, driving the sourcing and procurement process, managing stakeholder and supplier relationships.

In addition, Global Procurement supports the organisation by prioritising key business activities and strategies  to achieve the highest potential total supply chain value while taking quality, risks, savings, environmental and social aspects into consideration. Consequently, Global Procurement is one of the main drivers of Novo Nordisk’s Circular for Zero strategy and largely contributes to the aspiration to have zero environmental impact.

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

During the 2-year programme, you will undertake three rotations of eight months each: You will work in different departments (direct and indirect spend) in our corporate headquarters in Denmark. In addition, you will have 1-2 international rotations, where you will  support one of our affiliates or production sites located around the globe.

Moreover, throughout the two years, you will receive formal training and gain knowledge and invaluable international experience leading to both professional and personal development.  For instance, you will develop core skills in areas such as supply strategy, contract negotiation, financial planning, procurement systems, change management, project management etc.

For the positions starting in September 2022, we were looking for candidates with:

  • A recent and relevant master’s degree in a relevant field, for example within supply chain management, finance, economics or engineering with strong academic achievements
  • International experience either from studies abroad or internships
  • Relevant work experience from internships, student jobs, or extracurricular activities obtained next to your studies, e.g. within supply chain management, procurement, sourcing, or operations management
  •  International mindset and ability to quickly adapt to change
  •  Team-player attitude, excellent communication skills, high drive and an eagerness to learn
  • Global mobility and professional fluency in English

We offer job opportunities in Novo Nordisk’ International operations in Denmark, Poland, Turkey, South Korea, Japan, China, Australia and Brazil.

During the 2-year programme, you will undertake three challenging and exciting rotations of 8-months duration, both in our regional headquarters, business areas and in one of our global affiliates.

In Novo Nordisk, Finance focuses on driving competitive value creation with a strong performance culture and focus on feedback.

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

During the International Operations Finance Gradate Programme, you will receive formal 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 financial planning, analysis and controlling, process management and management reporting.

You will accelerate your personal and professional development through 1-on-1 sparring with a senior mentor assigned to you from day 1 and an extensive, custom-built training programme

You will have the opportunity to work with senior managers and build an international network of world-class colleagues, establishing yourself as one of tomorrow’s key people in finance at Novo Nordisk.

We’ve designed the IO Finance Graduate Programme, so that, following its successful completion, you will be equipped with the necessary skills and experiences to become an integral part of our company with a permanent position in one of our Global offices around the world.  

For the positions starting in September 2022, we were looking for candidates with:

  • A recent and relevant master’s degree, for example Finance, Economics or Engineering, with strong academic achievements
  •  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, excellent communication skills, high drive and an eagerness to learn
  • Globally mobile and professional fluency in English