Looking for a life-changing career within Legal & Compliance? Then look no further!

Legal & Compliance will be hiring Graduates starting in September 2025:

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In Novo Nordisk, the Legal & Compliance organisation is responsible for ensuring that we never compromise on business ethics. This commitment is part of our Novo Nordisk Way and our ambition to be a sustainable business. Our responsibilities include fostering and strengthening a culture of ethics, compliance, and accountability, managing risks and providing clear guidance on external and internal requirements, delivering tools and processes to minimize complexity and optimise the business to ultimately safeguard Novo Nordisk and our license to operate to the benefit of our patients.

About the Global Legal & Compliance Graduate Programme

Fast-track to success! This full-time position offers you the chance to experience three exciting jobs in just two years. You will work in various legal and compliance functions across Novo Nordisk, with the opportunity of a fast-learning track in different areas and geographic locations, focusing on personal and professional development (mentorship) & long-term career, to obtain a holistic view on the company.

As you’ll be working towards an ambitious career, we will provide you with:

  • Accelerated personal and professional development through one-on-one sparring with a senior mentor assigned to you from day one and an extensive, custom-built training programme
  • International experience by working abroad for eight months in one of our affiliates (e.g. USA, Denmark, Dubai, Sao Paolo or one of many other options)
  • Broad and international network of colleagues, chance to work with senior stakeholders and exposure to senior management

As a world leader in diabetes care, working at Novo Nordisk allows you the opportunity to make a significant difference to patients and society, while also providing you with the ability to deliver exciting results from a business perspective in a global pharmaceutical company.

As part of three rotations both at the global headquarters in Denmark and abroad you will be involved in a variety of tasks and will be offered an accelerated career development, with major learnings in the following areas:

1.       Legal & Compliance in Pharma: acquiring international pharma industry experience with strong exposure to legal & compliance and other business functions

2.       Digital process and capabilities: driving digitalization, simplification and automation of processes, using technology to improve efficiency

3.       Risk Management: gaining risk assessment and methodology experience

For positions starting in September 2025, we are looking for candidates with:

  • A recent Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as law, business administration, political science or public health studies, with excellent academic records
  • International experience from working, studying, or volunteering
  • Relevant work experience from internships, student jobs, or similar activities obtained next to your studies, e.g., extracurricular activities
  • International mindset and ability to quickly adapt to change
  • Team-player attitude, excellent communication skills, high drive and eagerness to learn
  • Professional fluency in English and global mobility
  • Compliance or legal background and related experience is a plus