Clinical Operations - Talent Pipeline

Job description

Job description


Ørestad, Denmark

Job category

Clinical Development


Would you like to join a team that plays a crucial role in the ambitious drug development programmes at Novo Nordisk? Are you a dedicated clinical professional who enjoys clinical trials implementation and execution, within a dynamic and multicultural work environment?


 Then register your interest for one of our Clinical Development Centres (CDCs) in Northwestern Europe.

The Clinical Development Centres (CDCs)

Our Clinical Development Centres (CDCs) are the backbone in clinical trials and have the benefits of strengthened partnerships and launches. We conduct clinical trials in more than 50 countries around the world, in close collaboration with our affiliates, regions and global teams.  In the region North-West Europe our clinical teams’ capabilities are currently evolving as we are entering new therapy areas and broadening our portfolio of the clinical trials.


Join us at our newly established Clinical Development Centres (CDCs) in the Netherlands and France or embark on the expansion journey of our historical ones in Denmark, United Kingdom, Spain, and make a real impact. Apply now and become part of a project-centric organisation dedicated to improving the lives of millions. 


Pioneer medical innovations with us!


We want to create breakthroughs in the world of medicine. Again! That’s why we need you: a professional with the expertise and mindset to help us pioneer medical innovation. We have already succeeded in developing revolutionary therapies for, amongst others, diabetes and obesity. Now we have ventured into new therapeutic areas like cardiovascular, hepatology, Alzheimer’s and nephrology. With our century-long experience, significant investments, and long-term commitment, we aim to defeat and ultimately cure these serious chronic diseases.

Drive change with us in one of main roles available at our CDCs:


  •  Trial Manager: As a CDC Trial Manager, you will use your project management skills to drive clinical trials in the Country forward, making sure they are in accordance with the protocol, company policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Country legislation and ICH GCP requirements. You will be responsible for all the aspects of the clinical trials within the CDC project team of CRAs and CTAs, including strategy, country budget, recruitment, retention, risk analysis and management, database lock (DBL) and archiving.   You will support the CRAs in managing sites, solve site issues as well as maintaining good site relations.


  • Clinical Quality & Training Manager: In this position, you will work in line with corporate/regional/ Clinical Development Center (CDC) priorities and Clinical Operation Excellence Manager (COEM), plan and conduct clinical quality assurance and clinical training activities to ensure that Novo Nordisk CDC staff are up to date with training and Novo Nordisk Clinical QMS (Quality Management System) is functioning in compliance with International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH)/ Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and local regulatory requirements in CDC.


  • Clinical Implementation and Innovation Manager: You will lead and coordinate digital and process changes within clinical to maximise operational excellence and business value, in close collaboration with clinical management and clinical operations management across CDC and Region.  You will also build and support business cases for new clinical digital solutions or process improvements which have a clear return on investment and implement appropriate risk mitigation and communication plans to ensure successful adoption in CDC.


  • Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA): As Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA) you will be an essential member of the Clinical Development Centre team supporting the clinical trial planning, execution, and finalisation across the sites by performing administrative tasks.


  • Clinical Research Associate (CRA): In this position, you will oversee the leadership of site management for the selection (if applicable) and initiation of sites as well as conducting and closing activities of the appointed studies in compliance with local regulations, ICH-GCP, Novo Nordisk procedures and protocol requirements to ensure data quality and study subject protection.


You will be a part of our large, resourceful global development team that plays a crucial role in the ambitious drug development programs at Novo Nordisk.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher is essential, preferably in the discipline of Life Sciences, Medicine or Pharmacy.
  • Experience within clinical operations and/or clinical quality and training area, gained in the Pharmaceutical / Healthcare industry.


Working at Novo Nordisk
We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.


Upload your CV to our online career page (click on Apply and follow the instructions).
Until the completion of recruitment.

Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.



At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.