Looking for a life-changing career within global procurement? Then look no further. The 2-year Global Procurement graduate programme, anchored in Denmark, will give you the opportunity to understand many parts of our core business in addition to comprehensive knowledge of our procurement value chain and finance functions. The programme has been designed to develop the next generation of procurement leaders who will drive business performance and shareholder return while making a difference to the millions of people who rely on our products.
Are you one of tomorrow's key people? Use your master's degree from 2017 or 2018 to kick-start your career with us.
In Novo Nordisk, Global Procurement is responsible for sourcing and purchasing billions worth of services and materials across the business. Our responsibilities include, but are not limited to, establishing and anchoring supplier strategies, negotiating contracts, identifying sourcing needs, driving the sourcing and procurement process, and managing stakeholder and supplier relationships. In addition, Global Procurement supports the organisation by prioritising key business activities with the aim of achieving the highest possible total supply chain value, while taking quality, risks, savings, environmental and social aspects into consideration.
During the 2-year programme you will undertake rotations in our corporate headquarters in Denmark and in our global affiliates or production sites. 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 will therefore have the opportunity to make a significant difference to patients and society while also delivering exciting results from a business perspective.
During the Global Procurement graduate 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 supply strategy, contract negotiation, financial planning, sourcing processes, procurement systems as well as project and change management.
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 Global Procurement at Novo Nordisk.
We’ve designed the programme so that, following its successful completion, you will be equipped with the necessary skills and experience to become an integral part of our company – typically with a permanent position in Denmark, the US or elsewhere in our global organisation.
To apply for the Global Procurement graduate programme, you must have: