Join the R&D Regulatory Affairs
Graduate Programme

Looking for a life-changing career within R&D Regulatory Affairs? Then look no further. The 2-year Regulatory Affairs graduate programme will give you comprehensive knowledge of Regulatory Affairs, the regulatory work within Novo Nordisk, and the drug development process, enabling you to find the niche where your competencies and interests coincide. This is a great opportunity for future regulatory leaders to gain international experience in a world-leading company where you can make a real difference to the millions of people who rely on our products.

Are you one of tomorrow's key people? Use your master's or PhD degree to kick-start your career with us.

What’s it about?

In Novo Nordisk, Regulatory Affairs secure the approval of new multi-billion dollar products and drug indications, making it possible for the company to bring innovative products to patients. We stand at the centre of project planning and execution from the earliest stages of drug development all the way through life cycle management. The Regulatory Affairs graduate programme has been designed to develop top talents into becoming future leaders within this area.

During the 2-year programme you will undertake rotations at our headquarter in Denmark and in one of our global affiliates. You will work as a fully-fledged member of the team, with responsibilities for one or more projects, and play an instrumental role in ensuring that the Novo Nordisk Regulatory Affairs organisation realises its vision of achieving and sustaining best in class approvals to make a difference for patients.

What’s in it for me?

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 Regulatory Affairs 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 developing and submitting marketing applications for new products, product changes, and clinical trials; working closely with other areas in Novo Nordisk to ensure that regulatory issues are covered in their projects; and improving regulatory processes even further.

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 Regulatory Affairs 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 or elsewhere in our global organisation.

Am I qualified?

The application deadline for a position as a Regulatory Affairs Graduate starting in 2019 has passed. Stay tuned for updates on the recruitment process for graduate positions in 2020, where you must have:

  • A master’s degree or PhD from 2019 or 2020 in a natural science, for example within pharmacy, chemical engineering, biology, biotechnology or a related field
  • A minimum of 6 months international experience from working, studying, or voluntary work
  • Relevant work experience (no more than 1 year), or voluntary experience
  • Above average academic achievements
  • Professional fluency in English



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