Johannesburg, South Africa
Legal, Compliance and Audit
Legal & Compliance
Are you ready to make the next step in your professional development in a globally expanding company? Join Novo Nordisk as a Legal & Compliance Intern and get a life-changing career!
This role is based in South Africa and directly reports to the Director of Director Legal & Compliance.
About the department
Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, hemophilia, growth disorders, and other serious chronic diseases. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs over 45,000 people in 80 countries and markets its products in more than 169 countries.
In our collaboration with the full value chain of Novo Nordisk, Legal and Compliance department strives to safeguard Novo Nordisk South Africa operations, mitigate any risks and ensure our continuous license to operate. We co-drive ambitious business performance and ensure compliance with all the laws and regulations.
As Legal & Compliance Intern, you will be responsible to ensure the execution of the functional strategic plans created by the functional Director that drive short, medium, and long-term expansion and development of Novo Nordisk.
Position’s key accountabilities
You have a minimum bachelor’s degree level law degree or compliance degree and you have excellent command over both written and spoken English. Relevant business background is an advantage.
In addition, the candidate should also have business knowledge within the following areas:
Working at Novo Nordisk
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 in 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 the communities we operate in.
We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. We are happy to discuss flexible working, depending on the role and subject to business needs.
To submit your application, please upload your CV and motivational letter online (click on Apply and follow the instructions). Internal candidates are kindly requested to inform their Line Manager before applying.
26 January 2022
Millions rely on us
At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive change. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees to change the lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. Together, we go further. Together, we are life-changing.