Medical, Regulatory and Safety Graduate: Kick-start your global career!

Novo Nordisk A/S

Abroad (other)
Greater Copenhagen


General Management and Administration


Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK

Looking for a life-changing and rewarding career within research and development? Join the Medical, Regulatory and Safety graduate programme!

The programme has been designed to develop the next generation of drug development leaders and will give you the opportunity to make a difference to the millions of people who rely on our products.

About the Medical, Regulatory and Safety graduate programme
When you join the Medical, Regulatory and Safety departments at Novo Nordisk, you’ll contribute to a line of business that’s integral to driving drug development within our organization. It will give you comprehensive knowledge of three key departments in the drug development value chain: Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs and Safety.

The programme brings you through the regulatory approval process for our multi-billion dollar products in Regulatory Affairs, the management of external key opinion leader relationships in Medical Affairs, and the Safety department's monitoring of side effects worldwide. You will get to know the drug development process from multiple stakeholder angles, enabling you to find several areas where your competencies and interests coincide. This is a great opportunity for future R&D 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.

The position
During the 2-year programme you will undertake three challenging and exciting international rotations of 8-months duration. Two rotations will be at our headquarter in Denmark and one in our global affiliates, for example Brazil, the United States, Dubai, and Switzerland. 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 R&D organisation realises its vision of achieving and sustaining best in class medicine to make a difference for patients.

During the Medical, Regulatory and Safety 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, clinical trials, pharmacovigilance, stakeholder engagement, educational material creation and developing publication plans. You will work closely with other departments in Novo Nordisk to ensure that issues are covered in their projects; and improving regulatory processes and pharmacovigilance even further.

Working at Novo Nordisk
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.

Joining Novo Nordisk should appeal to you not just because we respect and value our employees, but also because of what we do to change the lives of millions of people around the world. To work here you need to be highly ambitious, have a team player mind-set and enjoy working in a global and culturally-diverse organisation.

To apply for the Medical, Regulatory and Safety graduate programme, you must have:

  • A relevant master’s degree from 2019 or 2020 in a natural science, for example within pharmacy, chemical engineering, biology, biotechnology, medicine or a related field, and above average academic achievements
  • International experience, for example from studying a full semester abroad, working or volunteering
  • Relevant work experience or extracurricular activities obtained next to your studies
  • International outlook and ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Team-player, excellent communication skills, high drive and an eagerness to learn
  • Professional fluency in English and globally mobile

If you meet the criteria and are interested in joining the programme, we look forward to seeing your application no later than 8 January 2020 GMT+1.

Be sure to read below details on the application process.

Click here to learn more about our other graduate programmes. For further information about the Medical, Regulatory and Safety graduate programme, please contact Karina Kokholm, +45 3079 8101.

You can chat with some of our current graduates Thursdays until 19 December 2019 and on 6, 7 and 8 January 2020.

Important: Prepare this before you apply
Before you click the “apply now” button please ensure you have prepared your CV and latest transcript.

In addition to uploading your CV and grade transcript, once you apply will be asked to answer questions about your motivation as well as the programme-specific question; Please describe a situation where you have had to influence others to solve a challenging problem. Please describe the problem, your actions, the impact and your learnings from the experience.

Lastly, you will be asked to record a 1-minute video sharing with us how you will ensure that you will get the most out of and succeed in the MARS graduate programme track?

Click here to learn more about the application process!

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Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronical diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.

Application deadline 08 January 2020
Please specify in your application, that you've found this ad in Akademikernes Jobbank

Abroad (other)
Greater Copenhagen
Chemistry, Biotech & Material Sciences
Marketing & Business
Medicine & Health
Natural Sciences
Medico & Health Services
Natural Sciences
Research & Development

Novo Nordisk A/S at a glance

Novo Nordisk A/S
Novo Nordisk A/S
Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions: haemophilia, growth disorders and obesity.

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