Procurement Professional


Are you seeking new and exciting career opportunities? Do you want to play a significant role in the expansion of Novo Nordisk capacity and success, from a procurement perspective? Then you might be one of our new Procurement Professionals, join the team!

The position
The Finance & Procurement team is responsible for driving the procurement agendas at the site in close collaboration with the management team. The team is focusing on standardization and the utilization of best practices.

The responsibilities in this role are:
  • Act as a procurement specialist on IFP HI Procurement, supporting line of business in their requirement for consumables (indirect purchases) or spare parts for maintenance and more.
  • Approve and challenge purchase requests from line of business to achieve competitive sourcing targets, while managing supplier relationships, including monitoring supplier performance, resolving issues, and maintaining a positive relationship with suppliers.
  • Contribute to the overview of all IFP HI locally signed contracts/agreements and ensure compliance with Novo Nordisk Procurement for Manufacturing (PfM) rules.
  • Managing the procurement process from end-to-end, including issuing purchase orders, tracking deliveries, and processing invoices
  • Negotiating contracts and terms with suppliers to ensure the best possible price and delivery terms, plus build positive relationships with internal stakeholders and external vendors.

  • Some of our more operational tasks such as creation of purchase orders and supplier follow up are handled by colleagues in India, and you will therefore collaborate with them.

    To succeed in this role, you possess:
  • A master's degree in business administration or a bachelor's degree combined with relevant experience from procurement, supply chain management, project management or similar.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Proficiency in the MS Office Suite.
  • Strong analytical skills based on a data driven approach.
  • Strong planning skills to create forecasts, calculate order quantities to prevent production stockouts.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement/management skills.
  • You have confidence and ability to obtain, analyse data and create business cases.
  • Experience with ERP Systems (SAP ECC), BSM systems (Coupa), Tableau, PowerBI, is desirable.
  • Experience within GMP pharmaceutical production processes and business is desirable.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

  • Furthermore, as an individual you are expected to be:
  • A highly driven and curious professional always on the outlook to improve or expand your knowledge.
  • Structured, organized and have an analytical mind-set that enables you to conclude fast and efficiently.
  • Possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Result-oriented and focused on deliveries of high quality at the right time.
  • Focused on continuous improvement of processes and systems is an inherent part of your working style.
  • Ability to create processes to implement new initiatives while maintaining compliance.

  • About the department
    Injectable Finished Products (IFP) in Novo Nordisk is seeking 2 Procurement Professionals to IFP site Hillerød (IFP HI). IFP represents a global part of the Novo Nordisk organization, with factories in Denmark, China, Brazil, France, and USA. The factory is a growing organization of around 1,100 people with on-going plans for expansions. This is an opportunity to join our Finance & Procurement team.

    The Finance & Procurement team is anchored in IFP HI, Business Support. We are responsible for maintaining and developing the site’s procurement process.
    You will join a diverse and high-performing team of 12 colleagues with unique experience levels and cultural backgrounds. We have an informal working environment, where we work together and support each other, but most important we have fun and value a good sense of humor. Working at Novo Nordisk
    At Novo Nordisk, it is your abilities, your commitment, and your ambitions that help us improve the lives of many patients. In return, we offer you the opportunity to work with exceptionally talented colleagues, along with a wide range of opportunities for professional and personal development. Contact
    For further information please contact Associate Manager, Dennis Thorvardarson at +45 3448 9552.

    19 June 2024.

    Please note that applications are screened on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV. To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV. 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.

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