Category Management Internship in Strategic Sourcing

Novo Nordisk A/S

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Are you studying for your master’s degree in in economics and business administration? Then you might be the new intern we are looking for in sourcing and supplier development.

About the department

You get the opportunity to join a dynamic, international, and high performing team of Finished Products in Bagsværd, Denmark. In close collaboration with our key internal stakeholders in Purchasing, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Development, international sites, etc., we develop and execute on sourcing strategies, supplier relationship development, market insights, and contract management to improve performance on delivery, quality, cost, as well as on social and environmental parameters.

The position

You will support category managers in day-to-day business processes and tasks including preparation for key supplier meetings, market risk analysis, etc. You will get responsibility for independent back-office tasks related to our processes and you will take part in improving our processes. You will also have a chance to participate in supplier meetings and negotiations as well as meetings with our internal stakeholders.

•Internship period: The internship position is a full-time position for 6 months.
•Start date: 14 August 2017
•A Danish full time work permit is required


We are looking for an intern who is passionate about sourcing and supplier development. You are currently studying on your master’s degree in economics and business administration e.g. supply chain management, international business or other relevant fields. General knowledge of supply chain and business relationships is preferred. We expect candidates to be analytical and highly skilled MS Excel users. Fluency in both oral and written English and excellent interpersonal skills are required.

You are an outgoing person with a strong personal drive and dedication. You have professional and personal impact that is reflected in your desire to take initiative. In addition, you thrive in a busy environment and bring a can-do attitude and a healthy sense of humour to your work, even when the pressure is on. Finally, you must have strong work ethic and willingness to take responsibility for your own learning.

Students in their first or second year of their master studies.

Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk we use our skills, dedication, and ambition to help people with diabetes and change their lives. By working with us you will have the opportunity to do the same in a global business environment.


For further information, please contact Morten Brandstrup at +45 3079 7303.


1 June 2017.

Please note that applications will be reviewed continuously and interviews will be planned as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.

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