International Trial Manager for Biopharm Trial Operations


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  • Clinical Development
  • Denmark - Søborg

Do you want to be part of a dynamic team that drives the clinical trial activities in the Biopharm area? Then we may have the right job for you.

We currently have an open position as International Trial Manager and we are looking for a new colleague with passion for and experience within clinical trial management to join us.

In Global Development, we are responsible for managing clinical drug development worldwide from early development phases to product introduction. We ensure medical and scientific documentation for clinical submissions and authorities while ensuring that the process lives up to uniform global standards, regulations and business ethics. We work in Global Project teams, with focus on delivering viable products that make a difference to patients and ultimately benefit society.

About the department
In Biopharm Trial Operations, we are approximately 75 highly skilled and ambitious employees. We are responsible for the planning, execution and finalisation of clinical trial activities in phase 2-4 within our Biopharm portfolio. You will be part of a team of a Clinical Project Manager, International Trial Managers and Clinical Trial Administrators.

We collaborate with external vendors, internal stakeholders and our colleagues in the Novo Nordisk affiliates worldwide.

We value an open, trust-based and creative working environment, great team spirit and a high quality mind-set. Our working environment is characterised by interesting and demanding assignments and continuous professional development opportunities.

The position
As an International Trial Manager, you will be responsible for timely planning, execution and finalisation of clinical trials using your operational and therapeutic experience. You will be part of the International Study Group and ensure coordination of trial management activities in a proactive way through clear communication and teamwork skills. Organising and executing team meetings as well as planning, preparing and presenting at Global Investigator and Monitor Meetings are also part of your responsibility.

You can take leadership and are able to ensure progress of trial activities within given timelines and in accordance with the trial budget prepared by you.

You have a structured and analytical approach as well as a high quality mind-set when developing trial documents such as protocols, monitoring guidelines, recruitment and retention strategies, risk management plans and communication plans etc.

You sense the importance of details when setting up a trial and providing input to clinical IT systems. At the same time, you are able to digest complex data output and evaluate the level of data quality during a trial.

You hold a university degree in Natural Science or equivalent with experience in trial management as well as clinical trial methodology. You have solid project management/leadership skills and work in an independent manner. You must have the drive and focus to meet challenging deadlines and know how to prioritise between different tasks in a dynamic environment. You are a dedicated team player with a high degree of flexibility and cross-cultural awareness who inspires trust amongst colleagues and partners. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.

Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, your skills, dedication and ambition help us change lives for the better. In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talent and benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development.

For further information, please contact Merete Rasmussen at +45 3075 1891.

1 November 2017.