Project Manager (two maternity leave cover positions), Medical Science
Are you an expert in Project Management? Are you ambitious and motivated to facilitate impactful national and international initiatives on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cardiometabolic disease? Then this position might be something for you.
You will join our Medical Science area, which is advancing research that enhances knowledge about health, wellbeing, and disease, with the potential to solve serious societal challenges and improve healthcare performance. There are three closely integrated departments within Medical Science that support basic discovery through translation and clinical care.
The two positions are temporary with an expected duration of 10 months. You will mainly work in the departments Translational Medicine and Clinical Medicine. As project manager you will have a key role in developing new strategic initiatives and grants within Medical Science but also related projects like organizing symposia and workshops or facilitating expert groups.
As a Project Manager in Medical Science you will support the development, coordination, assessment, and evaluation of new and existing initiatives. Your key tasks will be to help:
You should expect a diverse portfolio of projects of varying complexity and size. In one of the positions the key project will be to support the development of the new initiative about heart failure and in the other position a key project will be to support the development of new initiatives focused on the interactions of infectious disease and cardiometabolic disease.
Professional and Personal Qualifications
The ideal candidate is a structured and independent person with strong communication and teamwork skills and with at least 5 years of project management experience. You will have experience as a Project Manager / Consultant with large complex projects within health care or life-science.
Furthermore, you are expected to have:
Your colleagues would describe you as:
Working at the Novo Nordisk Foundation
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Application and Information
For more information, please contact Paul Franks, Scientific Director, and Head of Translational Medicine on phone: +45 2063 2350 or Allan Mønsted Hansen, Senior Programme Lead in Clinical Medicine on phone: +45 3067 4855.
Deadline for applying is 31 January 2024. However, we will be conducting interviews on an ongoing basis, so please submit your application and cover letter as soon as possible.
About the Novo Nordisk Foundation
The Novo Nordisk Foundation dates back to 1922, and is an independent Danish foundation with corporate interests. Our vision is to contribute significantly to research and development that improves the lives of people and the sustainability of society.
In the period 2018-2022, the Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded DKK 30.6 billion through more than 3,150 grants. Of these, 44% (DKK 13.4 billion) were awarded for physiological, endocrinological, metabolic and other medical research, 5% (DKK 1.5 billion) have been awarded for research hospital activities within diabetes and 51% (DKK 15.6 billion), were awarded for other scientific, humanitarian and social purposes, respectively. The Foundation gets its income from ownership in the Novo Group companies and more than 160 other life science companies.
In the coming years, the Foundation will further broaden its scope and increase its grants for scientific, humanitarian and social purposes. As a consequence, we are a growing organization, which means new job openings and exciting opportunities for employees to be a part of forming the future of the Foundation.
Read more about the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s history, strategy and ownership structure here: Frontpage - Novo Nordisk Fonden.