Novo Nordisk Scandinavia AS - General Manager     Novo Nordisk Scandinavia AS - General Manager

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company Headquartered in Denmark. Novo Nordisk employs approximately 40.300 people in 75 countries and markets its products in more than 180 countries. The company has more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given an experience and capabilities that also enable Novo Nordisk to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions: haemophilia, growth disorders and obesity. The ambition is to take the lead in each of these areas and drive change with an unfailing belief that it can be done. See more on
Novo Nordisk Scandinavia AS is located in Nydalen, Oslo. The Norwegian affiliate represent sales, marketing, market access, clinical, medical affairs and regulatory. Medical Affairs vision is to improve the lives of people with diabetes through credible medical and scientific dialogue and to ensure that Novo Nordisk’s activities are undertaken in an ethical and appropriately scientific manner, thereby safeguarding the trust and respect of health care professionals and patients.
At Novo Nordisk, we create value by putting patients first. Every ten seconds two people are diagnosed with diabetes, and close to 366 million people worldwide need us. Working here is not just a way to make a living, but a way to make a difference.
The Norwegian affiliate is located in the Business Area Europe North and Central (BA EUNC). As a General Manager for Norway you will be a part of the BA EUNC Management. The Norwegian affiliate has 25 employees and app. 420 MNOK in turnover.

General Manager

New position – Full P&L responsibility - Great growth potential


As General Manager you will establish Novo Nordisk Norway as an individual affiliate and develop the affiliates business capacity in order to reach and exceed targets for the business. Through your leadership you will contribute to maximize business results, collaborate with external stakeholders, exploit synergies across the departments and between therapeutic areas to reach new heights and develop a high performing organization. Furthermore you are responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with external stakeholders including KOL and local as well as national authorities.
You hold an academic degree, preferably within in business or natural sciences. You have a proven track record from functions such as sales, marketing, business development or finance and experience from a management position with a proven ability to manage and lead a team/organization. Knowledge about the Norwegian market healthcare system is an advantage. You have a high performing mind-set, excellent analytical skills, business and industry understanding and like setting direction and strategy. Furthermore you have high impact communication and ability to influence as well as great people management and leadership skills. You are fluent in spoken and written English and ideally also speak Norwegian/one of the Scandinavian languages. You have good IT skills.

We offer the right person a challenging key role with the opportunity to make a difference in the diabetes market in Norway. You will be given the opportunity to build and lead an affiliate with a broad portfolio across all our therapy areas. The compensation package will reflect the importance of the role, and will be competitive.

For further information regarding the position, please contact Mercuri Urval, Monica Strysse, tel. + 4797559030 or Emil Lie, tel. + 4797559073. Please indicate your interest as soon as possible, applicants will be treated consecutively. All inquiries to Mercuri Urval will be treated in confidence, also towards our client if desired.

Arbeidssted: Oslo


Kontakt: Monica Strysse
Telefon: 975 59 030

Kontakt 2: Emil Lie
Telefon: 975 59 073

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