Novo Nordisk

General company profile

We are a global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered just outside Copenhagen, Denmark.

Our purpose is to drive change to defeat serious chronic diseases, built upon our heritage in diabetes. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines and working to prevent and ultimately cure the diseases we treat.

We employ more than 59,000 people in 80 offices around the world, and market our products in 170 countries.

Company activities:

We combine world-class scientific, pharmaceutical, and clinical expertise with the highest ethical standards to continue to improve the quality of life of our patients. As the global leader in diabetes care, millions of patients worldwide rely on us to deliver cutting-edge treatments for their chronic disease. Additionally, we continue to invest in developing innovative treatments for haemophilia, growth disorders and obesity.

We are looking for

Our Research & Development organisation is vital to Novo Nordisk’s continued growth. We offer an inspiring and ambitious work environment with highly dedicated colleagues. Therefore, we always welcome talented people who would like to grow with us.

At Novo Nordisk Manufacturing Kalundborg, our 3500 employees produce half of the world’s insulin and a number of biopharmaceutical products. Novo Nordisk invests more than 2.4 billion EUR in four new manufacturing facilities and expansion of three existing facilities. With the investment, 420 new jobs will be created.

This is your opportunity to be part of our exciting journey.


What we have to offer

At Novo Nordisk, you will have the opportunity to build a life-changing career. From research and development to manufacturing, marketing and sales, we strive to improve quality of life for more than 380 million people living with diabetes. By being patient-focused, we have achieved a market leading position and we continuously develop our expertise to stay ahead - both as a company and as individuals. Our consistent growth provides you with professional development and career opportunities. Thus, we invite you to bring your personal ambition and passion to work.

Read more about working in Novo Nordisk:

Company info

Novo Allé 1, 2880 Bagsvaerd
Name contactperson
Mette Søllested
Phone number
Number of locations:
80 countries
Number of employees
Active in sectors
Bio/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Pharma, Medtech
Type of organisation

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