Medical Doctor for Safety Operations in Global Safety

Ansøgningsfrist: 25/08/2019 Novo Nordisk

Do you like to be a driving force in ensuring highest safety and lowest possible risk to patients that use Novo Nordisk products and be part of and set directions for one of the most skilled and advanced safety functions in Denmark? We are looking to strengthen our team with the knowledge and expertise a Medical Doctor (MD) will bring. If you find this challenging you may be our new Safety Operation Adviser.

About the department
Safety Operations is a department within Global Safety and is situated in Bagsværd, Denmark. Global Safety is an organisation of more than 400 highly professional people with a background within natural science. The core activity and responsibility of Safety Operation is to medically assess patient safety based on adverse event reports and product quality issues to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements globally.

The position
With a background as Medical Doctor, your primary responsibility is to evaluate the impact & consequences of disease conditions, interpret diagnostic results and identify differential diagnosis based on individual safety cases reported for development products used in clinical trials as well as for products on the market.

Furthermore you will review clinical trial and non-interventional study protocols to ensure adequate collection of relevant safety information according to regulatory requirements and Novo Nordisk procedures. The responsibility includes training of monitors & investigators globally with regards to safety reporting and chairing cross functional groups in clinical trials within Global Safety.

As a Medical Doctor, you will bring broad and in depth understanding of medical concepts, diseases processes also outside your area of speciality or therapeutic areas when assessing the potential risk to patients in relation to product quality issues, and in potential recall situations.

With your medical background, you are expected to be a medical expert when interacting with internal and external stakeholders, cross functional area in HQ, teams in affiliates and health authorities.

You will get the opportunity to work independently and in collaboration with a team of highly skilled, committed and enthusiastic colleagues. Assuming responsibility, communicating information and taking action will be an essential part of you work day. You will have a close collaboration and interaction with other functional areas in Novo Nordisk and you will be an important contributor in the Novo Nordisk organisation.

Qualifications
For this position you will need to have a Medical Doctor degree together with solid experience within pharmacovigilance or extensive clinical experience and a strong urge to specialise within pharmacovigilance.

You have a solid understanding of diagnostic processes, diagnostic techniques and interpretation of diagnostic results. Furthermore, you have the ability to evaluate impact and consequences of disease condition and medical interventions.

As a person you are responsible, well-organised and have a positive attitude to challenges. You have a high degree of flexibility, a good sense of urgency and cope well under pressure while still maintaining your good sense of humour. You are a strong collaborator and a dedicated team player who thrives in a multicultural environment and are good at establishing contact and collaborating with stakeholders.

You thrive in a multicultural environment of continuous development, and you are good at establishing contact and firm in collaborating and communicating with stakeholders.

You are fluent in English both written and spoken (company language).

Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk your skills, commitment and ambition help us change lives for diabetes patients for the better. In exchange, we offer you a chance to work with extraordinary talent and to develop professionally and personally.

Contact
For further information, please contact Merete Chur Fischer at +45 3077 7675.

Deadline
25. August 2019

Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronical diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.