Senior Officer, Communications and Stakeholder Relations

Novo Nordisk Fonden
Novo Nordisk Fonden
Senior Officer, Communications and Stakeholder Relations
The Novo Nordisk Foundation has grown rapidly in recent years and will continue to do so. The Foundation’s increased reach and impact on society involves taking responsibility to further strengthen communication and dialogue with relevant stakeholders. You will work closely together with a dedicated team of communication professionals and other staff members to ensure that the team meets the highest standards and supports the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo Holdings in achieving objectives and goals.

The Job

As a member of the Communication & Stakeholder Relations team, you will be responsible for planning and managing communication and stakeholder Relations projects for the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo Holdings. The responsibilities will include:

  • Enable the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo Holdings to identify, build and maintain relevant stakeholder relations at a high professional level

  • Plan and implement excellent communication programmes based on the initiatives, projects and grants of the Novo Nordisk Foundation

  • Develop and manage projects in accordance with the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s and Novo Holdings impact on stakeholders and society


Professional Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • A master’s degree in communication or journalism, e.g. Cand.comm, Cand.merc.(kom.)

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience with communication, public affairs and stakeholder relations

  • Political and governmental experience, having worked with relevant stakeholders, especially within public research, education and innovation

  • In-depth understanding of the political, regulative and scientific landscape relevant to the Foundation’s key areas of interest

  • Strong capabilities in project management, strategy and portfolio development

  • A strong professional track record within managing projects involving complicated topics with many different interests and stakeholders

  • Solid experience in communication, media relations and social media

  • Proficiency in Danish and English at professional level, both written and spoken


Personal Qualifications 

We are looking for a candidate that has:

  • A high level of personal drive and a positive can-do attitude

  • Interpersonal skills and empathy that enables you to build strong relations

  • Orientation to detail in planning and execution while maintaining an overview 

  • An open, dynamic and collaborative mind-set, and a strong team player

  • Great interest in research, innovation, education and life science


Working at the Novo Nordisk Foundation

You will be working in a dynamic and ambitious organisation where:

  • Clear values and ideals define the framework for the activities in the Foundation   

  • Exciting tasks provide great opportunities for you to develop your professional experience and competencies

  • Talented colleagues, stimulating projects and new initiatives offer an inspiring work environment 



For more information, please contact Head of Communication and Stakeholder Relations, Steffen Lüders or Mia Nyborg, Senior Specialist, People & Organisation,

Expected starting date is 1 August 2018. The deadline for applying is Wednesday 31 May 10 a.m.

To apply, please send your cover letter, CV and transcripts from higher education onward by clicking on the “Apply” button.

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Frist: 31. maj kl. 10.00

Frist: 31. maj kl. 10.00


Novo Nordisk Fonden
Senior Officer, Communications and Stakeholder Relations
Steffen Lüders
31. maj kl. 10.00
Novo Nordisk Fonden
Tuborg Havnevej 19
2900 Hellerup

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