Are you an outgoing leader with superb networking, collaboration, and stakeholder management skills? Do you like to work in a dynamic environment involving external opportunities? If yes, then apply today as you might be the Head of Diabetes & Obesity Search & Evaluation (S&E) we are looking for!
At Novo Nordisk, we are dedicated to employee development and pioneering solutions. This is the place where your career can take a significant leap forward. Seize the opportunity and apply now to be part of this exciting journey with us!
Your responsibilities as Head of Diabetes & Obesity Search & Evaluation (S&E) will include, but are not limited to:
Lead the TA team as well as be part of the S&E LT Be an active part of the S&E LT and the overall strategic direction for S&E, and l ead a team of Search & Evaluation professionals in line with the Novo Nordisk Way to ensure optimal employee development, planning and resource utilization ) Responsible for people processes and people development incl. Talk2Grow (Performance appraisal), job descriptions, Individual Development Plans (IDP), salary, bonus and nomination of employees for promotions.
Ensure strategic overview of internal, as well as BD pipeline assets and needs Through internal and external network explore what assets are needed for the TA as well as how they fit with the existing internal pipeline. Setting direction to S&E efforts within the appointed therapy/technology area. Ensure oversight of the external opportunities and internal pipeline within the designated therapy area
Identification of novel pipeline assets and enabling technologies Ensure a balanced participation in partnering events and scientific conferences. Ensure establishment and maintenance of network to potential partners. Scout for and report opportunities through professional networks or literature searches, databases or patent searches within relevant therapy areas, i.e. diabetes, obesity, CVD, CKD, NASH, rare blood/endocrine disorders.
Evaluation of novel pipeline assets and enabling technologies Drive the technical streams of the Business Development process from strategy, to target identification as well as initial evaluation to due diligence Ensure presentations of selected opportunities to relevant stakeholders and governance boards Ensure due diligence project management, to enable decision-making.
****Workplace will be either Søborg/Denmark or Boston/United States of America, depending on candidate location****
To excel in this role, we anticipate that you bring: Master’s degree in business or life sciences is required At least 10 years’ experience in a consultancy, M&A house, in-house corporate development role, or equivalent R&D role Proven project management skills and experience Ability to analyze and digest complex ideas and data to make clear and qualified recommendations to senior stakeholders. Strong communication skills, both in written and presentation form Outgoing with superb networking, collaboration, and stakeholder management skills Self-driven, solution-focused and goal-oriented who functions well in a dynamic environment. Strong Strategic business and financial acumen coupled with deep interest and curiosity about life sciences and medicine
About the department
Search & Evaluation is part of Global Business Development. It’s a diverse department with physical presence globally. S&E leads the identification as well as technical assessment of opportunities.