Legal Job opening : legal Counsel Manager at Novo Nordisk

About Company

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 49,300 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information, visit

The potential impact of your work is large, given that you will:

  • drive process-oriented delivery model and day-to-day management of the Contracting CoE
  • provide subject matter expertise and guidance to the team to drive performance and continuously aim to improve it
  • ensure that work product is delivered within agreed service level targets in terms of quality and efficiency and take concrete steps to seek to exceed these
  • hire, motivate, supervise, and coach the team
  • oversee performance and continuous learning and development of the team
  • drive feedback from stakeholders promptly and create service-minded atmosphere in the team
  • report KPIs to track team and individual performance
  • drive expansion of the Contracting CoE by leading discussions and clearly communicating service offerings to potential customers/stakeholders in Novo Nordisk
  • provide best-in-class offshore services to Global Legal and Novo Nordisk Line of Business worldwide aligned with the Global Legal Strategy, incl. through external benchmarking leveraging best practices
  • collaborate with Global Legal Operations to drive operational excellence, incl. through optimising contract management services to the global business and free up Global Legal specialist time
  • collaborate with other managers in Novo Nordisk for sparring and leveraging best practices
  • represent the Contracting CoE in various forums


  • Relevant master’s or bachelor’s degree in law
  • 5+ years of people and stakeholder management experience
  • Experience of managing the entire contract lifecycle and related systems, processes and services within contract management
  • Strong experience driving operational excellence
  • Used to work in close cooperation with senior management and external partners/advisors
  • Experience from an international company operating globally (across many jurisdictions and with different functions and cultures)
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
  • Strong communicator at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to motivate, instruct and coach employees
  • Ability to prioritise projects and tasks, ensuring high quality and timely deliverables
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Business ethics integrity

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