Senior Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

At Novo Nordisk, we have a passion for improving patients’ lives all over the world. If you want to help us bring this passion to life, while further developing your expertise within cloud software development and acting as an integral part of impactful agile teams, apply and become the newest member of a cross-functional team in Clinical Reporting.

We are currently looking for a senior data scientist to join our cross-functional product development team. so, if you want to combine your scientific knowledge, programming skills and analytical thinking in an important role within Novo Nordisk, then this is your chance, Apply now for a life-changing career!

The Position

We are looking for a senior data scientist who can, as part of a small agile team, take one of our digital products from proof of concept to a viable product. The product aims to transform the way we write documents (eg. clinical study reports) by introducing automation and natural language processing. You will be working in a transformative and innovative team, which is leading the pharmaceutical industry in automated document creation.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams to understand the requirements/design and translate those to application.
  • Scaling the product from POC to production in a sustainable way
  • Proactively identifying new and unforeseen automation opportunities and driving these to their ultimate potential
  • Continuous improvements to enhance the application


At Novo Nordisk, we value teamwork and personal contributions to maintain a good work environment. We are further looking for a colleague who can work independently when needed and in a confidential environment, someone who is pragmatic and not afraid of challenging the status quo, Thinks through problems clearly and logically, with a positive can-do attitude

We’re seeking candidates who fulfil the following prerequisites:

  • University degree (MSc/PhD) within Natural sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, IT or other relevant fields
  • Experience that demonstrates abstract reasoning skills, and the ability to evaluate diverse technological capabilities and apply them to improving processes
  • Experience in building real-world machine learning models with demonstrated impact and creating data products
  • Deep statistical skills utilized in A/B testing, analysing observational data, and modelling.
  • Excellent problem-solving and data analysis skills with expertise in developing and applying predictive analytics, statistical modelling, Data & Text mining, NLP, and ML algorithms on structured and unstructured data
  • Proficient in English and comfortable presenting topics to a larger audience

About the department

You will join us in Clinical Reporting at Novo Nordisk currently employing approximately 200 content creators such as medical writers and clinical publishers worldwide. We are part of Novo Nordisk Development and anchored in the Regulatory, Quality & Clinical Reporting area. Development is responsible for managing clinical drug development and submissions to health authorities worldwide, from the early development phases to market authorisation. Our supportive culture drives business transformation, and we value continuous learning, being bold, and striving for simplicity.

Clinical Reporting covers all clinical drug development projects across therapy areas. Our main focus is to use our scientific expertise to drive clear and impactful communication on the conduct and outcome of clinical trials, and our main task is to communicate clinical data in a clear and concise manner.

Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.


For further information, please contact Head of Content Digitalisation Louise Lind Skov (+45 30755710).


28 April 2024

Note that relevant candidates may be invited for interviews on an ongoing basis before the deadline.

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We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.


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