Life-changing careers

Starting a career with us is more than just a job. It's an opportunity to positively impact the lives of millions of people living with serious chronic diseases.

As an employee, you could be involved in supplying insulin to patients globally or discovering new breakthroughs at our state-of-the-art research centers. Join us to do something that's truly life-changing.

At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it.

As a leader in life sciences, we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future.

That’s why we continuously push to improve the way we work, the lives of the patients we serve, and create solutions that allow people to live longer, healthier lives.

We value our employees for the unique skills, backgrounds and perspectives they bring to the table. We work continuously to help bring out the best in all of our people, offering opportunities for development and creating an environment of mobility within the company. We strive to offer a workplace that’s great to be in and to be from.

It is very important to us that anyone working with us feels empowered as an employee and as a person. We all should have the opportunity to act fast, make decisions and be agile. 

With a career at our company, you will feel a difference right from the start. A sense of inspiration that comes from a shared belief in driving positive change for people, families and communities everywhere, and it’s a collective effort. We rely on the joint potential and collaboration of our more than 64,000 employees.

In the video above, meet  Marie Darting, one of our scientists, and hear more about her work as a formulation scientist, her perspective on development plans and the impact she feels her work has on people living with a chronic disease.

For over 100 years, our primary mission has been to drive change to defeat diabetes. This relentless pursuit has not only given us a deep understanding of this disease, but equipped us with the expertise and capabilities to combat other serious chronic conditions. These include obesity, rare diseases, and cardiovascular conditions, all of which pose significant challenges to global health.

Our commitment to improving patient health and quality of life extends from our research labs to our factory floors. Here, we are constantly discovering and developing innovative biological medicines. But our mission doesn't stop at discovery. We are dedicated to making these breakthroughs accessible and affordable to patients worldwide, breaking down barriers to high-quality healthcare.

Today, our impact is seen and felt by over 6 million patients in the US alone. With more than 20 medicines across 4 therapeutic areas, we are helping people manage their conditions and lead healthier lives.

Learn more about who we are.