Do you want to rethink your impact, and are you passionate about digitalization, as well as quality management systems to support our growth journey? Then you might be our new Department manager, Quality Management systems.

What if you could work for a cause, not just a company?
Novozymes is the global market leader in biological solutions. We help build better lives. Together with our customers, partners and the global community, we use our innovative thinking and passion for science to boost industries and make everyday products more sustainable for the good of the planet. As the world’s leading provider of industrial enzymes and microorganisms, our bio-innovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many, many other biological solutions that the world can benefit from today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Join us as our new Department Manager, Quality Management Systems, Denmark
We are seeking an energetic, ambitious and results-oriented leader for our Management Systems department, placed in Novozymes’ Global Quality area. In this role, you will lead a high performing team that links the needs of between LoB with the IT organisation, in order to have the right solution for our digital quality systems.  

Welcome to Global Quality
We are a highly energized and dynamic organisation, working closely with all parts of Novozymes. You will be part of the Global Quality Leadership Team, and you will have a central role in creating maximum impact from - and spearheading the further developing of - our quality systems IT road map, which sets the directions for our digital journey in Global Quality.

In this role you’ll make an impact by:
As a Department manager, Quality Management systems, you will be responsible for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and SAP-QM that manages the product portfolio and quality status of products. Furthermore, you and your team will own and further develop My Management System, which control all SOPs used in Novozymes as well as our knowledgement management systems, and our electronic and physical archives (incl. cGLP archives).

To be successful in this role you should have a track record of leading high performing teams, and enjoy creating results with a team. Furthermore, you should have great communication skills, and excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills in order to bridge between business users and IT.  You should have a holistic view on problem solving, and balance being service minded with setting clear priorities for the team. 

To succeed you must:

  • Hold a MSc in science, engineering, or the like - with a strong flair for the use of IT systems
  • Have 5-10 years of leadership experience
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, combined with a data-driven approach
  • Have effective collaboration across functions in a global organization
  • Possess the ability to handle ambiguity and be a creative problem solver
  • Have experience leading digital journeys
  • Be fluent in both oral and written English and preferably Danish

This job will be located in Bagsvaerd, Denmark on local employment terms.

Are you passionate about making a sustainable impact, and do you see yourself in this position? Then unlock your passion and apply today!

Application deadline: 11. April 2021. 

Contact details: Senior Director Global Quality Merete Faergemand,

Not the right fit for you?
If this job for some reason is not the right fit for you, perhaps you know someone who might find it interesting? If so, please feel free to share the job link and encourage him or her to apply. Thank you for your referral. Please check out our other open positions. Maybe the right fit for you is just a few clicks away.

Want to learn more?
Did you know, that Novozymes was ranked #7 in Science magazine’s global Top Employers Survey 2019?

At Novozymes, we invite you to join us in finding biological solutions to the world’s problems. Being a pioneering company, we seek people, who are eager to try new things, motivated by challenge and not afraid to fail but driven to try again. And again. Original thinking happens when we’re given the flexibility to focus and the freedom to fully unfold our individual strengths. This is key to our innovation power and how we have become one of the top patent holders in the biotech industry. Learn more about Novozymes, our purpose, and your career opportunities at Follow us on LinkedIn and Instagram.