Associate Director - US Corporate Sustainability & Social Impact

Novo Nordisk


Full time

Jun 12

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About the job

About The Department

Novo Nordisk’s Market Access and Public Affairs team engages diverse stakeholders across political and healthcare landscapes to forge solutions that drive patient access to innovative products. We strive to deliver the best possible outcomes for patients with diabetes, obesity, growth hormone deficiencies and rare bleeding disorders through mutual wins for both Novo Nordisk and our Market Access customers. Our passion for helping people live better lives and our award-winning product pipeline can only be as effective as our ability to provide life-changing information to healthcare providers, key stakeholders and policymakers. Our Market Access and Public Affairs professionals ensure that the latest therapies and products reach the people who need them most, by creating an environment where innovation and chronic disease management drive optimal health outcomes. Are you ready to realize your potential?

The Position

This position is responsible for coordinating the U.S. engagement of our Triple Bottom Line (TBL) and sustainability initiatives across the business. This position also coordinates communications internally with global and externally with stakeholders. This includes capturing data, measuring impact, and developing reports. Serves as projects manager for environmental and social impact engagements as needed.


Internally, this role works in close collaboration across the organization to ensure consistent and aligned strategies, goals, and messaging as it pertains to TBL including our green sustainability agenda. Strong collaboration with the business functions understanding the sustainability strategies is essential. External Relationships include engaging with various vendors, trade and professional organizations. Works cross functionally to manage the organization’s sustainability initiatives as needed. Work closely with legal, compliance and NN A/S to support a compliant relationship and activities.

Essential Functions

Be the NNI point of contact for global inquiries and reporting on social impact, sustainability and environmental strategy

Quantify impact and value, tracking and reporting progress on budget and related key performance indicators (KPIs) across the business in the execution of the TBL and sustainable business efforts at Novo Nordisk Inc (NNI)

Work closely with communications team for appropriate integration, promotion, and pull through on strategies and tactics

Track developments in environmental, social impact, and sustainability trends that are applicable to CSSI and NNI

Lead NNI’s cross functional teams on environmental impact and social impact initiatives, including overseeing the environmental plan and subsequent activities and communications

Individual communication with members of the team to help capture information, data, metrics for the plan

Engage and coordinate with other business units in NAO as needed

Physical Requirements

0-10% overnight travel required.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required

5+ years healthcare experience preferred

Experience working on project work including reporting, quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, can synthesize information succinctly

Ability to develop strong relationships and forge alliances

Strong communication and organizational skills needed

Strong ability in planning, analysis, negotiation, meeting management, cross-functional team and leadership skills required

Attention to detail and project management

Ability and commitment to work in a team environment

Computer skills (MS Office/PowerPoint/Excel)

Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills

Experience working with research and data experts to translate findings into common language

Millions rely on us

At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive change. 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. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees to change the lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.

Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.

If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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