Associate Director-Transition Lead

Novo Nordisk US

Novo Nordisk US

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

Department – GBS, Consulting

Are you an experienced professional with a proven track record in leading successful transitions? Are you ready to take on the challenge of setting up and scaling up new GBS centres? Are you ready to help GBS expand footprint in the affiliate world building relationships and advising solutions? Join our dynamic team at Novo Nordisk and make a difference in driving change and growth. Apply today for a life-changing career.

About the department

The GBS Consulting team is a high-impact internal management consulting team working on strategic initiatives of GBS management and the affiliates. Based at our headquarters in Denmark, this team provides a platform for high visibility and growth, offering a unique opportunity to work with senior management at Novo Nordisk.

Job Level-9

The position

As a Transition Lead at Novo Nordisk, you will be responsible for:

  • Transition management: Partner with key stakeholders and sponsors to ensure the successful setup of new GBS hubs and manage a team of project managers to deliver the transition of roles with appropriate governance mechanisms.
  • Designing of job descriptions, align on recruitment strategies, and create training plans for the roles identified in the feasibility report and ensure proactive identification and reporting of risks associated with the transition implementation.
  • Facilitate transition workshops to gain further insight and fine-tune solutions to meet stakeholders’ needs and Support change management initiatives and drive stakeholder engagement strategies.
  • Conduct regular meetings with stakeholders to track project progress and seek alignment on changes to project scope.
  • Account Management/Business Development: Work closely with Affiliate footprint expansion core team including CVP for GBS and Reach out to affiliate stakeholders with service offerings to move projects to GBS.


To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • A post-graduate degree, preferably in management.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in project management, with significant experience from top-tier consultancies.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to influence and align stakeholders.
  • Experience in leading teams and scaling up based on business needs.
  • Exposure to project management tools and technologies, with strong program and project management skills.
  • The ability to engage with business unit leads and stakeholders and obtain buy-in for complex and strategic initiatives.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, with experience in engaging and presenting to senior executives regularly.
  • Experience working with a GBS (even as a vendor) is an advantage.

Working at Novo Nordisk

We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities, and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.


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22nd February 2024

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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