Join the European Market Access Graduate Programme

Looking for a life-changing career within market access? Then look no further. The 2-year European Market Access graduate programme will give you broad experience within market access and public affairs. Be a part of the next wave of pharmaceutical market access – the team that ensures millions of patients across Europe have access to the full benefit of life-changing medicines.

Are you one of tomorrow's key people? Use your master's degree to kick-start your career with us.

What’s it about?

A job in Novo Nordisk European Market Access is about ensuring patients have access to our drugs on terms that are sustainable both for our company and for society. Health economics and value communication, pricing analytics, payer engagement and collaborations, and reimbursement submissions are just a few of the tasks we perform in this high growth area. The European Market Access graduate programme has been designed to develop top talents to become future leaders within this area.

During the 2-year programme you will undertake rotations in our European regional office in Copenhagen and two of our European affiliates. You will work as a fully-fledged member of the team and learn competencies relevant to the rotation.

Take a look at the blog posts from our current European Market Access graduate to discover the reality of having a life-changing career at Novo Nordisk.

What’s in it for me?

We are a successful global pharmaceutical company and the world leader in diabetes care. Your skills, dedication and ambition will help us continue to change lives for the better as we grow our business and help millions of people around the world.

Working at Novo Nordisk you will therefore have the opportunity to make a significant difference to patients and society while also delivering exciting results from a business perspective.

During the European Market Access graduate programme, you will receive formal training and gain knowledge and invaluable international experience leading to both professional and personal development. You will gain an understanding of the healthcare and reimbursement systems in Europe and develop your core skills within areas such as health economics strategies, budget impact models and comparative effectiveness data, payer communication strategies, and price strategies, submission and negotiation.

Furthermore, you will work with senior managers and build an international network of world-class colleagues, establishing yourself as one of tomorrow’s key people in market access at Novo Nordisk.

We’ve designed the programme so that following successful completion, you will be equipped with the necessary skills and experience to become an integral part of our company – typically with a permanent position in one of our organisations across Europe.

Am I qualified?

The application deadline for a position as a European Market Access Graduate starting in 2019 has passed. Stay tuned for updates on the recruitment process for graduate positions in 2020, where you must have:

  • A master’s degree from 2019 or 2020 in a relevant field, for example within health economics, public health, pharmacy or business administration
  • A minimum of 6 months’ international experience from working, studying or voluntary work
  • Relevant work experience or extracurricular activities
  • An interest in the interactions between science and policy
  • Above average academic achievements
  • Professional fluency in English
  • A high drive, can-do attitude and the ability to adapt to change
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a professional and personal impact that is reflected in your desire to take the initiative and responsibility for your projects
  • High ambitions, a team player mind-set and the desire to work in an international and culturally-diverse organisation with all the opportunities this provides