Senior Statistical Programmer for Clinical Development

Aalborg, North Denmark Region, DK

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Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases.

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Are you passionate about programming and clinical development? Do you want to be part of a global organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of patients?  

We are currently seeking programmers to join our Diabetes project area at Novo Nordisk in Aalborg, Denmark. If you are ready to contribute to the clinical development of new products and make a difference, read on and apply today for a life-changing career!


The position 

As a Programmer for Clinical Development at Novo Nordisk, you will be part of the Biostatistics team, utilizing your programming knowledge to explore clinical studies. 


The Programmer is responsible for: 

  • Planning, managing, and executing statistical programming deliverables in clinical studies 

  • Providing input, such as tables, figures, and listings, to the required documents for the studies 

  • Ensuring that clinical study tasks align with the project specifications 

  • Delivering high quality, robust code, and data to health authorities. 

  • Utilizing advanced programming techniques and contributing to the development of Biostatistics. 



The core requirements to succeed in this position are: 

  • MSc or PhD in Natural or Technical Sciences (or equivalent theoretical background). 

  • 3+ years of experience with scientific programming and preferably 1+ year within clinical development or biostatistics. 

  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects as a proactive team member. 

  • Ability to drive progress autonomously and engage in clear decision-making. 

  • Skilled programmer within R, Python, and/or SAS. 

  • Positive mindset and a passion for fostering constructive innovation. 


About the department 

Our Biostatistics organization consists of 400 people, with the majority located in Denmark and India, and smaller teams in China, Japan, Spain, UK, and US. We primarily perform our statistical work in-house, offering a wide variety of statistical tasks and challenges, and providing a large scientific community. 

We strive for an inspiring working environment with a focus on collaboration and opportunities for personal growth and development. We have a positive and informal atmosphere in our daily work and a sustainable balance between work and other priorities. 


Working at Novo Nordisk 

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company with a 100-year legacy of driving change to defeat serious chronic diseases. Building on our strong legacy within diabetes, we are growing massively and expanding our commitment, reaching millions around the world and impacting more than 40 million patient lives daily. All of this has made us one of the 20 most valuable companies in the world by market cap. Our success relies on the joint potential and collaboration of our more than 63,000 employees around the world. We recognize the importance of the unique skills and perspectives our people bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk, we’re working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Join us! Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing. 



For further information, please contact Søren Simonsen Dueholm,, +45 3075 5824 or get to know us better by visiting  



Apply by 1 May 2024.  

You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV. To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV. 

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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Tags: Biostatistics PhD Python R SAS Statistics

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Region: Europe
Country: Denmark
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