Head of Global Quality One Health Unit, Denmark

Do you want to rethink your impact, and are you passionate about setting the strategic direction and establish and drive the right Quality within one of our new growth areas? Then you might be our new Head of Global Quality One Health Unit.

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 Head of Global Quality One Health Unit, Denmark
We are seeking an energetic, ambitious and results-oriented leader for our One Health Unit, placed in Novozymes’ Global Quality area. In this role, you lead the Global Quality One Health Unit and set the strategic direction and continuously drive and lead quality within this Strategic Opportunity Area (SOA). The area is expected to grow significantly, and it is key to take the right strategic choices. The new Head of Global Quality One Health Unit will also be the strategic quality partner for the One Health business unit.

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 (as well as the One Health business unit Leadership team), and you will have a central role, creating maximum impact together with our Strategic Opportunity Area, One Health.

In this role you’ll make an impact by:
As Head of Global Quality One Health Unit, you will be responsible for developing the quality strategy for the business area, and to ensure compliance in a strategic growth area where agility and right solutions implemented will be instrumental for success. The Head of for Global Quality One Health Unit is responsible for leading and employing highly skilled specialists (direct reports) within clinical trials, Dietary ingredients (DI) and Dietary supplements (DS) – as well as building the needed quality systems to support this.

To succeed you must hold:
To be successful in this role you should have a proven track record of creating business results, by leading high performing teams – and you should enjoy creating results with a team, as well as managing a complex array of stakeholders. Furthermore, you should have great communication skills, and excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills in order to bridge between the One Health business unit – and global as well as regional quality.

You need:
  • 5-10 years of experience from a similar position, within the DI/DS space
  • Solid experience with standards and legislation within DI/DS for enzymes as well as lactic acid bacteria
  • To be able to work on a strategic level
  • A strong drive to succeed and 5- 10 years of leadership experience
  • The power of influence and being able to stand up for the right solutions - and also take responsibility for pragmatic solutions when these are most optimal
  • Effective communication, and collaboration skills. You need to thrive at cross-functional work in a global organization, as well as enjoy managing your stakeholders
  • Be fluent in both spoken and written English and preferably Danish

Location: 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: 25. April 2021.

Contact details: Senior Head of Global Quality Merete Faergemand, mfrg@novozymes.com.

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Ref: 8165BR
City: Bagsværd
Country: Denmark
Job Area: Quality, Environmental and Health