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Project Manager

Requistion ID:  379

Copenhagen, N/A, DK

Date:  May 16, 2019

Project Manager; RD Portfolio Management and Global Project Leadership.


We are opening 2 newly established positions as Project Managers to strengthen our project management within RD Portfolio Management and Global Project Leadership. We manage all global development programs through a strong matrix organisation. Our cross functional Global Project Teams (GPTs) are led by our Global Project Leads (GPL). You will refer to the GPL and be the project manager for several projects. The GPTs have representatives from all relevant disciplines and ensure successful project progression of our innovative development programs from early development to loss of exclusivity by close collaboration between all relevant line functions such as Research, Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, Commercial and Finance line functions. The GPTs are the centre of our matrix in a highly dynamic environment – and you will be a central part of this. The position is located in Copenhagen.


Your job and key responsibilities


You will refer to the Global Project Lead. Your role is to ensure that the project progression is executed according to the global project strategy and plan. You will work closely with the GPL and line of business to ensure alignment and execution of plans. 


Your primary responsibilities will include project planning and management, tracking of critical issues, tracking of timelines, tracking of project goals and deliverables, risk management, monthly reporting, meeting planning, presentation preparation, as well as driving the overall project forward by various ad-hoc tasks.


Few travel days can be expected.




Our preferred candidate


  • holds a scientific background e.g. Master of Science or similar
  • has approximately 3-5 years of pharma development experience and preferably within CNS
  • has a thorough understanding of the value chain
  • is structured, goal and result oriented
  • can handle several tasks in parallel
  • is pragmatic, proactive with excellent cross cultural/functional collaboration skills
  • manages ambiguity and thrive in a dynamic and changing environment


Further information

For further information please contact Global Project Leads Jesper Kjerulff (+45 3083 2198), or Jacob Strøyer Christoffersen (+45 3083 2928) or Senior Vice President Tine Bryan Stensbøl (+45 3083 3638)


Your application

Please click on the link below to apply for the job. Applications must be received no later than 7th June 2019


Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.

An estimated 700 million people worldwide are living with brain diseases and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases – we call this Progress in Mind.

Our approximately 5,000 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing and sales. Our pipeline consists of several late-stage development programs and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research center is based in Denmark and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 18.1 billion in 2018 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.8 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.