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BRIAN PERRELLA
CHERYL PEDOTA
Prabhdeep Singh
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Director, People & Organization Job

Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: Clayton, NC, US

Company: Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 95 years, we have led the way in diabetes care. Being part of Novo Nordisk allows our employees to embark on life-changing careers, and the opportunity to help improve the quality of life for millions of people around the world.

Help us bring quality to life. We are currently seeking top talent for our two pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in Clayton, NC.

Working at our fill/finish facility (DFP)

Make What Matters
Our 457,000 square foot aseptic “fill and finish” manufacturing facility in Clayton, NC, currently employs more than 850 people. The facility is part of a global network of manufacturing sites responsible for several key steps in the diabetes treatment manufacturing process, including sterile formulation, filling, inspection, device assembly and packaging.
Producing medicines is a special responsibility. Our employees are passionate about what they do, knowing that their work makes a difference to millions of people who rely on our products every day. Join us and help make what matters.

Position Purpose:
Direct the People & Organization (P&O) team to provide both strategic & tactical Human Resources services & solutions to support the Site Clayton Diabetes Finished Production (DFP) core processes via continuous improvement in the employee life cycle. Collaborate with the Global P&O Center of Excellence, Diabetes Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient-US P&O team, & Corporate P&O teams. Lead, guide, facilitate, and support delivery of high quality, on time, HR processes.

Accountabilities:
  • Oversee, manage & ensure delivery on programs to continuously improve the employee life cycle: attraction, deployment, development, performance, rewards, & exit.
  • Set Human Resources strategy for the success of Site Clayton DFP, including supporting P&O Key Performance Indicators.
  • Provide expert advice & counsel to site management for P&O processes.
  • Establish & continuously improve programs, practices, policies which serve the needs of the business, the needs of employees, & are in current legal compliance. Help organization to find balance. Risk assessment.
  • Serve as a Site Clayton DFP spokesperson & representative to external groups including public sector, volunteerism, other social responsibility calls to action.
  • Follow all safety & environmental requirements in the performance of duties.
  • Other accountabilities, as assigned.

Required Education:
BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education & experience.

Desired Education:
MA/MS/MBA degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field. PHR/SPHR certification.

Required Experience:
10+ years of broad human resources management experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment. Minimum of 5+ years of direct
management experience.

Required Technical/Process/Functional Knowledge:
  • Excellent working knowledge for all functional areas within the profession of Human Resources. Includes relevant employment law at the federal, state & local level including Affirmative Action requirements.
  • Proficient with MS Office software.
  • Outstanding written, verbal, & public speaking skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in coaching, facilitation, & communication.

Required Organization/Planning:
Outstanding organization & planning skills for P&O leadership & development of meaningful objectives & action plans to support stakeholders.

Physical Requirements:
  • Occasionally moves equipment &/or supplies weighing up to 33 pounds within the facility using various body positions.
  • Constantly operates a computer & other office equipment using hands.
  • Able to travel domestically & internationally, up to 20% of the time.
  • Able to work in an open office environment with the possibility of frequent distraction.
  • Able to work the hours necessary to support a 24/7 continuous manufacturing operation.
  • Able to adjust schedule to work with colleagues in other international time zones.

Life-Changing Careers with Novo Nordisk
With a local presence for more than 25 years, Novo Nordisk is one of the largest employers in Johnston County, with over 1,200 highly-skilled and dedicated employees working in Clayton and a diverse, global workforce of more than 40,000.
We aspire to operate in a socially responsible way, and we are committed to offering a healthy and engaging workplace.

Our Clayton manufacturing facilities have been honored as a FORTUNE 100 Best Places to Work For 10 years in a row. Other recent employer honors include the ISPE Company of the Year, the Triangle Business Journal Healthiest Employers in the Triangle and the NC Department of Labor 2 Million Hour Safety Award. Approximately 19% of our Clayton employees are veterans, and we offer year-round opportunities to give back to the community.


If you’re looking for a life-changing career with real impact, join our team and help us defeat diabetes, obesity and other chronic diseases.

At this time, Novo Nordisk is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future would require sponsorship for employment visa status.

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.



Requisition ID: 59770BR
State/Provinces: Clayton
Job Category: Human Resources


Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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