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HR Support

Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk

People & HR, Customer Service
Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Are you passionate about providing operational and administrative support in the field of HR? Are you a detail-oriented professional and do you thrive in a dynamic environment where no two days are the same? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are looking for a dedicated HR Support to join our team at Novo Nordisk in our fantastic Dutch affiliate! If you are ready for a life changing career, don’t hesitate and apply today!

This is an office-based position with flexible working hours.

The Position

As a HR Support at Novo Nordisk, you will:

  • Provide operational and administrative support for HR and payroll processes, especially onboarding, offboarding, and employee data management.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of HR transactions, such as updating employee records and maintaining HR databases.
  • Process employee absences, retirements, and terminations, ensuring compliance with company policies and legal requirements.
  • Serve as a point of contact for employees and managers seeking information on HR policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Collaborate with HR colleagues to resolve complex enquiries or escalate to appropriate parties as needed.


To succeed in this role, we imagine that you have the following qualifications:

  • MBO4, HBO, or studies relevant to HR and administration.
  • Fluency in both Dutch and English is required.
  • Proven experience providing operational and administrative support in the HR department of a highly regulated international or large organization. Experience in the pharmaceutical industry or related fields would be advantageous, but not required.
  • A customer-focused mindset and a commitment to delivering high-quality service.
  • The ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion.

You should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, be passionate about administrative roles, and have the ability to work autonomously while being a great team player. Additionally, excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data management are essential for this role.

About the Department

You'll become part of a fantastic team comprising three talented individuals in various roles and seniority levels. Your primary collaboration will be with the HR Business Partner and the Senior Director of People and Operations, to whom you'll report directly.

Working at Novo Nordisk

We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.


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Apply before 21 June 2024

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.