Do you thrive on exploring new trends and technologies? Are you passionate about innovation, in particular in the evolving field of Generative AI? Do you want to be at the forefront of Generative AI while making a meaningful difference? Then you might be the person we are looking for.

We are an organisation of more than 220 colleagues, collaborating with partners around the globe to deliver on our mission. You will join the newly established Digital & Project Excellence department, which currently consists of 9 employees. As a team we believe work should be fun and engaging in an informal atmosphere – and we hope that you will contribute to this.

The job

You will play a crucial role in overseeing the technical aspects of Generative AI (GenAI) projects within the Novo Nordisk Foundation. You will be responsible for leading the technical development and ensuring the successful deployment of GenAI applications in alignment with the strategic objectives of the foundation.

As a recent area of focus, this position offers you unprecedented opportunities to shape the trajectory of GenAI within our organisation.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the technical development of independent GenAI initiatives and integrations to other systems, ensuring they meet standards for quality and security.
  • Stay abreast of technological advancements in the field of Generative AI to identify potential applications and opportunities for the Novo Nordisk Foundation, including benchmarking new foundation models.
  • Manage backlog of new functionality and changes
  • Develop technical guidelines and best practices for GenAI applications and integrations.
  • Coordinate with Corporate IT to ensure the necessary systems and tools are in place to support GenAI projects.
  • Measure and report on the technical performance of GenAI products.
  • Work closely with Data department on ensuring the data foundation to develop current and future GenAI products and services.

 About you

You thrive on exploring new trends and technologies. You demonstrate a passion for innovation and a readiness to adapt to the evolving landscape of AI. At the same time, you should be driven by a sense of purpose that aligns with the strategic goals of our organization.

We imagine that you have:

  • A master’s degree within computer science, AI, machine learning, data science or related
  • Several years of professional experience in technical solution development and deployment, preferably working with generative AI models.
  • Proficient in AI principles and technologies, including natural language processing, deep learning, RAG, and vector databases.
  • Well versed in effective prompt engineering techniques.
  • Experienced in hands-on development in Python or related language.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in problem-solving.
  • Knowledgeable about AI ethics and responsible AI practices.
  • Experience with the Streamlit framework and Azure environments is an advantage.

Working at the Novo Nordisk Foundation

We offer a committed and professional workplace. It is important to us that our colleagues thrive, are challenged and have potential to develop their potential. A career at the Novo Nordisk Foundation gives you the opportunity to work:

  • On important projects that benefit society
  • With key actors within research and development in Denmark
  • As part of a dedicated team that is passionate about creating value for society

Apply now

For more information, please contact Senior Digital Manager, Stefan Klercke Mathiesen at: skm@novo.dk.Please send your application and CV along with your transcripts by clicking here. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible and no later than 31 May 2024.

About the Novo Nordisk Foundation
The Novo Nordisk Foundation dates back to 1922 and is an independent Danish foundation with corporate interests. Our vision is to contribute significantly to research and development that improves the lives of people and the sustainability of society.

Since 2010, the Foundation has donated more than DKK 30 billion primarily for research at public institutions and hospitals in Denmark and the other Nordic Countries. The Foundation gets its income from ownership of the Novo Group companies and more than 130 other life science companies.

In the coming years, the Foundation will broaden its scope and increase its grants for scientific, humanitarian and social purposes. As a consequence we are a growing organisation, which means new job openings and exciting opportunities for employees to be a part of forming the future of the Foundation.