Senior Project Manager

Could you see yourself being engaged in driving large production process improvement projects in a market-leading pharmaceutical company?

As Senior Project Manager at ALK, you will lead large strategic projects like implementing a new aseptic production line, introducing a new filtration step, automated cleaning of production tanks and other projects that will define the future of ALK. You will have great impact on how the processes will meet future regulatory demands. You will be responsible for project teams qualifying the production to future standards within Drug Substance and Drug Product processes.

Moreover, you will secure organizational attention and management priority and engagement in your projects, and you will collaborate with colleagues from our CMC area, our productions in Product Supply Site Hørsholm, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Global Procurement, Global Supply Chain Management and Product & Business Support.

With direct report to Director, Product & Business Support in Product Supply Site Hørsholm.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Upgrade ALK manufacturing processes and products within Drug Substance and Drug Product
  • Strategic and operational support in relation to production and optimization
  • Ensure new regulatory demands are implemented
  • Collaboration with many different stakeholders from Operators to the Head of Production Site and ensure they meet the agreed standards and deadlines
  • Provide reporting of progress and project economics to steering committee consisting of ALK top management

You have an Academic Degree in Natural Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, or the like.

Your qualifications are several years of experience from the pharmaceutical industry within API/aseptic production. Ideally you have worked as a Chemist in a relevant pharmaceutical production, and you are an experienced project manager and are used to leading cross functional teams. Moreover, you have hands-on experience with Drug Substances and aseptic Drug Product processes. You are used to working with different stakeholders and possess excellent communication and presentation skills.

You are fluent in Danish and English, orally and in writing.

You are a person who is proactive and with a high drive. You work independently but are also a passionate team player. You have a passion for working with people of different professional expertise. Moreover, you are structured and have a constructive approach including an ability to prioritize under high pressure.

ALK is a global, research-driven pharmaceutical company that focuses on allergy prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. ALK offers great opportunities for passionate and creative people. As part of ALK, you will be working in an innovative environment that makes a difference for millions of people worldwide with allergies every day. You will have plenty of room for both professional and personal growth as the role will develop over time.

Domicile: Hørsholm               

ALK is a global company with production sites in Denmark, France, Spain, and the United States. ALK was founded in Copenhagen in 1923 and today we employ approx. 2,500 people around the world. The global headquarter is in beautiful surroundings in Hørsholm, north of Copenhagen.

At ALK, we go to work every day to make a difference for the many people with allergies around the world. It is our ambition to make life with allergy surprisingly simple for as many people as possible, and we build upon our strong heritage as a pioneer in allergy immunotherapy, when we continue to innovate, develop, and market new products and solutions to help improve the health of people with allergy.


For more details about the job or the company – we are cooperating with the recruitment company Brinch & Partners – feel free to contact Partner Arne Kyed at +45 2970 2031 or mail

If this is your next career step please upload your CV in English at your earliest convenience – we will invite candidate for interviews on an on-going basis.

Arne Kyed

+45 29702031