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People & Organization Specialist

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Do you want to be a part of fast growing and developing company, being engaged in helping people? Are you interested in leading the Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) strategy and championing OHS initiatives, while supporting other People and Organization (P&O) projects and operational tasks for Jordan? If so, then you are the People and organization Specialist we are looking for!

This position will be based in Jordan under the People and Organization department. You will directly report to the Head of People and Organization Levant.

Join Novo Nordisk Jordan for a life-changing career!

The position
As a P&O specialist, you will be responsible for ensuring implementation of occupational health and safety requirements in Jordan and driving P&O initiatives.

Your main accountabilities will be:

  • Champion OH&S initiatives throughout the year
  • Support with the implementation of P&O initiatives and projects across the organization
  • Responsible for payroll, onboarding and offboarding of employees, reporting to local authorities
  • Co-lead office relocation project for the affiliate
  • Support other departments with certain operational tasks and system management


As a P&O Specialist, you need to be result-oriented and driven with a flexible attitude and open mindset. In addition, you need to have strong communication and interpersonal skills, take initiative, work, and lead a dynamic team, and be fluent in both written/spoken English and Arabic.

  • A university Degree in a relevant area such as P&O, organizational psychology, or other; A master’s degree is a plus.
  • A 3 – 4 years of experience as a P&O or Generalist
  • Preferably bring experience from the international pharmaceutical industry, or a similar industry characterized by high complexity and change
  • Ability to work in a changing environment to be agile and proactively find efficient ways of doing things
  • Experience in Occupational Health and Safety is a plus

About The Department

You will be part of the People and Organization department, responsible for driving the overall Levant HR strategy and priorities. Our main aspiration is to be recognized as a sustainable employer, drive engagement, and develop our people. We are looking for an individual who can drive initiatives, be a trusted partner to our internal and external stakeholders, and support in the journey our shaping the future of the Jordan affiliate.

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 energize 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.

To submit your application, please upload your CV and motivational letter online (click on Apply and follow the instructions). Internal candidates are kindly requested to inform their line Manager before applying.

Apply before the 19th of December 2023.

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.


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