Health Science and Technology Lead, Oral Health Venture at Novozymes (BB-7960D)

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What if you could work for a cause, not just a company?

Novozymes is the global market leader in biological solutions. We help build better lives. Together with our customers, partners and the global community, we use our innovative thinking and passion for science to boost industries and make everyday products more sustainable for the good of the planet. As the world’s leading provider of industrial enzymes and microorganisms, our bio-innovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many, many other biological solutions that the world can benefit from today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Join us as our new Health Science and Technology Lead, Oral Health venture at Novozymes OneHealth, Lyngby
Have you ever tried to build a completely new category in a company that has the potential to revolutionize it? This is your chance; we are building a business in oral health linking Novozymes unique technology position and culture to products and routines impacting most people on the planet lives. As a Health Science and Technology Lead in Oral Health you are leading the design and execution of our technology projects supporting the delivery unique innovative solutions to tackle key health challenges together with a great team of entrepreneurs.

Welcome to Novozymes OneHealth
At Novozymes OneHealth we are on a quest to help people live healthier and better lives, by rethinking tomorrow within human health, and finding the one-in-a-trillion verifiable solutions of probiotics and enzymes that can be proven to solve profound health challenges related to modern lifestyles. We have started rethinking tomorrow within human health; thinking outside the box, working in new ways, building different partnerships, pioneering data and digital, discovering ground-breaking science and much more – do you want to join us? OneHealth is a newly established Strategic Opportunity Area within Novozymes working as a corporate venture with a start-up mindset. We are a high-energy team with diverse backgrounds on a mission to develop solutions within gut and oral health aimed at the consumer care space. We focus on probiotic- and enzyme-based solutions and drive development based on strong scientific hypotheses and identified consumer demand.

In this role you’ll make an impact by:
  • Utilizing our vision and capabilities in OneHealth to create our technology innovation strategy combining cutting edge science and application understanding with consumer needs to deliver products that makes a different to the end consumer
  • Shaping our product development by guiding our clinical trial design and execution, technical evidence development and testing in market with customers, consumers and healthcare professionals to beat the current benchmark
  • Supporting the positioning of our products by the creation of scientific communication material targeting customer, consumer & professionals
  • Driving identification of and relationship management of key opinion leaders and external development partners across academic / healthcare institutions
  • Daring to lead projects and the establishment of a new industry within a large company getting buy-in and support across functions – R&D, IP, supply operations, quality, regulatory, and sales & marketing – to ensure success

  • To succeed you must hold:
  • An entrepreneurial spirit! In our world that means thrive without fixed work processes already in place, the ability to hit the ground running and having fun while doing so, be open to give and receive feedback and the willingness to do what is required to make things move forward
  • > 10 years’ experience in oral care, nutritional and possibly cosmetics product development, including the creation of new technologies and development of competitive product concepts
  • A PhD. Degree or similar within science related to research in the field of biotechnology, microbiology and/or dentistry
  • A proven track record of strong project leading by example and aspirational goals from an industrial setting
  • Strong sense of ownership, take responsibility and a “go do” attitude
  • Excellent communication and oral and written English skills

  • Location : The job is based in Kgs. Lyngby reporting to the Head of Oral Health Venture and requires up to 15% travel days per year.

    Are you passionate about making a sustainable impact, and do you see yourself in this position? Then unlock your passion and apply today!

    Application deadline : 2 March 2021.

    Contact details : For more information, please contact Thomas Durhuus, Head of Oral health venture, OneHealth,

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    Want to learn more?
    Did you know, that Novozymes was ranked #7 in Science magazine’s global Top Employers Survey 2019?

    At Novozymes, we invite you to join us in finding biological solutions to the world’s problems. Being a pioneering company, we seek people, who are eager to try new things, motivated by challenge and not afraid to fail but driven to try again. And again. Original thinking happens when we’re given the flexibility to focus and the freedom to fully unfold our individual strengths. This is key to our innovation power and how we have become one of the top patent holders in the biotech industry. Learn more about Novozymes, our purpose, and your career opportunities at Follow us on LinkedIn and Instagram.

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