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Head of Global Drug Safety

Exciting global position in an ambitious and renowned biotech company

With a strong presence in the global market the Danish biotech company, Genmab, is on an ambitious path of growth. To further strengthen and support this growth, Genmab is looking for a Head of Global Drug Safety who is passionate about partaking in the journey of developing groundbreaking biomedical products for patients worldwide.

Genmab has a robust pipeline of innovative human antibody therapeutics, and a number of strategic partnerships are already in place with international blue chip companies. The company continuously strives to reach its goal of improving the lives of oncology patients with unmet medical needs.

In the position, you will manage and lead the Drug Safety team, which is a tight knit team currently comprising three employees, and be responsible for all drug safety related activities. Furthermore, you will ensure the establishment of high standards for safety in global development projects and the development and implementation of global drug safety strategies. This position has a global perspective, and you can work out of the office in either Copenhagen (DK) or Princeton, New Jersey (US).

Ideally, you have a medical background (Physician) and additionally have a minimum of five years of experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry, preferably within drug safety.

You are fully proficient in English at a professional level, both written and spoken, and you master Microsoft Office.

You must have experience with developing and implementing drug safety strategies and possess a high level of expertise in the area. In addition, you have the ability to work in a heavily matrixed organization and in close collaboration with colleagues from several locations covering Europe and the United States.

You are result- and goal-oriented and committed to contributing to the overall success of Genmab. You are a strong communicator and good at building professional relations to collaborators and business partners. You have a positive attitude and thrive in an often hectic and changing environment. You enjoy working in an environment where colleagues are respected for their knowledge, skills, and contribution, and receive acknowledgement for achieving results as an individual and as part of a team.

Genmab is a medium sized  biotech company with a short chain of command. You will have the opportunity to influence your own work as well as your personal and professional development. You will also have flexible working hours and conditions. With a solid financial basis due to the partnerships with large international blue chip companies such as Roche, Novartis and Janssen combined with its own pipeline of potential products, Genmab have a promising future.

Genmab’s commitment to bringing new medicines to the market to improve patients’ lives is a strong motivation for employees at Genmab. Their aim is to foster a culture of excellence and innovation where employees are focused on clear priorities and are passionate about innovation. They work cross-functionally and internationally as one team to gain the most from all competencies. Genmab employees work with determination and with respect for each other to achieve their tasks and common goals. They give individuals and teams the autonomy to drive development of innovative products and solutions, knowing that integrity is a core value throughout the company.

Domicile: The place of work could be either Copenhagen (DK) or Princeton, New Jersey (US)

Traveling: 20 – 30 days/year

For more details about the job or the company, please contact Partner, Jørn Duhn, Unique Human Capital on M +45 21 75 19 25. All applications must be submitted in English and are treated confidentially.


Genmab is an international biotechnology company specializing in the creation and development of differentiated human antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer.

Read more at: www.genmab.com

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