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Join the International Operations Business Graduate Programme.

Join the International Operations Business

The International Business Graduate Programme provides a springboard for a life-changing career and a unique chance to bring your knowledge, skills and talent to life in a global business environment. Read the presentation on these pages, explore the blog, connect with us on Facebook.

This specific program is targeted at local candidates from below countries. If you are a resident of another country please see the many other Graduate Programmes, which are targeted at a global audience.

We are hiring now

Read the job description and apply no later than 1 October 2014: Algeria, Brazil and Colombia

We are also looking for a Finance Graduate in Algeria

Please note that we are also looking for a finance graduate for the Algerian affiliate. Read more and apply here

Meet Maziar Mike Doustdar,
head of International Operations
Meet current graduates


Global Programme

The International Business Graduate Programme for newly graduated master’s students is a 2-year programme. During this time you will explore the company and develop your personal and professional skills through 3 job rotations.

Scope of the programme

The International Operations Business Graduate Programme consists of three rotations of 8-months, with each period enhancing your business understanding. The rotations can also take place in different parts of the organisation depending on the projects and business needs e.g. Business Development, Regulatory Affairs, Product Supply or similar. All Graduates in the International Operations Business Programme will learn about the following three areas:


To join the Business Graduate Programme you will need a recent master’s degree in economics, management, international business, marketing or a related field.

Structure of the programme

Novo Nordisk’s Graduate Programme in International Operations Business will give you the opportunity to gain valuable skills, as you work across different business areas and countries, to accomplish your goals in a successful and ambitious international company.

Launch your career

International Operations is one of the five regions within Novo Nordisk Operations representing the larger part of the world’s geography that includes South America, Africa, Middle East, Russia & CIS-markets, Asia and Australia. With a current population of 4.5 billion people and expected diabetes burden of 300 million by 2030 (representing 60% of the diabetes population) we are committed to Changing Diabetes and changing the lives of people with haemophilia.

Watch video: Region of need - and opportunity

Click here to watch the video

International Operations employs over 3,500 people, who represent more than 90 nationalities. Key words to describe International Operations are: energy, drive, business and personal growth, ambition, opportunity, innovation, youth and diversity.

We believe that the success of International Operations is primarily related to its people. Our young and ambitious workforce wants to make a difference while also doing good business. This means that we are keen to contribute to Novo Nordisk’s triple-bottom line philosophy, by making a significant difference to patients and society, through our passion and innovative products, while also delivering exciting results from a business perspective.

Join us and you could make a difference too!

Join our global organization

Business Area Oceania, South East Asia (BAOS)

Business Area Africa (BAAF)

Business Area Gulf, India & Egypt (BAGIE)

Business Area Near East (BANE)

Business Area Latin America (BALAT)

Central Latin America (CLAT)

Business Area Commonwealth of Independent States (BACIS)

Development opportunities

The Business Graduate Programme will give you the opportunity to learn valuable skills as you work across different business areas and countries to accomplish your goals.

Who you are

To join the International Operations Business Graduate Programme you must hold a master's degree in a relevant subject, for example within economics, management, international business, marketing or a related field.

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