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Novo Nordisk has been globally recognized as the best place to work, topping the ranks for two consecutive years in 2022 and 2023. It is an exciting time to join Novo Nordisk and be part of a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, helping us achieve our aspirations to establish a global presence in the industry. At Novo Nordisk Pars in Tehran, the position of People and Organization (P&O) Professional provides you the opportunity to work in a high-performing team and contribute directly towards the business results while creating value for diabetic patients.

About the department:

Novo Nordisk (NN) is a global healthcare company with more than 100 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, hemophilia, growth disorders, rare diseases, and other serious chronic diseases. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs over 60,000 people globally and markets its products in more than 170 countries. The People and Organization (P&O) department is a strategic business partner for all functions across the affiliate. It oversees and supports full employee lifecycle management. The department consists of a diverse team of P&O business partners, training managers, P&O professionals, and administration, and is now in search of a P&O Professional. It is a team of motivated and passionate colleagues who strive for continuous improvement in people processes, employee engagement, and organization development.

The position:

As a People and Organization (P&O) Professional, you will have the following accountabilities:

  • Payroll Management with providing monthly salary data, checking the calculation, getting the required approvals from Finance and P&O Director for the payment, then pre-arrangement with Finance to ensure the salary cheque gets ready on time.
  • Provide complementary insurance and Social Security Organization (SSO) processes; Moreover, ensure appropriate pre-boarding, onboarding, and integration for new joiners and smooth off-boarding process.
  • Human Resources (HR) Administration and employee support services such as employee contract management, maintenance of personnel binders for all employees, and Individual Development Plan (IDP) documentation.
  • Assist the team with meeting/event calendar bookings, logistical arrangements, catering, etc., and support the projects in all departmental activities & events.
  • Workplace assessments (WPA), including psychosocial WPA and assessments of changes in work routines or work processes with an impact on health and safety


  • At least a Bachelor's degree in HR, Organizational Psychology, Sociology or a similar field.
  • At least 1 to 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and IT tools is highly preferred.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Full working proficiency in both oral and written English is essential.

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.

Please send your CV online and only in English (click on Apply and follow the instructions).

Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

We accomplish 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 in the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures. We are therefore pledged to create an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve, and the communities we operate in. Together, we’re life-changing.

Employment Type

  • Full Time