Be the new

Experienced Medical Device Developer

in a biotech company focused on the discovery, design and development of innovative peptide-based medicines

Zealand Pharma A/S (Zealand) is a Copenhagen-based biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of peptide-based medicines. More than 10 drug candidates invented by Zealand have advanced into clinical development, of which two have reached the market and three candidates are in late-stage development. We are passionate about improving the quality of life for patients with metabolic and gastrointestinal diseases, and other specialty or rare disease areas with significant unmet medical needs. Zealand was founded in 1998 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has presence the U.S. as well.

In Device Development we support the entire Zealand Pharma peptide portfolio, and we work with international partners to develop the best possible delivery devices for each of our drugs. We work as one team across multiple continents and across many functional disciplines. Two days are never the same.

Job Profile
You have a passion for medical device development and are motivated by understanding the user-situation and the user-needs. You have a drive to secures a high-quality user experience.

The job includes execution and support to device development, device manufacturing and lifecycle management improvement projects for drug delivery devices.

You will be working with all aspects of medical device development for drug delivery. You are knowledgeable within Design Control and Human Factors testing, and you have experience in setting device requirements, doing Risk Management and planning and executing Design Verification. This involves both medical devices and combination products as well as their packaging and labeling.

Candidate Profile
The successful candidate will have most or all of the below qualifications:

You have at least 5-10 years of experience within medical device development. Ideally you should have solid experience within design control and device development according to ISO 13485, risk management and usability engineering from the medical device industry. Also, you are familiar with design verification and design validation principles.

You enjoy collaborating internationally and you have strong communication skills (English – both verbal and written) that secure a smooth development process. On a personal note, you are a true team player with a positive and flexible mindset, who understands how to reach joint project goals. You have a proactive mind-set and a constructive attitude to drive progress combined with the ability to plan, execute and meet deadlines. Also, you have a good understanding of complex technical issues. You enjoy working with multiple tasks at the same time and are analytical and capable of digesting complex data without losing the overall picture.

You have a degree in engineering, pharmacy, life science or similar.

What we offer
Our employees are fundamental to our success, and we continue to be able to attract and retain people with vast experience and talent. We have a unique culture, characterized by excellent teamwork and strong engagement across the organization.

Our work environment is characterized by strong cross functional team-work, room for individual performance and development, informality and respect, high work-ethics and engagement, and fun.
At Zealand, we understand the value of a diverse workforce. As an employee, you will be part of an innovative, cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural working environment.

We offer a combined compensation package which includes a base salary, pension, bonus, and an attractive employee share program. We care about our employees’ well-being and offer health insurance, use of massage, fitness, and a range of social clubs and activities. To find out more about working at Zealand, visit

Please apply no later than October 23, 2022.
For further information, please contact Lars Stenholt at +45 5060 3783 or

About Zealand Pharma A/S
Zealand Pharma A/S (Nasdaq Copenhagen and New York: ZEAL) ("Zealand") is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative peptide-based medicines. More than 10 drug candidates invented by Zealand have advanced into clinical development, of which two have reached the market. Zealand’s current pipeline of internal product candidates focus on specialty gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases. Additionally, the portfolio includes clinical license collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim and pre-clinical license collaboration with Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Zealand is based in Copenhagen (Søborg), Denmark. For further information about the Company's business and activities, please visit or follow Zealand on LinkedIn or Twitter @ZealandPharma.

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