Be the new

Supply Chain Manager

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.

Job profile

Currently, we are looking for a new Supply Chain Manager, who has experience from the pharmaceutical industry, a strong understanding of ERPs and a working knowledge of end-to-end supply chains. If this sounds like you, and you are ready to take on a broad area of responsibilities with an independent attitude, you might be exactly who we are looking for.

The position sits in our Supply Chain and Sourcing department which is part of Technical Development & Manufacturing. The department is responsible for the sourcing of GMP services and secure supplies of drug products for clinical trials as well as commercial supplies to external partners. Supply Chain & Sourcing is also highly involved in the preparation of future launches designing optimal supply chain setup.

Currently, we are five people in the department, whereof two are responsible for clinical trial supply, one responsible for GMP related sourcing and the remaining two are involved in operating the supply chain of marketed products and preparing for future launches.

This position is new in the department and thus a unique chance to join our journey and play a key role in the supply chain, mainly within the area of marketed products.


You will coordinate requirements/supply planning on close corporation with key stakeholders to secure timely delivery and a high customer service level. Additionally, you will:

Candidate profile

We imagine you have a relevant degree (preferably a master’s degree) either within supply chain or within pharmaceuticals supplemented with add-on courses or work experience. We also imagine you have:

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.

Zealand Pharma DNA builds on four values: (1) We are bold, (2) We empower people, (3) We work as one team, and (4) We can be trusted.

Our work environment is characterized by strong cross functional teamwork, room for individual performance and development, informality and respect, high work-ethics and engagement, and fun. Often, we forget the structures and hierarchies, we roll up the sleeves and get the job done.

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 February 26th, 2023, or as soon as possible. The applications will be reviewed as they come in.

For further information, please contact Lars Elmelund Pedersen, Senior Director, Supply Chain

About Zealand Pharma A/S
Zealand Pharma A/S (Nasdaq Copenhagen: 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.