Our Business

At Fertin, our mission is to support healthier living.  We are the world's leading business-to-business supplier of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), helping people quit smoking every day.  

We are proud of our innovative oral and intra-oral delivery technologies, developed over 100+ years.  These provide extensive opportunity for diversification in both the pharma and consumer health space; in areas such as oral care, vitamins, immunity, energy and gastrointestinal remedies.

Join us, and you’ll have the opportunity to achieve great things, shape the future, and share ideas with some of the best minds in the business.


About the job

We have ambitious plans to grow our business. To support these aspirations, we need to attract the best people to join us and to create an environment which enables people to thrive at work.  We are looking for a new Senior Manager of Talent to play a key role in delivering these aspirations.  You’ll be responsible for leading a team of Talent Acquisition Specialists, People and Culture Student Workers and Fertin’s DK apprentice programme.

To succeed in this role, you’ll be passionate about creating a learning organisation with exceptional leadership ability, and in creating a great experience for new employees.  You’ll have an excellent track record of delivering impactful L&D programmes on a global level and facilitating end-to-end hiring processes.  


Key Accountabilities:

Set global and strategic direction for the Fertin Pharma end to end talent life cycle:





  • Deploy Learning and development strategy and drive select business integrated capability programs
  • Build Fertin Employer Brand and grow talent acquisition capabilities and practices
  • Improve and deploy talent management practices

Talent Attraction & Acquisition (40%)

  • In collaboration with recruiters, HRBPs and Vecture Fertin Pharma Talent Acquisition team define Employer Branding and acquisition strategy and roadmaps across Fertin entities globally
  • Lead the HRecruiter team in DK
  • Facilitate senior specialist / leader hirings in DK
  • Negotiate vendor agreements together with Procurement

Talent Management / Development (60%)

  • Deploy global learning and development strategy in alignment with Fertin business strategy (BPO)
  • Develop learning & development execution roadmaps
  • Review and drive continuous improvement of business integrated talent management practices
  • Design, execute and facilitate global strategic capability programs, i.e. program / project management, R&D specialist programs in collaboration with HRBPs
  • Drive the leadership development programs (talent programs, succession management, new managers etc.) (BPO)
  • Co-develop and execute on senior leadership development programs in collaboration with VP, People & Culture
  • Responsible for L&D vendor assessment and collaboration
  • Manage vendor budgets

Key Collaboration Partners

  • VPs Commercial, Operations & Supply Chain, R&D and the respective leadership teams
  • HR business partners in DK, India and Canada
  • External L&D and recruitment vendors
  • VP, People & Culture
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders in parent and sister companies ensuring alignment across the matrix
  • HR stakeholders in sister and parent companies

Required experience & competencies

  • Master’s degree (business, psychology, sociology) or equivalent
  • 8-10 years of experience working and executing in international business environment
    • Delivering impactful L&D programs in global business communities
    • Facilitating end-to-end hiring processes (in Denmark) from job spec to onboarding
  • Brings a solid theoretical and practice-oriented recruiter and L&D toolbox
  • Strong business acumen (ability to define value propositions and design programs tailored to specific business challenges)
  • Facilitator of stakeholder alignment
  • Cultural and organizational savviness
  • Driven and high energy executor

What we offer you

You’ll have the opportunity to embed our culture, develop our leadership community, create a great experience for new joiners and play a key role in supporting healthier living for people all over the world. You will work with an exceptional HR team and develop the capability of your own team, which you will nurture and build. You will be part of an ambitious company, with dedicated employees who are all focused on delivering for their customers and supporting healthier living.


Send your cover letter and CV as soon as possible via the link below. Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis. For further information, please contact HR Vice President Helle Egdal, +45 22 99 36 60.



Fertin is a Danish contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) specializing in innovative intra-oral formats (e.g. chewing gum, chewable tablets, among others) with nutraceutical and pharmaceutical ingredients. We provide consumers with convenient, pleasurable and efficient delivery formats, based on our know-how, technological capabilities and consumer insight. Our facilities in Denmark, Canada and India, are equipped with state-of-the-art technology where all our professionals perform their tasks with safety as their priority. Fertin is a private company owned by PMI Life Science, based in Vejle, Denmark. Fertin has more than 800 employees and has shown continuous growth over many years reaching sales upwards of €143 million in 2020. For more information visit