16 February 2021

Novo Nordisk SA Legal and Compliance Internship 2021

Description: Novo Nordisk South Africa has a Legal and Compliance Internship 2021.

Are you interested in the healthcare sector, and passionate about compliance in challenging environments? Join Novo Nordisk South Africa and help us improve millions of lives!

Legal and Compliance Intern will provide paralegal and compliance support to the entire Novo Nordisk South Africa organisation by performing legal research, memorandum drafting, letter drafting, fact-checking and preparation of files for mediation or other legal functions.

This position must act in line with ethical standards, quality requirements, local policies and Novo Nordisk policies by strictly ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of the Legal & Compliance Department.

About the department

In our collaboration with the full value chain of Novo Nordisk, Legal and Compliance department strives to safeguard Novo Nordisk South Africa operations, co-drives ambitious business performance and ensures compliance with all the laws and regulations.

The base location of this position will be Sandton and the role will report directly to the Legal and Compliance Director in South Africa.


  • Experience as a Paralegal or as a Company Secretarial
  • Holder of a qualification in compliance or company secretarial
  • Great communication skills (oral and written) for stakeholder management
  • Excellent attention to details; administrative, prioritisation and organizational skills
  • Solid knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Fluent in both verbal and written English

Millions rely on us

To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. 

In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.

Closing Date: 23 February 2021


If you want to share this passion and build a bright future in a fast-growing market this could be the job for you! You will be able to build your career in one of the Top Employers in South Africa 2017 according to Top Employer Institute Survey conducted in 2016.

Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as prescribed by Section 15 of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998