Executive Assistant to the CIO

Category:  Administration
Country/Region:  DK

Odense, DK, 5260

Are you an organized, proactive, and detail-oriented professional looking to make a significant impact? We are seeking an exceptional Executive Assistant to support our Chief Information Officer. Join our dynamic team and be at the heart of our innovative initiatives.


About the job

With direct reference to the CIO, Klaus Mortensen, you will provide high-level administrative support, ensuring the CIO's office operates efficiently and effectively. This role requires exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.


Additionally, your responsibilities include:

  • Manage the CIO's calendar, including scheduling meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements.
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, reports, presentations, and other documents as required.
  • Coordinate and organize internal and external meetings, including logistics, agendas, and follow-up actions.
  • Act as a liaison between the CIO and internal/external stakeholders, maintaining effective communication and ensuring timely responses.
  • Handle confidential information with utmost discretion and maintain a high level of professionalism.
  • Strategic Activities:
    • Support Strategic Planning
    • Assist the CIO in developing and implementing strategic plans and initiatives aligned with the company's goals.
    • Gather and analyze data to provide insights that support strategic decision-making.
    • Prepare strategic documents, briefs, and presentations for board meetings and senior leadership discussions.
  • Manage special projects and initiatives as assigned by the CIO.


A structured person with commercial talent and good communication skills

We expect that you have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management, or a related field with a minimum of 5 years of experience as an Executive Assistant, preferably supporting C-level executives.


In this position, you will need excellent organizational and time management skills, the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines, and strong written and verbal communication skills in Danish and English. You will also need a solid proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other relevant software.


As a professional, you can work independently or as part of a team in a fast-paced environment and possess a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information.

Lastly, you have a positive mindset. You aim to celebrate wins and achievements while being service-minded by nature. You cope well with a variety of tasks and shifting focus.


Who are we?

You will be part of  Corporate IT in Orifarm, a dynamic and young organization with highly skilled people dedicated to driving business development and delivering exceptional IT and digital services. Our team is divided into four key areas:

Business Engagement:

  • Focused on building strong relationships with our business units to understand their needs and deliver tailored IT solutions.

IT Solutions:

  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining IT solutions that support our business goals.

Data & Integrations:

  • Specializing in managing and integrating data across systems to ensure seamless information flow and data-driven decision-making.

IT Service Delivery & Technical Services:

  • Ensuring the reliable and efficient delivery of IT services and technical support to all parts of the organization.


About Orifarm

Everyone should have access to modern medicine. High costs or lack of access to pharmaceuticals should never impact our possibility to receive treatment or relief and live a healthy life. At Orifarm, we aim to bring healthy days by making modern healthcare a better deal for the people and the societies we serve. Working towards our vision, we create access to affordable, high-quality pharmaceuticals and healthcare products by challenging markets and always seeking new opportunities. With our core values paving the way, we always act responsibly and constantly with our customers at the center of our attention. And everything we do is driven by our sole purpose:

For as many as possible, as healthy a day as possible.


Our history goes back to 1994 when Orifarm was founded in Denmark by Hans and Birgitte Bøgh-Sørensen. Since then, Orifarm has grown from a small nine-person company into an international company operating globally in 13 countries. Today, Orifarm is Europe's largest parallel importer of pharmaceuticals and Denmark's largest supplier of pharmaceuticals with more than 2,200 employees.


We operate within seven different business areas: Over the Counter (OTC), Consumer Healthcare, Generics, Promotional Rx, Unlicensed Medicines, Parallel Import and Clinical Trials Supplies (CTS). Further, we focus heavily on new business opportunities and synergistic M&A to expand our offerings.


We offer

At Orifarm, we know our growth comes from the growth of our employees. We are an ambitious organization with an entrepreneurial culture celebrating can-do attitudes, smarts, and hearts. Our secret to success? Valuing how different skill sets join forces to make our journey happen. Whether you play a direct or an indirect part in fulfilling our purpose, you get to contribute and use your personal and professional skills. Indeed, at Orifarm, your personal growth journey is shaped only by your contribution to making healthy days for as many people as possible.


We regard our feedback culture as a fundamental element in the individual employee's opportunities for learning and development. When we have good results, every employee, including student workers, is part of our bonus scheme.


Job Location

The position is located at our headquarters in Odense. You will have the opportunity to work partially from home, approximately 2 days per week.


Need further information?

If you need further information about the job, please contact Klaus Mortensen at klmor@orifarm.com.  


We are often looking for new employees to help us grow and therefore, we may have other interesting opportunities for you. Follow us on LinkedIn to receive updates on our business activities and job opportunities: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/


Application deadline 

As soon as possible. Due to summer holidays we will start interviews in August. Please expect a slight delay in our responses.