Student Assistant - Specialty RX

Category:  Portfolio Development
Country/Region:  DK

Odense, DK, 5260

– Do you wish to help fueling Orifarm’s growth rocket?


Are you eager to apply your academic knowledge in a real-world context? Can you imagine yourself learning the art of business development within the pharmaceutical industry? Would you like to be part of a fun and fast-paced team? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you!


About the job

We are looking for a new student assistant to support our team for 10-15 hours a week. We offer an opportunity to join a fast-paced environment, focusing on collaboration between departments to ensure we meet our 2028 strategic goals.


In this role, your responsibility will grow over time as you will be exposed to a variety of tasks and challenges. Initially, you will be responsible for maintaining the systems and tools that we use in our daily work. You will also be exposed to tasks such as: Market Screening, Project Management, and Market Access support.


We offer you an opportunity to work in attractive working conditions with great options for both personal and professional development – and hopefully a lot of fun on the way.


Who are you?

We are looking for a student who has an interest in the pharmaceutical industry and have a natural business acumen.


We imagine that you are:

  • A current student in a university program – at least about to finish the 1st year of your studies – with strong academic results.
  • Have at least 2 years left of your studies
  • Genuinely interested in the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Willing to work approximately 2 days a week, obviously with flexibility around exam periods.
  • Experienced user of the Microsoft Office package – preferably with some experience in Microsoft Power Platforms.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English.
  • Willing to contribute to a fun and transparent working environment where everyone’s opinion matters

You will be joining a multinational team where we consider diversity of backgrounds and skillset a strength. Orifarm’s operation is expanding into new territories, so cultural sensitivity and understanding is required to succeed in this role.


Who are we?

You will be a part of our Specialty RX platform - a rapidly growing platform responsible for building the pipeline for future growth of the company with RX products. We constantly look for external opportunities to support the ambitions of Orifarm Group and to strategically develop our function to become the preferred partner in our markets for suppliers, CMOs & pharmaceutical developers.


Our team currently consist of 20 full-time employees and 4 student assistants, covering all parts of the licensing process – from idea to contract. We work in close collaboration with many other functions from Regulatory Affairs to Sales & Marketing, ensuring that new products get to market as quickly as possible.


You will be part of a busy work environment working with people dedicated to improving the well-being of patients and minimizing expenses for the payers. We work in a result-oriented manner, which at times requires a high level of expertise and dedication – and at other times a more flexible approach to tasks and challenges.


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. In 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 in 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 where 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, and we celebrate can-do attitudes, smarts and hearts. Our secret to success? Valuing how different skillsets join forces to make our journey happen. Whether you play a direct or an indirect part of fulfilling our purpose, you get to contribute and use your skills, personal as well as professional. Indeed, at Orifarm your personal growth journey is shaped only by your contribution towards making healthy days for as many as possible.


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


Student Assistant at Orifarm:

Become part of a dynamic community at Orifarm as a student assistant in our Student Network (SNO), where over 70 talented student assistants with diverse backgrounds come together. SNO organizes both social and professional events, providing you with the opportunity to expand your network across functions.


Take advantage of this opportunity to launch your career in the pharmaceutical industry with Orifarm. Here, you will not only experience an exciting student job where you can apply theory to practice, but also have the opportunity to experience an enriching internship and perhaps even collaborate on bachelor or master's thesis. With us, you will experience a great and educational start to your professional journey!


Job Location

We are located in Odense. We offer you to work with our dedicated colleagues in an open office environment, which allows us to have a friendly and informal atmosphere.

We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package and our staff canteen offers a variety of healthy menus every day, and physiotherapy will also be at your disposal.


Need further information?

If you need further information about the job, please contact Frederik Bach Pedersen, Senior Business Development Manager, at +45 26 36 89 98 or


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:


Application deadline 

Applications are evaluated on an ongoing basis until we have found the right candidate for the position.