LEO Pharma

Lead Architect – Commercial

In Enterprise Architecture you will help set the direction for commercial IT

LEO Pharma has embarked on a very ambitious journey to become the world’s preferred dermatology care partner – and that is why we need you. The journey will encompass increased digitalization, acquisitions and planned transformations which all require strengthening of our digital capabilities in Global IT.

With the commercial platform at the core of guiding further innovation and driving performance, we have embarked on establishing a modern platform in collaboration with the commercial areas. The platform aim is to provide seamless and best in class customer engagement across all channels. We will pioneer together and are passionate to transform the way we work with commercial in LEO Pharma.

Come join us! Responsibility, exciting challenges, on-going development, and massive impact are guaranteed.

The job

You will join a growing area of highly skilled Architects and Engineers covering LEO-Pharma’s IT solution portfolio. We design IT solutions across the global LEO organization and we share a passion for taking advantage of the opportunities in IT, in the overall design as well as in each configuration. Our work environment is characterized by knowledge sharing, open dialogue and room for having a good time together. The Team is based in LEO Pharma’s headquarters in Ballerup, Greater Copenhagen combined with a flexible work set-up with possibilities for working partly remote.


  • Accountable for development and maintenance of the overall current and target architecture for commercial, including the commercial business information model
  • Create and maintain a roadmap for developing a sustainable commercial platform
  • Lead professionally a group of architects within the commercial space
  • Approach initiatives with a consultancy mindset and clearly communicate the business value of the roadmap
  • Set the direction with our strategic technology platform vendors within commercial. Veeva, Salesforce and Sitecore
  • Ensure that the platform is scalable considering launch of new products globally
  • Manage the detailed solution architecture and steer the technical direction for the Salesforce Marketing Cloud and be a technical partner and advisor to the commercial organisation for SFMC.
  • Further develop Enterprise Architecture in LEO Pharma which includes active participation in the architecture governance activities and taking lead on EA initiatives
  • You will cover the end-to-end IT landscape and with a passion for leveraging technology. In Enterprise Architecture we succeed together, and we are part of a larger family in Global IT where you can use your creativity, share knowledge, and enjoy a fun working environment


You furthermore have a passion for doing things the right way, promote the holistic and long-term architecture mindset as well as the Enterprise Architecture principles in Global IT and LEO Pharma


Your qualifications

You have substantial experience from working with commercial IT Systems in s larger global organization i.e. with a diversity of stakeholders and technologies at play. LEO Pharma is a highly collaborative workplace and as Lead Architect you are confident and have a level of authority. With your experience and understanding of the mechanisms of a large organization you can prioritize and balance activities while leading by example.


Professional Qualifications:

  • Relevant master’s degree or substantial experience as Lead/Enterprise Architect in a multi-cultural and global company.
  • Knowledge of business models, operating models, development models, cost/benefit analysis, budgeting and risk management.
  • Salesforce Marketing cloud Solution and/or Technical Architect certified
  • ML/AI knowledge (Aktana)
  • Practical experience with business ecosystems, SaaS, PaaS, APIs, IPaaS; especially within one or more of the following vendors: Veeva, Salesforce and Sitecore
  • EA framework certification (TOGAF, Zachman) is desired at practitioner level but pragmatically applied.
  • Ability to balance foundational and innovation EA development
  • Excellent English communication skills, written as well as verbally
  • Strong analytical, presentation, communication, and facilitation skills.

Characteristics of the ideal candidate

  • Experienced and accomplished at working with IT and business executives, a strong collaborator with a customer focused mindset. 
  • Vendor and technology agnostic – focus on what is the best fit for the company in alignment with principles and strategy
  • international mindset and prefers to work in a global organization with both internal and external cultural differences.
  • Thrives in a fun, changing and fast-paced environment.


Your new team

At LEO Pharma headquarters in Ballerup we are a larger team of architects that develop and maintain the roadmap for Global IT solutions in LEO. You will join a team of 7 Lead Architects in Enterprise Architecture each with a specific focus area. You will work in close collaboration with people covering the end-to-end IT landscape and with a passion for leveraging technology and data. In Enterprise Architecture we succeed together, and we are part of a larger family in Global IT where you can use your creativity, share knowledge and enjoy a fun working environment.


Join our mission to help more people achieve healthy skin

Hundreds of millions of people around the globe are suffering from an untreated skin disease. Helping these people to get a better life is what LEO Pharma is all about. By understanding their needs and wishes we will improve existing treatments and break new land to uncover the solutions of tomorrow. By joining LEO Pharma you will get the opportunity to create results, develop yourself among highly skilled colleagues while taking on our quest to become the preferred dermatology care partner improving people’s lives around the world and at the same time create profitable growth.


Contact and application
If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Kristian Sloth, Head of People Development, at +45 32261845. Please apply via the link at our website and remember to attach application and CV. We will be evaluating candidates as we receive the applications - so please apply as soon as possible. The latest is 30.09.2021.


About LEO Pharma
At LEO Pharma, we are pioneering together. We help people with skin diseases live fulfilling lives by advancing dermatology beyond the skin. We drive dermatology with our knowledge, collaboration and curiosity. We are at the forefront of science in developing new medicines for dermatology. Each one of us at LEO Pharma can make a real impact in our everyday work. Together, we explore new ideas and make them happen. We do this through mutual respect and a shared sense of purpose, rooted in our caring culture and a commitment to helping others. For us, pioneering together is about constantly improving and extending what's possible for each other, our company, and our patients.

LEO Pharma is headquartered in Denmark with a global team of 6,000 people, serving 92 million patients in 130 countries. Read more at leo-pharma.com

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