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Senior Manager of Communications

Utrecht, Netherlands

At Genmab, we’re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together, by developing antibody products and pioneering, knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients and the future of cancer treatment and serious diseases. From our people who are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business, which is innovative and rooted in science, we believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.

The Role

The Senior Manager of Communications support s the development and execution of internal and external communications , with a special focus on Research and Digital & AI communications and local communications in the Netherlands , under the supervision o f the Associate Director of Communications . Th e Senior Manager of Communications is based in Utrecht , the Netherlands , and reports to the Associate Director of Communications, based in Utrecht, t he Netherlands.

As a member of the G lobal Internal Communications Team , the Senior Manager also takes on global internal communications tasks .


  • Executes assigned global internal communications strategies and programs to help drive employee engagement, contributing to the development of an inspirational narrative to keep our employees informed, connected, inspired , and engaged.

  • Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Communications, the manager supports and executes Research and Digital & AI-specific internal communications.

  • Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Communications, m anages internal c ommunications in our offices in the Netherlands . The role i s responsible for the d evelopment and e xecution of internal communications plans and deliverables at a site level in the Genmab NL offices , such as supporting local and global town halls , local events , and local internal media .

  • Supports both the Vice President of Internal Communications & Public Affairs, and the Associate Director of Communications, in the execution of Public Affairs and C SR-related activities in the Netherlands .

  • Is part of the Internal Communications Team and actively contributes to other global internal communications programs.

  • The p osition includes some limited international travel .


  • H old s a Bachelor's or a Master's degree in Communications , or a similar degree in Life Sciences with a strong focus on communications.

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in communications , with a focus on experience in R& D communications especially , preferably in the Life Sciences industry.

  • Excellent communication skills in English , and preferably in Dutch .

  • Good project and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects from conception to completion, execute projects to set goals, and gather metrics to measure success .

  • Adept at storytelling and editing raw content with a keen understanding of crafting narratives for various communication channels.

  • Understands the digital communications landscape and how this can be leveraged for internal comm unications , with a solid understanding of the latest developments in AI and machine learning .

  • Team player, ability to create a strong network across the company and across functions.

  • You have a quality mindset , you are f lexible and able to cope with and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Personally, you thrive when challenged and enjoy working with cross-functional teams.

  • You are the result- and goal-oriented and committed to contributing to the overall success of Genmab .

About You

  • You are passionate about our purpose and genuinely care about our mission to transform the lives of patients through innovative cancer treatment
  • You bring rigor and excellence to all that you do. You are a fierce believer in our rooted-in-science approach to problem-solving
  • You are a generous collaborator who can work in teams with diverse backgrounds
  • You are determined to do and be your best and take pride in enabling the best work of others on the team
  • You are not afraid to grapple with the unknown and be innovative
  • You have experience working in a fast-growing, dynamic company (or a strong desire to)
  • You work hard and are not afraid to have a little fun while you do so


Genmab leverages the effectiveness of an agile working environment, when possible, for the betterment of employee work-life balance. Our offices are designed as open, community-based spaces that work to connect employees while being immersed in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Whether you’re in one of our collaboratively designed office spaces or working remotely, we thrive on connecting with each other to innovate.

About Genmab

Founded in 1999 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Genmab is an innovative biotech company that has become a leader in antibody biology and innovation. Our product pipeline and next-generation antibody technologies are the result of our strong company culture, a deep passion for innovation, and desire to transform cancer treatment and serious diseases.

When you work with us, you’ll be part of a warm, fun, dynamic community, and team up with some of the best, most authentic individuals in locations around the world, who care deeply and share in a relentless drive to innovate and create transformational medicines. People who are candid, impact-driven, and a little unconventional; who seek out and embrace the opportunity to build new and bold futures within a rapidly growing and innovative biotech company; who bring their full selves to work and show up for each other - rolling up their sleeves to get the job done. This translates into a place where you can be authentically you; are empowered to innovate, build solutions, and execute; feel cared for and supported in growth; and are a critical part of changing the lives of patients around the world through transformative cancer treatment.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Learn more about our commitments on our website .

Genmab is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Please see our privacy policy for handling your data in connection with your application on our website .

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands, Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in NL is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.

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