Life at Missionpharma
Missionpharma is an international company with a high performance culture. We offer a global business environment, where passion, dedication and focus on making an impact are keywords that describe us well.
Our commitment to quality and our focus on maintaining high ethical standards goes hand in hand with living up to our responsibilities as a leading supplier of healthcare products to patients all over the world.
We are driven by our purpose of being on a mission for better health. Teamwork and enthusiasm permeates everyday life in our offices. We speak many languages, we represent 14 different nationalities and we see ourselves as a small global organisation leaving a big impact.
By joining Missionpharma you join our dedicated team; a community of employees and partners, who all have the customer as our focus, intelligent solutions as our strength, trust as our base and a commitment to leaving an impact as our future.
Great Place to Work®
We have a history as one of Denmark’s best places to work, winning the Great Place to Work® award in 2015 as the Best Small Workplace in Denmark. Missionpharma has been Great Place to Work® certified every year since 2010 according to Great Place to Work global standards of evaluating employees’ experience of trust, pride and companionship at the workplace.
See here why we are proud of our results from the 2022 survey (in Danish).
Together on a mission…
Working with Missionpharma means that you have a possibility to make an impact on the world around us. Being a key supplier of healthcare products to vulnerable communities all over the world means that we not only have an opportunity – but also an obligation – to work for better access to quality medicines.
Severe acute malnutrition is one of the most serious health threats to children in challenged countries all over the world. According to the WHO, an estimated 45% of deaths among children under the age of five are linked to undernutrition.
In cooperation with WHO, Missionpharma supplies paediatric SAM/PED kits specifically designed by WHO and packed by Missionpharma. The kit provides life-saving medicines and equipment to treat common childhood illnesses, including severe acute malnutrition.
Children should not die from preventable diseases.
I am extremely proud of contributing to providing treatment to thousands of children suffering from common illnesses and malnutrition.
I really mean it when I say that my job at Missionpharma is not just a job.
Bo Birk, Director, UN segment
Job with a purpose
All over the world millions of people are lacking access to safe and affordable healthcare. Missionpharma plays a vital role in changing this.
Would you like to join our mission of contributing to better global health? Would you like to build an international career in an organisation that spans three continents and operates worldwide?
We employ dedicated and passionate people, who enjoy working together to provide commercial solutions to tough challenges. We are looking for ambitious minds to join our teams in our headquarters in Lynge, Denmark.
In Missionpharma, you are trusted with responsibility from the very beginning, and you get to work on fun and challenging projects. To succeed, you work closely with your colleagues and the team spirit is really special here. We work together across departments, cultures and locations with passion and enthusiasm to reach our common goal of providing safe and affordable medicine to millions of people.
Christina Elnif, Key Account Manager, Development Aid
The secret of our success is the people we recruit – and we are always looking for the best and most dedicated people. We search for people with an enquiring mind, a proven ability to solve complex problems and, of course, with an outstanding attitude.
At Missionpharma we offer a wide range of responsibilities and challenges in a supportive environment. You will be working with some of the most dedicated minds in the business.
Join us to become part of an ambitious and aspiring team. We take pride in developing our employees and your training will continue throughout your career.
We are currently looking for a Global Inventory Manager and a Global Head of IT. See our open positions here.
We are always on the lookout for qualified colleagues and we welcome your unsolicited application.
Click here to send us your unsolicited application together with your resume.
At Missionpharma we take great pride in offering careers with a strong purpose. We have a dedicated team working together towards creating better health on a global scale.
We know that our success is all about the people. With us, you will have a busy and challenging workday in a dynamic environment, surrounded by talented people who are highly passionate about their work.
Meet some of our employees from locations in Lynge, Shanghai, Ahmedabad and Kandla and learn why Missionpharma is not just another workplace.
ATTILA, Procurement Manager
SENIORITY: 7 years
LANGUAGES: Hungarian, English, a bit of Danish
What I most enjoy about my work:I personally value that challenges are individually tailored to match personal capabilities and ambitions. The entire organisation is driven by hard work in a genuine spirit of engagement and commitment, but always in an informal and fun atmosphere.
What makes Missionpharma a special place to work:Missionpharma is a company that highly values and appreciates different viewpoints. The mutual respect amongst employees goes beyond age, gender and nationality. It feels empowering and comforting to work in a company where the social and professional groups form around common goals and teamwork, and not around ethnicity or language.
BO, Director, UN segment
SENIORITY: 26 years
LANGUAGES: Danish, English
What I most enjoy about my work
Being responsible for our international sales activities allows me to focus on development through dialogue every day with customers, agents and employees. The interaction with international relations is highly motivating and stimulating, as is the daily coaching of my co-workers. My personal passion is always strengthened by experiencing others’ passion.
What makes Missionpharma a special place to work
Missionpharma is a distinct project-driven company in a truly global environment. Our business requires decisions and actions; elements which are part of the “Missionpharma DNA”. It is also particularly satisfying for me to know that there is a profound match between my personal values and Missionpharma’s values.
MICHELLE, Procurement Officer
SENIORITY: 8 years
LANGUAGES: Mandarin, English
What I most enjoy about my work:
My workday is hectic and challenging and two days are never alike. I love to do things whole-heartedly, giving my best efforts, and I always strive for continuous improvement. At the same time, I am always encouraged to be honest and open in sharing my challenges, which actually make things easier.
What makes Missionpharma a special place to work:
Missionpharma is like a family to me. Missionpharma respects and believes in the individual and acknowledges his/her contribution to the company. I am extremely inspired and motivated by working in such a dynamic team with a dedicated spirit. We work towards the same goal, we share the same values and we care about each other. I just can’t imagine one day in the office without joking and laughing with my colleagues.
SENIORITY: 14 years
LANGUAGES: Danish, English
What I most enjoy about my work:As Chef in Missionpharma, I make sure that my colleagues get a delicious and healthy meal every day. What is great about my work is that I really feel their appreciation every single day – and that they love great food as much as I do! I often challenge my colleagues and encourage them to taste new things. Missionpharma gives me the freedom to solely decide what is served and that makes it really fun to cook.
What makes Missionpharma a special place to work:People pass by the kitchen many times every day and there is always room for fun and a small chat. It really has a positive impact on my job satisfaction that people look happy and that lunch breaks are always buzzing with talk and laughter.
RAJESH, Assistant Warehouse Manager
SENIORITY: 19 years
LANGUAGES: Gujarati, Hindi, English
What I most enjoy about my work:
I very much enjoy being a part of a warehouse team, showing great productivity and enthusiasm – always in a friendly and fun atmosphere. It allows me to develop myself in a variety of areas within warehousing, logistics and planning.
What makes Missionpharma a special place to work:
Missionpharma encourages me to undertake new challenges and responsibilities and to constantly develop my skills. This makes me grow greatly as a person. In addition, it gives me particular satisfaction to know that we supply medical supplies to millions of people every year.
HELLE, Key Account Administrator
SENIORITY: 16 years
LANGUAGES: Danish, English, French
What I most enjoy about my work:I enjoy the fact that I do something which makes a difference for our end users: the patients. It gives me energy to know that through my role as Key Account Administrator in Sales, I contribute to succeeding with our projects which, in the end, contribute to saving lives.
What makes Missionpharma a special place to work:I love the sense of being part of a family with committed, loyal and trustworthy members; this is the case in Missionpharma’s headquarters in Lynge as well as in our locations in India, China and Zambia. In Missionpharma, anything is possible – workwise as well as on a personal level. It puts great demands on the employees’ level of independency and responsibility as well as on the ability to adapt quickly to changes and this is highly inspiring to me.
MARTIN, System Specialist
SENIORITY: 20 years
LANGUAGES: Danish, English
What I most enjoy about my work:My workday is loaded with exciting tasks and lots of professional challenges. I personally value that Missionpharma stays at the cutting edge of the technological development and ensures that employees obtains the necessary competences to satisfy expectations. We are trusted by the management to undertake a lot of responsibility and we are all given the possibility to influence our own job.
What makes Missionpharma a special place to work:Missionpharma is very special to me. I appreciate working in a company with a culture that fosters a strong team environment and engaged employees. We laugh together, we work together and we work towards the same goals.
You may have some question in connection with your interest in working for us. Below you can find answers to the most frequently asked questions. If you do not find what you are looking for, please e-mail your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will do our best to answer your questions promptly.
How do I apply for a position at Missionpharma?
All vacancies are posted via our website. Click on “Vacant positions” in the menu point Join us, and you will be routed to our vacancies…
From here you can submit an application for any of our open positions, submit an unsolicited application or register to be notified about new job openings. If you are interested in a specific vacancy, you apply via the individual job post.
How is the application process at Missionpharma?
Once you submit your online application, you will receive an automated e-mail acknowledging that we have received your application…
After evaluation of all incoming applications, we make a shortlist of suitable candidates, who will be invited to attend a first interview. The length of the recruitment process varies depending on the vacancy and the number of applications we receive.
What can I expect at my first interview?
Prior to the first interview at Missionpharma you will be briefed on what to expect and how to prepare for the interview…
At your first interview you will meet your immediate manager. We always do our best to make you feel at ease and give you an open and friendly reception. We will revert to you within a few days after the first interview and inform you if you have been selected for a second interview.
We take great pride in offering a swift and transparent recruitment process hereby avoiding surprises along the way. You will receive honest feedback on your performance in every stage of the process, and you are always welcome to contact us in case you have any questions.
Do I have to speak Danish to apply for a job at Missionpharma?
No, in most positions it is not mandatory to be able to speak Danish…
Our corporate language is English, hence you must be highly skilled in spoken and written English. Since a large part of our activities takes place in French-speaking Africa, knowledge of French language is highly desirable. Being an international company, we speak many languages every day, why proficiency in several languages is always an asset.
What should I expect during my first period at Missionpharma?
During your first days at Missionpharma you will meet your colleagues and be introduced to our company and your area of work…
We have a comprehensive introduction programme, which usually extends over nine months. During your introduction period, you will be introduced to our business, processes and values, and we will do our utmost to optimally introduce you to everything you need to know in order to kick-start your Missionpharma career.
What kind of work culture can I expect at Missionpharma?
We employ 14 different nationalities globally, why you can expect a truly international and multicultural work environment…
We are a highly purpose-driven company with a busy, dynamic and passionate atmosphere. We value an open and informal work environment with a humorous tone, characterised by respect for each other and the company’s values. To us, freedom with responsibility is a philosophy that permeates everything we do.