In a small and fast growing biotech company in Palo Alto, California
As IT Coordinator at Ascendis Pharma you will serve as coordinator for all IT related activities for Ascendis Pharma’s location in Palo Alto. You are ultimately responsible for ensuring that support needs are resolved in a timely manner in cooperation with our externally managed service providers. Your main focus will be on equipping employees with the tools needed to ensure success, and ensuring that outstanding IT service is provided to your colleagues.
You will report to the Vice President of IT located in Denmark and be the first IT employee in the US IT Department. From there, you will embark on a very exciting journey of building up a function from scratch in a fast growing biotechnology company. You will work in a very flexible environment where “the way we do things around here” is open for discussion.
Your main tasks are to:
Your qualifications are:
As a person, you have the ability to learn on the fly and you pay meticulous attention to detail. You are comfortable in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented office and have proven success in working with various team interactions and stepping in as needed to cover peak workload. Furthermore, you have the capability to creatively approach problems not covered by existing procedures.
You are proficient in English at a professional level, both written and spoken.
Ascendis Pharma offers you an exciting and challenging position in an entrepreneurial and international company with a short line of command. You will be involved in activities that are central to Ascendis Pharma’s strategy and work with highly skilled and experienced colleagues on advancing an exciting product pipeline.
Travelling: Approx. 10 – 20 days/year
Place of work: Ascendis Pharma is located downtown in Palo Alto.
For more details about the job or the company, please contact Senior Consultant Jan Rudebeck, Unique Human Capital, Denmark on M +45 26 27 18 04. All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially.
Ascendis Pharma provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status. All personnel actions, including but not limited to those relating to compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoffs, training, and education are based on the principle of equal employment opportunity.
Ascendis Pharma A/S is an international company with offices in Copenhagen, Germany and the US.
Ascendis Pharma is building an integrated biopharmaceutical company to advance its pipeline of long-acting prodrug therapies. They employ their proprietary TransCon technology platform to generate therapeutics with best-in-class profiles that address large markets with significant unmet medical needs. Ascendis Pharma has a diversified and balanced high-value product pipeline, including internal programs and partnerships with market leaders.
For further information, please see www.ascendispharma.com