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IT Project Manager

Implementation of business critical IT systems in a fast growing biotech company

As IT Project Manager at Ascendis Pharma, the main criteria for success is to create value for the business by delivering IT projects on time, with high quality, and within budget.

You will be part of the Ascendis Pharma IT Department and become part of a very exciting journey. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of implementing business critical IT systems from scratch in a fast growing biotechnology company. You will work in a very flexible environment where “the way we do things here” is open for discussion.

Your main responsibilites are to:

  • Manage projects of medium to large complexity in global multi-cultural teams across functional areas
  • Secure successful delivery of projects
  • Execute projects from request to successful implementation including preanalysis, the creation of requirement specifications, process and solution design, project organization and planning, risk management, and follow-up on progress and budget
  • Maintain strong relationships with project stakeholders, sponsors, and external vendors
  • Hand-over to the support and user organization and the collection of lessons learned

Ideally, you hold a relevant Master’s Degree combined with at least 3-5 years of experience in delivering complex IT projects.

The following qualifications are desirable:

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver complex projects on time and within budget
  • Knowledge and experience with life science/pharma information systems
  • Professionalism and proven Project Management experience within IT systems and validated systems and processes
  • Experience with vendor management and contracting with external service providers

It is an advantage
to have knowledge of the Veeva platform and one or more key business areas/processes within pharmaceutical development (Regulatory, Quality, Clinical Development, Operations/Supply Chain, and Commercial Operation).

You are proficient in English at a professional level, both written and spoken. You have excellent presentation skills and are familiar with presenting to authorities as well as stakeholders at all levels and functions of the company.

You have demonstrated problem solving skills (including taking ownership to ensure timely resolution). You have a high level of drive, initiative, and persistence combined with a detail- and goal-oriented approach. You are comfortable with a risk-based approach to decision-making in a dynamic environment in which priorities and drivers can quickly change. Furthermore, you are an intiator with a structured, pragmatic, and solution oriented mindset.

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. 20-30 days/year

Place of work: Ascendis Pharma resides in a wonderful office facility in Tuborg Havn in Hellerup with a view of the harbor, the canals, and the sea.

For more details about the job or the company, please contact Senior Consultant Jan Rudebeck, Unique Human Capital on M +45 26 27 18 04. All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially.


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

Unique Human Capital A/S
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