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Application Management Lead

Can you build and run application management in a fast growing biotech company?

As Application Management Lead you will be responsible for building an application management function that will support the business and enable Ascendis Pharma to efficiently run and expand the application landscape in an outsourced environment.

You will join the Ascendis Pharma Global IT and become part of a very exciting journey. You will have good development opportunities in a very flexible environment where “the way we do things here” is open for discussion.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Create structure and processes for application management – i.e. Change Advisory Boards
  • Responsible for Application Management of selected applications/platforms
  • Liaison with the user communities and system owners
  • Vendor management
  • Build application management function including recruitment and leadership
  • Ad hoc operational tasks i.e. user adm. and training.

Ideally, you hold an IT Master’s Degree combined with at least 3 years of experience in application management from the pharmaceutical/biotech industry maybe as Application/System Manager, Service Delivery Manager or similar.

The following qualifications are desirable:

  • Proven track record in managing applications/platforms
  • Knowledge and experience with life science/pharma information systems
  • Experience with vendor management and contracting with external service providers.

It is an advantage if you have knowledge about 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 work in a structured way and communicate well with many types of internal and external stakeholders. Your approach is entrepreneurial and you enjoy finding solutions that meet the business needs. Drive and initiative are part of your personality and you are comfortable with working in a dynamic environment.

Last but not east, you have a good sense of humor and enjoy working cross-cultural.

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. We also have facilities in Heidelberg, Germany and Palo Alto, U.S.A.

For more details about the job or the company, please contact Lene Nilsson on M +45 26 40 52 40 or All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially.

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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.  


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Location Hellerup

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