Generative Artificial Intelligence - IT Product Owner

Ascendis Pharma

Ascendis Pharma

Software Engineering, IT, Product
2900 Hellerup, Denmark
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Are you passionate about delivering value to your end-users through infusing Generative AI capabilities into their daily work?

Do you take pride in maximizing the value of the product and the work done on the product for the sake of your users?

If so, now is your chance to join Ascendis Pharma as our new Generative Artificial Intelligence – IT Product Owner.

Ascendis Pharma is a fast-growing biopharmaceutical company with locations in Denmark, Germany, the United States, UK, Italy, Spain, and France.

We are applying our TransCon technology to build a leading, fully integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on making a meaningful difference in patients’ lives. Guided by our core values of patients, science, and passion, we use our TransCon® drug development platform to fulfill our mission of developing new and potentially best-in-class therapies to address unmet medical needs. Today, we have a growing pipeline of prodrug therapies in development, each designed to be a best-in-class therapy.

We are seeking a passionate Generative Artificial Intelligence – IT Product Owner to join our growing team. As a key member of the Ascendis Pharma team, you will be a part of a brand-new product team building up capabilities in Automation & AI and delivering solutions to all of Ascendis Pharma.

Your role will be to deliver IT Products that enables our company to optimize their work processes through the application of generative AI and low code solutions. You will work closely with devoted colleagues within the organization, who all share the overall goal of developing and bringing new innovative medicines to patients.

In collaboration with the IT colleagues, you will use your agile and industry experience to articulate what success looks like for a given product and rally the product team to turn that vision into reality.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment, collaborate with cross-functional, global teams working together to achieve extraordinary results.

You will be joining the Ascendis Pharma Global IT, Continuous Delivery organization, consisting of product teams delivering to business value streams.

You will report to People Leader, Lene Rhein Larsen, who is based in Hellerup, Denmark. You will be based in the Hellerup office as well.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Build relations with business areas and IT stakeholders to understand optimization needs and opportunities.
  • Define product roadmap, backlog and technology strategy working with IT, business leadership and stakeholders for the product team.
  • Together with the product team - drive delivery model, governance, and policy development for Automation & AI
  • Provide priorities from stakeholders to the product team ensuring value is delivered throughout the entire lifecycle.
  • Work with QA, data privacy, security, and compliance teams to ensure solutions are compliant and secure, adhering to processes/procedures in place.
  • Develop and manage business relationships with software partners, vendors, and service providers to ensure value realization on our investments.

Qualifications and Skills:

You hold a relevant academic degree – preferably a master’s degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or something similar – and +5 years of experience from a position as a Product Owner, Product Manager, Application Manager, Project Manager or similar role.

We are looking for a senior profile on Senior Manager level.

Furthermore, you have:

  • Experience from biotech, the pharmaceutical company, a consultancy or in a regulated industry is preferred.
  • Experience with generative AI on one or more of the following platforms: Microsoft Power Platform, Microsoft Copilot, Azure Open AI or other non-Microsoft platforms.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.

Key competencies:

You are a strong team player, analytical, and have a can-do attitude.

You possess an entrepreneurial mindset and can thrive in an informal, open environment where innovation and change are key.

You are agile at heart and more concerned about the result of your team than your individual success. You are able to structure and present complex situations to a various set of stakeholders – including communicate IT-related concepts to a non-IT audience.

Most importantly, you are bend on serving your users by making applications work for them.

Travel: Approx. 5-15 days/year

Office: Tuborg Boulevard 12, 2900 Hellerup

Apply now.

Applications will be evaluated when received, so please apply as soon as possible.

All applications must be submitted in English and are treated confidentially.

For more details about the position or the company, please contact People Leader, Lene Rhein Larsen, or visit out website