Student Assistant - Employee Share Programs

Ascendis Pharma

Ascendis Pharma

2900 Hellerup, Denmark
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Are you passionate about shares and stock markets?

Are you structured, curious to learn and always open to support others?

If so, now is your chance to join Ascendis Pharma as our new Student Assistant - Employee Share Programs .

Ascendis Pharma is a fast-growing biopharmaceutical company with locations in Denmark, Germany, and the United States. We are applying our TransCon technology to build a leading, fully integrated biopharmaceutical company with an independent pipeline of long-acting prodrug therapies that address unmet patient needs.

You will be the 3rd team member of our specialized team working solely with share-based compensation, and you will report to Director of Equity and Warrant Programs, Birgitte Arvidsen.

Ascendis Pharma is a fast-growing Danish biotech company, and you will join a head quarter position where your efforts in an administrative function will support other highly skilled and passionate colleagues whose time is focused on advancing our exciting product pipeline and making a difference for patients every day.

In this global role you will work with colleagues in HR, Finance and Legal, and you will support all colleagues in the organization when you help administer and drive the company-wide employee share programs.

You will be responsible for:

  • Preparing monthly proposals to Ascendis’ Board of Directors on grants to new hires
  • Setting up new global grants in our share plan platforms and internal systems
  • Sharing information about our share plans with new hires
  • Generating employment contract appendices (“Aktieoptionslovserklæringer”) to new hires in Denmark
  • Registering global leavers and sharing offboarding materials with them regarding the effect on their share plans when leaving Ascendis
  • Preparing data files for reporting purposes

Your professional qualifications

You are studying for a relevant academic degree – preferably at Master level. You are proficient in Danish and English, both written and spoken and you have experience working with Excel and Microsoft Office apps.

The ideal candidate has an interest in - and basic understanding of - shares and stock markets, and to some extent an understanding of tax and finances.

As a person, you are structured and independent, and curious to learn more about the world of share-based compensation. Furthermore, you are:

  • not afraid to ask questions and ask for directions,
  • able to express your views and concerns,
  • able to plan your time and work flexibly.

Office location: Tuborg Boulevard 5, 2900 Hellerup, Denmark.

For more details about the job or the company, please contact Equity & Warrant Program Director, Birgitte Arvidsen on or visit our website

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

As we will be out for all of July, your employment would most likely start in August.