IT Business Analyst

Ascendis Pharma

Ascendis Pharma

IT, Sales & Business Development, Education
2900 Hellerup, Denmark
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Are you passionate about Dynamics 365 and finance in pharmaceutical context?

Do you have experience within Finance, Dynamics 365 and/or pharma?

If so, now is your chance to join Ascendis Pharma as our new Business Analyst/Functional consultant in our IT team delivering solutions to Finance and Product Supply.

Ascendis Pharma is a fast-growing biopharmaceutical company with HQ in Denmark, and locations in the United States and across Europe. Our stock is traded on NASDAQ as ASDN.

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 Business Analyst to join our growing team. As member of Global IT, you will play a crucial role in delivering solutions to our Finance department enabling Ascendis to gain maximum benefit out of our Dynamics solution. Your primary responsibilities will be to engage with business stakeholders to understand their needs, processes and translate that to features and functionality in our technical landscape as well while staying compliant to relevant regulations.

Further, to engage with your team to continuously develop how we deliver value to our end users with speed and high quality. 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 Finance and Product Supply IT team consisting of approximately six colleagues, and report directly to Lene Larsen, People Leader who is based in Hellerup, Denmark. You will be based in Hellerup, Denmark as well.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Drive discussion to ensure understanding and mapping of business processes.
  • Find the best possible solution to business needs through minimum viable products.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional stakeholders such as IT infrastructure, QA IT, Software vendors, support partners to ensure efficient delivery of applications changes.
  • Actively participate in the development of the team as well as Global IT.

Qualifications and Skills:

You hold a relevant academic degree – preferably a Bachelor within IT, Finance or something different that relates to our industry or the area you are expected to work in – and +3 years of experience as a consultant or within Finance IT.

Furthermore, you have:

  • Experience with Dynamics 365 within product supply and/or Finance processes.
  • Experience in and understanding of how to move focus and stakeholders from reactive firefighting to proactive planning, fueling ambitions and process development.
  • Ability to structure business needs into seamless transition from concepts and discussions to execution and value realization.
  • Ability to prioritize – and help business prioritize what is on critical path.
  • Ideally you have worked in a biotech, pharmaceutical company or consultancy catering to the pharmaceutical industry.

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.
  • To succeed in this role, we also expect you to be a team player while able to drive progress independently, ability to work in an agile way in a DevOps setting with your team and ability to find your way through shifting priorities and at times intense chaotic situations.

Travel: Estimated 0-15 days per year.

Office: Ascendis Pharma HQ in Denmark, 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 Frank Kramer, Senior Specialist, IT Architecture,, m: +45 41379979 or Lene Larsen, People Leader,, or visit out website