Student Assistant, ESG

Ascendis Pharma

Ascendis Pharma

2900 Hellerup, Denmark
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Are you passionate about sustainability and looking to learn more about ESG reporting in an international company?

If so, now is your chance to join Ascendis Pharma as our new ESG Student Assistant.

Ascendis Pharma is a fast-growing biopharmaceutical company with locations in the U.S. and EU.

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 student assistant to join our Corporate Responsibility team, where you will support with further strengthening our ESG reporting through effective data collection and management. In this role you will help establish processes to meet new regulatory requirements and will get a chance to shape the future of our non-financial reporting.

You will join a team of 7 dedicated colleagues, working within Compliance, Risk Management, Data Privacy and ESG, and will report directly to our ESG Reporting Specialist.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Contributing to the collection and validation of non-financial data from within the organization and our supply chain, including Scope 3 emission data
  • Documenting our ESG data collection procedures for assurance purposes
  • Assisting in developing sustainability content for our ESG Report
  • Monitoring current and emerging sustainability reporting expectations and requirements

Your qualifications

Ideally, you are starting your third year of your Bachelor studies or the first year of your Master's studies in the fields of environmental engineering, business economics, business administration or something completely different.

Most importantly, you are passionate about sustainability, have experience working with data and want to learn more about ESG reporting within an international company.

Furthermore, you have:

  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • High attention to detail and a structured approach to tasks
  • Good communication skills and the ability to collaborate cross-functionally
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written
  • Understanding of the CSRD is a plus

Hours: two days per week, approx. 15 hours in total.

Office location: Tuborg Boulevard 5, 2900 Hellerup, Denmark

For more details about the position or the company, please contact Rania Kouzi, ESG Reporting Specialist on M: 50 20 39 71 or E: or visit out website All applications must be submitted in English and are treated confidentially.

Applications will be evaluated continuously, so please apply as soon as possible. Preferred starting date is 9th September 2024.