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Endocrine Clinical Specialist

Job Description


Want to be part of building a leading, fully integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on making a meaningful difference in people's lives? Are you looking for an opportunity to launch an innovative product into the Growth Hormone market? At Ascendis Pharma, we care about elevating your career experience.

Ascendis Pharma is a fast-growing biopharmaceutical company with offices in Denmark, Germany, and the United States. We are advancing a pipeline of endocrine rare disease programs and are also advancing technologies in oncology as a second therapeutic focused area. Three of our product candidates are currently in clinical development.

Ascendis is a dynamic place for employees to grow and develop their skills, with a leadership team who is highly invested in the success of the organization. As a member of our team, you can influence the direction of the company and be part of an organization that creates new therapies with potential for best-in-class efficacy and safety.

Do you share in our values?
Ascendis is driven by three Core Values:

  • Patients - We strive to make meaningful improvements in patient's lives.
  • Science - We are driven by science and data.
  • Passion - We are passionate about realizing our shared vision and goals.


The Endocrine Clinical Specialist will be responsible for understanding and identifying a customer's needs, support pull-through activities relative to the customer strategy, and to ensure that Ascendis Pharma is viewed as a valued partner to healthcare professionals and their patients.

The Endocrine Clinical Specialist is accountable to develop superior product and disease state knowledge that allows them to engage in appropriate clinical dialogue with healthcare professionals.They must effectively educate on approved indications and product efficacy/safety profiles to support on-label prescribing for appropriate patients.

  • Using your product knowledge to engage in customized discussions and client interactions based on customer's needs in a compliant and ethical manner
  • Drive outstanding sales performance that ensures sales forecasts are met or exceeded
  • Effectively uses assigned budgets to drive therapeutic and territory expectations
  • Maintains current understanding of local market, practice structures, business models, and key influencers. Routinely shares such information with relevant Ascendis stakeholders (e.g., Sales and Commercial Leaders)
  • Call on Pediatric Endocrinologist as the primary customer and have demonstrated experience with gaining access into institutions and ability to navigate children's hospitals and institutional delivery networks.
  • Works with appropriate customers and accounts to understand practice structure, business model, key influencers, network structure, customer needs and to identify business opportunities
  • Can effectively and routinely use a variety of analytical tools to understand and evaluate the business in order to best determine how to accomplish sales objectives and apply appropriate resources in an effective and ethical manner
  • Work with leaders to develop a business plan that ensures achievement of all goals and delivery on all sales objectives. Also work to understand formulary approvals and other opportunities and how they fit into the effective implementation of the business plan
  • Demonstrate administrative excellence to ensure competent management of work hours, sales call data, customer objectives responses, sample and expense reporting and other administrative items

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years of previous sales experience in the pediatric endocrine space prefered
  • Experience in a new product launch environment preferred
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent decision-making, judgment and ethics
  • Proven ability to collaborate with peers and across functions
  • Experience working in a specialty drug environment to ensure customers' and patients' needs are addressed in a compliant way
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a successful business plan based on customer and patient needs
  • Ability to analyze data/metrics to assess progress against objectives as well as diagnose performance issues and identify new opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to gain access to Ped endo clinics
  • Experience establishing new customer relationships and communicating technical information in a highly adaptable, ethical, and effective manner
  • Valid driver's license , safe driving record, and vaccine required
  • Overnight travel required

Ascendis Pharma is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we believe that diversity and inclusion among our workforce is critical to our success as a global company. Individuals seeking employment at Ascendis Pharma are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Ascendis Pharma collects and processes personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

Endocrine Clinical Specialist

Cleveland, OH
Full Time

Published on 11/23/2022

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