Clinical Development - Information Systems (Senior) Business Analyst - Mechelen


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Galapagos’ activities are rapidly expanding, leading to an increased need for new computer systems throughout the company. The central Information Systems (IS) department works in close cooperation with all departments to select, implement and support systems. Many of the activities are executed through planned projects.

The scope of projects is broad. The majority of projects are in support of Research and Development Operations but since each department in Galapagos is expanding, projects to support Shared Services are also part of the scope. In addition, Galapagos is preparing for new areas, like Commercial Operations, and these will be needing system solutions as well. All of this results in a very interesting work environment with more than enough variation!


To support both the existing environment as well as new implementations, there is a need for a (senior) Business Analyst within the IS team in Mechelen, Belgium. Being part of a small team of experts this role will include the following areas of responsibility:

  • Analyze business needs of the Clinical Development teams and find the right system solutions
  • Manage the implementation of new systems or improvements for existing systems
  • Manage software suppliers or implementation partners for the systems in scope
  • Provide day-to-day support for selected systems


A Bachelors or Masters degree in Information Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • 5-10 years relevant experience supporting and implementing information systems
  • (Basic) knowledge of GCP and System Validation principles (e.g. GAMP5) Proven track record leading implementation projects The ability to work independently, being able to partner on all applicable levels with the user groups
  • The ability to select the best system solutions for complex business challenges;
  • Good communicator, both in English (must) as well as in Dutch (preferred); Experiences with either an electronic Trial Master File, Document Management System, Clinical Data Warehouse or Pharmacovigilance solution is a plus


An attractive job in an international, growing Biotech company.

You may expect:

  • To work within a flexible team with experienced colleagues, providing unique opportunities to learn new things;
  • An opportunity to work independent, yet coached by your manager when needed
  • A broad scope of activities in terms of technologies and applications
  • A competitive benefits package


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