Junior Admin Support Finance Department - Mechelen, BE (80%)

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville), the Netherlands (Leiden), Switzerland (Basel) and in US, Boston.


We’re in the business of changing lives.  In our quest to discover and develop life-improving medicines we go where no one has ever gone before.   In every challenge we face, we see new opportunities.  We want to challenge the impossible.  We need thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters.  Collaborative innovators and perseverant idealists. We need the best-in-class.  In other words, we need you: The ‘make-it-happeners’. 


We are looking for a Junior Admin Support for our Finance Department

Scope of the job

Providing daily administrative and organisational support to the Finance team.


Your role


The Finance team can count on you to ensure the smooth running of the department with a wide range of duties. You will follow up the Finance mailbox, handle invoices that come in by postal mail, maintain and update the department’s files and answer suppliers’ accountancy related questions with a smile. Other than providing administrative support, you will have many diverse and varied responsibilities. From arranging accommodation and travel, ordering lunches and arranging meetings, to coordinating new office and working space with facilities management. You will also liaise with the HR department to prepare the arrival of new colleagues. 


Who are you ?


You enjoy easing the department’s workload by providing reliable administrative support whilst being able to adapt to the needs of varied and changing tasks in a challenging environment. Attention to detail and accuracy are on your list of skills and you are efficient in planning and organizing. You also have good communication skills - written and verbal – and you are fluent in Dutch and English, French is a plus.



What’s in it for you ?


You will be part of a fast growing and amazing company.  As ‘make-it-happener’ you will get all the support you need to make your job successful.  At Galapagos we aim to recruit the best people, who stand out among their peers, with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Our employees are the strength behind Galapagos, a highly motivated team, eager to maintain Galapagos’ leading position and achieve breakthroughs in pharmaceutical research. Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment.

We are Galapagos : together we can make it happen…!