Junior HR Services and Payroll Officer – Mechelen,BE

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), Basel (Switzerland) and in the USA (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.

 

We are looking for a Junior HR Services and Payroll Officer – Mechelen,BE

 

Scope of the role

 

You will strengthen the HR-team in providing excellent services to our growing organization and focus on delivering full operational (administrative) support in line with corporate HR policies and local regulations. 

 

Within this role you will:

  • maintain employee records in all HR-related databases
  • administer job offers and labor contracts
  • support the onboarding of new staff
  • assure general HR-related administration
  • act as a primary contact for day-to-day questions of our Galapagos colleagues
  • gradually learn to assure accurate Belgian payroll in line with local laws and regulations 

Requirements

We are looking for a real team player with

  •  A Bachelor or Master degree with a first experience in HR administration and payroll.
  • Knowledge of AFAS and/or SuccessFactors is an important advantage
  • Working knowledge of (Belgian) employment, tax and social security legislation
  • A basic knowledge of HR processes
  • Strong organizational skills to effectively manage a diverse workload with high accuracy 
  • Professional communication skills in Dutch and English, both in writing and verbally
  • A sound knowledge of Word and Excel

 

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…!