Management Assistant - Basel, CH

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville), the Netherlands (Leiden), Switzerland (Basel), and in the 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 ones who ‘make-it-happen’.

We are looking for a Management Assistant.

Scope of the job
Administrative and organizational support at both individual and group levels.

Your role
At an individual level, you will assist upper level managers with organizing and maintaining their agendas as well as booking their travel and compiling expense reports. At a group level, you will assist these managers in organizing meetings/events with their teams and supporting these groups at that time. You will be part of an administrative team and together, you will support the office staff and ensure that daily operations run smoothly.


Who are you? You are a team player willing to jump-in and take initiative. You are a proactive planner while also being adaptable to the change that comes with a dynamic and growing organization. You remain one step ahead, understanding the needs of the team and foreseeing potential outcomes to prepare for.

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…!