Biobank Technician - Romainville, FR

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville, Paris), the Netherlands (Leiden), Basel (Switzerland), Italy (Milan), Spain (Madrid), Germany (Muchen), UK (London) 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 ‘make-it-happeners’.


We are looking for a Biobank Technician - Romainville, FR



Your role

Sample management

  • Identify sample to be added to the Biobank, register sample into the biobank physical storage and virtually in the Biobank software system following all applicable internal processes.
  • Support coworkers to perform samples registration
  • Ensure samples full traceability for use and disposal according to internal processes

Quality management

  • Support and train users across all Galapagos sites on samples registration, Biobank software system use, and quality related to the biobank

Biomarker support

  • Interface for operational activities between the Biomarker group and biomarker laboratory vendors; Provides the day-to-day operational management of biomarker vendors to ensure delivery against contracted scope of work
  • Serves as the key operational contact with internal and external stakeholders, for sample management in pre-clinical studies
  • Manage the transfer of clinical sample to the Biobank according to our internal SOP


Job requirements

Who are you?

  • Bachelor (Bsc) or Master (Msc) with an understanding of biobank process with  at least 2+ years of sample management experience
  • Informatics skills (data management, computing, ontology)
  • English, French (preferred)


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…!