Business Analyst SAP - 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) 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 Business analyst – SAP.


Within SAP team, we are looking for young professionals willing to grow within the SAP Business Analysis field. As business analyst, you translate business requirements into a functional analysis leading to a state of the art cost effective solution. You will help the Finance team improve processes and systems. You will conduct research and analysis in order to come up with solutions to business problems and help introduce these solutions to the wider Galapagos organization.


.As part of the role, you will :

  • Be the SAP team counterpart of the Business Process Owners
  • Assisting the finance & procurement team in formulating business cases
  • Evaluate current and new business processes, uncovering areas for improvement and develop optimization strategies
  • Provide expertise in your domain and actively participate in the SAP implementation
  • Participate in requirements gathering, perform requirements analysis, document and communicate findings to the process owners, closely follow-up the realization, assimilation and go-live phases of projects
  • Produce / update the relevant documentation (e.g. process flows, test scripts) within a specific domain
  • Participate in SAP testing phases
  • Interact with the implementation team
  • Realize and document approved evolutions
  • Roll-out developed solutions in our plants
  • Solve possible bugs and instabilities of the implemented solution
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest process and technology advancements to automate and modernize the SAP solution


Who are you ?

  • You have master degree (Business Engineering, IT, Economics…) or equivalent through experience
  • You have a strong interest for the industry sector, and are able to understand and describe its processes
  • Experience with GxP and/or validation of systems is a plus
  • You have 1 to 6 years of experience in using SAP (S4 Hana), FI/CO and supply chain related modules, and are eager to learn new functionalities to grow within the organization
  • Team player, you have already shown your ability to work successfully in culturally diverse environments.
  • Excellent written, verbal and collaboration skills, in English as a pre-requisite. Any other national language is a plus
  • You have the ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems, keeping a positive mind set and always looking at the bigger picture. 


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…!