Functional SharePoint Analyst - 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.


We are looking for a Functional SharePoint Analyst - Mechelen,BE


Scope of the job

SharePoint has an important role in Galapagos as a growing organisation. The current intranet is built entirely on SharePoint 2013 and the business relies on it for its day-to-day work. Several business processes are streamlined through fit-for-purpose solutions based on SharePoint, extended with Nintex. As we speak, we are implementing the Office 365 platform, which provides many new opportunities for improved communication, collaboration and communities.

Within the global team you will support existing SharePoint solutions and help building new solutions in O365. During your initial period, you will get to know the company, its people and the many SharePoint related solutions. You will learn how to understand, analyse and describe business needs and systems. From this position, and depending on the opportunities, your interests and capabilities, you can grow into an application expert, a business analyst or a project manager.


Your role

You will have a pivotal role in continuously improving existing SharePoint solutions based on business input. You will translate business needs into effective Office 365 solutions. Sometimes you will challenge the needs of the business, which requires insight into the business processes.


In this position you will get the opportunity to:

  • Take credit for providing direct support to business requests;
  • Build effective solutions using the full suite of O365 apps;
  • Have an impact on the organization’s short-term and long-term success;
  • Take on increasing responsibilities

Job requirements

Who are you?

  • A Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science with a strong affinity for IT, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in SharePoint and/or O365;
  • Knowledge and/or experience with JavaScript, Nintex and/or PowerShell
  • Good communicator, both in English (must) as well as in Dutch (preferred);
  • Work independent and be a problem solver


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…!