Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe (Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville), the Netherlands (Leiden), Switzerland (Basel) 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’.
In the coming years we will grow significantly in the Netherlands in Research, Development, Commercial, Medical Affairs and Shared Services. To support our growing organization we are looking for a full time HR Business Partner in Leiden.
Scope of the job
As HR Business Partner, you will be accountable to optimize and drive our people approach by supporting our employees and partnering with our managers on topics like on boarding, performance management, engagement, talent & learning and total rewards. You will do this in close collaboration with local and corporate partners to ensure the well-being of the people at Galapagos in order to deliver our business ambition in terms of innovation. As we are a fast growing organization, you have the chance to take a lead role in maturing our HR processes and policies.
The position reports to the HR Manager based in Leiden.
Who are you?
The ideal candidate has:
You represent the ‘human’ in your title and combine this with a strong business mindset. Your middle name is ‘innovation’ and you are able to think out of the box to drive a futureproof HR organisation. You are a problem solver ‘pur sang’ and you think in solutions. You get energy from the opportunity to optimize or create something from scratch. You act local and think global.
What's in it for you?
We offer you a challenging job where you have the possibility to take own initiatives and be part of a growing international organization that stimulates personal growth. You will be part of a growing HR team of approximately 30 colleagues with central functions based in Mechelen (Belgium). In the Leiden office you will work with the HR Manager and an HR Officer.
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.