Project Manager Search and Evaluation

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), Basel (Switzerland) 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 Project Manager Search & Evaluation – Leiden (NL)

Scope of the job

As a Project Manager Search & Evaluation (SEAL) you will coordinate the SEAL projects and be the central driver to all project organization, timeline and  stakeholder management,  and tracking progress towards deliverables.

Your role

  • Regularly review databases such as CiteLine, Global Data, for new opportunities
  • Set priorities together with SEAL team
  • Track all opportunities in Sharepoint database
  • Collect all information such as presentations, legal documents, publications, etc, regarding individual opportunities in Sharepoint database
  • Manage access to internal and external databases
  • Initiate and assist with setting up legal documents CDAs, MTAs, non-binding term sheets, and contracts
  • Organize TCs and meetings both internally and between external and internal parties
  • Initiate travel arrangements of Galapagos SEAL team and potential partners
  • Make sure all stakeholders are regularly updated
  • Assist with making presentations on opportunities to be presented at different Galapagos for a
  • Assist in preparing term sheets together with business development



Who are you?

  • MSc or PhD in life sciences or pharmaceutical sciences
  • More than 3 years of experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry post graduation
  • Experience in project management in a scientific organization
  • Scientific background in one or more of the following fields: fibrosis, inflammation, osteoarthritis, polycystic kidney disease
  • Well-organized, excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent English writing and speaking skills
  • Familiar with legal and business documentation such as CDAs, MTAs, term sheets
  • Familiar with sharepoint and databases
  • Preferably worked in licensing teams before

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…!