Business Process Coordinator



Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde 21, Gent, Belgium

Function type

Transformation management


About the Opportunity

Join Ablynx, a Sanofi company as Business Process Coordinator where you will be responsible for ensuring that business processes at R&D Belgium are supported from an operational point of view with particular focus on collaborations with Sanofi’s Corporate Functions and Shared Business Services (Procurement, Finance, P2P, Contract Management, …).

This opportunity is based in Gent, Belgium.  

About Ablynx

Ablynx, a Sanofi company, is engaged in the development of Nanobodies®, proprietary therapeutic proteins based on single-domain antibody fragments, which combine the advantages of conventional antibody drugs with some of the features of small-molecule drugs.

Nanobodies have potential uses in the treatment of a range of serious and life-threatening human diseases. Ablynx advances a portfolio of Nanobody-based therapeutic programs in several major disease areas, including inflammation, haematology, immuno-oncology and oncology. 

About growing with us

In this role you will…

  • Build up an excellent relationship with key people within Ablynx such as Decentral Requisitioners and provide advice and support where required

  • Help to identify and to implement cross-functional improvement projects to increase organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Identify trends in business needs to help determine the need for additional automation or other forms of improvement of the administrative processes

  • Apply process excellence and lean principles where applicable

  • Interact with Procurement, P2P and other global Sanofi functions on an as-needed basis and for specific identified projects

  • Identify opportunities & best practices across business processes and technology solutions to improve processes and minimize excess workload and non-value adding activities

  • Support and act as back-up for Senior Business Process Coordinator

About you

Qualifications/ Education & work experience

  • Bachelor degree in business or economic studies or relevant experience in similar function

  • 2+ years of experience in a comparable role

  • Experience translating business needs into process and implementation requirements and vice-versa

  • Knowledge and experience with eBuy, basic understanding of SAP is a plus

  • Strong ability to train and teach/coach others, good communication & interpersonal skills

  • Administrative consciousness and correctness, accuracy

  • Work autonomously for the daily operational tasks

  • Analytical, process-oriented with a keen interest to drive continuous improvements. A can-do attitude

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Oral and written fluency in English, Dutch represents an asset

Your CV should be in English and include a paragraph specifying your technical expertise.

Candidates applying for this position will be offered a permanent contract with regular probation period.

Inspire your Journey: what Sanofi can offer you:

  • An international work environment, in which you can develop your talent and realize ideas and innovations within a competent team

  • An attractive, market-oriented salary aligned with your qualifications and including social benefits above average (e.g. company pension plans, health management)

  • An individual and well-structured introduction and training when you onboard

  • You can create your own career path within Sanofi. Your professional and personal development will be supported purposefully

  • As a globally successful and constantly growing company, Sanofi provides international career paths as well

This is our Sanofi. Discover yours.

If you feel you have the required experience please apply, alternatively contact directly for more details.

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