Senior Healthcare Manager

Senior Healthcare Manager

EuropaBio - The European Association for Bioindustries

Brussels, Belgium

Biotechnology is at the forefront of transformative, cutting-edge and research-intensive scientific advancement. Enabling wide-scale societal change, biotechnology underpins technology to address unmet medical needs and provide sustainable, resource-efficient, climate-friendly products and processes.

EuropaBio, the voice of Europe’s dynamic biotechnology industry, is currently seeking a motivated Senior Healthcare Manager to join the Healthcare Biotechnology Team for an indefinite period.

The successful candidate will be working closely with industry experts within a dynamic multinational team. This is a senior management position, with potential to grow further within EuropaBio, potentially to Director level. In addition to working directly with our members, the role involves working with the EU institutions and various relevant stakeholders, such as patient organisations, and also working closely with the healthcare team and EuropaBio staff. This position will allow direct involvement in priority work areas for the EuropaBio Healthcare Biotechnology department (advanced therapies, medicines for paediatric and rare diseases, R&D policies, regulatory policy, data and digital policies, etc.). The successful candidate will have a track record of leading and delivering visible and impactful projects. They will be proactive in helping to define EuropaBio’s future development and expansion as a leading voice for the strength of biotechnology in healthcare, working across the Association to ensure a voice to all stakeholders.


The successful candidate:

  • Must have full permission to work in Belgium;
  • Graduated in EU affairs and/or public health, science, regulatory affairs, political sciences, law or other area relevant to Healthcare Biotechnology;
  • Must have direct experience of working within the healthcare sector from an industrial perspective, either directly within a healthcare company of any size, or within a service provision/association capacity directly to industrial clients/members;
  • Proven practical knowledge of European and/or national public affairs, advocacy and communications, acquired during at least 5 years working experience in industry, industry associations, in-house public affairs/corporate affairs departments or in public affairs consultancy firms, preferably with direct contact to European institutions;
  • Should have a desire to grow into a leadership role through actively initiating and leading EuropaBio activities and representing the Association to potential Members
  • Must be a strong communicator and team player, able to work with EuropaBio teams to deliver high profile activities;
  • Fluent written and spoken English (working language); additional EU languages a plus; Must have a very high standard of both written and spoken English (office language);
  • Should be able to begin as soon as possible (and by January 2022 at the latest).


  • Develop and implement annual strategies and action plans for the Healthcare sector;
  • Coordinate and manage EuropaBio’s Healthcare working groups (including OMPs, Procurement, Patient BioForum) together with the healthcare team;
  • Lead and manage EuropaBio OMP regulation revision activities with Members;
  • Develop a network of long-term relationships with stakeholders of relevance for EuropaBio’s field of activity as well as actively engaging EuropaBio’s members in identification of priorities plus development and delivery of impactful advocacy and other actions;
  • Actively engage and represent Healthcare activities across EuropaBio, including the National Association and SME Platform, with joint working into wider association activities;
  • Monitor and map developments and activities on healthcare and topics related to the biotechnology industry (e.g. in the political sphere at International, EU, and national level, and in the technological sphere analysing the advancement of biotechnology and enabling technologies);
  • Proactively develop and lead representation of EuropaBio in European initiatives and key international, European, and national healthcare policy and regulatory meetings and events (e.g. EMA, speaking opportunities, etc.);
  • Proactively contribute towards the expansion of EuropaBio Membership through liaison with potential Members, representation of EuropaBio and development of Membership offers and member onboarding.

Our Commitment to you

  • An engaging position, in a Healthcare team of 4 people, within a growing EuropaBio team of 12+ people;
  • Exposure to a fast growing industry at the centre of Europe’s digital and green transformation, and a key enabling technology for future medical and environmental innovation;
  • Motivated colleagues and expert membership at the top of their field who readily impart knowledge and who work across teams;
  • A comfortable central Brussels office space (combined closed and open plan) with an excellent view and an abundant supply of coffee and the occasional cake;
  • Structured teleworking, combining home and office-based working;
  • Generous benefits (see below).

Terms and conditions

  • An open-ended contract (CDI), 40 hours/week;
  • In addition to 20 legal holidays, 12 RTT days and end-of-year closing;
  • Hospital, travel and group insurance;
  • Meal vouchers;
  • Public transport costs;
  • The possibility to telework 2 days/week.

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV and a cover letter to Majken Ekam-Nielsen, HR & Finance Manager with the subject “Senior Healthcare Manager” by October 31st 2021.

No Europass CVs please.


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