Posted on: 2019-06-11

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Pharmaceutical and Healthcare

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Protecting the European pharmaceutical supply chain from falsified medicines.

The infiltration of falsified medicines in the European supply chain is a major and continuous threat for the patient health and security. The European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) is a Brussels’ based non-profit organization, created as a joint initiative of EU stakeholders, representing manufacturers, wholesalers and community pharmacists. The EMVO has taken responsibility for advancing the formation of the European Medicines Verification System (EMVS). The EMVS ensures the implementation of a functioning, secure, interoperable and cost-effective system across Europe.



Protecting the European pharmaceutical supply chain from falsified medicines.


Job description


  • Capable of understanding the EMVO business and pharmaceutical supply chain, the senior Business Analyst will become an expert of the European Medicines Verification System (EMVS) in all its functional details and on the EMVS business processes.
  • As a member of the EMVO Operations team, responsible for all system and infrastructure related activities, and reporting to the Operations Manager, you will act as the liaison between the different stakeholders and the development team, as well as the system owners of the National Medicines Verification Systems.
  • You will ensure that requirements of end users are duly covered, define the scope of new releases, support the Quality Assurance Manager during validation of releases and guard the interoperability and security of the EMVS
  • As a member of the Change Advisory Board, you will write system enhancements (change requests), analyse their impact on the functionalities of the EMVS and help in prioritizing change requests
  • You will share your expertise with your colleagues of the EMVO team and help them in their day-to-day activities
  • In collaboration with software suppliers and Operations team members, the senior Business Analyst ensures that the EMVS is well documented and helps the EMVO Communication Manager to announce and publish relevant information.




  • You have over 10 years of experience as a Business Analyst and show an excellent capability to translate business needs into system requirements and functions
  • You completed university studies in a science of technology related domain or have the corresponding appropriate professional experience demonstrated by previous work experience
  • You are capable of aligning, analysing and consolidating the business needs of multiple stakeholders
  • You have experience in an international, multicultural environment and have strong communication and influencing skills
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical sector or supply chain and a very good knowledge of serialization processes are considered an asset
  • You have an excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written. Good command of any other language of an EU Member State is considered an advantage
  • You are willing to travel across Europe




  • You will be part of a young, international and dynamic non-profit organization with a pivotal role in securing the European pharmaceutical supply chain
  • You will report directly to the Operations Manager and will take this new position to the next level
  • You are in direct contact with multiple internal and external stakeholders on every level
  • EMVO is situated in the heart of Brussels and easily accessible by public transport
  • A market conform package including fringe benefits




Apply now with your resume and cover letter!  (Reference BE772480)

For more information, call Femmie Van Aart on the number +32 2 610 27 78



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