Shire Business Excellence Assistant in Lessines, Belgium


The Business Excellent Assistant will support IT and business Excellence department. The assistant is IT oriented and stands out for his flexibility, thoroughness and sense of responsibility. He/She works closely with colleagues in his/her division and has frequent interactions with all levels, local and global, in the organisation. He or She is able to produce powerpoint presentation, using excel or create advanced excel files, translate document in english. He/She can also coordinate specifics events (visits etc)


  • Organization and preparation of meetings/events and typing reports.

  • Update documentation related to department activity, able to make a presentation using powerpoint. Coordinate Monthly reports.

  • Database Update and data management (Coding, or Indicators calculation).

  • Schedule standard meeting (quarterly or montly staff meeting). Manage calendar, and supervise meeting room preparation.

  • Translation of document.

  • Point of contact regarding colleagues, visitors and suppliers for IT and BE Department. Support for employee or contractors on boarding.

  • Processing and follow-up of orders, deliveries and invoices

  • Support other administrative tasks as document printing, mailing follow up, support for travel, event preparation.


  • Minimum Degree: Bachelor

  • 1 to 5 years' experience

  • Sense of responsability

  • Customer and result oriented

  • Ability to multitask

  • Strong personal organisation and flexibility

  • Excellent communication skills in order to communicate with all levels in the organization

  • Personal integrity, confidentiality and discretion

  • Stress resistant

  • Language: Fluent in French/English

  • IT minded, advanced knowledge of MS office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Knowledge of sharepoint management is a plus


In Lessines, Shire is producing medicines for immunologic and hematologic therapies. The plant’s main activity is the purification of plasmatic immunoglobulin for the treatment of primary immunodeficiency, as well as the treatment and conditioning of coagulation factors for hemorrhagic troubles (hemophilia A & B). As a production site, the plant in Lessines is functioning 24/7 and employs 950+ personnel members.

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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.