Business Analyst - Technical R&D

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Business Analyst - Technical R&D


Permanent contract

Job description

First, did you know that AKKA Belgium is going to be AKKODIS soon? Because of the merger with MODIS.

AKKODIS is a global leader in the engineering and R&D market that is leveraging the power of connected data to accelerate innovation and digital transformation.

As part of the development of the activities at one of our clients, we are looking for a Business Analyst.

So what do you do all day?

As a Business Analyst, in R&D Belgium, you will collaborate with several analytical teams to implement a new scientific data capture and processing tool (Capture Data Workflow, CDW). You will work within the operations, interfacing also with IT developers.

CDW is an electronic laboratory notebook under development based on Agile approach, requiring flexible thinking to integrate new ways of working in the context of digitalization (data analytics). You may need to interact with US- & Italy-based teams as well.

What are your responsibilities?

Interactions with multiple analytical platforms to implement a new digital tool enabling scientific data capture and processing:

  • Support digital template generation taking into account platforms technology specificities, to reach adequate data structuration
  • Capture new features to be developed in the tool to meet business needs (Agile mode)
  • Ensure the tool roll-out according to project milestones through regular & formalized interactions with key users in the platforms, and appropriate monitoring indicators

The work will include the following specific items:

  • Training to CDW tool, and get deep understanding of its functioning
  • Inventory of the existing paper-based/electronic protocols to translate in CDW tool
  • Support to the teams in the creation of templates generating structured data and responding to data-integrity principles in place. A close follow-up through recurrent meeting with identified points of contact in the teams is expected, together with appropriate monitoring (KPI)
  • Capture new features requested by users in a centralized and structured way
  • Support the different platforms to revise their documentation management according to the new way of working linked with CDW implementation

Business Industry

Life sciences


  • You have a scientific background, including scientific data structuration and processing
  • Experience with Azure, SAP tools is a plus
  • Knowledge & experience with ALCOA-CCEA principles & data-integrity is a plus
  • Flexible thinking, solution-oriented
  • Very good communication and collaboration skills to engage multiple stakeholders within and outside the operations
  • At ease with digital interfaces/tools
  • Dynamic & pro-active, engaging people
  • Good awareness of/Interest in analytical/scientific technologies
  • You speak fluently French and English

What’s the offer you can’t refuse?

As an AKKODIS Team Member, you will be:

  • In charge of diverse transversal analytical validation projects in a cGMP environment
  • Part of a dynamic and collaborative team of validation supervisors under the direction of a Service Manager
  • Onboarded in your position via a buddy process
  • Supported in your career by your Business Manager
  • Actor of your training plan and your personal and professional development
  • Benefiting from a permanent contract
  • Benefiting from a competitive salary package including several extra-legal benefits

Do you any questions? You can contact me at

Position location

Job location

Europe, Belgium, Wallonia, Walloon Brabant


Avenue Jules Bordet 168 1140 Bruxelles

Candidate criteria

Level of experience

3 to 5 years