Business Analyst Life Sciences

Business Analyst Life Science

As a Business Analyst for Life Sciences you are responsible for closely interacting with our clients in this sector, understanding their challenges and translating their needs into business requirements and use cases. The analysis should include elaborating and carefully documenting the business and functional (and non-functional) logic for the required business. You may also be required to document the business scenarios using business processes, use cases, user stories, wireframes, logical data models, requirements (functional + non-functional) and other deliverables required for prototyping the application.

You will be providing assistance in documenting the business acceptance criteria, defining project plans and documenting business requirements mapped to client objectives. Business analysts should also conduct UAT, identifying risks and support successful results by performing daily follow up of the functional/development team. To produce high-quality deliverables you will need profound knowledge of BPMN, UML and common development methodologies such as Agile, Scrum and RUP.


  • Delivery of the business analysis, including business processes, user stories, use cases, and/or mock-ups
  • Designing a user friendly and feasible solution
  • Documenting and maintaining scope
  • Responsible for product backlog


  • Writing the user stories or the use cases for the business case on a level that the functional/developers can implement
  • Interview the customer to find out the needs
  • Own and manage product backlog
  • Be the product owner, being link between the development team and the customer.

Hard skills

  • Preferably at least 3 to 5 years experience as Business Analyst within the Life Sciences / pharmaceutical sector
  • Experience in assisting clients in implementing business cases
  • Planning and monitoring
  • Function as Product Owner for development team (eliciting requirements)
  • Manage the requirements organization with excellent communication skills
  • Experience with BPMN, UML, Scrum, Wireframes
  • Experience in defining features, epics, user stories, use cases
  • Familiar with Agile as well as Waterfall approaches, ITIL Processes

Following skills are a big plus

  • Experience with tools like Confluence, Jira
  • Experience in BDD using Cucumber Gherkin
  • Exposure to CFR Part 11, SOX, HIPAA, CSV,..

Soft skills

  • Strong skills in conducting requirements gathering workshops with clients
  • Strong analytical and user research skills, detail oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Flexible to new situations and challenges

Languages and mobility

  • Resident in Belgium or open to relocate
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English and preferably French and/or Dutch
  • Geographic mobility

We offer

  • A unique environment for your personal development
  • A career where high performance is rewarded and where freedom, industrialization, innovation and trust are in the spotlight
  • Wide range of training and development opportunities (trainings, certifications,...)
  • A nice salary package including a company car and various extra legal benefits with up to 70% remote work possible