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Business Translator G2M


Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium

Job Function:  Sales
Job ID:  70890

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Corporate Development and Finance team, based in our Headquarters in BrusselsBelgium, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Business Translator G2M.


As a Business Translator you will help to ensure that UCB achieves its strategic objectives by supporting fact-based decision making through advanced analytics projects in the commercial space such as physician and patient segmentation, tactical resource allocation, field force effectiveness, patient experience analytics etc.


You like to work in an environment where you can:


  • Play an essential role in creating a bridge between the technical expertise of data engineers and data scientists/insight finders and the business understanding of different areas across UCB
  • Help to ensure that the insights generated through analytics are contextualized and translated into impact at scale for different areas across UCB
  • Translators are at their best when both technical and business teams claim them as their own. This means that translators are equal parts technical and functional in their expertise and interests
  • Strong key focus on G2M activities at European level


You will contribute by:


  • Drawing on your domain knowledge to help business leaders identify and prioritize high impact business problems
  • Using your working knowledge of AI and analytics to translate the business problems to the data professionals who will create the models and analytics solutions
  • Ensuring that the solution produces insights that the business can interpret and execute on, and communicating these insights to business users to drive adoption and ensure discussions on the implementation, supporting, if needed the potential corrective actions.


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:


  • Commercial knowledge and prior experience in a commercial analytics role
  • Prior experience in the Pharmaceutical industry is a strong plus
  • Project Management skills. As a translator, you should be able to guide an analytics project from ideation through production and adoption. This means you have an understanding of the life cycle of an analytics project and are aware of the common pitfalls
  • You can build bridges between the functional and technical teams, while challenging each team on their assumptions
  • As a translator, you possess strong quantitative skills and you are a structured problem solver
  • You don’t necessarily need to be able to build analytics models yourself, but you need to be knowledgeable of what types of models are available and to what business problems they can be applied
  • You need to be able to challenge the data engineers and data scientists and possess an 80/20 mindset to push for fast model iterations
  • As a translator, you must also be able to interpret model results and identify potential model errors (e.g., overfitting, model bias, correlation vs causation)
  • You have an agile mindset and love to test-and-learn
  • You are a crisp communicator and can tailor your communication style to technical and non-technical audiences alike. This means you can build a storyline to communicate the analyses to business leaders


Why you should apply :


At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.


If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.


About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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