medical communications manager- operational manager - project coordinator - liaison with external communication agencies
Looking to strengthen operational and organisational excellence in a new challenging environment, more specifically in a new spin-off, small and /or big biomedical technology company
Fluent in Dutch, English and French and multicultural, I am looking to work in an international challenging organisation with the opportunity to further develop my personal strengths such as learner, networker and achiever.
- Result-oriented professional with more than 20 years experience in an academic research environment, who enjoys giving policy support to medical doctors and engineers.
- As highly committed and enthusiastic project coordinator, I enjoy motivating and coaching people while improving organizational effectiveness and striving to raise the bar with every new challenge.
- Analytical thinking and conscientious planning brings me to solve problems in an objective and integer way and to work efficiently, with attention to detail and with open-mindedness.
Account Manager Anderlecht, Belgium
Since September 2016
Direct Social Communications n.v. (DSC) is a Communications’ agency which core expertise is Fundraising for non-profit associations.
It has a longstanding expertise in Direct Mailing and assists partners to raise more money to achieve their blueprint for a better world.
Staffmember Internationalisation Leuven, Belgium
February 2015 --- August 2016
-Strategic Communication for the President and CEO; Desk research; translations;
-Project support in a British Council Tender about Capacity Building in Ethiopia (postgraduate programs for Master- and PhD students) and in the launch of Confucius Institute.
-MarCom: language and cultural program Thai, Hindi and Amharic
Group T International Engineering Academy is an independent legal entity under the umbrella of the KU Leuven, promoting the further expansion and development of the international character and the international programs of KU Leuven – Campus Group T Engineering of Technology .
Project Coordinator Leuven, Belgium
September 2008 --- January 2015
-Policy support: agenda preparation, weekly issue reporting, organisational excellence by improving internal procedures, KPI (Key performance indicators) assembling
-Project & program funding: monitoring and reporting, steering committee meetings
-Daily operational management: IT investment, personnel database launch
-Financial monitoring: financial allocation of personnel, financial graph reporting
-MarCom: science and societal outreach events, congresses, sponsorship
-Human Resources support: corporate presentation, OFD roll-out, IT coaching
-Administrative Coordinator of BioSCENTer: network center assembling research teams from two Groups of the university (i.e. the Science, Engineering and Technology Group as well as the Biomedical Sciences Group)
Analytical thinkingSelf-disciplineProactivityOrganizationInterest in knowledgeFlexibilityEfficiencyCreative thinkingCuriosityCollaborationAdaptabilityIndividualityProblem solvingStrategic thinkingAttention to detailService oriented
NegotiationEnglishMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft Officepeople managementPowerPointProblem-solving methods and troubleshootingProcess improvementProject Management
Skills and Expertise
Communicate with sponsorcongress managementoperationsPeople managementorganisational and functional designbusiness acumen change management
Bachelor in Public Management from PHIBAntwerp in 1986
Master in Contemporary History from RUGent in 1982
Training and Certification
leading and coaching a team in 2013 Training