Assistant Manager Healthcare (Employee/Consultant)

Contract Type: 




Reports to: 

Director Public Policy

Post date: 

17 August 2020

Position Summary: 

GS1 Overview

GS1 develops and maintains the most widely used supply chain standards that are fundamental to numerous enterprises around the world. The best-known symbol of GS1 standards is the barcode, named by the BBC as one of “the 50 things that made the world economy”. Four decades ago, we started by helping food retailers do business more efficiently and reduce consumer prices. Today, GS1 standards improve the efficiency, safety and visibility of supply chains across physical and digital channels in 25 sectors, including retail omni-channel and e-commerce, healthcare, transport and logistics, food service, technical industries and humanitarian logistics. Our scale and reach – local Member Organisations (MO) in 114 countries, 1.5 million user companies and 6 billion transactions every day – help ensure that GS1 standards create a common language that supports systems and processes across the globe.

GS1 Healthcare 

GS1 Healthcare, a division of GS1, is a global, voluntary user community bringing together all healthcare supply chain stakeholders, including manufacturers, distributors, healthcare providers, solution providers, regulatory bodies and industry associations.  Our role is to facilitate a neutral and open environment to lead the successful development and implementation of global GS1 standards enhancing patient safety, operational and supply chain efficiencies.

As such, GS1 Healthcare envisions a future in which the healthcare sector achieves harmonised implementation of global standards in business and clinical processes enabling interoperability, optimal quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery to benefit patients.

Role Summary

✓ Working as a part of the healthcare team, the successful candidate will be required to support a range of activities of the broader healthcare team, including conference organisation, public policy activities, and providing assistance to our global industry members and GS1 Member Organisations.

✓ The role will involve engagement with stakeholders from all healthcare functions across the globe as well as GS1 Member Organisation staff from 115 countries. The role will also require close collaboration with the relevant GS1 data analytics team members.



✓ Undertake engagement activities with GS1 Member Organisations to enable information gathering for regulatory reporting
  • Supporting MOs in implementing some parts of the GS1 data quality processes and strategies related regulatory reporting
  • Supporting the management of the MO SmartSheets for collection of GS1 licence data
  • Monitoring the status of monthly implementation by MOs SmartSheets and provide assistance as needed 
  • Other related duties as assigned
✓ Supports planning, administration and operations of GS1 Healthcare in various area’s like conference and virtual events 
✓ Support the overall GS1 Healthcare team with administration and organisational activities to facilitate  
  • Ongoing projects 
  • Coordinating meeting and events
✓ Other tasks as deemed necessary 


✓ Bachelor or master’s degree in a business-related discipline
✓ Experience with the following is preferred:
  • Data analysis 
  • Event planning
  • Working in a multicultural environment
  • Working to strict timelines
  • Providing reporting and analysis related to detailed content
  • Working with technical topics
  • A passion for healthcare is a plus

Skills required: 

  • Fluent in English, oral and written is mandatory 
  • Experience in Data Analysis and Data Quality processes is required
  • Ability to work with globally distributed teams
  • Organisational, analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Is driven to follow up assigned tasks, and see results delivered
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both highly technical and non-technical persons seamlessly
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Customer-focused and results-oriented
  • Mature political sensitivity to work across a diverse community of interests and cultures
  • Generates innovative solutions in work situations
  • Operates in a manner that demonstrates honesty; keeps promises and honours commitments (“walks the talk”); behaves in a consistent manner


Additional Information: 

Travel Requirements: This job may require up to 10% global travel.

How to apply: 

Send your application with CV to:

  • Blue Tower, Avenue Louise 326, bte 10
  • B-1050 Brussels, Belgium 
  • Tel: + 32 2 788 78 00 
  • E-mail: 

Responses will be treated quickly and with strict confidentiality.

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