Develop and implement HR strategy, innovate HR tools and guide an innovative, growing company to the next level

Actively shape the HR & ESG strategy to support sustainable growth

  • Based on your extensive HR experience and the organizational strategy you define and implement a holistic HR strategy. You define HR priorities and jumpstart projects.

  • You are a strong people manager and get energy from guiding teams to the next level. you develop a strong vision and motivate the team of 13 HR professionals to support sustainable growth in the different areas as Talent Acquisition & Management, Wellbeing, Training and Corporate communications.

  • You have a keen eye for HR tools and innovation. You are able to guide the company on to the next level in professionalization and digitalization.

  • As HR Director you will also develop and advocate for the companies ESG policy throughout the organization.

  • You act as sparring partner with the CEO to drive an innovative HR and ESG vision and strategy.

Ready to take ownership and initiatives

  • You have successfully completed a master’s degree or have equivalent HR professional experience.

  • At least 15 years of experience and 5 years in a HR leadership role. Experience in a scientific oriented environment is a strong bonus. You have experience working on management level or aspire to work on c-level.

  • Preferably you have an experience with developing HR strategy and change management in a growing environment. You are a strong believer in digital HR tools and advocate for ESG.

  • You are fluent in French and English.

  • You are a born leader as well as people manager being close to people while also giving them autonomy. Indeed, you get energy from coaching and working with your team. You can adapt your leadership style to work with diverse profiles and can motivate people to grow.

Our offer

  • Quality Assistance is a family-owned business at a crossroads in their success story. Thanks to the “Mitose project”, they aim to double the surface of the site and add 100 profiles in 3 years’ time to better support clients and staff. You will have the chance to join a leading European Contract Research Organisation and to actively shape their future.

  • A unique possibility to make your mark in an innovative and collaborative culture where open communication and mutual respect are key.

  • This role combines strategic development and hands-on management. It is a high impact role for a pragmatic people-driven HR professional who wishes to make a tangible difference.

  • A competitive compensation package is foreseen in combination with wellbeing initiatives and extra services such as laundry services, healthy lunches, sport facilities,…

We look forward to hearing from you

Please click on this link to apply: and click on the “Apply” button to send your CV.

For additional information please contact Tessa Parmentier at ( BE-07319.).

This recruitment is exclusively performed by Mercuri Urval.

About the company

Quality Assistance is a leading European Contract Research Organization providing the pharmaceutical industry with all the analytical services required by EMA and FDA regulations for the development and marketing of innovative human medicinal products. The company holds a unique place on the EU market with all of its laboratories on one site in the South of Charleroi (Thuin), 250 highly-qualified professionals and more than 40 years’ expertise at the forefront of analytical sciences. Quality assistance is an employer who cares about their employees with wellbeing trajectories and extra services to make a good work-life balance easier to manage. With the ambitious “Mitose project” Quality Assistance will double their capacity and be ready to support further sustainable growth.  

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