Scope

We assist our clients through non-clinical and clinical studies to marketing authorisation, using our state-of-the-art, product-dedicated expertise in analytical sciences.

For each customer and each project, we design customised solutions, define analytical protocols, develop and validate specific new analytical methods and perform characterisation, stability, pharmacokinetic, biomarker and immunogenicity studies as well as batch release testing, in order to evaluate the Quality, Safety and Efficacy of the given drugs.

Your mission

You will report to the Scientific Operations Director.

You will manage a team of 25 people (Project leaders, Technical leaders, Scientists, Analysts and Technicians).

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing all HR aspects such as

    • Participation in selection interviews

    • Staff evaluation

    • Developing, mentoring laboratory staff to enhance the culture of quality within the laboratory

    • Career development plan follow-up

  • Daily management of team activities in the lab, such as:

    • Approving analytical reports

    • Project follow-up

    • Acting as the subject matter expert for the team on root cause analysis or CAPA for identified issues and audit findings

    • Participating in customer visits

    • Participating in audits, performed either internally, by clients or regulatory authorities

    • Liaising internally with other departments (Quality Assurance, Sales, Supply, Talent Management, Training, Technical)

  • Contributing to department’s growth strategy

Your profile

Scientific Background (Master’s degree or PhD)

Required

  • Relevant experience in QC, stability studies management and/or development and validation of analytical methods

  • Relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a GMP environment

  • Strong people management skills

  • Fluent in French

  • Good command of English (level B2) with the ability to write scientific documents, reports, protocols and email, attend phone conferences, maintain contacts with clients)

  • Excellent communication skills interacting internally with peers and externally with clients

  • Strong organisational skills with ability to manage projects through wise planning, time optimisation, detail orientation and prioritisation.

  • Ability to deal with multiple and changing priorities

  • Strong leadership

  • Ability to train and mentor staff

Pluses

  • Very good technical knowledge of at least one of the following techniques:

    • Liquid chromatography ((U)HPLC)

    • Gas Chromatography (GC)

    • ICP-MS

    • LC-MS

Why join Quality Assistance?

We are a true career partner.

  • We accelerate people’s access to new medicines.

  • We offer an inspiring work-life balance in a human scale environmeant.

  • We care about mutual respect, assistance and communication.

  • We listen to your needs and your suggestions.

  • We offer a market-competitive remuneration package including numerous fringe benefits.

Visit https://www.quality-assistance.com/quality-assistance/life-quality-assistance to learn more.

About Quality Assistance

Quality Assistance is a leading European Contract Research Organisation 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.

We assist our clients from candidate selection, through non-clinical and clinical studies, to marketing authorisation, using our state-of-the-art, product-dedicated expertise in analytical sciences. 

For each client project, we design customised solutions, define analytical protocols, develop and validate specific new analytical methods and perform characterisation, stability, pharmacokinetic, biomarker and immunogenicity studies as well as batch release testing, in order to evaluate the Quality, Safety and Efficacy of the given drugs.

The company holds a unique position on the market with all its laboratories on one site, 220 highly qualified professionals and over 35 years’ expertise at the forefront of analytical sciences.

The Quality Assistance environment is GMP, GLP and GCLP/GCP compliant.

Visit https://www.quality-assistance.com/quality-assistance/leading-analytical-cro to learn more.

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