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 R&D Director.

In this role you will promote the continuity and development of Quality Assistance’s activities within the biopharma market.

This implies:

  • Ensuring regulatory watch for Cells / Advanced Therapy Medicinal products

    • Attending scientific and regulatory meetings, conferences, webinars, etc.

    • Keeping informed of upcoming regulatory texts, and transcribing the regulatory requirements into Quality Assistance procedures.

    • Gathering technical and scientific information obtained internally (Scientific Operations, Sales) and externally (customers, newsletters, bibliography, conferences, webinars).

  • Monitoring the progress of R&D projects related to Cells / Advanced Therapy Medicinal products:

    • Supporting the R&D Director and the R&D Technical Leaders in method development, troubleshooting, and bibliographical search.

    • Ensuring that the related communication material is always up-to-date as regards to new equipment, R&D projects, new regulatory guidelines, etc.

  • Upon request, supporting the Scientific Operations Department (SO) in terms of:

    • Support for method development, data interpretation, troubleshooting, bibliographic searches.

    • Supporting and advising on the preparation of development, transfer and validation protocols.
    • Scientific review of reports and participation in technical meetings with customers.

  • Mapping, developing, and maintaining a strong network with external stakeholders and understanding their needs:

    • Representing Quality Assistance at international conferences.

    • Supporting the Sales team:

      • Being the primary advisor for the sales team in taking part in technical and business discussions with the customers.

      • Being the main contact point between the sales team and operations team.

      • Targeting and soliciting internal experts in order to provide a response adapted to the client's needs.

    • Discussing with suppliers to clearly define Quality Assistance needs and meet the clients’ needs.

    • Attending the meetings of internal groups of experts focused on the key analytical techniques used for the product.

  • Working closely with Knowledge Management team to identify training needs to maintain and build up technical, scientific and regulatory expertise of QA staff members:

    • Providing training on the product, techniques.

    • Writing and updating training documentation on the product.

  • Supporting Technics Department:

    • Being involved in the investment of new equipment dedicated to the analysis of the product.

    • Helping in the preparation of URS and DQ for new equipment.

Your profile

Scientific background (PhD or master's degree / Engineer)


  • Excellent knowledge of drug development workflows and of all the general pharmaceutical guidelines.

  • Experience in literature review and analysis.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent knowledge of key aspects of Cells / Advanced Therapy Medicinal products (production, pharmaceutical development, mode of action).

  • Excellent knowledge of all product-specific guidelines.

  • Analytical expertise

    • Excellent knowledge of all the analytical techniques required for the characterisation and analysis of the product.

    • Hands-on experience on part of key analytical techniques used for the product.

Why join Quality Assistance?

Do you want to thrive in a professional setting that still maintains a human touch? Are you looking for a working environment based on mutual respect, communication and support, where it is good to live and work?

Apply now to join our analytical CRO! We are pursuing a common goal: to accelerate access to new medicines.

You will benefit from a competitive compensation package in line with the industry, including many fringe benefits (meal vouchers, hospitalisation and outpatient care insurance, group insurance, bonuses, and for certain positions, a company car and petrol card).

As soon as you start your job, you will follow a comprehensive training programme adapted to your profile and role.

Did you know that in 2021 we welcomed, and trained 45 new colleagues? We also promoted 23 team members (vertical mobility). 13 positions were filled by internal candidates. We provided 1,275 general and technical training sessions as well as 696 practical training courses.

We offer multiple opportunities so that you can integrate yourself into your new work environment and get to know your new colleagues (after-works, sports and recreational activities, team building, department dinners, end-of-year parties, BBQs, events for families, etc.). We pamper our team members and take care of them: free sports lessons, free fruit and sugar-free drinks, daily delivery of lunches and bread, free car wash, ironing service via service vouchers, books and board games available, and much more….

You will join a company that listens to your needs and your suggestions!


10 reasons to join

About Quality Assistance

Quality Assistance is a leading European Contract Research Organisation (CRO) 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.

From candidate selection, through non-clinical and clinical studies, to marketing authorisation, Quality Assistance provides customised solutions for its clients: 

  • We define analytical protocols;

  • We develop and validate specific new analytical methods;

  • We perform characterisation, stability, pharmacokinetic, biomarker and immunogenicity studies as well as batch release testing.

These tests are performed in order to evaluate the Quality, Safety and Efficacy of the given drugs.

With 40 years’ expertise at the forefront of analytical sciences, Quality Assistance holds a unique place on the market thanks to:

  • All of its laboratories located on one site (Donstiennes, Belgium);

  • 230 highly qualified professionals;

  • A wide range of analytical methods and state-of-the-art equipment.

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

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