Scope

We are currently actively looking for a Laboratory Team Leader – Biology.

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.

You will be requested to work on projects for the characterisation and quality control of Biomolecules.

Your mission

You will report to the Analytical Team Manager Biologics and Bioassays.

You will manage a team (5/6) of Scientists, Analysts and Technicians.

In this role, you will be accountable for:

Managing all HR aspects such as

  • Participation to selection interviews

  • Staff evaluation

  • Ensuring monthly coaching meeting with staff members

 Co-ordinating projects and resources according to defined priorities

  • Planning of staff members activities

  • Technical troubleshooting

  • Writing and/or verifying reports on projects for clients,

  • Managing documentation follow-up

  • Validating analysis reports

  • Being the point of contact for clients regarding any technical aspect.

Your profile

You have a scientific background with knowledge of biologics (Antibodies, peptides, proteins, ADCs, etc.).

You are an expert in either:

  • Cell-based assays

  • Electrophoresis testing on proteins

  • Ligand binding assays

  • Surface Plasmon Resonance

You have working experience in a regulated environment ideally in the pharmaceutical industry.

You have good knowledge of: 

  • Working with Cell lines and/or proteins using at least one the following techniques: Cytotoxicity testing (Antibody-Dependent Cell-Mediated Cytotoxicity (ADCC), Complement Dependent Cytotoxicity (CDC), etc.), Reporter gene assays, Cell death, Proliferation, SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, IEF, ELISA, Biacore, Octet and protein dosage

  • Development, validation and/or application of analytical methods

  • Pharmaceutical guidances

Working experience with antibodies or antibody fragments is a plus.

You have good communication skills both in French and English (B2 Level) - writing scientific documents, reports, protocols and mails, phone conferences, contacts with clients.

A first experience in people management is a plus.

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, 190 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.