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Quality Assurance Manager

Technoparc de Thudinie 2, 6536 Donstiennes, Belgium

With which degree can I apply for this position?

  • Academic bachelor
  • Preparatory programme
  • Academic master
  • PhD
  • Professional bachelor

Which programmes can apply for this position?

  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics

Note that companies can often be very flexible in whom they hire for which positions, depending on choices during your education, prior experience, or personal interest. If your profile is not listed here, this does not necessarily mean that you cannot apply for this position. The best way to find out is to go and talk to the recruiters!

Who should I contact?

Isabelle Lebrun
recrutement@quality-assistance.be

About this position

More information: https://www.quality-assistance.com/jobs/quality-assurance-manager

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 and work in close collaboration with the Compliance Director 

In this role you will lead, mentor and support QA team members, this implies
• Managing the day-to-day activities of QA team
• Sending clear status and escalating any issues to Management
• Managing all HR aspects
o Building a challenging and motivation environment
o Conducting employee training and evaluation 
o Resolving conflicts
• Overseeing all aspects of quality assurance including
 Ensuring that processes and procedures needed for an effective Quality Systems are established, implemented and maintained
 Maintaining documentation throughout the QA process
 Establishing metrics (Monitoring Key Quality Indicators and Key Performance Indicators
 Troubleshooting
• Acting as key point of contact for all QA aspects with internal and external stakeholders 
• Manage and facilitate internal audits/assessments, client audits and regulatory inspections for the site 
• Support and promote process improvement initiatives

PROFILE
• Pharmacist background
• Relevant experience in a similar role in the pharmaceutical industry
o Good knowledge of the pharmaceutical sector, Quality Assurance principles, GMP and ICH guidelines 
• People-oriented and team player, able to energize and motivate people, boost a team culture.
• Very good written and verbal communication skills both in French and English 
• Computer literate
• Effective leadership, organisational and management skills
• Very good communication skills
• Enthusiasm for solving problems, digging into issues and owning solutions 
• Desire for continuous improvement of process and technical practices
• Conflict resolution skills

Work @ Quality Assistance s.a.
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 environment.
We care about mutual respect, assistance and communication.
We listen to your needs and your suggestions.
We offer a market-competitive and package including numerous fringe benefits.

About Quality Assistance s.a.
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 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. 

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.

How can you apply ?
Send your application (reference JOB275)  to Mrs Isabelle Lebrun, Talent Acquisition Manager, to recrutement@quality-assistance.be or consult the Careers page on our website http://www.quality-assistance.com/careers/jobs.