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Team leader – Physico-Chemistry (HPLC)

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/team-leader-physico-chemistry-hplc

SCOPE
To face our constant growth, we are currently actively looking for a Team Leader - Physico-chemistry (HPLC)

You will work on innovative (bio)pharmaceutical products under development (non-clinical and clinical phases). 

You will be part of a team involved in projects outsourced by our clients.
Those projects are on the development, validation and/or application of analytical methods for the characterization and quality control of NCE’s.

YOUR MISSION
You will report to the Analytical Team Manager (ATM)

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

In this role, you will be accountable for:
• Managing all HR aspects such as
o Participation to selection interviews
o Staff evaluation
o Ensuring monthly coaching meeting with staff members 

• Co-ordinating projects and resources according to defined priorities
o Planning of staff members activities
o Technical troubleshooting
o Writing and/or verifying reports on projects for clients,
o Managing documentation follow-up
• Being the point of contact for clients regarding any technical aspect.

PROFILE
Scientific background
Required
• Relevant laboratory experience in a regulated environment such as GMP
• Strong technical expertise in HPLC 
· Very good knowledge of other laboratory techniques such as: KF, UV, Colorimetry, Pharmacopeias tests
• Fluent in French
• Very good communication skills both in French and English (B2 level) - writing scientific documents, reports, protocols and mails, phone conferences, contacts with clients 

Pluses
• Practical experience in the pharmaceutical industry 
• First experience in managing a team

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 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.

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 environment.
• 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. You will also be provided with a company car.

How can you apply ?
Send your application (reference JOB317) now 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.