Team Leader – Chromatography and Electrophoresis (M/F)

October 27th 2020

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.

Mission Description

  • You will report to the Analytical Team Manager Biologics and Chromatography.
  • 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 o Validating analysis reports
  • Being the point of contact for clients regarding any technical aspect.

Candidate profile

Master’s degree in Biochemistry / Chemistry or relevant experience in a similar function.

  • Practical experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a GMP environment
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of liquid chromatography ((U)HPLC) or Capillary Electrophoresis (cGE, cIEF)
  • Very good communication skills in French (writing scientific documents, reports, protocols and mails, phone conferences, contacts with clients)
  • Communication skills in English (B2 level expected)


  • First experience in team management
  • Working experience with biomolecules
  • Experience in Quality Control testing and/or Stability studies management


  • 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.

Contact Details

Send your application (reference JOB203.1) now to Mrs Isabelle Lebrun, Talent Acquisition Manager, to or consult the Careers page on our website
Address: Technoparc de Thudinie 2, 6536 Donstiennes, Belgium