Key Account Manager (M/F)

December 17th 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 in the market with all its laboratories located on one site, more than 200 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.

Mission Description

Under a permanent contract, you will be part of the Sales team and will report to the Sales Manager.
In this role, you will mainly interact with R&D leaders from the (bio)pharmaceutical industry in order to maintain relationships with an existing portfolio of clients as well as to develop your own network with the goal of acquiring new customers.
You will be responsible for
  • Participating in scientific events: conferences, symposia, etc.
  • Meeting customers at their facilities
  • Evaluating and reporting customer needs and requests
  • Writing and negotiating price offers
  • Organising customer visits at Quality Assistance
  • ….

Candidate profile

PhD or Masters in Life Sciences
  • Customer oriented
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • High energy and performance driven
  • Well organised and detail-oriented 
  • Able to react independently in order to achieve objectives
  • Willing to travel frequently 
  • Fluent in French and proficient in English : B2 level
  • Knowledge of the (bio)pharmaceutical sector 
  • Previous experience in a similar role 


  • 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 are attentive to employee needs and suggestions.
  • We offer a market-competitive remuneration package including numerous fringe benefits.

Contact Details

How can you apply ? Send your application (reference JOB230) now to Mr Bernard Adant, Talent Manager, to or consult the Careers page on our website.

Address: Technoparc de Thudinie 2, 6536 Donstiennes, Belgium