Technical Leader (M/F)

February 27th 2020

QUALITY ASSISTANCE provides the pharmaceutical industry with all the analytical services required by EMA and FDA regulations for the development and marketing of innovative human medicinal products. Quality Assistance is a European benchmark company in the analytical sciences. With 35 years of expertise in the development and validation of analytical methods, cutting edge equipment and high level of Quality Assurance, Quality Assistance has gained the trust of the largest international pharmaceutical groups and numerous biotechnology companies based in Europe and the United States.

Mission Description

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

Candidate profile

Scientific background with knowledge of biologics (Antibody, peptide, protein, ADC…)

  • Relevant working experience in a regulated environment in the pharmaceutical industry within a GxP environment
  • Good knowledge and working experience with cell lines amplification
  • Good knowledge of Cell-based assays and/or Ligand binding assays
  • Working experience with one of the following tests

            - Cytotoxicity testing (Antibody-Dependent Cell-Mediated Cytotoxicity (ADCC), and Complement Dependent Cytotoxicity (CDC), …)
            - Reporter gene assays
            - Cell death,
            - Proliferation
            - ELISA

  •  Experience in development, validation and/or application of analytical methods
  • Very good communication skills both in French and English (writing scientific documents, reports, protocols and mails, phone conferences, contacts with clients)
  • Good knowledge of pharmaceutical guidances


  • First experience in team management
  • Knowledge of the following techniques

          - FACS
          - MSD (electrochemiluminescence)
          - Luminex
          - SPR (Biacore)
          - qPCR


Quality Assistance offers you a job in

  • The innovative human health sector
  • A growing evolving company
  • A rigorous dynamic team
  • An international business environment
  • Premises in pleasant surroundings

Quality Assistance also provides

  • In-service training adapted to your profile and position
  • Career path
  • A sector compliant remuneration package including numerous fringe benefits (luncheon vouchers, hospitalisation and ambulatory insurance, pension plan, etc.)
  • In addition to the fringe benefits received by all the personnel, you will also be provided with a company car.

Contact Details

Send your application (reference JOB188) 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