Quality Assistance is a leading analytical CRO based in Thuin, Belgium. 

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.

-	Our dedicated team works on various projects / studies mainly on biological therapeutics (oncology, hormonal treatments, vaccines… ) from early development to clinical or commercial phases. 
-	You will apply platform methods to characterize various samples like therapeutics monoclonal antibodies, proteins, peptides, oligonucleotides, AAV… in order to determine their  identity, purity, modifications, conformation, glycosylation, interactions, etc.
-	You will adapt analytical protocols or develop new analytical approaches.
-	You will prepare samples and analyse using state of the art equipment (Xevo G2 XS QTOF, Bioaccord TOF, Autoflex MALDI-TOF for instance).
-	You will process data, interpret and discuss the results, finalize conclusions.
-	You will write analytical reports and associated supporting documents.

You will report to the Technical Leader and be part of a team of 6 people with similar scientific backgrounds and the same motivation to learn and improve.

Scientific background with specialisation in mass spectrometry and characterization of biologics compounds.
-	Good knowledge of High Resolution Mass Spectrometry
-	And/or good knowledge of biologics/peptides/proteins/mAbs for analytical purposes
-	Knowledge of (U)HPLC chromatography separation
-	Good level of French and English 

-	It is better to have a previous working experience in a GMP or regulated environment.
-	Expertise on Waters equipment and software (Empower, UNIFI) is a plus.

Why join Quality Assistance? 
Do you want to thrive in a professional setting that still maintains a human touch? Are you looking for a working environment based on mutual respect, communication and support, where it is good to live and work?

Apply now to join our analytical CRO! 
We are pursuing a common goal: to accelerate access to new medicines.

You will benefit from a permanent employment contract with a competitive compensation package in line with the industry, including many fringe benefits (meal vouchers, hospitalisation and outpatient care insurance, group insurance, bonuses, and for certain positions, a company car and petrol card).

As soon as you start your job, you will follow a comprehensive training programme adapted to your profile and role.

Did you know that in 2022 we welcomed, and trained 35 new colleagues? We also promoted 21 team members (vertical mobility). 12 positions were filled by internal candidates.

We offer multiple opportunities so that you can integrate yourself into your new work environment and get to know your new colleagues (after-works, sports and recreational activities, team building, department dinners, end-of-year parties, BBQs, events for families, etc.). We pamper our team members and take care of them: free sports lessons, free fruit and sugar-free drinks, daily delivery of lunches and bread, free car wash, ironing service via service vouchers, books and board games available, and much more…

You will join a company that listens to your needs and your suggestions!

About Quality Assistance
Quality Assistance is a leading European Contract Research Organisation (CRO) 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.

>From candidate selection, through non-clinical and clinical studies, to marketing authorisation, Quality Assistance provides customised solutions for its clients: 
•	We define analytical protocols;
•	We develop and validate specific new analytical methods;
•	We perform characterisation, stability, pharmacokinetic, biomarker and immunogenicity studies as well as batch release testing.

These tests are performed in order to evaluate the Quality, Safety and Efficacy of the given drugs.

With 40 years’ expertise at the forefront of analytical sciences, Quality Assistance holds a unique place on the market thanks to:
•	All of its laboratories located on one site (Donstiennes, Belgium);
•	250 highly qualified professionals;
•	A wide range of analytical methods and state-of-the-art equipment.

The Quality Assistance environment is GMP, GLP and GCLP/GCP compliant.
Visit https://www.quality-assistance.com/quality-assistance/leading-analytical-cro to learn more.

How can you apply?
Send your application (JOB333) 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.