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Project leader Scientist


Braine L'alleud, Walloon Brabant, Belgium

Job Function:  Process & Technology Development
Job ID:  68500

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Clinical Stability and Specifications Team, based in our Biotech Sciences Department in Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium we are looking to fill the position of: Project Leader (Scientist) CSS.

Do you have an agile mindset that enjoys being analytical? This innovative blend of talent means you are able to swiftly apply forward thinking for the good of patients.

As a UCB “agylitical” Project Leader you like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Drive stability programs, comparability studies, specification settings, releases,… for our early NBE molecules
  • Manage several analytical projects working with internal and external partners
  • Act as an analytical project representative in cross-functional project teams


You will more precisely contribute by:


  • Supporting the laboratory activities
  • Taking accountability of the data generated within the team
  • Supporting projects with key deliverables (stability & comparability studies, design and implementation, specification strategies,…)
  • Anticipating needs in the analytical field to mitigate risks and create competitive advantages for our products
  • Author, review and approve protocols and reports


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:


  • Master’s Degree in Analytical Siences, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry. PhD is a plus
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Deep expertise in analytical techniques such as: chromatography, electrophoresis, immunoassays and pharmacopeias techniques applied to proteins
  • Experience with working to GMP standards in a QC laboratory
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements is a plus
  • Very good command in French and English


Soft skills:

  • Being autonomous with a problem solving & pragmatic mindset
  • You know how to manage your priorities and the stress that can ensue
  • Team player, you evolve together in taking initiatives and carrying out projects


Why you should apply?

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.


If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.


About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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