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QA Development Systems, Partner


Braine L'alleud, Walloon Brabant, Belgium

Job Function:  Quality Assurance
Job ID:  70411

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 Development QA Systems, based in our hub in Braine L’Alleud, Belgium, we are looking to fill the position of: Development QA Systems, Partner.


Do you often approach matters in an innovative and collaborative way? At UCB, we see you as an ‘innoborative’ person. This extraordinary blend of talent means you are often thinking in new ways with others for the sake of patients.


As a UCB 'innoborative' person and Development QA Systems, Partner you like to work in an environment where you can:


  • Apply your team worker, facilitator and influencer skills, in a challenging and motivating environment (development entities operating under GMP regulations)
  • Participate in cross-functional meetings and projects
  • Use your scientific, continuous improvement, and problem-solving skills
  • Be a key actor in the deployment and maintenance of the quality system for development entities


As a UCB 'innoborative' person and Development QA Systems, Partner you will contribute by:


  • Acting as the quality partner for development entities (BioTech Sciences, Pharma Sciences and Clinical Trial Supplies), ensuring the establishment, implementation, maintenance, and continuous improvement of a Quality Management System (QMS) linked to product development from phase I to phase IV activities. 
  • Providing guidance, and expert advice to development entities, particularly with regard to the appropriate interpretation of internal Policies. You will identify, mitigate and subsequently resolve compliance and quality issues that may affect UCB development activities and products
  • Implementing and maintaining a quality risk management process for the systems used in Development
  • Providing routine support for development entities (qualification and validation activities, training, building and maintaining compliance indicators, problem solving, audit preparation,etc.)


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


  • 5- 10 years' experience in pharmaceutical regulated environment (business or quality)
  • A comprehensive knowledge of current regulatory requirements and ability to interpret current regulations is required
  • Specific expertise in biologics production is an asset
  • Function effectively with minimal supervision
  • Good teamwork and project management skills. Must have strong, organization and analytical skills.
  • Must be fluent in Engish, other languages are a bonus
  • Facilitator, influencer and planner
  • Fact based decision maker: understand complex issues and have the ability to contribute to informed decision making when working on "grey" issues
  • Familiarity with problem solving and risk analysis techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required, with ability to balance multiple priorities and provide prioritization


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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