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(Senior) QA Officer

Due to the increase of activities of the Company, the QA department is looking for an additional team member. We are looking for an all-round QA officer who will be responsible for ensuring that activities within the departments are in compliance with GMP and internal procedures.

As a QA officer you will be responsible for batch review (including all related documents), review and approval of deviations, change controls and associated documentation (i.e. CAPA, Qualification/Validation). You ensure that Quality policies, procedures and programs are properly implemented in daily GxP operations and remain up to date. You give advice to the Quality Control, Manufacturing, Clinical and Development departments internally and at 3rd parties regarding GxP compliance and ensure on time resolution deviation investigations and review (and approval) of changes. You will perform review and approve deviation investigations. You participate in internal and external audits and projects as required. You give support to the organization training initiatives and (improvement) projects. You will maintain the internal Quality Systems and QA Archive.

The ideal candidate has a higher education degree (HBO or equivalent) and at least 5 years of relevant Quality Assurance or Manufacturing experience in the (bio)pharmaceutical industry with demonstrated experience with batch review, deviation investigations, change control, validation and/or audits. You have extensive knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice with the ability to interpret and apply in both routine and non-routine cases, and knowledge of different (biological) manufacturing processes and operations. You are self-motivated and an excellent team player with strong communication skills, both written and oral. Business proficient knowledge of Dutch and English language is a prerequisite.

You will be joining Kiadis Pharma, a public clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development and future commercialization of innovative cell-based immunotherapy products that provide for a safer and more efficacious treatment of blood cancers and inherited blood disorders, improving survival and quality of life and addressing significant unmet medical needs.

For further information, please contact Hans de Koning, Sr. Director QA, by email at h.dekoning@kiadis.com or by phone at +31 (0)20 3140 250. You can send or e-mail your application to the address mentioned below.

 

Process Technologist

We are looking for a Process Technologist with an education (BSc./MSc.) in cell biology, immunology, hematology, or related fields. Experience in manufacturing of a cell-based medicinal product from primary human cells is an advantage. The candidate will be involved in ATIR manufacturing process development studies. These studies aim for a better understanding of the ATIR manufacturing process in order to make it more standardized and robust, less labor-intensive, simpler and cheaper. The candidate manages and executes all practical and experimental aspects of Kiadis Pharma’s cell therapy process development, including accurate documentation of experimental work and SOPs.

The candidate works closely with key personnel at Manufacturing, Quality and R&D, translating process development into GMP-compliant process steps for manufacturing purposes. You gain a broad overview of all manufacturing-related aspects with detailed insight in the criticality of the process parameters. This enables you to provide technical support and guidance to departments/staff at contract partners regarding manufacturing related issues, ensuring compliance with quality standards and validation regulations.

The ideal candidate has at least 3 years of experience with primary cell culture or cell-based manufacturing, a good understanding of GMP and a hands-on mentality. The candidate is an excellent team player and communicator with a strong sense of quality and pragmatic with attention for detail. Good mastering of English language, both written and spoken is a prerequisite.

You will be joining Kiadis Pharma, a public clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development and future commercialization of innovative cell-based immunotherapy products that provide for a safer and more efficacious treatment of blood cancers and inherited blood disorders, improving survival and quality of life and addressing significant unmet medical needs.

For further information, please contact Suzanne Lam, Head of Process Development, by email at s.lam@kiadis.com or by phone at +31 (0)20 2374 725. You can send or e-mail your application to the address mentioned below.

 

Technical Operations Specialist

We are looking for a technical operations expert with an education (BSc./MSc.)  in Cell Biology, Biotechnology, Process Technology or related fields. Experience in working under cGMP is required.

Your main responsibilities are designing manufacturing related documentation (e.g. master batch records and SOPs), review of completed batch records, troubleshooting during GMP-production, ownership of manufacturing process related changes/deviations and the execution of technology transfer to 3rd parties; the position requires occasional international travel.

The candidate works closely with key personnel at Quality Assurance and R&D, translating process development into GMP-compliant process steps for manufacturing purposes. You gain a broad overview of all manufacturing-related aspects with detailed insight in the criticality of the process parameters. This enables you to provide technical support and guidance to departments/staff at contract partners regarding manufacturing related issues, ensuring compliance with quality standards and validation regulations.

The ideal candidate has at least 3 years of experience in a biotechnology environment and a thorough understanding of cGMP. Good understanding of state-of-the-art practice in the cell therapy field is preferred. You are an excellent team player and communicator with a strong sense of quality. You are pragmatic with attention to detail. Good mastering of English language, both written and spoken is a prerequisite.

You will be joining Kiadis Pharma, a public clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development and future commercialization of innovative cell-based immunotherapy products that provide for a safer and more efficacious treatment of blood cancers and inherited blood disorders, improving survival and quality of life and addressing significant unmet medical needs.

For further information, please contact Wouter Harink, Head of Manufacturing, by email at w.harink@kiadis.com or by phone at +31 (0)20 3140 250. You can send or e-mail your application to the address mentioned below.

 

Senior Scientist

We are looking for a scientific expert with an education in Cell Biology, Immunology, Hematology or related fields. Experience in cell therapy and working under a quality system are preferred.
You quickly gain a thorough understanding of Kiadis Pharma’s proprietary cell based medicinal products and the manufacturing and testing activities, leading to understanding of the processes at the cellular immunological level. You are able to translate this into scientific ideas that are relevant for characterization of the final products, and for the education of treating physicians. You design studies to prove the scientific concepts. These studies can be performed internally as well as by 3rd parties; in which case you take responsibility for such studies. Building an alliance with external (commercial and academic) partners comes natural to you.

You work closely with the departments of Analytical Development, Process Development and Manufacturing by providing valuable scientific input into their activities. The candidate enjoins writing scientific protocols, reports, occasional articles and particularly CMC-related regulatory documents, such as the CMC sections of the IMPD/IND or briefing documents for authorities informing them on the most recent developments.

The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of post-doctoral or industry experience in a biotechnology environment. You are able to translate difficult immunological concepts into language that is understandable to non-experts. You are an excellent team player and communicator with a strong sense of quality. You are pragmatic, but with attention to detail. Good mastering of English language, both written and spoken is a prerequisite.

You will be joining Kiadis Pharma, a public clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development and future commercialization of innovative cell-based immunotherapy products that provide for a safer and more efficacious treatment of blood cancers and inherited blood disorders, improving survival and quality of life and addressing significant unmet medical needs.

For further information, please contact Jurjen Velthuis, Vice-president CMC, by email at j.velthuis@kiadis.com or by phone at +31 (0)20 3140 250. You can send or e-mail your application to the address mentioned below.

 

Open applications

Kiadis Pharma is always pleased to hear from high quality candidates with relevant backgrounds. Please apply to the address below.

Kiadis Pharma
HR Department
Entrada 231-234
1114 AA Amsterdam-Duivendrecht
The Netherlands

Alternatively, you can email your application to HR@kiadis.com

 

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