Pharming Group N.V.

QA Officer - Leiden

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Active since 16-11-2017 Job category Quality / Health / Environment ...
Location Leiden Level Professional
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 40 Salary -

Pharming Group N.V. develops innovative protein therapeutics for the treatment of genetic disorders. As the Company further develops, its legal complexity will be increasing thus requiring strengthening of its legal functions.

At this moment, the company is composed for further science, technology and new product development and commercial roll-out. The company is small (approx. 130 employees, based international) and entrepreneurial. The Quality Assurance Officer must fit in this organizational culture where integrity, entrepreneurship and flexibility are core competencies.

Overall purpose of the job:

As part of the Quality Assurance (QA) team of Pharming, you make a contribution to the implementation of and maintaining an efficient (c)GMP quality system for Pharming's biotechnological products. The quality systems apply to both internal procedures as well as systems at our contract-partners and suppliers. The necessary control functions are executed by review of documentation and by performing audits on (provider's) sites.

Main general duties and responsibilities:

Implementation, execution and maintaining document- and change-control, deviation- and inspection-management and training. Review of batch records, logbooks, scientific reports, policies and procedures. Release of intermediate products. Auditing contract-partners and service-providers. Writing procedures, audit reports and periodic quality oversight reports.

Note: although mainly based in Leiden, it may incidentally be necessary to perform tasks on either of the other locations in the east of the Netherlands or in France.


Bachelor's in biotechnology, biopharmaceutical sciences, (bio)chemistry or alike.

Knowledge of GMP, GDP and GCLP, or other Quality systems (ISO 9001:2008), and preferably biotechnological production processes.

Two to three years of experience in (bio)pharmaceutical production, biotechnological research & development, auditing, quality control and/or quality assurance.


Analytical, accurate, pro-active, independent.

Effective communicator in conversation and writing, in Dutch and English.
Experienced with the use of MS-Office programs.


Please apply via our website or

attn. Ms. Gabriëlle Smit.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Quality / Health / Environment / Safety
Industry / Industries Medical / Health
Region Zuid-Holland

Contact information

Name Esther Prikker-Paats