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QA Specialist, Global Central Labs

PPD's mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it's you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams.

Envision a workplace where you have a direct impact on improving health, work alongside expert scientists, use newest technologies and collaborate with industry thought leaders and therapeutic experts. Welcome to PPD® Laboratories, where science is our passion, quality is our commitment and people are the cornerstone of our success.

Due to continued growth, PPD is hiring a QA Specialist for our Central Labs business in Zaventem. This position provides technical support to the Project Team.


• Represents QA in area of expertise to include performance of internal audits, management of nonconformances or quality event, participation in client or regulatory audits and participation in inter-departmental meetings related to the area of expertise.

• This may include responsibilities for instituting and administrating systems for tracking of laboratory investigations, non-compliance or deviations and the corrective and preventative (CAPA) action plans that result.

• Participates in training activities and contribute to policy making decisions as a resource in area of expertise.

• Participates in client and regulatory inspections/audits and represents QA and follows up on audit issues and corrective action

• Participates in inter-departmental meetings and contributes to policy-making decisions

Job Qualification:

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor's Degree preferred or good general education, combined with evidenced administrative competence and relevant IT skills.

• General experience preferably in clinical research.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Self-motivated, positive attitude with effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

• Ability to work in a team or independently, as required

• Good organisational skills and strong attention to detail, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively

• Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze project-specific data/systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency

• Strong customer focus

• Flexibility to reprioritise workload to meet changing project timelines

• Demonstrated ability to attain and maintain a good working knowledge of applicable FDA Regulations, ICH Good Clinical Practices, College of American Pathologists requirements, ISO standards and PPD SOPs for all non-clinical/clinical aspects of project implementation, execution and closeout.

• Strong English language and grammar skills

• Strong computer skills, proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and ability to obtain knowledge and master all clinical trial database systems

• Experience with managing nonconformances or quality events is a bonus.

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you.


Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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