South of Paris, FR: QA Contractor (235194)

Life Sciences & Technology


  • Till end of the year, option to extend at year end


  • 3 days first week onsite, then hybrid and open to mostly remote

Job description:

  • Our client has a need for a GCP/QA Contractor to join the team at their facility just south of Paris. The ideal candidate would have 5+ years of experience and 1+ years of GCP or CQA experience. They would be responsible for assisting with clinical trials, handling basic GCP activities, managing documentation, and a plus would be background or understanding of regulatory authority inspection.

Purpose of the role:

  • Act as the primary clinical quality contact for entities or individuals involved in clinical trials conduct
  • Support and oversee the quality event/ Serious breach management
  • Support and oversee the CAPA management activities
  • Support the inspection readiness activities
  • Support audits activities

Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical study QA representative

  • For the clinical studies assigned, works with the study team to ensure good clinical practices and compliance to the relevant regulatory requirements are met
  • Participate to project meeting and ensure timely assistance for all quality related topics
  • Participate to service provider selection and quality oversight for the studies assigned
  • Escalate to QA TA Lead identified issues that require further support and assistance

QMS Process

  • Quality Event and Serious Breach
  • Review and approve major/critical Quality Events and potential Serious Breaches
  • Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA):
  • Support business functions, and tracking to timely completion, of Corrective and
  • Preventive Actions, contributing to root cause and risk analysis of clinical research matters, and assisting in establishing the effectiveness of implemented CAPA.
  • Report CAPA status and metrics, escalating any issues regarding delayed timelines or ineffectiveness of CAPA, as needed
  • Ensure timely delivery by following up with CAPA owners and scheduling meetings as necessary
    and facilitating Quality Risk Management activities
  • Quality Documents
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of R&D Quality Documents as assigned
  • Quality Assessments
  • Contribute to the Quality Assessments/Self-Inspection as assigned

Audits and inspections

  • Support inspection readiness activities for high-risk studies:
  • Support sponsor mock inspection, quality assessment activities,
  • Conduct the quality control of study documents
  • Set up regular meetings with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) (including Service Provider), workstreams per topics to enable successful preparation outputs/deliverables,
  • Monitor progress of the preparation of the inspection and report the risks identified, any remediation actions,
  • Assist in the preparation and conduct of inspection as required.
  • Ensure timely data entry within the eQMS
  • Support the audit activities: provide information to audit group for their risk assessment and audit activities, facilitate further investigation of observations (when needed), root cause analysis and definition of CAPA.


  • Contribute to training sessions as SME, by reviewing training materials or participating in presentations where needed.
  • Guide system users to ensure they are trained when required (e.g. when a specific training task is required in eLMS)
  • Liaise with process owners and trainers to ensure appropriate training material is generated and made available for clinical research activities.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Quality Assurance in the pharmaceutical industry in management of quality system
    including experience at corporate level preferably in Research and Development
  • Language : English


South of Paris, FR: QA Contractor (235194)


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