Scientist - Clinical Laboratory Sciences (Limited Duration Contract)

Your Responsibilities:
This position is one with a Limited Duration Contract.

Key Responsibilities:
• Management of lab activities in support to clinical assay development (from phase I to IV) and validation, assay maintenance and clinical testing in agreement to GMP/GCP requirements.
• In close collaboration with CLS Lab Managers and Senior Scientists:
o Implement assay development and validation plans.
o Perform assay maintenance (Critical reagents characterization and qualification).
o Implement assay trouble shooting plans.
o Clinical testing in accordance to agreed timelines.
o Oversee data checks and data release.
o Oversee lab equipment and software validation.

• Manage communication related to scientific and technical oversight with external partners to follow up on testing progress, assay or process deviations.
• Identify assay, equipment or process deviations, define & manage CAPAs. Escalate any risks and issues identified.
• Apply good documentation practices (GDP) and manage human biological specimens and raw data in agreement to GSK rules.
• Share know-how in his/her field of competency and support others in their scientific/technical development. Present data in meetings within CLS or in front of an external audience.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:
- PhD or Master degree in sciences.
- 3-5 years of work experience in clinical testing and Immuno-assay development.
- Expertize in technical sciences is needed for the development, the validation and the life cycle management of complex clinical assays applied to the quantitative measurement of humoral immunological response induced either by vaccination or infection.
- French and English are a must. Other languages are a plus.

Preferred qualifications:
- Good knowledge of quality system practices and regulatory requirements.
- Previous experience in lab automation, lab data management, external partner oversight.

Why GSK?:
This position is one with a Limited Duration Contract.

Our Offer:
At GSK we provide a supportive working environment, and a range of development challenges and opportunities. We also offer competitive benefits and compensation packages designed to attract and to retain the very best. GSK is proud to promote an open culture, encouraging people to be themselves and giving their ideas a chance to flourish. GSK is an equal opportunity employer.

The Department:
Once our pioneering treatments have been developed, they are manufactured to the highest standards and distributed across the regions that need them most. Accomplishing this as efficiently and quickly as possible can quite literally be a matter of life and death. So it's no wonder that more than 70% of our talented workforce is based within Global Industrial Operations - the essential business unit that manufactures and manages the entire vaccine supply process, from customer order to product dispatch on a global scale.
As the name suggests, it operates in a multi-national context across more than 17 sites around the world, working closely in tandem with colleagues from a variety of disciplines and professions.
The department is structured in operating units that focus on various aspects of the manufacturing and supply process. These include Industrialisation (overseeing the transfer of production from R&D to a commercial level), Supply Chain Management and Technical Services.

Our Company:
GSK is one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies - is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

GSK Vaccines is one of the world's leading vaccine companies, with a comprehensive portfolio of 39 vaccines for infants, adolescents and adults and 15 more in development. We have more than 16,000 people working worldwide to deliver nearly 2 (1.9) million vaccines every day to people in around 90% (172) of the world's countries.
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