Senior Project Officer - Substances of Human Origin, Biological Standardisation, OMCL Network and HealthCare Department (DBO)

EDQM 29/05/2024 Strasbourg, France

The EDQM’s Substances of Human Origin Division is seeking a temporary Senior Project Officer for 2024 to join the team.

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Junior Laboratory Technician

Your role


  • prepare, set up and run analytical tests on substances for pharmaceutical use and medicinal products in accordance with pre-defined analytical procedures and protocols and in compliance with laboratory safety and quality standards;
  • record, check and report the analytical results obtained;
  • maintain, calibrate, verify and test equipment and instrumentation; may be responsible for specific items of analytical equipment;
  • participate in meetings and working groups, and follow-up on actions agreed;
  • contribute to the Laboratory’s Quality Management System and the maintenance of its ISO 17025 accreditation.

What we are looking for in you


  • completed full course of general secondary education and hold an appropriate recognised national diploma for a laboratory technician in chemistry or related subject;
  • proven practical experience of physicochemical analysis including at least 1 year of practical experience of conducting analytical testing in a laboratory adhering to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) or ISO 17025;
  • good knowledge of one of the Council of Europe’s official languages (English or French) and working knowledge of the other;
  • professional and technical expertise:
    • practical experience in physico-chemical analytical quality control techniques such as liquid chromatography, Gas chromatography (GC), spectroscopic methods (IR, UV), mass spectrometry (MS), titration methods, etc.;
    • ability to use specific analytical laboratory software, including chromatographic data management software.
  • Planning and work organisation
  • Analysis and problem solving
  • Concern for quality
  • Results orientation
  • Teamwork and co-operation
  • Adaptability

These would be an asset:

  • Professional and technical expertise:
    • ability to use other scientific data management systems and Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS);
    • proven practical experience of analysis of substances for pharmaceutical use and/or medicinal products.
  • Initiative
  • Service orientation
  • Learning and development
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