QA Associate (32-40 hrs/wk)

QA Associate (32-40 hrs/wk) 
Quality Assurance, Merus N.V.

Do you have an eye for detail and is ‘Quality’ your middle name?


The team: 

The QA (Quality Assurance) team supports projects relating to development and clinical products of Merus. As member of a small team, you have a significant impact in the company and you will be exposed to a very broad range of QA activities from GMP and GCP to GLP.


The role: 

As a QA Associate, your main tasks and responsibilities are the following:

  • Providing QA input and support to different kinds of projects related to investigational products;
  • Maintaining our internal Quality Management System;
  • Contractor management (audits, quality agreements);
  • Assessment of GMP-related activities (such as method validations, internal audits, changes, deviations, training, person-in-the-plant visits to contractors, documentation on manufacturing and labelling operations, stability and release of batches for clinical studies).

Your profile: 

We are looking for a QA Associate with the following knowledge and expertise:

  • You have a (master) degree in biosciences or a degree in pharmacy;
  • You have four years (or more) GXP (GMP, GLP, GCP and/or GDP) experience within (bio)pharma in a QA or QA-related role;
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and auditing is a plus;
  • You are quality driven, eager to learn and you have strong analytical skills;
  • You are fluent in English (both written as well as spoken);
  • Knowledge of the German and/or Chinese language is a plus.

Our offer: 

We offer a competitive salary and flexible working hours. Our talented international team works in an inspiring area of Utrecht (Utrecht Science Park) in a brand new state-of-the-art facility. We also offer an excellent pension scheme, company bonus, and 30 days’ annual holiday based on a full-time position. We care about team spirit and organize several company events each year.



Working at Merus provides you with opportunities to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success. You will have the chance to make an impact within the oncology field by helping to develop bispecific antibody therapies (Biclonics®) to fight cancer. Merus’ headquarters are located in the Netherlands, but we also have offices in the US and many collaborations around the world. As of 2016 we are listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange and over the last 10 years we have taken several candidate drugs into clinical trials. For more information, please visit

When hiring new employees, we look for people who will fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous, and entrepreneurial spirit of our company – a spirit that drives us to develop advanced therapies that address unmet needs in cancer treatment.



For more information about this role, please contact Mr Minas Papadimitriou, QP via telephone number +31(0)30 – 253 4817.

For more information about the application procedure, please contact Merus Recruitment via telephone number +31(0)30 – 253 8800 or by email at

Please send in your application by April 4, 2018, at the latest with reference 2018WH08 via the following link: 

This vacancy is a full time position.

Educational Level
Master / Post-Graduate / PhD
QA, Quality, GMP, GCP, GLP, Quality Management, GXP
QA, Quality, GMP, GCP, GLP, Quality Management, GXP