Specialist - Quality Assurance (m/f)

Main focus: Quality Assurance
Date posted: 04.28.2021
Location: Vienna

Position Summary

The Quality Assurance department at HOOKIPA has an open Specialist position, who will actively contribute to the quality oversight of the manufacture and testing of HOOKIPA┬┤s GMP products, in order to ensure their quality, safety, efficacy and stability. As part of the growing department the incumbent will mainly focus on the maintenance of the evolved Quality Systems according to the ICH/EU/AMBO requirements. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and professionalism are all essential behaviors for this role. The Quality Assurance Specialist will contribute to put the defined processes into practice with the possibility to generate and maintain quality documents and to ensure their compliance. Implementation into day-to-day practice and constant evaluation of the applied processes will be tools for the Specialist to help to continuously improve the established Quality Systems.

Main Responsibilities
  • Assist in maintaining and administrating the document management and training systems
  • Generate and distribute relevant quality documents
  • Oversee and drive timely completion of change controls
  • Administrate and conduct batch record reviews
  • Contribute to other QA tasks resulting from operational activities


  • Education in technical and natural/life sciences (Chemie HTL, MTA, university up to MSc, background in biotechnology and viral vectors would be an advantage)
  • First experience (at least 1 year) in pharmaceutical industry in the field of Quality Management
  • Hands-on mentality and knowledge of EU GMP regulation (however, deeper knowledge can be acquired during initial training and on-the-job training)
  • Competence in Microsoft Office Tools
  • Analytically skilled and problem-solving oriented
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • Valid EU working permit

What we offer

  • Strong team with dedicated and passionate employees
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • An excellent working atmosphere
  • Opportunities for personal development
  • Working in a multinational and multicultural environment
  • Possibility to shape the Quality System of a growing biopharmaceutical company

We are required by Austrian law to post a minimum salary. The minimum monthly gross salary for this position is EUR 2.523,- based on fulltime (40 hours per week); depending on experience and qualification salary can be negotiated. In addition, we offer a performance-related bonus payment and participation in our stock option compensation program.

Starting date: as soon as possible

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Gwenaelle Kerforn Executive Director Human Resources