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Nous sommes Valneva

"Valneva is a fast-paced and versatile workplace, where you can feel the enthusiasm and really move things. Although everyone is very focused, you can easily approach colleagues, even across departmental and hierarchical boundaries."

Klaudia, Sales Manger Austria

"On the Scouting and Innovation team, we are looking for new vaccine candidates that Valneva could bring into its pipeline. As a scientist at Valneva, I am glad that my work allows me to contribute to the prevention of infectious diseases and make a difference in people’s lives."

Melissa, Senior Scientist en France

"It is a pleasure to work with these talented people at Valneva in Sweden for the production of the Company’s cholera vaccine. Although each employee has his or her area of expertise, we also have the possibility to gain an understanding of the entire vaccine life cycle."

Robert, Head of Manufacturing Operations en Suède

"No matter if you work in research, manufacturing, administration or IT, the key to collaboration is a constructive and appreciative dialogue between colleagues. At Valneva, you will find challenging assignments, a multicultural environment, and a clear commitment to ethics, compliance and integrity."

Douglas, Senior Systems Administrator in Scotland

Valneva’s success stems from the dedication and expertise of over 500 employees. Valneva is an international company who prides itself on offering its workforce the opportunity for personal growth and development all while encouraging work-life balance. As a global company that respects all cultures, we are convinced that the rich diversity of our workforce makes us more innovative, effective and competitive.

Offres d'emploi

Demand & Supply Planner (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention against diseases with major unmet needs. Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers and several vaccines in development, including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19.

Job Summary

As one of our Demand & Supply Planners, you will be responsible for all forecasting activities associated with customers and product, creating and maintaining forecast models for internal and external customers, incorporating any changes in business and forecast information gathered from sales & marketing, finance, and any other sources . Your role will be the integration point into the sales and commercial part of the organisation, feeding into manufacturing operations. Forecast modelling is also a responsibility of this position.

Responsibilities

  • Daily production and demand / supply planning, including all areas in the supply chain internally and externally
  • Production scheduling across the manufacturing facility and liaising with engineering feeding into supply chain (daily)
  • Demand planning and forecasting, co-ordinating the demand forecast with sales & marketing, liaising with customers and sharing the forecast with all suppliers
  • Sourcing and planning, including current inventory and forecast demand, in collaboration with all suppliers
  • Co-ordinating with procurement and QC for release of raw materials to be in line with MPS plans
  • Production operations, including the consumption of materials and flow of finished goods
  • Provide a focus on customer demand, habits and trending for future projections and informed assumptions
  • Inventory decisions, including quantity, location, and quality status of inventory feeding into Quality Review Board
  • Production planning decisions, external contractors scheduling, and planning process definition
  • Outbound operations, including all order fulfilment activities, storage and transportation to customers
  • Foreseeing possible constraints in the supply chain process, taking into account suppliers, manufacturing facility, external service providers, transportation and the customers
  • Understanding customer behaviours and patterns and adapting to fluctuating plans / schedules
  • Cost analysis on processing steps and projects
  • Reviewing historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
  • Interact with sales & marketing, and customer finance to understand demand / forecast drivers
  • Utilise a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales & Marketing, Finance and our Customer Base to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • To deputise for the Head of Supply Chain Management as appropriate
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements

Education

  • MBA or relevant experience an advantage

Expérience

  • Must have demonstrable experience and proficiency in statistics, analysis, forecasting and forecasting methods with a clear understanding of financial and operational impacts / influences
  • Experience of, and ability in, dealing with conflicting priorities and changing business requirements
  • Relevant cross-functional work experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry regulated by FDA & EMEA, ideally in vaccines
  • Excellent leadership skills and experience with the ability to motivate and drive an organisation through major change management processes
  • Excellent management skills and experience with proven track records on project and continuous improvement management
  • Vaccines manufacturing experience

Formation et Compétences

  • Self-motivated, energetic and value-driven
  • Proactive approach / attitude with ability to find creative solutions in response to changing priorities
  • Knowledge of SAP / Microsoft AX Dynamics, Oracle Demand Planning or other software related to demand planning is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process
  • Good facilitation skills and organisational skills
  • Team player, with a focus on the ‘bigger picture’
  • Excellent communicator with ability to negotiate and interact at all levels
  • Ability to manage own workload
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Quality Control Technician – Sample Stability (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention against diseases with major unmet needs. Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers and several vaccines in development, including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19.

Do you have a background within Quality Control and thrive in getting the best out of the people you work with? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Valneva is an award-winning, speciality vaccine company providing prevention against diseases with major unmet medical needs, and we are currently hiring for a Quality Control Tech to join us during this unprecedented time of growth.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and co-ordinate QMS to ensure on time delivery and compliance within the QC department
  • Manage and co-ordinate the storage of QC samples including maintenance of inventory logs, execution of routine stock checks and discard of reference material
  • Manage the storage and supply of master and working cell banks and master and working virus seed banks
  • Support routine housekeeping activities in QC including cleaning of equipment and laboratory areas
  • Co-ordinate sample logistics for all testing for the release of raw materials
  • Apply best cGMP work-practices and techniques to sampling and management of testing and release of raw materials and stability samples
  • Design and implement product stability studies.
  • Co-ordinate and schedule the testing of stability samples on a weekly, monthly and annual basis to ensure all stability time points are met.
  • Co-ordinate submission of stability samples to QC, or external test houses for testing.
  • Report stability data via interim and annual reports
  • Ensure that facilities and equipment required to adequately support required stability studies and sample storage are maintained appropriately.
  • Provide cover for raw materials and shipment activities when required
  • Identify and implement areas for continuous improvement and escalate to Lab Manager
  • Actively contribute to the development and maintenance of an enthusiastic, supportive and collaborative environment within the team setting
  • To undertake any other duties in accordance with company requirements

Job Requirements

  • Degree in biological sciences or relevant experience
  • Knowledge of GMP guidelines and regulatory bodies
  • Experience of Quality Management Systems
  • Awareness of raw materials / stability testing
  • Knowledge of sample management / shipping / logistics

Why work for Valneva?

  • A competitive salary, rewarding benefits package and the opportunity to work on a ground breaking vaccine project
  • Real career development opportunities and a life-long career with an innovative, forward thinking vaccine specialist with family values
  • Flexible working options
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Government and Public Affairs Manager (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention against diseases with major unmet needs. Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers and several vaccines in development, including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19.

We are looking for a creative and results-driven Government and Public Affairs Manager to manage Valneva’s visibility among government decision makers, as well as the public at large and other stakeholders. Also to manage local and site events with the Site Executive/Management Team.

The Government and Public Relations Manager will be responsible for directing the Company’s policies and objectives regarding local, Scottish and UK government affairs. The incumbent will maintain relationships with government authorities and committees in order to protect and advance the Company’s interests, fielding all inquiries from government officials, including those related to the Company’s COVID-19 vaccine. The Government and Public Relations Manager will also establish corporate strategies, policies and plans that align with evolving laws, regulations and standards.

The Government and Public Relations Manager will also be responsible for overseeing the development and execution of various publicity campaigns, including on social media, ensuring that the Valneva brand is consistent and well received by a broad audience.

To be successful in this role, the Government and Public Relations Manager should be a highly articulate and excellent presenter with a deep understanding of digital media. The top candidate will be a strong communicator, capable of representing the Company effectively to both government and the public.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute local publicity campaigns in collaboration with the Investor Relations and Corporate Communications team
  • Develop and maintain relationships with public institutions, media and influencers in the vaccine space
  • Continue to build the VLA brand on social media
  • Track campaign success and media coverage
  • Ensure brand consistency in all content
  • Address negative press or PR crises if they occur
  • Feed UK issues into global policy and messages

Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in Political Science, Communications, Marketing, Journalism or another relevant field
  • 10+ years’ experience in public and/or government relations
  • Expert knowledge of UK, Scottish and local government functions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Established connections with media outlets
  • Expert knowledge of social media (ideally with an experience of building a brand)
  • Creative thinking with an affinity for innovation and problem-solving

To be successful in this role, the Government and Public Relations Manager should be a highly articulate and excellent presenter with a deep understanding of digital media. The top candidate will be a strong communicator, capable of representing the Company effectively to both government and the public.

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HR Coordinator (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention against diseases with major unmet needs. Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers and various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19.

We are looking for an HR Coordinator to join our growing team in Scotland.

Job Summary

The HR Coordinator role covers a wide remit of responsibilities supporting the HR Manager and wider HR team with day to day HR administration activities relating to the entire HR lifecycle, including but not limited to recruitment/on-boarding, HRIS maintenance, employee relations, remuneration and benefits, performance management, employee engagement, and ad-hoc HR initiatives/projects.

The HR Coordinator must have excellent communication skills, along with a proactive approach and high attention to detail. This position will support across a busy HR team and therefore the individual needs to be able to manage their time effectively in order to deal with a diverse workload and conflicting deadlines. The individual will possess the interpersonal skills necessary to build positive and constructive relationships, along with the ability to work independently in a busy environment. Due to the current program of activity with Covid Vaccine development, the workload on HR is much in demand and this role will be fast paced, with a strong delivery requirement.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the first point of call for all general HR administration queries, including the day to day management of the HR Inbox
  • Provide both transactional and advisory support in relation to all new starter paperwork, including letters of offer, contracts of employment, and all pre-employment required documentation
  • Be responsible for the smooth induction of new employees, ensuring correct documentation has been issued upon role acceptance, and necessary arrangements have been made to attend required training and induction sessions.
  • Ensure the timely provision, return, monitoring, and recording of documentation in relation to HR lifecycle activities such as probation reviews, annual performance development reviews, exit interview forms, etc.
  • Assist with absence management ensuring absence levels are recorded and monitored in line with company policy
  • Maintain HRIS database and regularly audit to ensure compliance is met
  • Assist with payroll data entry when required
  • Assist with the delivery of new HR initiatives and ad-hoc projects
  • Maintain knowledge in relation to employment law and assist with policy updates when required
  • Any other HR administrative task as designated by the HR Manager or Director HR UK

Why work for Valneva?

  • A competitive salary, rewarding benefits package and the opportunity to work on a ground breaking vaccine project
  • Real career development opportunities and an exciting career with an innovative, forward thinking vaccine specialist with family values
  • Flexible working options

Job Requirements

  • Proven administration experience with the ability to support in a very busy, fast-paced environment
  • HR-related qualification, or working towards
  • Working understanding of human resource principles, practices, procedures, and legislation
  • HRIS experience
  • Advanced capability in Microsoft Office; in particular Excel and Word
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QA Specialists (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

Valneva est une société spécialisée dans les vaccins se concentrant sur la prévention contre les maladies générant d’importants besoins médicaux. Le portefeuille de produits de Valneva inclut deux vaccins du voyageur, IXIARO® /JESPECT® contre l’encéphalite japonaise et DUKORAL® indicated for the prevention of cholera and, in some countries, prevention of diarrhea caused by ETEC. The Company has various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the US with over 500 employees.

These are exciting times at Valneva! As we continue to expand our business in Livingston, we are looking for a number of QA Specialists.

The Role

To assist in developing and maintaining a comprehensive quality management system to achieve inspection readiness for Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine (JEV), Coronavirus Vaccine (SARS-CoV-2) and other new products as required. Additionally, you will act as Quality Assurance support for Valneva’s distribution network.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing, monitoring, improving and maintaining procedures to ensure compliance with EU/FDA Good Manufacturing Practice for the manufacture and testing of pharmaceuticals.
  • Performing activities and reviews in accordance with relevant Standard Operating Procedures, including but not limited to:
    • Risk assessments
    • Externally prepared documents
    • COUVERTURE
    • Change requests
    • Deviations (including Quality Investigations, EME’s and OOS)
    • Complaints (customer / supplier)
    • Development Studies / Reports
    • QMS data logs
    • Room release documentation
    • Batch record review (including PPRs, PTRs, MPRs and SPRs)
    • Fill / Finish documentation
    • Product defect reporting and Quality Investigations
    • Technical and Quality Agreements
    • Validation
  • Performing batch review duties in accordance with relevant procedures, including issuing Certificates of Non-Conformance for bulk drug product and review of QC batch test folders
  • Identifying, investigating and reporting quality issues, escalating to management as required
  • Participating in cross-functional projects
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring Continuous Improvement activities
  • Providing QA coaching / guidance for cross-functional groups to ensure compliance with KPI targets including functional QA if required
  • Co-ordinating and providing training across functional groups in Quality Procedures, cGMP requirements and QA concepts
  • Trend and report batch review and QMS data
  • Providing support to management during third-party audits
  • Performing internal housekeeping, in-process visits and quality audits
  • Performing external quality audits, supporting Livingston and other Valneva sites
  • Implementing and maintaining Quality Standard Operating Procedures, as required
  • Training staff in QA related procedures and concepts as directed by line manager
  • Undertaking any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements

What experience will you need?

  • Educated to degree level in relevant qualification or relevant experience
  • Proven and logical approach to problem solving
  • Previous QA experience
  • Experience of working effectively in a team, influencing as appropriate
  • Experience of working within a GMP manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge / experience of the requirements for distribution of pharmaceutical products

Your key skills will include:

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable team player
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Health & Safety Advisor (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

Do you have a background within Health and Safety and thrive in getting the best out of the people you work with? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Valneva is an award-winning, speciality vaccine company providing prevention against diseases with major unmet medical needs, and we are currently hiring a Health & Safety Adviser to join us during this unprecedented time of growth.

The Role

We have a wonderful opportunity for a Health & Safety Adviser to support our organisational safety strategy, overseeing H&S policies and regulations to ensure they are fully adhered to as we move into the clinical development stages of our Covid-19 vaccine. You will continually strive to ensure Valneva meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety, and welfare at work.

You would be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Assist with the delivery of Health and Safety Inductions for all new employees
  • Updating EHS databases for health and safety accident, incident and Hear Hit events
  • Maintenance of EHS records including induction and training documentation, inspection records, accident files and follow-up action points, statistical records
  • Support responsible heads of department to complete HSE Event reports and investigations
  • Assist in setting up training sessions, prepare paperwork and file paperwork when complete
  • Assist with the Tool Box Schedule for the site and present tool box talks
  • Updating statistics in relation to safe work hours, SORs, accidents, incidents,
  • Advising and supporting employees to minimise or ultimately avoid risks and hazards in the workplace
  • Support the health and safety advisor in preparation of data for inclusion in the corporate social responsibility report

Why work for Valneva?

  • A competitive salary, rewarding benefits package and the opportunity to work on a ground breaking vaccine project
  • Real career development opportunities and a life-long career with an innovative, forward thinking vaccine specialist with family values
  • Flexible working options

What we’re looking for:

The ideal HS Adviser come from a STEM background and have possess relevant health and safety experience within the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry or other related industries and good knowledge of environmental, health and safety practices and standards. Above all, you will possess exceptional relationship and developmental skills, and will have a track record of promoting a safe working culture within your organisation

Company Info

Valneva, established in 2013, is an award-winning, speciality vaccine company providing prevention against diseases with major unmet medical needs. Our Company has a growing commercial business with two successful vaccines for travellers, and our focused pipeline includes; the only Lyme disease vaccine candidate in clinical development today, a single-shot chikungunya vaccine candidate and an inactivated vaccine candidate against COVID-19.

We operate differently from players in the Pharmaceutical industry as we combine the agility and flexibility typical of specialist provider with the global coverage associated with multi-national businesses.

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Onsite Clinician: COVID-19 Testing (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

In exceptional times we require exceptional people – Valneva Scotland are recruiting for an Onsite Clinician to carry out routine COVID-19 testing for our operational staff. If you come from a clinical or nursing background with a point of care (POC) experience, we’d love to hear from you! Valneva is an award-winning, speciality vaccine company providing prevention against diseases with major unmet medical needs, and we are rapidly expanding our business!

The Role

We have a wonderful opportunity for an Onsite Clinician to complete our onsite Covid-19 testing, ensuring a safe working environment for all operational staff. This position would suit a nurse/medic or clinician looking for a unique opportunity.

You would be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Working with the Biological Safety Advisor/EOHS Advisor they would be required to establish and run the testing service for all employees on a regular weekly testing basis for currently 40 employees rising to >200 employees in 2021.
  • Complete emergency testing for any employee who may show symptoms of SARS CoV-2 infection in the workplace
  • Coordinate the health surveillance program liaising with the Occupational health service provider (Currently YOURGP)
  • Complete testing and maintain all test records and test documentation to a clinical testing standard (GLP)
  • Provide regular test reports for testing carried out to support Health surveillance program
  • Ensure test materials and supplies are ordered and available for use
  • Maintain test area ensuring laboratory is clean and all clinical waste handled correctly and disposed of

Why work for Valneva?

  • A competitive salary, rewarding benefits package and the opportunity to work on a ground breaking vaccine project
  • Real career development opportunities and an exciting career with an innovative, forward thinking vaccine specialist with family values
  • Flexible working options

What we’re looking for:

The ideal Onsite Clinician will have a scientific or nursing degree with a background of working in a doctor’s surgery/clinic providing ‘Point of care’ testing for a medical practice. You will having an understanding of POC Quality system (ISO 22870, Point-of-care testing – requirements for quality and competence) or POC guidance requirements within the NHS. Above all, you will possess exceptional attention to detail and will have a track record of first class patient care.

Company Info

Valneva, established in 2013, is an award-winning, speciality vaccine company providing prevention against diseases with major unmet medical needs. Our Company has a growing commercial business with two successful vaccines for travellers, and our focused pipeline includes; the only Lyme disease vaccine candidate in clinical development today, a single-shot chikungunya vaccine candidate and an inactivated vaccine candidate against COVID-19.

We operate differently from players in the Pharmaceutical industry as we combine the agility and flexibility typical of specialist provider with the global coverage associated with multi-national businesses.

Application Details

To be considered for this role, please click the APPLY NOW button. Alternatively if you want to know more about job opportunities with Valneva, please visit our website https://valneva.com/careers/ and apply directly.

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Health & Safety Manager (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

Are you a forward thinker with exceptional leadership skills? Do you have a background within HS Manager and thrive in getting the best out of the people you work with? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Valneva is an award-winning, speciality vaccine company providing prevention against diseases with major unmet medical needs, and we are currently hiring for a Health & Safety Manager to join us during this unprecedented time of growth.

THE ROLE

We have a wonderful opportunity for a Health & Safety Manager to support our organisational safety strategy, overseeing H&S policies and regulations to ensure they are fully adhered to as we move into the clinical development stages of our Covid-19 vaccine. You will continually strive to ensure Valneva meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety, and welfare at work.

YOU WOULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR (BUT NOT LIMITED TO):

  • Working with and training all employees to manage, monitor and improve the health and safety standards in the workplace
  • Working with the Head of Facility Management to ensure requirements for; Building regulations, fire safety, electrical safety, contractors permit to work systems, Legionella and pressure systems regulations are complied with
  • Ensure that all accidents, incidents and near hits are documented, investigated and recommended improvements implemented
  • Establish a structured health and safety system in compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety & welfare at work legislation and communicate relevant changes to the business
  • Provide regular reports to the Human Resources Director, Executive Management Team and Senior Management Team on relevant health and safety activities

WHY WORK FOR VALNEVA?

  • A competitive salary, rewarding benefits package and the opportunity to work on a ground breaking vaccine project
  • Real career development opportunities and a life-long career with an innovative, forward thinking vaccine specialist with family values
  • Flexible working options

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

The ideal HSE Manager will come from a STEM background and have possess relevant health and safety experience within the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry or other related industries, as well as a post graduate qualification in Health and Safety (NEBOSH Diploma, NVQ Level 5 Diploma).

Previous line management experience is advantageous. Above all, you will possess exceptional relationship and developmental skills, and will have a track record of promoting a safe working culture within your organisation

COMPANY INFO

Valneva, established in 2013, is an award-winning, speciality vaccine company providing prevention against diseases with major unmet medical needs. Our Company has a growing commercial business with two successful vaccines for travellers, and our focused pipeline includes: the only Lyme disease vaccine candidate in clinical development today, a single-shot chikungunya vaccine candidate and an inactivated vaccine candidate against COVID-19.

We operate differently from players in the Pharmaceutical industry as we combine the agility and flexibility typical of specialist provider with the global coverage associated with multi-national businesses.

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Manufacturing Process Technician (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

An opportunity has arisen in Livingston for Manufacturing Process Technicians.

JOB SUMMARY

The purpose of this role is to execute defined and trained manufacturing steps for the large-scale production of a Covid-19 vaccine candidate, according to set procedures and protocols whilst adhering to best cGMP work practices and Quality standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execute production steps defined by SOPs, production records and protocols for manufacture of our Covid-19 vaccine candidate
  • Setting up, operating and monitoring complex manufacturing equipment
  • Apply best cGMP work practices and techniques
  • Conduct on-time reporting according to defined document management standards
  • Immediately escalate and report any deviations to materials, facilities, processes or procedures to the supervising team
  • Conduct all activities in the most careful and safe manner and in full compliance with HSE requirements
  • Ensure that at any time, equipment, facilities and materials used in the area of responsibility comply with defined standards
  • Support change controls & investigations in the most diligent manner
  • Identify areas for continuous improvement and escalate those to the respective manufacturing supervisor or appropriate line manager
  • Actively contribute to the development and maintenance of an enthusiastic, supportive and collaborative environment within the team setting
  • Choose & commit to work one of the various shift patterns on offer
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements
  • Be accountable that the individual workspace is clean, tidy and well organised

EXPERIENCE

  • Relevant degree, HNC/HND or equivalent experience
  • Experience as a key operator on setting up and operating complex manufacturing equipment
  • Cleanroom experience
  • Experience of working within a cGMP environment
  • Experience of following SOPs within defined cGMP work practices

COMPETENCIES

  • Self-motivated individual
  • Good attention to detail and complete adherence to procedures
  • Ability to execute activities following direction
  • Excellent behaviour and demeanour in a cleanroom environment
  • Experience of working in a busy team and demanding environment

 

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Research Assistant Preclinical Vaccine Development (Vienna, Austria)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Campus Vienna Biocenter 3, Vienna 1030, Austria

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention against diseases with major unmet needs. Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers and various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19.

To enhance our team, we are looking for a Research Assistant (m/f/d) for our Preclinical Vaccine Development Department (100%) as soon as possible.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform and setup of serological assay such as ELISA, Flow cytometry, cell based functional assays and bactericidal assays and cell culture
  • Perform and setup of molecular biology experiments e.g. molecular cloning, PCR (qPCR, RT-qPCR) and sample preparation for sequencing
  • Plan experiments, evaluate and summarize data in reports
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Train co-workers on internal methods, procedures and equipment use
  • Support the organization and the daily laboratory activities within the Pre-clinical Vaccine Development Department

YOUR REQUIREMENTS

  • Preferably 1-2 years experience with immunological or virological techniques within lifescience industry
  • MTA, BTA, Dipl. Ing. (FH) or M.Sc. in a relevant field (e.g. mmmunology, microbiology, molecular biology)
  • Accurate with attention to details
  • Willing to help out with animal (e.g. mice) work when needed
  • Open-minded, communicative team player
  • Ability to work under time pressure on multiple projects in a changing environment
  • Proactive work style
  • Good English language skills
  • Eager to work with computers, data processing software and data bases
  • Used to work in international work environment

OUR OFFER

  • Une culture d’entreprise ouverte et bienveillante avec un esprit d’innovation et des postes attractifs.
  • Environnement international avec des lignes hiérarchiques courtes
  • Bon esprit d’équipe dans une équipe très motivée.
  • Package de rémuneration compétitif.

Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 34.000,- gross per year based on full-time employment. However our salaries are market oriented and in line with your qualifications and experience.

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Payroll & Benefits Advisor (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

JOB SUMMARY

Lead and administer payroll, including the production, up-date and maintenance of payroll documentation and procedures. Provide a professional HR service that assists the HR Manager in offering effective solutions for business needs. Assisting HR Manager in advising and coaching Line Managers, Function Heads and other customers in the company’s payroll policies and procedures that reflect business needs and current legislation. Maintaining a mind-set promoting the organisation’s Values and Behaviours in all interactions throughout the site. Have a strong level & knowledge on benefits offered which have payroll considerations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Delivering an payroll service to a high standard
  • Accurately complete the end to end processing of payrolls and benefits across the company, including reporting and reconciliation activities
  • Act as the main point of contact for employee queries relating to payroll and benefits
  • Work with external and internal contacts to ensure that a highly accurate service is provided to all employees
  • Maintain the payroll and benefits process, ensuring all are documented to a high standard, identifying possible improvements and making recommendations for change
  • Undertake the administration of all benefits on a day to day basis and manage the relationship with external benefit providers, including annual renewals
  • You will be responsible for ensuring core employee documentation, including pay slips/P45/P60/P11D are dealt with on time
  • Collate and provide relevant metrics as and when required.
  • Work within the requirements of Audit Compliance
  • Continually look at ways of improving payroll procedures to suit the needs of the business and make the practice more streamlined
  • Carry out all aspects of payroll on a monthly basis for Valneva Scotland Ltd and Valneva UK with minimal support with only sign off from HR Manager required
  • Ensure the pension for all employees is submitted to the pension provider every month
  • Advise employees of the current benefits in place and carry out the administrative side and processing of the benefits
  • Collating the information relating to the P11Ds for each employee and carrying out the transactions
  • Understanding of shift work and payment structures
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word / Excel
  • Personal organisation: multi-tasker, committed to delivery, experience of working to changing deadlines / priorities, strong eye for detail and excellent administrative experience
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to communicate at all levels, thereby establishing quick and long-lasting customer service relationships
  • Professional attitude with ability process / handle confidential and sensitive information in line with data protection legislation
  • Ability to manage own workload, using initiative
  • Keen self-starter with open attitude to new tasks / challenges
  • Work with payroll of employees between 100 – 300 FTE’s

EXPERIENCE

  • Proven experience working within payroll
  • Experience of working with a shift based business
  • Experienced in the administration and management of benefits
  • Exposure to different payroll systems (SAGE, SD Worx etc)
  • Awareness of employment law and employment tax legislation
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Junior Supply Chain Co-ordinator – Procurement Buyer (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

JOB SUMMARY

The Junior Supply Chain Coordinator will work in association with the Senior Supply Chain Coordinator in ensuring that all materials, equipment and services are procured in line with quality and regulatory expectations, with the most favourable commercial terms and in line with the Company procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Purchase goods, materials and services from approved suppliers and in line with defined Company SOPs and protocols
  • Secure the most favourable terms in regards to cost, quality, guarantee of delivery and continuity of supply
  • Negotiate and improve prices and terms of business with suppliers continuously reviewing opportunities to make tangible savings and improve on commercial terms
  • Prepare and manage purchase orders in a timely and accurate fashion via the company ERP system.
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, delivery timelines, quality or invoice issues
  • Support the procurement function and other relevant departments by communicating any supply issues which may impact the business operations in a timely manner
  • Monitor and advise relevant personnel on any goods, material or service issues which present a risk to the organisation
  • Work cross functionally and collaboratively to improve the performance of existing suppliers and escalate as appropriate poor performance and alternative routes of supply
  • Prepare and provide reports and updates on outstanding orders, late deliveries etc.
  • Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for department and business improvement
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships
  • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken with all internal and external relationships
  • Communicate in a consistent and professional manner
  • Compile data and reports relating to supplier performance and to enable evaluation
  • Ensure training and QMS are up to date in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that any change controls, investigations and CAPAs related to procurement are being escalated and addressed in an appropriate and timely fashion
  • Actively contribute to the development and maintenance of an enthusiastic, supportive and collaborative environment within the team setting
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements
  • Be accountable for all direct and indirect work areas ensuring they are clean, tidy and well organised and in a state of continuous inspection readiness. Conduct all activities in the most careful and safe manner and in full compliance with HSE requirements

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Able to build and maintain effective a collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Good communication and written skills
  • Commercial awareness with an understanding of how failure impacts the business operation
  • Able to manage time effectively, focus and prioritise critical tasks and to achieve set targets
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Familiarity with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system would be beneficial
  • Self-motivated, energetic and value driven
  • Desire to develop and grow as the company expands

EXPERIENCE

  • Relevant work experience in a procurement role within a manufacturing environment; experience of working in a GMP environment would be advantageous but not essential
  • Knowledge and experience of working with a quality management system
  • Experience working within a procurement team managing a supply chain with a portfolio of complex products identifying and mitigating areas of risk
  • CIPS Level 4 knowledge and understanding would be beneficial but not essential
  • Experience of working closely and collaboratively with suppliers
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)

 

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Senior Technical Assistant – Quality Control (m/f/d), (Vienna, Austria)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Campus Vienna Biocenter 3, Vienna 1030, Austria
  • Diplôme(s): Bachelor/Master Degree or equivalent level in a relevant scientific field

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention against diseases with major unmet needs. Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers and various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execution of diverse analytical procedures (e.g. ELISA, HPLC, UV VIS spectrophotometry, cell based assays, etc.) for testing of release and stability samples for marketed products according to defined standard operating procedures and protocols in compliance with the same
  • Perform routine cell culture
  • Execute lab activities for set up, transfer and validation of assays required for the release of raw materials, intermediate products and final products, including preparation/completion of protocols and reports
  • Conduct on-time reporting according to the defined and trained document management standards including review and verification of analytical data
  • Preparation and review of GMP relevant documentation (e.g. Deviations, Changes, SOPs)
  • Active participation in laboratory investigations and documentation thereof (e.g. in case of Deviations)
  • Assume responsibility for laboratory equipment including qualification thereof and oversight of regular cleaning, calibration and maintenance

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor/Master Degree or equivalent level in a relevant scientific field
  • Excellent technical lab skills (immunological assays, cell culture, chemical / biochemical / bioanalytical methods)
  • Experience in cell culture and GxP environment
  • Experience with equipment qualification and method validation is a plus
  • Excellent organizational, documentation management and teamwork skills
  • Proactive, accurate, reliable working style and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work on competing projects with limited resources
  • Team work and excellent organizational skills

OUR OFFER

  • Une culture d’entreprise ouverte et bienveillante avec un esprit d’innovation et des postes attractifs.
  • Environnement international avec des lignes hiérarchiques courtes
  • Bon esprit d’équipe dans une équipe très motivée.
  • Package de rémuneration compétitif.

Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 40.000,- gross per year based on full-time employment. However our salaries are market oriented and in line with your qualifications and experience.

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Senior Validation Specialist – Technical Operations, (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

JOB SUMMARY

To assist with the definition and implementation of Operational Validation activities that ensure effective oversight of and verification that validation activities are in compliance with EU/FDA regulatory requirements.

Primary functions of the job are to:
Lead the Validation Support for Computerised System Validation (CSV) and Data Integrity (DI) Compliance including validation of new systems, periodic validation reviews and ensuring that Valneva electronic systems remain in compliance following changes to regulations.
Acting as subject matter expert in regulatory inspections of these areas. Support assay validation, process validation, shipping validation and equipment qualification in line with training and experience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reporting to the Head of Validation (Scotland), participating and leading (where appropriate) the key site Validation projects representing the Validation department, with a key focus on Computerised System Validation.
  • Maintain oversight of changes to regulatory guidelines, industry expectations and best practices.
  • Provide guidance and training to ensure site-wide understanding of new and upcoming changes, including update to validation related procedures and concepts as appropriate to meet business needs.
  • Assist in the development, definition and implementation of operational validation activities.
  • To identify areas of improvement for validation systems/procedures and to provide support with the implementation of such improvements.
  • Generate and/or perform reviews of validation documentation in accordance with relevant Standard Operating Procedures, including but not limited to:
    • Validation Master Plan(s)/Validation Plans
    • Validation Protocols
    • Validation Reports
    • Risk Assessments
    • User Requirement Specifications
    • Test scripts
  • Support / lead data generation and risk assessment to set acceptance criteria and define the data requirements necessary to ensure that validation work is compliant.
  • To ensure that the Head of Validation and other key stakeholders are informed of validation matters which may have an adverse impact on the validation status of facilities, equipment, systems, the manufacturing process on product disposition (e.g. batch/lot release decisions).
  • Investigate and report Quality Issues, escalating to management as required.
  • To compile key quality data for the validation program and to make such data available to management to drive a culture of continuous improvement that is fully compliant with current EU/FDA regulations and quality requirements and Valneva Scotland Ltd business needs.
  • Be the Subject Matter Expert during internal/external and third-party audits.
  • Maintain training in Equipment Qualification and Assay Validation and actively support the validation specialists.

Any other reasonable duties as requested by the Head of Validation (Scotland).

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Effective communication skills across all personnel levels and function areas
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
  • A logical approach to problem solving
  • Good organisational abilities
  • Ability to operate with minimal direct supervision

Ability to train staff across all personnel levels and functional areas

EXPERTISE

  • HND level or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of validation within a GMP manufacturing environment
  • More than 2 years Computerised System validation experience in a biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of equipment, facility, assay or process validation.
  • Experience as a validation subject matter expert (in the above topics) in regulatory inspections

 

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Training Manager (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

JOB SUMMARY

Experienced Training Manager to support our organisational training strategy, oversee the implementation of new systems of work and manage the outcomes. Liaising with all our departments, you will gain an understanding of individuals’ development and training needs and produce innovative ideas and initiatives that move us forward in our learning culture, recording compliance and adherence to GDPR. Driving forward the training initiative, further fostering our strong team culture, ensuring our people are knowledgeable and future-ready.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overseeing all training programmes that will include web based seminars, group sessions, training videos and more
  • Determine training needs and requirements for the organisation by partnering with managers / departmental training coordinators and the wider business
  • Help departments adopt competency based training / scheduled of all training activities
  • Create training calendars to improve training efficiency
  • Support departmental training coordinators to ensure current training materials are relevant and appropriate
  • Support departmental training coordinators to modify and create training materials to meet specific departmental training needs
  • Support departmental training coordinators to develop and ensure delivery of a training plan to build on the skills of current personnel and allow rapid contribution from new personnel
  • Work with managers / departmental training coordinators to ensure there are systems in place to highlight skills gaps and develop training plans to combat this
  • Manage training costs to ensure training represents good value for money and costs are maintained within budget
  • Keeping abreast of new educational and training techniques as well as ground breaking methodologies
  • On a day to day basis plan, co-ordinate training activities across all departments
  • To oversee that best cGMP work practices and techniques to train staff are being applied.
  • Ensure that all staff are appropriately trained and competent in the procedures they are conducting and are in compliance with best cGMP working practices at all times
  • Maintain the training facilities in an operationally ready state ensuring any issues requiring engineering intervention are reported promptly
  • Develop and ensure delivery of a training plan to build on the skills of current personnel and allow rapid contribution from new personnel
  • Help develop and maintain competency levels within all manufacturing
  • Conduct all activities in the most careful and safe manner and in full compliance with HSE requirements
  • Actively contribute to the development and maintenance of an enthusiastic, supportive, and collaborative environment within the team setting.
  • Ensure that all staff are appropriately trained and competent in the procedures they are conducting and are in compliance with best cGMP working practices at all times working with department head / supervisors.
  • Help develop and maintain competency levels within all JEV manufacturing
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by line manager in accordance with company requirements
  • Responsible for all training record to be accurate & compliant via QMS & any local system.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Good understanding and working knowledge of the Pharma industry
  • Maintenance of a professional attitude
  • Encouraging and developing staff
  • Ability to develop a team culture

EXPERTISE

  • Experience in coordinating activities across multiple departments
  • Experience with traditional and modern training methods (classroom training, e learning, workshops, mentoring etc.)
  • Proven track record of training staff

 

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Accounts Payable Clerk (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention against diseases with major unmet needs. Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers: IXIARO®/JESPECT® indicated for the prevention of Japanese encephalitis and DUKORAL® indicated for the prevention of cholera and, in some countries, prevention of diarrhea caused by ETEC. The Company has various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the US with over 500 employees.

An opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Payable Clerk to join our Livingston site

JOB SUMMARY

This role is primarily responsible for the maintenance of the Purchase Ledger and to ensure the following:-

  • That suppliers are paid in a timeously manner.
  • That any queries with regarding supplier invoices are resolved quickly and efficiently
  • Internal issues with regards pricing and receipt of goods are resolved quickly with the appropriate departments

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handling supplier invoices on a daily basis, ensuring matching to purchase orders and delivery notes. Processing all documents, on which there are errors, and ensuring that the correct documentation is received and processing that documentation as required.
  • Distribution of supplier invoices for authorisation to various departments
  • Processing supplier invoices via Microsoft AX (ERP system)
  • Monitor and review of outstanding invoices with prompt resolution of queries
  • Ensuring all supplier invoices are filed accurately and timely
  • Answering suppliers’ telephone calls or emails and resolving queries timeously
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Preparation of BACS and International payments for processing through internet banking
  • Reconcile the Purchase Ledger to the General Ledger on a monthly basis
  • Processing all petty cash payments
  • Assist in the preparation of reconciliation including Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Assist in the preparation of bank reconciliations
  • Other Ad hoc tasks as required
  • Shift work and out of hours work as required
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Personal organisation: multi-tasker, committed to delivery, experience of working to changing deadlines / priorities, strong eye for detail and excellent administrative experience
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to communicate at all levels, thereby establishing quick and long-lasting customer service relationships
  • Professional attitude with ability process / handle confidential and sensitive information in line with data protection legislation
  • Ability to manage own workload, using initiative
  • Keen self-starter with open attitude to new tasks / challenges
  • Professional telephone manner

EXPERTISE

  • Purchase ledger experience
  • ERP experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word / Excel
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IT System Engineer – Validation Specialist (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland
  • Diplôme(s): University degree in IT or comparable education

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention against diseases with major unmet needs. Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers: IXIARO®/JESPECT® indicated for the prevention of Japanese encephalitis and DUKORAL® indicated for the prevention of cholera and, in some countries, prevention of diarrhea caused by ETEC. The Company has various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the US with over 500 employees.

An opportunity has arisen for an IT System Engineer/Validation specialist to join our Livingston site

Job Summary

The System Engineer (SE) is responsible for definition design, installation and validation of computerized systems.

This individual drives site validation projects (with focus on IT activities) and contributes in all definition, process mapping and development activities with regards to new or existing computerized systems.

This individual Acts as a bridge between Users, IT department and Vendors, supports the QA, manufacturing, QC, CTM, personnel during projects and operations and ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to corporate structures.

This individual aligns with local users, project teams and site management to ensure that local and global IT systems available on site work properly and projects are implemented efficiently and in alignment with local and global policies and procedures.

This individual works closely with corporate IT to ensure that local requirements are aligned with global systems and that local and global systems used on site meet the end user demands.

This individual liaises with external vendors to ensure that external resources (services and assets) are available when needed and used/purchased efficiently.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures proper design, implementation and validation of computerized systems
  • Contributes to and keeps validated state of GxP applications
  • Participate in system validation projects, drive the IT activities within these projects
  • Coordinates inter-site communication and activities with regards to global IT systems
  • Supports the business owners during the whole life cycle of computerized systems
  • Responsible for the definition, validation and operation for locally managed IT systems, mainly
    • Laboratory information management system (LIMS)
    • Documentation management systems (electronic batch management)
    • Planning and resource allocation system
  • Liaise with external vendors

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Profound IT background and IT skills needed
  • Excellent skills Validation of (computerized) systems are needed
  • Excellent knowledge of GAMP 5 and ITIL processes needed
  • SQL, AD and Microsoft environment knowledge is an asset

EXPERTISE

  • University degree in IT or comparable education
  • At least 3 years experience in a comparable organization
  • Project management expertise is an asset

 

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Senior Research Assistant Assay Development (m/f/d), (Vienna, Austria)

  • Référence 11239-20-02-k
  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Campus Vienna Biocenter 3, Vienna 1030, Austria
  • Diplôme(s): MTA, BTA, DI (FH) or Master of Science in relevant field (Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Bioengineering)

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention against diseases with major unmet needs. Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers and various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19.

Vos responsabilités

  • Assay Development, Set up, qualification and transfer of analytical tests for multiple projects of Valneva’s development pipeline including preparation/completion of protocols and reports
  • Execution of diverse analytical procedures (e.g. ELISA, HPLC, cell based assays, etc.) for supportive testing of clinical trial materials
  • Documentation including review and verification of analytical data according to established standards
  • Preparation and review of relevant documentation in English language (e.g. Development reports, Working instructions)
  • La participation active dans les enquêtes de laboratoire et la documentation de celle-ci
  • Assume responsibility for laboratory equipment

Your qualifications

  • MTA, BTA, DI (FH) or Master of Science in relevant field (Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Bioengineering)
  • Experience working in a laboratory (preferably immunology, virology or biotechnology)
  • Experience working with cell based methods, ELISA, SDS-Page and/or HPLC is a plus
  • Excellent organizational, documentation management and teamwork skills
  • Expérience de travail avec la qualification et la validation des méthodes d'essai de produit est un plus
  • Proactive, accurate, reliable working style and problem solving skills
  • Capacité à travailler sur plusieurs projets avec des échéances difficiles

Our offer

  • Une culture d’entreprise ouverte et bienveillante avec un esprit d’innovation et des postes attractifs.
  • Environnement international avec des lignes hiérarchiques courtes
  • Bon esprit d’équipe dans une équipe très motivée.
  • Package de rémuneration compétitif.

Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 40.000,- gross per year based on full-time employment. However our salaries are market oriented and in line with your qualifications and experience.

 

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QC Coordinator (Raw Materials) (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

Valneva est une société spécialisée dans les vaccins se concentrant sur la prévention contre les maladies générant d’importants besoins médicaux. Le portefeuille de produits de Valneva inclut deux vaccins du voyageur, IXIARO® /JESPECT® contre l’encéphalite japonaise et DUKORAL® indicated for the prevention of cholera and, in some countries, prevention of diarrhea caused by ETEC. The Company has various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the US with over 500 employees.

A full-time opportunity has arisen at Valneva Scotland for a QC Coordinator (Raw Materials).

Job Summary

We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic individual with a continuous improvement mind set to join and contribute to the QC team whilst maintaining compliance with our Quality Management System.

Out of hours working and/or overtime may be required due to business needs.

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the testing and release of Raw Materials, ensuring uninterrupted supply of materials to Manufacturing and QC for the JEV manufacturing process.
  • Maintain raw material specifications to ensure continued compliance with current pharmacopoeias (e.g. Ph.Eur., USP)
  • Apply best GMP work-practices and techniques to sampling
  • Support the QC coordinator in performing shipments to subcontractors and other Valneva sites
  • Support co-ordination of the storage of QC reference samples including maintenance of inventory logs, execution of routine stock checks and discard of applicable materials
  • Support co-ordination of sample logistics for all testing, applying best cGMP work-practices and techniques to sampling and management for the release of raw materials ensuring continuous availability of materials into manufacturing and QC to meet production forecast
  • Progress QMS to ensure on time delivery and compliance within the QC department
  • Immediately escalate and report any deviations to materials, facilities, processes or procedures to line manager
  • Maintain all QC systems, databases, logs and support the generation of QC trend data
  • Be accountable for the QC areas being clean, tidy and well-organised and in a state of continuous inspection readiness
  • Perform routine housekeeping activities in QC including cleaning of equipment and laboratory areas
  • Ensure that all required training is complete in procedures performed and operate in compliance with best cGMP working practices at all times
  • Support QC activities in line with manufacturing schedule, as per rota (including provision of overtime cover as required)
  • Shift work and out of hours work as required
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and liaise with QC line management (or other functions) to agree benefits and deployment plans
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements
  • Actively contribute to the development of the QC Logistics team, for example, through team meetings

Expérience

  • Degree in chemical/biological sciences or relevant experience
  • Knowledge of usage of Pharmacopoeias
  • Knowledge of GMP guidelines and regulatory bodies
  • Experience in method validation / verification is beneficial but not essential
  • Experience of Quality Management Systems
  • Experience in working with Microsoft Excel, and ERP systems
  • Experience of working to deadlines and managing conflicting priorities
  • Experience working effectively in a team, influencing as appropriate

Formation et Compétences

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable team player
  • Ability to think analytically
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QC Coordinator (Raw Materials) – 12 month FTC (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

Valneva est une société spécialisée dans les vaccins se concentrant sur la prévention contre les maladies générant d’importants besoins médicaux. Le portefeuille de produits de Valneva inclut deux vaccins du voyageur, IXIARO® /JESPECT® contre l’encéphalite japonaise et DUKORAL® indicated for the prevention of cholera and, in some countries, prevention of diarrhea caused by ETEC. The Company has various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the US with over 500 employees.

A 12-month full-time opportunity has arisen at Valneva Scotland for a QC Coordinator (Raw Materials).

Job Summary

We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic individual with a continuous improvement mind set to join and contribute to the QC team whilst maintaining compliance with our Quality Management System.

Out of hours working and/or overtime may be required due to business needs.

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the testing and release of Raw Materials, ensuring uninterrupted supply of materials to Manufacturing and QC for the JEV manufacturing process.
  • Maintain raw material specifications to ensure continued compliance with current pharmacopoeias (e.g., Ph.Eur., USP)
  • Apply best GMP work-practices and techniques to sampling
  • Support the QC coordinator in performing shipments to subcontractors and other Valneva sites
  • Support co-ordination of the storage of QC reference samples including maintenance of inventory logs, execution of routine stock checks and discard of applicable materials
  • Support co-ordination of sample logistics for all testing, applying best cGMP work-practices and techniques to sampling and management for the release of raw materials ensuring continuous availability of materials into manufacturing and QC to meet production forecast
  • Progress QMS to ensure on time delivery and compliance within the QC department
  • Immediately escalate and report any deviations to materials, facilities, processes or procedures to line manager
  • Maintain all QC systems, databases, logs and support the generation of QC trend data
  • Be accountable for the QC areas being clean, tidy and well-organised and in a state of continuous inspection readiness
  • Perform routine housekeeping activities in QC including cleaning of equipment and laboratory areas
  • Ensure that all required training is complete in procedures performed and operate in compliance with best cGMP working practices at all times
  • Support QC activities in line with manufacturing schedule, as per rota (including provision of overtime cover as required)
  • Shift work and out of hours work as required
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements
  • Actively contribute to the development of the QC Logistics team, for example, through team meetings

Expérience

  • Degree in chemical/biological sciences preferred or relevant experience
  • Knowledge of usage of Pharmacopoeias
  • Knowledge of GMP guidelines and regulatory bodies
  • Experience of Quality Management Systems
  • Experience in working with Microsoft Excel, and ERP systems
  • Experience of working to deadlines and managing conflicting priorities
  • Experience working effectively in a team, influencing as appropriate

Formation et Compétences

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable team player
  • Ability to think analytically
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Deputy Head of Process Development (Livingston, Scotland)

  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Livingston, Scotland

Valneva est une société spécialisée dans les vaccins se concentrant sur la prévention contre les maladies générant d’importants besoins médicaux. Le portefeuille de produits de Valneva inclut deux vaccins du voyageur, IXIARO® /JESPECT® contre l’encéphalite japonaise et DUKORAL® indicated for the prevention of cholera and, in some countries, prevention of diarrhea caused by ETEC. The Company has various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the US with over 500 employees.

An opportunity has arisen at Valneva Scotland for a Deputy Head of Process Development.

Job Summary

To deputise for team management in the delivery of technical and scientific expertise for the development, optimisation and introduction of processes associated to manufacturing site operations for existing and proposed new products. Deputation for management of the development, delivery and implementation of improvement projects for robustness, consistency, success and enhanced outputs. To provide site wide technical and investigational support through data evaluation and laboratory work.

Responsibilities

Deputise in the management of activities required to be performed by the Process Development team:

  • Management of experienced scientists to ensure ownership and delivery of assigned project tasks, systems and areas of responsibility to agreed target dates
  • Identify and manage delivery of process development / improvement projects, from conception to validation, with a view to increased process robustness, yield and success rate or reduced COGs to agreed timeframe
  • Ensure the use of change management techniques and procedures for implementation where required.
  • Ensure consideration of risk and implementation of strategy
  • Manage and lead delivery of new process introduction where identified for business required
  • Ensure development Proposals, Plans and Reports are generated with adequately identified commercial considerations, impacts and milestones for delivery
  • Ensure work plans are aligned with business requirements and site projects, goals & objectives
  • Deliver key critical data for the identification and mitigation of process risks or failure mechanisms through trending and escalation
  • Provide site wide technical expertise, key role in troubleshooting and lead key technical investigations / assessments, utilising critical trended data to support on time delivery of Quality Investigations
  • Support regulatory submissions by provision or review of technical reports and/or data
  • Manage and track on time delivery of department owned Quality Management System actions and documentation
  • Escalate deviations to compliance through senior site management

Expérience

  • Degree qualification or equivalent experience in biological sciences or related discipline
  • Strong GxP understanding and experience
  • Strong commercial awareness and demonstrable leadership
  • Good understanding of working with Biological systems, equipment and environments
  • Good experience of protein chemistry and characterisation
  • Process / assay development experience of Biological systems, particularly viral products
  • Good experience of statistical data analysis and process trending
  • Experience of change management, lean systems and risk analysis

Formation et Compétences

  • Excellent communication and team management
  • Concern for delivery
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with changing business priorities, managing conflicts to priorities
  • Analytical thinking
  • Team player with awareness of impact on people, process and systems
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(Senior) Technical Assistant – Clinical Trial Material Analytics (Vienna, Austria)

  • Référence 11236-20-01-v
  • Contrat: CDI
  • Location: Campus Vienna Biocenter 3, Vienna 1030, Austria

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention against diseases with major unmet needs. Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers and various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease, chikungunya and COVID-19.

Your Responsibilities

  • Setting up, transfer and validation of analytical GMP release and stability tests for multiple projects in the clinical development including preparation/completion of protocols and reports
  • Execution of diverse analytical procedures (e.g. ELISA, HPLC, cell based assays, etc.) as part of quality control testing of products / clinical trial materials according to defined standard operating procedures and protocols and in compliance with the same
  • Conduct on-time reporting according to the defined and trained document management standards including review and verification of analytical data
  • Preparation and review of GMP relevant documentation in English language (e.g. Deviations, Changes, SOPs)
  • La participation active dans les enquêtes de laboratoire et la documentation de celle-ci
  • Assume responsibility for laboratory equipment

Your Qualifications

  • MTA, BTA, DI (FH) or Master of Science in relevant field (Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Bioengineering)
  • Experience working in a laboratory (preferably immunology, virology or biotechnology)
  • Travailler selon GxP dans un système de qualité reconnue est un plus
  • Experience working with cell based methods, ELISA, SDS-Page and/or HPLC is a plus
  • Experience working with the qualification and validation of product
    testing methods is a plus
  • Excellent organizational, documentation management and teamwork
    skills
  • Proactive, accurate, reliable working style and problem solving skills
  • Capacité à travailler sur plusieurs projets avec des échéances difficiles

Notre offre

  • Une culture d’entreprise ouverte et bienveillante avec un esprit d’innovation et des postes attractifs.
  • Environnement international avec des lignes hiérarchiques courtes
  • Bon esprit d’équipe dans une équipe très motivée.
  • Package de rémuneration compétitif.

Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 34.000,- gross per year based on full-time employment. However our salaries are market oriented and in line with your qualifications and experience.

If you are interested in this challenging position, please apply by using the “Apply Now” button below.

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Sites

Valneva exerce ses activités depuis l'Autriche, la Suède, le Royaume-Uni, la France, le Canada et les Etats-Unis.

Austria

Vienna

Valneva Austria GmbH
Campus Vienna Biocenter 3
1030 Vienna, Austria
T: +43 1 20620 F: +43 1 20 620 800 Nous contacter

Canada

Montréal

Commercial Operations
3535 Saint-Charles Blvd.,
Suite 600
Kirkland, Québec H9H 5B9
Canada
T: +1 514 630 6999 F: +1 514 630 9666 Nous contacter

France

Nantes

6 rue Alain Bombard
44800 Saint-Herblain
France
T: +33 228 07 37 10 F: +33 228 07 37 11 Nous contacter

Lyon

Ilot Saint-Joseph
Bureaux Convergence Bâtiment A
12 ter quai Perrache
69 002 Lyon, France
T: +33 4 78 76 61 01 Nous contacter

Sweden

Solna

Valneva Sweden AB
SE – 105 21 Stockholm, Sweden

Visiting Address:
Gunnar Asplunds allé 16
171 69 Solna, Sweden
T: +46 (0)8 735 10 00 F: +46 (0)8 82 73 04

Royaume-Uni

Livingston

Valneva Scotland Ltd.
Oakbank Park Road
Livingston EH53 0TG
Scotland
T: +44 1506 446 600 F: +44 1506 446 601 Nous contacter

Fleet

Valneva UK Ltd.
Commercial Operations
Centaur House
Ancells Business Park
Ancells Road / Fleet
Hampshire GU51 2UJ, United Kingdom
T: +44 1252 761007

Etats-Unis

Gaithersburg

Valneva USA, Inc.
910 Clopper Road, Suite 160S
Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA
T: +1 866 223 7118 Nous contacter