Internship Clinical Quality Assurance at Astellas

Would you like to learn about audits and the Pharma clinical development process? Then Astellas has an interesting internship opportunity for you!

Internship Clinical Quality Assurance

6 Months, fulltime, 40 hours, Leiden, The Netherlands

Your job as a Clinical Quality Assurance intern

The Clinical Quality Assurance department in the new Astellas offices in the Leiden Sylviusweg Bio Science Park is looking for a student intern to help establish, contribute to and maintain a CRQA project. You will learn about the Pharma clinical development process and Post marketing safety monitoring. In the electronic systems used in a regulated environment, you will do the validation document review. You will support the CRQA audit functions with report entry and archiving in Trackwise. Furthermore, you are log and archive SOP investigations. Next to this you support the CRQA SP clean-up and archiving project. You are also responsible for the maintenance of information related to regulatory agency inspections on the departments SharePoint.

Your personal qualifications as a Clinical Quality Assurance intern

  • Master of Science level
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Ability to support the audit functions – able to work on own initiative and with others

As Clinical Quality Assurance intern, you have a hands-on and service-minded mentality. Next to this, you have excellent interpersonal written and verbal communication skills in English and Dutch. Furthermore as Clinical Quality Assurance intern, you have a high degree of attention to detail and are able to follow many prescribed processes. You are a team player with good interpersonal skills and you have a high level of cultural awareness.

We offer

  • A challenging and diversified job in an international setting
  • Inspiring and dynamic work climate
  • Commuting allowance if applicable
  • 2 days paid leave per month
  • Competitive internship compensation

At Astellas, we believe that nurturing a good relationship with our employees delivers good business results.

It is our stated aim in the VISION for Astellas to be recognised as an Employer of Choice. This means ensuring we are a highly effective organisation that applies best-in-class people management, creates a positive working environment and has an inspirational company culture. This reflects the working culture of Astellas, outlines our expectations as an employer and captures the essence of our company ethos; CHANGING TOMORROW.

About Astellas

Astellas is a Japanese multinational pharmaceutical company employing over 17,000 people worldwide with global sales exceeding 11 billion euro. The group’s EMEA headquarters are based in London, with affiliates throughout Europe engaged in research & development (R&D), manufacturing and sales & marketing. With over 4,500 employees, EMEA is an important and growing Astellas region, having key strengths in the therapy areas of Urology, Transplantation, Anti Infectives, Pain Management and Oncology. The global annual R&D investment of 15% to 20% of sales is evidence of the group’s commitment to improving the health of people worldwide through the provision of innovative and reliable products.
Astellas employs around 950 persons in the Netherlands, in Leiden and Meppel.

Mirai House, located in Leiden Bio Science Park, is home to a number of divisions, including the European R&D organization focusing on the development of medicines in the areas of Urology, Nephrology, Pain, and Diabetes/Metabolic diseases.

In Leiden Bio Science Park about 93 companies together with research institutes, Leiden University and the LUMC are dedicated to the development of innovative drugs, vaccines, diagnostics and platform technologies.

Interested? Please apply via the link.


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