Job Details

Quality Assurance Documentation Specialist

Quality Assurance Documentation Specialist
Full Time
not disclosed

Immunovaccine Inc.

Halifax Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Date Posted
12/01/2018 - 11:30
Closing Date
22/01/2018 - 11:30
Job Description

Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova ScotiaScience and Research | Entry Level | Full-time

The QA Documentation Specialist assists in the coordination and maintenance of all quality systems and is responsible to up-date related data-bases (Change control, deviation, CAPAR, NCR, OOS, Training records, etc). The incumbent also maintains filing system for Quality documents (electronic and paper) so that to achieve easy retrieval and /or destruction/archiving at appropriate time while ensuring traceability of these activities.

The QA Documentation Specialist also amends and maintain files (electronic and paper) for SOPs and forms as per approved Change Control submitted. The incumbent also assists to coordinate the review and approval of revised/new QMS documents and ensure GxP training documents are completed and filed as required.

Perform other clerical, laboratory, administrative and miscellaneous duties as required and/or instructed by Senior Director of Quality.


Minimum requirements:

  • Completion of a post-secondary diploma or related degree is required (science).
  • No less than one year of work experience in office systems in a similar industry.
  • Familiarity with laboratory operations and Quality Systems.
  • Proficient in using MS Office
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent writing skills, able to write reports and work instructions
  • Good understanding of quality assurance and quality control programs, including QMS
  • Basic knowledge of FDA/ Health Canada/ EU GMP and regulatory requirements
  • Good organizational skills, able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work independantly, with intiative and with minimal supervision
  • Team spirit

Preferred skills:

  • 2-3 years experience in office systems in a similar industry
  • flexible, adaptable, open minded
  • leadership skills

Core Skills

  • Initiative and ability to work with minimal direction
  • Strive for continuous improvement in the development and maintenance of Quality Systems
  • Ability to follow-up on outstanding due dates
  • Good understanding of quality assurance and quality control programs
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Basic knowledge of FDA/ Health Canada/ EU GMP and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude and professional behavior
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • MS Office

Immunovaccine Inc

Strong Science Needs Bright Minds

At Immunovaccine, we have high standards. And even higher aspirations.

Our drug candidates are helping us build on this promise. Our technology provides the tools that underscore this mission. And our people are the heart of our operation–the ultimate value-drivers upon which we, as a Company, rest.

We Work Better Together.

Curing diseases-especially the ones that continue to evade and outpace even the brightest minds in our industry-is hard work. Despite the intensity and ferocity of our business, the one thing we do not have to worry about is the morale and the spirit of our people. We work hard and we play hard. Our people enjoy our drive, our mission and the road less traveled here in Halifax. As it turns out, that does make all the difference.

Valuable Work

We aim high with our mission, so we expect high performance from our people. Whether you are evaluating T cell responses, coordinating clinical operations with our partners, or working with our investor base, we depend on you to help realize the full value of our organization. In turn, we value you, and what you can bring to our Company. We support you in enjoying life fully while working towards your professional goals. Above all, we cultivate the camaraderie that is the hallmark of our corporate culture.

Happy Employees Produce Strong Results.

Talk to us about joining the Immunovaccine team.

Work With Us

Work environment:

Our head office is on Summer Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia and we have an office in Quebec City, Quebec. This role will work out of our Halifax, Nova Scotia office. The normal work week is 35 hours, core hours being 9 am – 5 pm. This role will very occasionally see early mornings depending on the project underway at the time. You will spend most of your time sitting in an office environment. Distance travel is not expected for this position.

Salary and Benefits:

This will be a salaried position, depending on skill and experience. Please indicate in your application, your salary expectations and your availability for this position.

Compensation will be determined based upon skill set and experience of the selected candidate and benchmarking for the position. Immunovaccine offers paid vacation, health/ dental plan, employee assistance program, stock options, and annual bonuses.

If you feel that you are the best candidate for this position, please apply through the “Apply Now” button.

Please clearly indicate in your application how you meet the requirements for this role, and why you think you would be the best candidate for the role.

Applications will be considered upon receipt and until January 22, 2018.

*We appreciate your application but only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We reserve the right to request interview candidates to complete skill/ behavior based assessments as part of the interview process.

** The successful candidate will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check before their start date.

Immunovaccine Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to making immunotherapy more effective, more broadly applicable, and more widely available to people facing cancer and infectious diseases. Immunovaccine develops cancer immunotherapies and infectious disease vaccines based on the Company’s DepoVax™ platform, a patented delivery agent that provides controlled and prolonged exposure of antigens and adjuvant to the immune system. Immunovaccine has advanced two T cell activation therapies for cancer through Phase 1 human clinical trials and is currently conducting a Phase 1b study with Incyte Corporation assessing lead cancer therapy, DPX-Survivac, as part of a triple combination therapy in ovarian cancer, as well as a Phase 2 study in recurrent lymphoma. The Company is also advancing an infectious disease pipeline, including innovative vaccines for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and currently has clinical projects ongoing to assess the potential of DepoVax™ to address malaria and the Zika virus. (Connect at

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