(Associate) Director Quality Assurance

Aduro Biotech, Inc. is at the forefront of discovery, development and commercialization of breakthrough immunotherapies, alone or in combination, that make transformative advances in the treatment of challenging diseases. We provide a workplace where employees excel, thrive and deliver value to patients, their families and our partners. Aduro Biotech Europe is based in Oss, The Netherlands. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a talented and highly motivated (Associate) Director Quality Assurance

Location Oss, the Netherlands

Reports into: CSO Aduro Biotech Europe

Summary & Scope of Position:

Direct, manage and implement Quality Assurance (QA) programs at Aduro Biotech Europe, in a stage-appropriate fashion, for compliance with applicable regulations such as FDA and EMA regulatory bodies, internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and policies, and best industry practices for Biologics to ensure that Company products comply and meet applicable regulatory requirements. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct on-site implementation and management of QA processes, SOPs and other quality documentation, integrating processes between Aduro Biotech operations in US and Europe
  • Manage all aspects of quality relationships with external vendors, including agreements, quality audits, and review/approval of manufacturing and Quality Control documentation
  • Assure product integrity throughout the supply chain
  • Manage internal training program and coordinate and/or administer GxP training
  • Build out and manage internal document control system and assure data integrity
  • Identify/implement new applicable regulations and standards that apply to QA/QC activities
  • Provide quality and compliance leadership at Aduro Biotech Europe, supporting effective global integration and reporting into senior management 


  • Bsc/Msc degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent with 6-10 years relevant QA experience in pharmaceutical and/or biotechnology companies
  • Broad-based industry regulations/standards knowledge and current understanding of quality trends and intents for Biological products
  • Strong communication (verbal, written, listening); interpersonal skills and ability to communicate across multiple disciplines effectively
  • Ability to grow and integrate the needs of the organization
  • Attention to detail and accuracy. Flexible; ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • In-depth knowledge of multiple biologic manufacturing processes is desirable
  • Travel is required (up to 25%)

Aduro Biotech Europe offers a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are a qualified candidate, please send us your resume and cover letter including a statement of interest, availability, and experience in Word or PDF format to: Please make reference to “ABE-1716”. For more information you can call Aduro Biotech Europe at phone number: +31 (0) 88 012 1400.