Jun 02, 2023


The role

We have an opening for a Junior Quality Manager to play a key role in Instand-NGS4P ( The aim is to develop a standardised Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) workflow from NGS data analysis to medical-decision making for common and rare adult and paediatric cancer. The new Junior Quality Manager will work in the quality certification of the RD-Connect Genome Phenome Analysis Platform ( and the extension of the CNAG’s Quality Management System (QMS) participating in the following tasks:

- Provide support to the Quality Manager in the maintenance and improvement of the CNAG’s QMS

- Collaborate with the Quality Manager in the implementation of new ISO standard requirements for the quality certification of the RD-Connect Genome Phenome Analysis Platform

- Support CNAG staff in defining and generating new documentation to be included in the QMS

- Surveillance of procedures to assure compliance and detect opportunities of improvement

- Contribution to the preparation of quality reports and other quality duties that may be required

About the team

The successful candidate will closely work with the Quality Manager, Dra. Lidia Sevilla, as part of the CNAG team, which has over 90 members and offers continuous growth and support on a professional level. The CNAG works to obtain the maximum level of quality and its recognition through the voluntary compliance of quality standards from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), in a stimulating scientific environment, applying state-of-the-art technologies to breakthrough research projects in Genomics that have an impact on people’s health.

Whom would we like to hire?

Professional experience

Must Have

- University degree in science, science engineering or similar

- Postgraduate studies related to quality management will be a plus

- Fluency in English

Desirable but not required

- Previous experience in a quality-related position in research or in the health sector

- Experience in genomics and next generation sequencing technologies

- Knowledge and interest in the scientific areas of biotechnology and medical devices


- Excellent organizational, planification and communication skills

- Motivated, efficiently and hard working

- Proactivity, commitment and integrity

- Pay attention to detail

- Effective troubleshooting skills

- Work as part of a team but also able to work very reliably and autonomously

- Advanced MS Office skills

The offer

- Contract duration: Open-ended position linked to a project.

- Estimated annual gross salary: salary is commensurate with qualifications and consistent with our pay scales.

- Target start date: as soon as possible.

We provide a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructures, and unique professional career development opportunities. To check out our training and development portfolio, please visit our website in the training section.We offer and promote a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applicants regardless of age, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Application procedure

All applications must include:

- A short motivation letter addressed to Dra Lidia Sevilla.

- A complete CV including contact details.

Selection Process

- Pre-selection: The pre-selection process will be based on qualifications and expertise reflected on the candidates CVs. It will be merit-based.

- Interview: Preselected candidates will be interviewed by the Hiring Manager of the position and a selection panel if required.

- Offer Letter: Once the successful candidate is identified the People department will send a Job Offer, specifying the start day, salary, working conditions, among other important details.

Deadline: Please submit your application by 2nd June, 2023.