Ecotoxicologist - Regulatory Affairs - Agrochemicals
Staphyt is currently seeking an Ecotoxicologist to join our regulatory team, providing support in the agrochemical, biocide and chemical industries. Staphyt comprises Staphyt Agrosciences (CRO) and Staphyt Regulatory Affairs (incorporating APC). The Regulatory Affairs team is currently growing.
We are therefore interested in hearing from ecotoxicology applicants with experience in the EU regulatory regime for Plant Protection Products (Reg. (EC) No. 1107/2009). Candidates should be able to demonstrate the qualifications and experience shown in the Profile section of this advert.
We help our clients throughout the full regulatory process, providing advice on strategy, data requirements and setting up studies, through to preparation of dossiers and any post submission support needed.
We currently employ over 50 regulatory experts (including an Environmental team of 8 people), spread across many locations.
You will be responsible for the following:
- Study set up and monitoring on behalf of clients (project management of studies, budget responsibilities, contact with clients)
- Drafting of the relevant sections of dossiers, including study summarisation and risk assessment
- Working as part of a multiskilled project team, to develop robust documentation on behalf of the client
- Providing strategic support to clients, representing them in communication with Regulatory Authorities
- Various other tasks related to the registration of pesticides in Europe
Terms and conditions:
Permanent contract, to start as soon as possible.
Remuneration based on experience.
- Location: Flexible, with home working as an option. We have a wide geographical spread of offices, with our main regulatory offices in UK (Wetherby), France (Lyon) and Austria (Vienna).
- BSc degree (or equivalent i.e. completion of University studies of at least 3 years attested by diploma) in relevant scientific discipline.
- 3 years professional experience in regulatory ecotoxicology (e.g. from Government, Industry or Consultancy). Including experience in aquatic/terrestrial ecotoxicity testing, environmental risk assessment of regulated products and assessment of endocrine disrupting properties for non-target organisms.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including English).
- Ability to interpret data from studies in order to make appropriate scientific and regulatory conclusions and develop creative and practical solutions where possible.
- Team player with strong decision-making skills, and keen to work in an international business environment.
- Thorough working knowledge of the EU regulatory procedures for plant protection products is essential. Knowledge of the EU regulatory procedures for other chemicals (i.e. biocides and chemicals under REACH) would be beneficial.
- Ability to take personal responsibility and initiative for delivering high quality work.