Frequently asked questions

What do VRS Regulatory do?

We are a specialist recruitment consultancy focusing on chemical regulatory affairs and risk assessment jobs. We have both permanent and contract / interim positions.

What type of jobs do we cover?

Regulatory Affairs, Registrations, REACH, CLP, SDS Authoring, Hazard Communication, Hazard Classification, Product Stewardship, Supply Chain Compliance, Product Safety, Product Risk Assessment, Regulatory Toxicology, Regulatory Ecotoxicology, Regulatory Chemistry, Regulatory Agronomy and Environmental Fate.

In which industry sectors?

We focus on all types of chemicals including agrochemicals and biocides. We also regularly have positions supporting food, cosmetics and articles.

Which regulations and directives do VRS Regulatory's vacancies involve?

We have roles in all EU and global chemical regulations and directives. Most commonly this includes REACH, CLP, GHS, BPR, 1107/2009. There are many others (detergents, cosmetics....etc)

What level of roles do we recruit?

We recruit at all levels from trainee to experienced professional and management. We are acutely aware of the skills shortage so offer support, guidance and advocacy to people new to the industry or looking to make a sideways move into a different regulatory area.

What type of companies do we recruit for?

A wide range of companies from very small independently owned to blue chip multi-nationals. Our client list includes chemical / agrochemical / biocide innovators, manufacturers, distributors, consultancies, CROs, competent authorities and business associations.

Which geographical areas do VRS Regulatory cover?

We focus on UK roles. We often have EU roles and have had roles as far afield as the USA and New Zealand.

Can I rely on you for confidentiality?

Yes. We take confidentiality very seriously. All contact with VRS Regulatory is treated as strictly confidential. Regulatory affairs is a small world and we can be relied on for confidentiality. If you have a question about any of our roles, please contact us - it is confidential and there are no obligations. We want to help not hinder!

Would VRS Regulatory send my CV to a company without telling me?

No. We would only send your CV to a company after we have discussed the role and company and have your consent.

How long has VRS Regulatory been established?

VRS Regulatory is a specialist division of scientific recruiter VRS. VRS was established in September 2000. We have been recruiting regulatory and risk assessment roles since 2006.