Chemical Regulatory / Product Stewardship Specialist


Oxfordshire, South East


Very attractive salary and benefits


An opportunity for an experienced chemical regulatory affairs specialist to join a global speciality chemical company. The role will entail maintenance of chemical regulatory compliance in the assigned geographic region, analyse and implement changes to chemical regulations and legislation, development of processes/ amended processes in response to regulatory change and provision of expert regulatory support to the business.

You will join a large team multi-disciplinary team who have responsibility for ensuring ongoing compliance of the company’s highly complex global products. Your role will have accountability for proactively maintaining chemical regulatory compliance in a particular region; you will support new product development activities, support REACH processes, monitor / assess the impact of regional chemical regulatory developments, communicate the scope of changes to the business and, update regulatory processes to ensure a high level of ongoing regulatory compliance.

We are looking for an experienced chemical regulatory / product stewardship professional with a proven track record with a chemical manufacturer (or consultancy). You must be able to demonstrate strong understanding of chemical regulations eg REACH, CLP/GHS. You will have broad experience covering hazard classifications, hazard communication, exposure scenarios and chemical product compliance. Ideally you will have some experience of implementing regulatory changes and the management of regulatory projects. In addition to the regulatory knowledge, you must also be a confident communicator who is able to present and explain complex regulatory issues to a mixed audience.

For further information and an immediate confidential discussion, contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory quoting job reference VRSREG1765.

Key Skills

Regulatory affairs, reg affairs, product stewardship, regulatory developments, horizon scanning, tracking, regulation analysis, impact assessment, solution design, solution implementation, regulatory project management, presentation, processes, compliance, regulatory support, REACH, CLP, GHS, notifications, exposure scenarios, hazard communication, eSDS.

VRS Regulatory is the Regulatory Affairs and Risk Assessment division of specialist scientific recruiter VRS. We focus on recruitment in Regulatory Affairs, Registrations, REACH, CLP, SDS Authoring, Product Safety, Compliance, Risk Assessment, Regulatory Toxicology, Regulatory Ecotoxicology and Environmental Fate in the chemicals, agrochemicals and biocides sectors.