Environmental Fate Modeller / Specialist


UK Home Base, Home Based


Competitive Salary


An opportunity for an Environmental Fate / E-Fate Modeller to become a technical expert at an expanding environmental risk assessment company. We are interested in risk assessors/modellers with strong environmental fate experience; alternatively, candidates with a PhD with environmental fate modelling / risk assessment content and some relevant industrial or post doc experience would also be of interest – you would receive ongoing on the job training to enable you to build up your skills.

The company specialises in helping agchem and chemical companies with product development, registration and risk assessment issues; they provide advice, problem solving and expert modelling services. Many projects are higher tier and technically complex due to the company’s outstanding reputation and abilities. This role will involve working alongside industry experts and gaining exposure to and experience of a wide variety of techniques – an excellent opportunity.

Applications are invited from candidates with proven regulatory/agchem industry experience who would like a new challenge and the opportunity to work on higher tier / complex projects; or candidates with a higher degree in an environmental / ecotoxicology, chemistry/ mathematical related discipline including direct experience of environmental fate modelling. You must have experience with FOCUS, PEARL, ModelMaker or TOXSWA and be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in your field. Previous experience in an environmental fate lab or in pesticide, chemical or biocide regulatory affairs would be useful. You must have confident communication skills, excellent attention to detail, the ability to learn quickly and to be able to fit into a small team of specialists.

For a more detailed job description and information about the recruiting company, please contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory quoting job reference VRSREG1763.

Key Skills

Regulatory affairs, reg affairs, registrations, risk assessment, environmental risk assessment, environmental fate, e-fate, FOCUS, PEARL ModelMaker, TOXSWA, chemistry, agronomy, ecotoxicology, data analysis, report writing, agrochemicals, pesticides, PPP, crop protection, plant protection, herbicide, fungicide, biocide, active substances.

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.