Environmental Risk Assessor - Fate or Ecotoxicology


UK / Northern UK, Home Based




We are looking for a Senior Environmental Risk Assessor to join an expanding regulatory and risk assessment consultancy. You may have a specialism in environmental fate or ecotoxicology, ideally have some modelling experience and knowledge of risk assessments. You will be joining a highly regarded and experienced team, receive ongoing training and development, focus on delivery of technical project work and have the opportunity to be involved in regulatory science R&D.

You will support the environmental risk assessment of agrochemical, chemical, biocide, veterinary and human pharmaceutical products. This will include data assessment, data sourcing, modelling, interpretation and expert report writing. You will receive training in the latest best industry practice. The team is friendly, talented, committed to excellent science, and to the personal and technical development of their colleagues. The company’s ethos is to deliver regulatory science excellence and delivery of high quality fit for purpose data. You won’t be under the pressure of high utilisation targets; you will be able to focus on your passion – regulatory science.

We are interested to hear from applicants who have a higher degree/PhD in a regulatory science topic related to the environmental risk assessment of chemicals; you must also have experience of working on environmental fate or ecotoxicology risk assessments in a consultancy setting, industry or competent authority. You must have an excellent scientific understanding of environmental fate or effects of chemicals and environmental fate data generation along with a strong scientific pedigree, good numeracy, and strong critical thinking and problem-solving ability. The company offers an excellent working environment and flexibility.

For a more detailed job description and information about the recruiting company, please contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory quoting job reference VRSREG1764.

Key Skills

Regulatory affairs, reg affairs, registrations, risk assessment, environmental risk assessment, environmental fate, e-fate, ecotoxicology, environmental toxicology, modelling, 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.