(Expert Regulatory Ecotoxicologist)


UK, Home Based


Excellent salary, benefits and flexible working


We are looking for an experienced agrochemical regulatory ecotoxicologist to join a specialist agchem regulatory affairs team and become the lead ecotoxicologist. Your role will be to act as department regulatory ecotoxicology expert, to train less experienced colleagues, take a lead role on projects, provide expertise to regulatory strategy and to solve complex ecotoxicology issues.

This department focusses on providing expert support and developing registration strategy for agchem actives and products. The project workload will be very interesting, challenging and diverse. The department is growing quickly making this an excellent time to join. Your role will be to focus on providing ecotoxicology expertise, to manage project activities of the ecotoxicology team and to coordinate the input of the different technical disciplines (toxicology, chemistry, fate etc). You will be encouraged to identify, investigate and implement new ideas which bring advantages to the quality or efficiency of the regulatory team. This is an excellent opportunity to establish yourself as the ecotoxicology expert in an expanding regulatory affairs and risk assessment department.

Ideal candidates will have a post graduate qualification in a scientific subject (chemistry, ecotoxicology or toxicology) and a proven track record in regulatory ecotoxicology with agrochemicals. You must have experience of data review, gap analysis, study design, study monitoring, developing justification for data use, development of argumentation and strong understanding of dossier requirements. You must be looking to use to strong technical knowledge to develop into a lead / expert role and become a regulatory ecotoxicology go-to person. An excellent opportunity.

For a more detailed job description and information about the recruiting company, please contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory quoting job reference VRSREG1684.

Key Skills

Regulatory ecotoxicology, ecotoxicologist, ecotoxicity, terrestrial ecotoxicology, avian toxicology, mammals, non-target arthropods, NTAs, honey bees, soil organisms, aquatic, environmental toxicology, regulatory affairs, reg affairs, registrations, risk assessment, higher tier assessment, data review, study monitoring, testing strategy, dossier compilation.

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.