(Regulatory Affairs Specialist)


London, South East


Competitive salary + training


An excellent opportunity to join the regulatory team at a global chemicals company; your role will be to carry out HSE assessments of all additives / raw materials and components and to calculate the hazard classification of finished products. You will get to work with a truly diverse range of chemical substances and mixtures, be able to develop hazard classification expertise and support a global product range.

Your role is to deliver ‘fit for purpose’ regulatory data and information; you will work closely with a range of internal stakeholders to advise on HSE issues arising from raw material assessments and the impact of pending regulatory / legislative changes. You will advise colleagues on hazardous chemical classification changes, coordinate specific projects including classification of components and complex final products, R&D SDS authoring and composing customer declarations. You will also work on a diverse range of customer regulatory enquiries, providing timely expertise on raw material classifications and hazards.

It is likely you will have a degree level qualification in Chemistry or Chemical Science, experience of product development, product/component HSE assessments, hazard classifications and / or SDS Authoring. You must have attention to detail, patience, you must be delivery & customer focussed, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong team working and interpersonal skills and be able to learn/adapt quickly. Knowledge of product/component HSE/Regulatory aspects including labelling products for transportation, chemical hazards and Safety Data Sheets authoring would be advantageous.

For further information and an immediate confidential discussion, contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory, quoting job reference VRSREG1732.

Key Skills

Regulatory Affairs, SDS, SDS authoring, hazard classification, hazard assessment, GHS, CLP, REACH, regulatory assessment, raw material assessment, mixtures, substances, complex chemistries.

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.