(Regulatory Projects and Strategy Specialist)


Oxfordshire, South East


Competitive + benefits


An exciting opportunity to develop and project manage EU and global registration strategies for complex chemical products. This will be a varied and challenging role; key duties will include the development of registration strategies, interpretation of legislative changes, management of complex projects, coordination of matrix teams, interfacing with diverse stakeholders and company representation / advocacy with industry bodies.

This role will involve supporting new and existing substances by designing and implementing registration strategy. You will evaluate and interpret regulatory requirements and changes and design fit for purpose registration strategy. You will manage matrix teams of internal technical / regulatory colleagues and external consultants who will prepare registration dossiers for submission to ECHA and other global authorities. Projects will cover both current and future chemical substance registration schemes. There will be significant collaboration with colleagues, consultants, CROs and consortia, and the need to provide clear communication to a wide range of internal technical and commercial functions. You will also represent the company’s interest in meetings with industry bodies and consortia. Projects will be highly complex involving multiple substances, large budgets and globally based matrix teams.

We would like to hear from interested candidates who have a background in chemical regulatory affairs (chemical notifications and registrations) and strong project management skills. You are likely to have knowledge of EU or global chemical regulations (REACH, K-REACH etc) and ideally have experience with highly complex mixtures. You must be able to research and develop registration / notification strategy and have the project management skills to manage the implementation. You will co-ordinate matrix teams of internal and external specialists and manage large budgets.

For a more detailed job description and information about the recruiting company, please contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory quoting job reference VRSREG1709

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.

Key Skills

Chemical registration, notification, regulatory affairs, legislation, regulatory strategy, registration strategy, project management, matrix management, collaboration, communication, problem solving, influencing.