(Regulatory Toxicologist)


Surrey, South East


Competitive salary and benefits


An exciting opportunity for a Regulatory Toxicologist to join a leading consumer products company and provide expertise on toxicology evaluations to assess human health risks. You will support R&D /NPD and maintain existing products on the market.

This role will involve being the lead toxicologist; in addition to supporting R&D’s ongoing new product development efforts and providing expertise to help maintain existing products, you’ll also be responsible for safety reviews of ingredients, experimental product formulae, monitoring safety studies and using the data as well as computer models to conduct human health risk assessments. You will communicate complex scientific subject matter to leadership teams and provide litigation and public relations support.

Suitable candidates are likely to have a higher degree/PhD in toxicology along with a proven track record in regulatory toxicology and risk assessment. We are interested in experience of consumer or industrial chemicals, agrochemicals, pesticides or biocides. You must have some experience of taking a lead role, or be looking to make that next step. Some experience of working with international trade associations would be desirable. You must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities, have good communication skills and be able to summarise and articulate technical information to diverse audiences.

For further information and an immediate confidential discussion, contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory, quoting job reference VRSREG1738.

Key Skills

Toxicology, regulatory toxicology, regulatory affairs, risk assessment, human health risk assessment, chemicals, consumer chemicals, pesticides, biocides, support R&D, NPD, advice/expertise, technical briefings.

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.