(Trainee Chemical Regulatory Affairs Officer)


Manchester, North West


Starting salary level + excellent training


A great opportunity for a junior or aspiring regulatory affairs professional to join a small regulatory team supporting an international chemical company. You will assist a highly experienced regulatory affairs manager and benefit from ongoing training designed to give you all the skills and experience required to manage chemical product regulatory affairs.

Duties will involve assisting in all aspects of chemical regulatory affairs – this will include safety data sheet (SDS) management and authoring, product labelling, transport classifications, raw material data management, supplier compliance checks, Poison Centre notifications, REACH compliance, substance monitoring, regulatory support to R&D and manufacturing, and support for environmental management systems. There will be comprehensive on the job training provided to enable you to fulfil / support these functions.

This role would be ideal for people at any stage of their career who are looking to focus on regulatory affairs, legislation and compliance of chemical products. You must have some work experience in a chemical related business and importantly, understand what regulatory affairs is and be able to demonstrate a commitment to developing your career in this area. Some SDS (safety data sheet) experience would be preferred – this could be regular use or authoring. You must be a quick learner, have excellent attention to detail, be well organised and have personable communication skills.

For a more detailed job description and information about the recruiting company, please contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory quoting job reference VRSREG1686.

Key Skills

Chemistry, interest in hazard communication, safety data sheet (SDS) use, COSHH, regulations, regulatory affairs, chemical legislation, data management, compliance, regulatory support, CLP, GHS, REACH.

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.